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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Mollys illi for the outdoor spaces column

Walkable and bikeable natural areas in Burlington

Maggie O'Shea, Culture Staff Writer November 10, 2023

It can be frustrating to be in a city surrounded by mountains, and yet experience much difficulty accessing them to hike and get outdoors.  Especially as a person without a car, it’s very tough to...

Mollys illi for the Vermont Green column

Beyond the Pitch: How Vermont Green is Destined for More

Mahder Teferra, Guest Culture Writer November 2, 2023

The date was July 7. The Vermont Green faced the Western Mass Pioneers for the second time this season, the first matchup ending in a disappointing 0-1 loss for the Green. This match, if won, would give...

Henry Street Deli Mark is located a few blocks from UVM’s campus.

Hidden Gems in the Old North End

Tatum Johnson, Culture Staff Writer October 31, 2023

The Old North End is not only home to many of UVM’s upperclassmen, but it also boasts some of the best spots for a quick, affordable bite.  The Old North End is the residential area north of downtown...

People attend the Burlington Farmers Market weekly to purchase local food, art and produce.

Make your way to the Burlington Farmers Market

Carolyn Kelly, Culture Staff Writer October 13, 2023

The sun was shining down on a lively scene at the lot of 345 Pine St. one Saturday afternoon this past September.  Bikers pulled in, people strolled around and lines accumulated at a variety of food...

Mollys summer in Burlington illi

Make the Most of the Heat

Maya Surrenti, Culture Staff Writer September 14, 2023

Fall semester at UVM officially kicked off a little over two weeks ago, though the weather outside so far does not reflect fall weather at all. If you are new to UVM, beating the Vermont heat may be...

Looking at the Burlington Reparations Task Force

Looking at the Burlington Reparations Task Force

Cameron Provorny, Culture Editor February 16, 2022

In response to Black Lives Matter protests in summer 2020, the Burlington City Council put together the Burlington Reparations Task Force, said Rebecca Zietlow, associate dean at the University of Toledo...

Phoenix Books Burlington is located on 191 Bank St. The bookstore cultivated Onion River Press, an independent publisher helping individuals publish their work.

Local publishing company provides alternative to industry giants

Dominic Minadeo, Culture Staff Writer February 4, 2022

Phoenix Books offers publishing opportunities for local authors under one, specific condition; they don’t work with Amazon. Phoenix Books developed Onion River Press to provide an alternative publishing...

Zabby & Elfs Stone Soup sits at 211 College St. on a cold evening on Jan. 22.

Stone Soup serves food and conversation for workers and patrons alike

Dominic Minadeo, Culture Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Cooks converse with customers, scooping dishes from a steaming buffet while cheerful chatter wafts across the dining room.  Zabby & Elf’s Stone Soup, named after owners Avery Rifkin “Zabby”...

Exterior of Nunyuns Bakery, which is located in the Old North End Nov. 17.

Nunyuns brings fresh foods to the North End

Cameron Provorny, Culture Staff Writer November 29, 2021

The smell of fresh-baked sweet breads and brewing coffee wafts across a colorful, open dining space. Nunyuns Bakery sits on the corner of North Champlain Street and North Street in Burlington’s Old...

Jeans from vintage for a modern life hang inside of The Vault Nov 13.

Vintage stores notice increased popularity

Grace Decker, Culture Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Off the north end of Church St. a shop with wide clear windows features mannequins posed in vintage clothing. There has been an influx of people shopping vintage in Burlington who are more interested...

Artist Shanta Lee Gander speaks to a crowd in the Fleming Museum Nov. 5. Gander gives a  lecture on issues of restitution.

Artists and scholars discuss problematic legacies of museums

Natalia Stamatatos, Culture Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Academics gathered in the Fleming Museum to discuss the problematic legacies of the artworks that hung on the walls around them. On Nov. 4, a three-day conference opened in the Fleming Museum called...

Senior Will Sturcke sits on a dock with his guitar.

Moondogs defines their sound with debut record

Max Gerlach, Culture Staff Writer November 5, 2021

A psychedelic backdrop and voices melting in the heat of emotion: it’s Moondogs. Moondogs’ debut album “ACiD TeST” was released on Oct. 19. Moondogs is a Burlington based band led by senior Will...

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