SIGN UP: Neighborhood Thrift Sale 2019
April 28, 2019 – 4:01 pm | No Comment

The Eastside Hill’s neighborhood-wide thrift sale is coming up on Saturday, May 18. If you’d like your (yard / garage / thrift / lawn / whatever) sale to be listed alongside your neighbors’, just fill out …

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For a Greener Hill: The sun’s power
June 15, 2011 – 9:26 pm | No Comment
For a Greener Hill: The sun’s power

by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money.
The weather has been gorgeous, and besides lovely picnics and bike rides, our family has also made the …

Talking about Trees
June 14, 2011 – 9:37 pm | No Comment
Talking about Trees

I have a tree in my backyard that’s almost dead. Roughly one quarter of its branches are sporting leaves this summer, while the rest are barren and brittle. There’s a huge crack down the trunk and ants have moved into it like its a giant hotel for … ants. I fear this is the last summer we’ll be enjoying its partial shade. And once it’s gone, our yard will have precious few trees left. Most of the rest of our neighborhood…

Softball Report, May 24 » Veolia Eastside Hillers: 10, Nutcan.com: 12
June 6, 2011 – 11:12 pm | No Comment
Softball Report, May 24 » Veolia Eastside Hillers: 10, Nutcan.com: 12

Welcome again to another wonderful year of Eastside Hill Neighborhood Softball.
For those of you unfamiliar with our humble beginnings, the softball team has been around since 2004. We started with a sponsorship …

For a Greener Hill: Composting
June 6, 2011 – 10:53 pm | 3 Comments
For a Greener Hill: Composting

There is nothing as rewarding as composting: watch your waste effortlessly turn into a natural fertilizer. You don’t have to buy much, or anything at all, to start a compost. You can simply make a pile in a corner of your yard. However, you may choose to contain it. For that, you can either dig a hole and put your organic waste in there, or you may use metal posts…

Sunset from the Eastside Hill
June 5, 2011 – 11:17 pm | No Comment
Sunset from the Eastside Hill

Cool video: A short time lapse of the sun setting over downtown Eau Claire, seen from atop our own Eastside Hill. Video by Peter Elliott Eaton.