Tag Archives: Downtown Eau Claire

Eau Claire fitness instructor becomes studio owner

By Jenna Ambrosius One woman went from running around taking care of children to running around in a fitness studio. After taking Zumba classes at a local gym, Emily Balow, owner of Dragonfly Dance and Wellness, decided to become a certified Zumba instructor and began leading classes once a week at the studio under its

Read More

Downtown arts store focuses on supporting local artists

By Rachyl Houterman From what was once a high school dream, one owner of the downtown Eau Claire arts collective, Tangled Up In Hue, made her dream of owning her own business a reality when she and her business partner opened the  store in 2009. Jamie Kyser and Erin Klaus had the initial vision of

Read More

Brewery hosts Christkindlmarkt in downtown Eau Claire

By Bree Meier Lazy Monk Brewery in downtown Eau Claire is hosting it’s first annual Christkindlmarkt the first three weekends in December. The German/Czech brew hall is hosting this old-world Christmas market to spread Christmas spirit. Twenty local vendors are selling a variety of items, including wooden wall decor, cheeses, and baked goods. Inside Eau

Read More

City Considers Backing Neighborhood Redevelopment Project

By Jack Martinek City officials say recommendations to create a neighborhood development corporation could help revitalize downtown Eau Claire neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Revitalization Task Force was created specifically to look at revitalization of the aging central neighborhoods of Eau Claire, and members were drawn from the residents and businesses that call those neighborhoods home. In

Read More