Category Archives: The Neighborhood

Boteco Food Truck

We have a new food truck! Boteco sells Brazilian street food and has done a great job sprucing up area where they serve their food at handmade picnic tables under the shade. I had the pastel de carne and yuca … Continue reading

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Consider the Grackle

“The grackles crack their throats of bone in the smooth air.  Moisture and heat have swollen the garden into a slum of bloom.”—Wallace Stevens The Grackle is an unavoidable part of the soundtrack and setting of Austin, Texas.  When we … Continue reading

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Kiln Gods Have Done Their Job

During the East Austin Studio Tour we invited guests to sculpt clay figures or “kiln gods” to be fired along with other items to bring good luck to the firing.  Feel free to come by and pick yours up.  We … Continue reading

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More EAST ’09 demonstrations on the 21st and 22nd

Once again Clayworks guests Barbara Lugge, Ben Livingston, Bob Swaffar and Donnie Hungerford along with owner John Gray will display and demonstrate their talents.          

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A Sconce for a Cause

Clayworks, like most other artisan shops we know, donates work to many good causes in our own neighborhood and beyond.  Most recent is this simple sconce auction donation benefitting El Buen Pastor Early Childhood Development Center.   The event will … Continue reading

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Movie Cameras in Front of Clayworks

Today a scene from the movie “Machete,” directed by Robert Rodríguez is being shot in front of Clayworks.  While it’s inconvenient to have the street closed and for customers to be blocked from parking on 6th Street it was interesting … Continue reading

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Fair Trade

Our next door neighbor Buenos Aires Cafe is saving vegetable scraps and peelings for our compost pile.  In return, we’ll share the herbs we grow in our shop garden with the restaurant.  Once the heat relents, we should have plenty … Continue reading

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