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Project: Build A Six Foot Long Chocolate Cake Master Plan, Change A Place.

November 10, 2010

Our Work

Imagine thirty people standing on the edge of a street in Austin, Texas intently building a six foot long chocolate cake master plan of a largely unknown creek corridor hidden in the midst of their Downtown. Eight of the builders were supposed to be there, the rest, baffled AND excited by the scene before them, […]

Project: Waller Creek Is For Lots Of People Making An Amazing Cake Of Waller Creek + Eating It.

February 22, 2010

News, Writing

And Brainstorming And Then Eating The Cake Too. Oh my goodness. Last weekend was one the most amazing design-build adventures I’ve ever been a part of. Mind you, it was cake and we didn’t get to do any sort of ‘built’ imagining of possibility on the cake itself but: 1.The number of people who participated […]

Waller Creek Is For Making A Giant Topographical Cake Of Waller Creek And Eating It.

November 20, 2009

Our Work

A six foot long Betty Crocker version of Waller Creek? (not the tiny garden pictured here-kid’s stuff). That’s right, six feet long. Have we lost our minds? Probably. An impossible feat? Maybe but we’re going to have a mighty fine time trying. That’s right ladies and gents, as part of the East Austin Studio Tours, […]

Waller Creek Is For Beasts And Diorama Making? Some pictures from last weekend.

October 24, 2009

Our Work

Waller Creek Is For Beasts And Diorama Making that challenges people’s perceptions of what happens in Waller Creek, AND gets them to look a bit closer at all of the fantastic things found in the Creek. Here are some more pictures from last weekend’s endeavors. You can also check out the group’s flickr stream and […]

Event:Waller Creek Is For Dominoes And Talking Smack Without Rain: This Sunday at 4.00 pm.

October 23, 2009


Changing a place by talking about someone’s mom and playing games? Dominoes and Talking Smack? What could be better on a Sunday afternoon at a brand spanking new time (4 pm) in a shiny new (as in we haven’t tried it) domino-themed place? Dust off your best momma jokes, bone up on your dot counting […]

Waller Creek Is For Making And Eating Domino Shaped Cookies Even If The Event Gets Cancelled.

October 11, 2009

Our Work

I don’t know what you were planning on bringing today but this submission by Kelley makes me think the Waller Creek Is For Lovers Action And Adventure Society might need to get it together and make another trophy. Kelley was quite apologetic about the lack of the requisite two sides to the domino cookies but […]

Waller Creek Is For Dominoes And Talking Smack? This coming Sunday morn’?

October 7, 2009


Dominoes and Talking Smack? What could be better on a Sunday morning? Head on down to the north end of the UT Tennis Courts on Trinity Street (between the creek and the courts, by the bridge) for fabulous company, and good food.  Get ready to do your best grumpy old man, Oscar Madison impersonation as […]

Tales From Waller Creek: Waller Creek Is For Crumpets, Croquet + Cucumber Sandwiches?

September 30, 2009

Events, Our Work

Waller Creek Is For Croquet, Crumpets And Cucumber Sandwiches? Victrolas, Records, Six Inch Fish, Cooling Off With Your Shoes Off, Giddy Wading? Exploring With Friends, Heading Up Stream To Try The Red Swing Another Time, Lemon Shortbread, Sun Dresses And Brainstorming New Waller Creek Adventures? Enticing and perhaps unbelievable but oh so very true. It […]

Waller Creek Is For Tea And Crumpets And Croquet And Cucumber Sandwiches-This Saturday!

September 24, 2009

Events, Our Work

What: Tea Party Attire: Tea Party Necessary Accoutrements: Snooty accent, your own tea cup, parasol, something to sit on (no, you may not sit on the crumpets), an impressive entourage of only the most witty and delightful creek-admirers and beast-hunters. Provided for you: Tea, croquet wickets, a table, jovial conversation and conviviality. When: Saturday, September […]

Tales From Waller Creek: Waller Creek Is For Egg Salad And Red Swings.

September 23, 2009

Events, Our Work

Waller Creek Is For Egg Salad And Red Swings? For looking for beasts and eating Mexican cookies? For eating brunch in the creek bed and walking around barefoot with lots of friends? That’s right. Check out the full report (here). And stay tuned for info on the Waller Creek Is For Lovers Action And Adventure […]

Your Waller Creek Survival Checklist For Sunday’s Event

September 10, 2009

Events, Our Work

  I’m an individual coming alone, what should you bring? Twist the arm of at least one friend, neighbor or random person on the street. A chair for yourself- fancy or folding optional. A keen eye for possibility . A brunch treat/beverage of your choosing and the necessary utensils/tools for consuming said offering. Your best […]

Waller Creek Is For Brunch? For muffins + empanadas? For Lounging pleasantly as turtles float by?

August 21, 2009

Events, Our Work

Waller Creek is for muffins and tacos and Saturday brunch? Heck yeah. The Waller Creek Is For Lovers Action And Adventure Society had a fantastic brunch last Saturday just south of 6th Street on Waller Creek. Have you ever stopped and lingered there? Had a apple turnover and talked with friends? Noticed the turtles floating […]