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Radio Bean:  Don’t forget to tip the band!

Words and Photo // Jessica Hella It was the first Thursday evening of November at Radio Bean, and the mood was warm and welcoming. People from all walks of life gathered to welcome back Burlington’s prodigy Kat ...

Siberian Huskies: sledding for peace

Words // Phyl Newbeck Photos // Courtesy of Peace Pups Ken Haggett adopted his first Siberian husky in 2001, and that was the beginning of the end of his woodworking career. Soon one dog became four, and he and his ...

Vermont’s Cannabis Conundrum

Words // Keith Morrill Design // Ali Leach There is no denying that interest in and debate about legalizing marijuana in Vermont is growing. So what’s the hold-up? As the home of Ben & Jerry’s, Phish, and ...

Billsville House Concerts: big name bands at the living room level

Words // Lettie Stratton Photo // Christian Thorne The term “house concert” conjures images of a few people sitting around a living room listening to an unknown local band trying to make it in the music ...

Burlington Bike Path: Queen City’s enduring core artery undergoes renaissance

Words // Keith Morrill Photos // Craig Thomas I’m always up for new adventures—new trails to hike, new waters to swim, new paths to travel. But there’s something to be said for looking at old things with a new ...

Touring the tasting rooms of Pine Street

Words // Matt Keller Photos // Craig Thomas In the past two years, Pine Street, in the South End of Burlington, has seen an influx of on-site tasting rooms connected to popular breweries. Just in time for Art Hop, ...

The Great Vermont Corn Maze: The joys of getting lost

Words // Phyl Newbeck Photos // Courtesy of The Great Vermont Corn Maze Mike and Dayna Boudreau have day jobs as Physical Therapy Assistants, but in the fall they become puzzle masters. The Boudreaus’ puzzle is a ...

Heed  the call of the Rebel Yell

Words // Keith Morrill Photos // Monika Rivard If a rock band descends upon the forest and nobody is there to hear it, will it make a sound? It might if the band is lucky enough to have found its way to a certain ...

Dancing Through Life

Words // Phyl Newbeck Photos // Todd Stoilov // www.toddstoilov.com Burlington-based dancer and choreographer Heather Bryce believes that anybody can dance. That’s why Bryce Dance Company includes a community ...

Story of success for a small town publisher

Words // Lettie Stratton Photos // Chooseco LLC There are several things you might already know about the small town of Waitsfield, Vermont. Rock diva Grace Potter hails from here, for example. And on a more ...