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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For a Greener Hill: Gardening/Lawn Care
April 19, 2011 – 11:47 pm | 2 Comments
For a Greener Hill: Gardening/Lawn Care

by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This eco-friendly column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money. Save gas: Mow less often: longer grass strengthens root systems that help retain moisture. Switch to a push-reel mower: the tip of your grass will be greener because they will be cut, not shredded (and you will get a bit of exercise – no more gym membership fees).

The Boyd Park Fence Proposal
February 23, 2011 – 9:28 pm | 2 Comments
The Boyd Park Fence Proposal

Last week at the monthly steering committee meeting, during public comments, the committee heard a proposal from a former neighborhood resident to support a fence running along the top of the Eau Claire river bank …

Shovel Versus Shovel
February 20, 2011 – 6:28 am | One Comment
Shovel Versus Shovel

by Mike Paulus
I’d like to sincerely thank my next door neighbors for making me feel like a total jerk. Also, I’d like to thank them for shoveling the snow off my front sidewalk whenever they get the chance. By the way, much like the thorny thorns of a rose vine and the blossomy blossom of the very same plant, these two messages of thanks are forever intertwined.

Steering Committee Meeting set for Feb. 17
February 1, 2011 – 9:14 pm | One Comment
Steering Committee Meeting set for Feb. 17

As always, Eastside Hill residents and interested parties are welcome to attend all Eastside Hill Neighborhood Association steering committee meetings. This meeting may feature the formation of some subcommittees, planning for events like the next …

Winter After Hours Photos: What You See Is What You Get
February 1, 2011 – 6:40 pm | No Comment
Winter After Hours Photos: What You See Is What You Get

Volume One Magazine’s Winter After Hours event series is in full swing down in Boyd Park – every Thursday night, 6PM–8PM, through Feb. 24. Back by popular demand: ice skating, snowshoeing, snow sculptures, winter kubb (that awesome Nordic lawn game, winter style), a giant fire pit, hot drinks, and music. New this year: fire spinners! Check out photos of this year’s series (courtesy of Volume One).