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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Library Event at Boyd Park: December 26
December 6, 2017 – 2:40 pm | No Comment
Library Event at Boyd Park: December 26

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library will be visiting the Boyd Park warming house on Tuesday, December 26th from 1 to 4 pm as part of the EC Parks and Recreation Come and Play days. They will …

This Winter: The Eastside Hill and Volume One’s WInter After Hours
January 9, 2017 – 3:13 pm | No Comment
This Winter: The Eastside Hill and Volume One’s WInter After Hours

Volume One Magazine has made our Association a generous offer to be one of the sponsors of their January and February Thursday Nights at Boyd Park – called “Winter After Hours.” Along with snow sculptures, …

For a Greener Hill: Ice Decorations
January 21, 2014 – 10:43 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: Ice Decorations

by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money.
The winter temperatures don’t mean we can’t have fun! With water, food coloring, and string, you can make some …

A Winter Treasure: The Boyd Park Skating Rink
January 15, 2014 – 4:23 pm | No Comment
A Winter Treasure: The Boyd Park Skating Rink

Sometime before the first significant snowfall of the season, Eau Claire city workers formed an oval -shaped border in Boyd Park’s sandy soil for the soon to be flooded skating rink. During Christmas break from school, Eastside Hill neighborhood kids divided their days between the Boyd Park rink and the Forest Hill Cemetery Seven Bumps sledding hill …

The Beast and Other Memories
March 20, 2013 – 2:20 pm | One Comment
The Beast and Other Memories

I lived on the Eastside Hill from the day I was born in July 1960 until 1975. Our family lived in two different houses, both on Chauncey Street. Until 1969, we lived in a small house in the 1000 block of Chauncey Street, between Highland Ave. and Lyndale Ave., and close to Forest Hill Cemetery. My father grew-up on the Hill and attended the 2nd Ward School, or Boyd School, as I knew it. His parents completed construction on their house located at 1615 Lyndale Avenue in the early 1940s.