Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 8 Comments

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

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Proposal: Boyd Park Skatepark
September 16, 2014 – 3:55 pm | No Comment

by Gabe Brummet

Hello there, so a few of you have heard of the Eau Claire Skateboarders Asscociations Plan to request approval of a new skatepark in Boyd Park. For those of you who have not, and for those of you who may have questions or concerns – here ya go…

Our plan, should it be supported by the neighborhood association is to build a 5-6,000 sq ft skateboarding area just to the south of the basketball court. For a size comparison please see our skatepark in Lakeshore – it’s about 2000 sq ft.

The skatepark we have at Lakeshore is great, but it’s too small to meet the growing number of users. We plan to raise funds over a two year period, through grassroots fundraising and grant writing. This year alone we’ve raised more than in the 8 years it took us to get Lakeshore built. We want to work with the neighborhood to make sure it doesn’t interfere with winter activities.

We look forward to answering any more questions or concerns you might have at the meeting in September. If you want to talk about it before then contact me – Gabe Brummett at or check out our FB page www.facebook/EauClaireSkateboarders

You can read more about the skatepark proposal in Volume One Magazine.

Semi-Annual Meeting: Thursday, Sept 18
September 15, 2014 – 4:41 pm | No Comment
Semi-Annual Meeting: Thursday, Sept 18

This is the big one! The Eastside Hill Neighborhood Association is holding its Semi-Annual Neighborhood wide meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7pm at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (1310 …

For a Greener Hill: Hummingbird Feeder
August 16, 2014 – 1:22 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: Hummingbird Feeder

by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money.
My daughter and I made a hummingbird feeder out of an old bottle. We loosely followed the model here. …

A Summer Day on the Shores of Half Moon
August 15, 2014 – 2:04 pm | No Comment
A Summer Day on the Shores of Half Moon

Words and memories by Brad Mueller
Image: Half Moon Lake, by Aaron Carlson
Growing-up on the Eastside Hill, and in Eau Claire generally, provided truly special opportunities for summertime childhood activities and adventures. I remember a special …

July 17 Steering Committee Meeting Minutes
July 31, 2014 – 1:28 pm | No Comment
July 17 Steering Committee Meeting Minutes

On the evening of Thursday, July 17th, 2014, the Eastside Hill Steering Committee met at the Boyd Park pavilion.
Members in attendance were:
Mark Wesenberg
Laura Miller
Shannon Paulus
Jason Anhorn
Jamie & William Kampf
Lynn Gautsche
Mark Ruddy
Sara Thielen
Sally Broker
Members absent were:
Mike …

Annual Neighborhood Picnic » August 17
July 28, 2014 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Annual Neighborhood Picnic » August 17

OK, people, this is coming up fast, so grab your giant (red) permanent markers and circle the date on your calendars about six hundred times! The big neighborhood picnic …