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Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff

May 9, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Culture, Life, Life Regular

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explor...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben &am...

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

October 19, 2016

[media-credit name="Eileen O'Connor" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] A recently propos...

Zoning causes protest

Chloe Chaobal

October 7, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

The Burlington skyline is reaching a new height, which some residents say will change the city UVM students call home.   The City Council unanimously voted Sept. 29 in favor of a zoning amendment to rezone downtown, which will allow the city to redevelop the Burlington Town Center Mall by raising the building’s ...

Cricket Blue Haunts with Ethereal Folk

Cricket Blue Haunts with Ethereal Folk

February 6, 2016

    Cricket Blue makes exactly the kind of music you would expect when you hear their name.     The...

Interview with the pied piper of church street

Catie Owen

October 25, 2015

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Tourists and Burlington residents alike stop on Church Street and stare in wonder at the “one-man band with accoutrements.” There is almost no way to categorize street performer M. “Tree” Sampson. “I first thought he was very strange and eccentric, and it [the performance] almost made me uneasy,” sophomore C...

No smoking on Church Street

December 9, 2014

Filed under Vermont

A smoking ban approved by the Burlington City Council on four blocks of Church Street.The Burlington City Council met Nov. 10 to vote on the ban, which was passed 11 to 3, according to City Council members. Bianka Legrand of Ward 7 was in favor of the ban.The smoking ban will help families with small children feel more welcom...

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