Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 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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Are Playgrounds Too Safe?
August 29, 2011 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
Are Playgrounds Too Safe?

Most complaints I hear about today’s playgrounds, with their bulbous plastic windows, low platforms, and excessive guardrails, can be boiled down as such: They’re boring. They’re simply less fun and less likely to spur imagination. However, as a small town newspaper called The New York Times pointed out just last month, a much bigger problem has surfaced for today’s kids. In an article titled “Can a Playground Be Too Safe?” writer John Tierney cites recent studies from Norway indicating that over-safe playgrounds may stunt…

Annual Neighborhood Picnic 2011 » Photos!
August 28, 2011 – 8:39 pm | No Comment
Annual Neighborhood Picnic 2011 » Photos!

Photos by neighbor/steering committee member/picnic coordinator Jody Marr!

Want a free energy assessment?
August 23, 2011 – 9:19 pm | No Comment
Want a free energy assessment?

We recently got this email from Carolyn Tiry of WISPIRG and said we’d pass it on…
My name is Carolyn Tiry, and I’m with WISPIRG’s Energy Service Corps. I’m contacting you in regards to forming …

Annual Neighborhood Picnic on August 14
August 2, 2011 – 10:16 pm | No Comment
Annual Neighborhood Picnic on August 14

OK, Eastside Hillers, 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 is on Sunday, …

Annual Neighborhood Picnic » August 14
August 2, 2011 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Annual Neighborhood Picnic » August 14

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 is on Sunday, August 14. Here …