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4 Favorite Ho-Ho-Holiday Coffee Spots

There's something about the way a hot cup of coffee goes down during the holidays. The rich and creamy flavors pair well with the warm and happy feelings that the holidays bring about and the caffeine boost is just another perk to a morning (or afternoon) cup of joe. Here are some of the places we…

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25 Days of Holiday Cheer

Get into the holiday spirit with this list of 25 things to do and places to be in Eau Claire in the days leading up to Christmas! Things to Do 1. Make a stranger’s day by paying it forward and simply buying their cup of coffee from some of EC's favorite coffee shops like SHIFT, The Goat, or The…

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Places You Can Eat Out This Thanksgiving

Is cooking just not for you? Does the thought of doing dozens of dishes make your palms sweat? Then maybe it's time to consider leaving the cooking to the pros. Here is a list of a few restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day in the Eau Claire. But, if cooking IS for you and you're nothing…

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Eau Claire Holiday Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gift for those you love can be quite the difficult task. Not to mention, budgeting for the gifts can sometimes cause some unnecessary grief. That’s where we come in! During this holiday season, we are keeping small businesses at top of mind. Give your loved ones a small piece of…

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'Tis The Season at The Glass Orchard

Well, fall really came and went, didn't it?! It feels like we went from picking apples and pumpkins to decking the halls in a blink of an eye. While many orchards typically close down shop for the winter, one local Eau Claire orchard is stocked and ready for the hustle and bustle of the holidays…

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24 Hours in River Prairie

Get ready for a fun day! Many ask, "What is River Prairie?"... The better question is, "What is it not?!" River Prairie is a mixed-use development just a short drive from Eau Claire in Altoona, WI. While its a unique park, a delicious restaurant hub, and a small business district, it deserves 24…

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Favorite Cheese Curds In Eau Claire

We asked the locals and they answered! Welcome to Wisconsin, where cheese is more than just food… it’s a lifestyle! And what better way to eat cheese than deep fried and shared with good friends. Eau Claire locals have been around the cheese block a time or two and wanted to let you know about all…

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Color Block: Montage of Murals

Downtown Eau Claire has gotten a nice splash of color and personality and it’s all thanks to the people behind Sculpture Tour Eau Claire. The Color Block features vibrant murals that are showcased in the 600 block of South Barstow and Grand Avenue. The work behind the murals comes from local artists…

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