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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besides heat and humidity, what’s happening on the hill?

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).

Boxes in a Tree (on the Eastside Hill)
January 3, 2011 – 9:11 pm | No Comment
Boxes in a Tree (on the Eastside Hill)

words and photo by Aaron Ellringer |  In the warming early spring days of 2010, our family liked to spend time outside, enjoying the crisp air and sunshine. It wasn’t time for tapping the maples …

Forest Hill Ski Jump
December 13, 2010 – 5:46 am | 2 Comments
Forest Hill Ski Jump

A big crowd stood in the snow to watch 117 youths ski down the wooden slide, soar through the air, land on the side of the hill and come to a skidding stop far out on the flat. Hosted by the neighborhood’s newly formed Hilltoppers Ski Club, it was Eau Claire’s first major ski jumping tournament for juniors and the site was the South end of the Forest Hill Cemetery grounds.