Fun fishing events to enjoy this spring

Fun fishing events to enjoy this spring

Fishing is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Many anglers remember their first fishing experience was with a parent or mentor who taught them the basics and gave them the opportunity to catch fish. That opportunity is now being replicated across Vermont through several programs that are specifically designed to […]

Where the action is: Vermont’s Sterling College serves as role model for a sustainable future

Where the action is: Vermont’s Sterling College serves as role model for a sustainable future

by Laurie Caswell Burke This week a second earth quake rocked Nepal, twisters and tornados battered parts of five states from Texas to Iowa, and raging floods swamped several mid-west towns. It’s getting harder and harder to deny climate change. Many folks still feel that their small actions don’t matter in the big picture. But […]

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

Our House is a very, very, very fine house

This article was originally published in the spring issue of Destination VT Nestled in a cozy building on the roundabout in Winooski is Our House Bistro, the “twisted comfort food” joint run by Matt Pearsall and his wife, Maggie Barch. While it is by no means the only fare available, Our House is best known […]

Flying Pig hosts food editor Melissa Pasanen

Flying Pig hosts food editor Melissa Pasanen

The Flying Pig Bookstore will bring Melissa Pasanen to the store for an all-about-dairy event on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30pm. The Cabot Creamery Cookbook is full of amazing recipes featuring all kinds of award-winning cheeses, yogurts, and butters: Vegetable and Cheddar Strata, The Ver-Monte Cristo, Vermont musician Grace Potter’s Macaroni and Cheddar Cupcakes, Firecracker […]

Handbell ensemble offers spring concerts

Handbell ensemble offers spring concerts

Come travel along with Northern Bronze, Vermont’s exciting handbell ensemble, as they take you on a world tour through the artistry of handbell music from around the globe with “Bells ‘Round the World,” this spring’s concert series. Enjoy familiar tunes such as “Londonderry Gardens,” “Yellow Bird,” “What a Wonderful World,” and “Jamaican Rumba,” in addition […]

Channel 17 offers kids’ summer camp options

Channel 17/Town Meeting TV will offer two programs, Community TV Summer Camp and Video for Change, for youth and teens this summer at 294 North Winooski Avenue in Burlington. The Channel 17/Town Meeting TV Summer Camp program offers a wonderful video making opportunity for the middle school crowd. The camp focuses on short projects and […]

Conservation camps still have openings

Conservation camps still have openings

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says there are still openings in its Green Mountain Conservation Camp summer camp program for 12 to 14 year olds that want to learn about Vermont’s wildlife and gain outdoor skills. The one-week camp program is held at two locations—Lake Bomoseen in Castleton and Buck Lake in Woodbury. Campers […]

Shelburne Museum spring season begins May 1

Shelburne Museum spring season begins May 1

Shelburne Museum’s highly anticipated spring season begins on Friday, May 1. The museum’s multitudinous array of permanent collections will be on view until Oct. 31. This includes everything from Impressionist paintings and vintage Vermont firearms to weathervanes, antique dolls, and circus figurines, not to mention a luxury railroad car and the steamship Ticonderoga. The curators […]

New Publish or Perish contest celebrates authors as marketers

Brigantine Media is proud to announce the first publishing contest that rewards both writing quality and marketing muscle. The Publish or Perish contest will reward an author who has both written a great manuscript and developed a strong platform for marketing the book.         The winner of the Publish or Perish contest will receive a publishing contract for the book […]