The Vermont Cynic

Creating magic with scent: a look into Alice & the Magician Cocktail Apothecary

5 days ago

Brothers Aaron and Sam Wisniewski are the founders of "Alice and the Magician," a cocktail apothecary...

A cultural exploration in the kitchen

A cultural exploration in the kitchen

Brigitte Riordan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Filed under Features, Food

Food is culture. I am a first-generation Romanian-American, but I don’t know much about Romanian food....

Burlington’s Hierarchy of Needs

Burlington’s Hierarchy of Needs

February 28, 2018

Bagels, attention and therapy. Those are what I’d consider my three most potent needs to be. When...

Girl Got a (Tattoo) Gun

Girl Got a (Tattoo) Gun

February 19, 2018

Vermont Custom Tattoo and Piercing is tucked a flight of stairs above Cosmic Grind Coffee at 104 Church...

Assault in ‘safe spaces:’ Women in the DIY music scene speak out

Assault in ‘safe spaces:’ Women in the DIY music scene speak out

February 12, 2018

The first DIY show I went to was a hardcore show in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was hosted in a Vete...

Fresh Tracks

Fresh Tracks

February 5, 2018

While winter slept stubbornly through the early days of December, my friend and I spent our Saturday...

A Lifetime of Donuts

A Lifetime of Donuts

Max McCurdy, Assistant Photo Editor

December 23, 2017

Filed under Features, Food

I vividly remember the first time I dreamed of visiting the Koffee Kup factory. It was winter of 2015,...

A Conversation with Rick from Pile

A Conversation with Rick from Pile

October 10, 2017

2017 has been big year for Pile. Since the March release of their latest studio LP “A Hairshirt...

For Tom

For Tom

October 9, 2017

The air was hot and thick as I stumbled outside of my Northwest Washington, D.C. home and into the golden...

Slurred Words and Spatzle: Oktoberfest Vermont 2017

Slurred Words and Spatzle: Oktoberfest Vermont 2017

October 6, 2017

On a quest for locals to bear the last days of Burlington’s Indian summer, the solution was clear:...

Chasing West

Chasing West

September 26, 2017

My friends and I departed on a Friday afternoon during the peak of summer, leaving behind our homes and...

On Being your own Outing Club

On Being your own Outing Club

September 6, 2017

As I near the start of my senior year, every so often I stop to look around this little college town...

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