Category Archives: parks and trees

New Pocket Park Planned on Little Walnut Creek

Update July 22 More detail from PARD assistant director Liana Kallivoka We recently learned that the city Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) plans to purchase 8803 and 8805 Georgian Dr to create a park near where the creek flows under … Continue reading

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Walking Trails / Senderos para caminar

Our neighborhoods have several pleasant places to walk or run. Which is your favorite? Nuestros vecindarios tienen varios lugares agradables para caminar o correr. ¿Cuál es tu favorito? Brownie Park. Half-mile loop on concrete sidewalk and grass, partially shaded. Dogs … Continue reading

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It’s My Park Day spring 2020

It’s My Brownie Park Day! March 7 Twenty neighbors, volunteers, and Dell Medical School students spent the morning improving our park. They planted trees and flowers, cleaned up the spillway trail and pond, and started preparing for the soccer play … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fruity Hedgerow / Seto fabuloso y afrutado

Brownie Park neighbors spent Saturday morning planting a fabulous fruity hedgerow along the west side of the pollinator demonstration garden. When it grows in, the hedgerow will be about six feet thick. It includes shrubs, flowers, and small trees, to … Continue reading

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Georgian Acres Park development / desarollo del Parque Georgian Acres

April 2019 Update: Austin Parks and Rec department is almost through the site plan permit process needed before park construction can begin. They’re going to be able to include playscapes, a picnic pavilion, basketball court, and walking trail, with only … Continue reading

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March 2 Brownie – It’s My Park Day / ¡Es Mi Parque!

DRAFT Minutes for the NINTH annual Brownie It’s My Park Day, Saturday, March 2 from 9am to noon, called meeting of the North Lamar/Georgian Acres neighborhood plan contact team. Officers: Colin MacDougal, Lisa Hinely, Larry Reagan Other members: Sherry Miller, … Continue reading

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Little Free Libraries / Libros-Libres 2018-19

“Building community, Sparking creativity, Inspiring readers” “Construir la comunidad, Estallar la creatividad, Inspirar a los lectores” January 2019 Our newest little free library, shown here under construction, is now open on Oriole, one block south of Brownie Neighborhood Park. Nuestro … Continue reading

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North Lamar / Georgian Acres sponsorships and donations

The North Lamar/Georgian Acres neighborhood team can develop a sponsorship to meet your interest and your desire for recognition or anonymity – landscaping a neighborhood entrance, multilingual child safety outreach materials, classes on health topics, youth sports teams, … Let … Continue reading

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Brownie Park Master Plan / Plan Maestro para el parque Brownie

The master plan for our expanded Brownie neighborhood park is finally here! It includes swings, play areas for soccer and games, a walking trail, and picnic tables for family gathering. ¡El plan maestro para nuestro parque ampliado del vecindario Brownie … Continue reading

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Barrington School Park improvements Phase II / Mejoras en el parque Barrington fase II

Over winter break, Barrington School Park will be getting more “green” features, including more walking trail and containers to recycle. The improvements are funded by a grant from Austin Parks Foundation. Durante las vacaciones de invierno, Barrington School Park obtendrá … Continue reading

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