The Vermont Cynic

Burly chefs pledge to serving local

Burly chefs pledge to serving local

April 18, 2018

Rich chocolate, creamy soups, French pastries — all of it local.  It doesn’t take much of a walk...

Resisting rent control

James Simpson

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Due to the high cost of housing here in Burlington, many residents might find the idea of rent control attractive. But rent control is bad economic policy, and would hurt the people it is supposed to help. Rent control is a government-imposed price ceiling on rent. Landlords would not legally be able to charge more than the...

Dancers revive community tradition

Dancers revive community tradition

March 21, 2018

The sound of a fiddle and a country band blasted over an amp as people twirled and spun in their socks...

Vote with compassion

Vote with compassion

March 7, 2018

Tuesday is Town Meeting Day, which means that UVM students have the day off from classes to get out an...

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...

Group fights to restore venue

February 7, 2018

“Hope,” is graffitied in large silvery letters against the dull brick and dirty, broken windows o...

Dead Set concerts unite music and fanatics

January 30, 2018

Men in biker vests and college students in flannel sit clustered on Nectar’s barstools. Neon disco balls fla...

New artists and exhibits celebrated at reception

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

Filed under Arts, Previews

Frigid weather and syllabi might dominate the first week of classes, but that doesn’t mean Burlington’s vibrant art scene can’t provide some relief. Burlington City Arts will be holding a reception to celebrate its upcoming winter exhibitions, featuring artists Dusty Boynton, Edwin Owre and Elise Whittemore Friday, Jan. 19...

New Burlington city flag designed by team of twin brothers

New Burlington city flag designed by team of twin brothers

December 6, 2017

Burlington’s spirit, history and environment will soon be represented by a new city flag, courtesy...

Birthday party celebrates Radio Bean’s commitment to young musicians

Birthday party celebrates Radio Bean’s commitment to young musicians

November 15, 2017

More than 90 musical acts came together recently in honor of a downtown venues 17th birthday. Radio...

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...

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