The Vermont Cynic

Penguin Plungers get cold for a cause

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

If walking out into ice cold temperatures isn’t enough of a shock, try jumping into ice cold water. The Penguin Plunge took place on Feb. 3 at Lake Champlain. This event has been held for 24 years and raises money for Special Olympics Vermont, who supports athletes with intellectual disabilities i...

Burlington On Vinyl

Burlington On Vinyl

Beth Goodwin, Feature Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Caroline Slack The music scene in Burlington is thriving; there are live gigs every weekend in quirky venues from house shows to ArtsRiot. Music is a huge part of the city’s creative and cultural pulse. At the core of the scene is the presence of vinyl. Burlington boasts three record stores: Burlington Records, ...

One quest to find the best VT vegan pizza

Chris Leow

November 3, 2016


Filed under Life

Vegan pizza is mysterious. How can one of America’s favorite junk foods be any good without the cheese and the meat? I’m not vegan myself, but I have a dairy allergy that forces me to seek out vegan options a lot of the time when eating out. I have toured the Burlington area searching for t...

The Best of Burlington is back in town

April 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Skinny Pancake, Henderson’s, Nectar’s: the list goes on. UVM students, staff and faculty alike all have their favorites when it comes to places where they eat, drink and live.The Cynic is in the midst of conducting our “Best of Burlington” poll to determine what the community considers the “bes...

Burlington’s top spots for a pizza slice

Burlington’s top spots for a pizza slice

Chris Leow

March 31, 2016


Filed under Life

Pizza has evolved from its humble beginnings to a new culture all its own. Burlington is home to a variety of great slices ranging from perfectly greasy New York style, to a clay oven-roasted gourmet pie. Whatever you’re in the mood for, there is a perfect pizza for every situation: Best Pizz...

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