Burlington, Vermont

What is Burlington, Vermont known for?


amp sense

: www.fletcherfree.org Fletcher Free Library * City of Burlington Sister Cities * Preservation Burlington * Article on Burlington Community Land Trust in Dollars & Sense magazine


food business

students Champlain is the fifth largest institute of higher education in Vermont, after the University of Vermont, the Community College of Vermont, Middlebury College, and Saint Michael's College. Ben & Jerry's Around 1977, Ben had decided to go into the food business with his old friend Jerry Greenfield, and in May of the next year, the two men opened Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream Parlor in Burlington, Vermont


largest professional

. U.S. 7 parallels I-89 from Burlington northward to the Canadian border. *20px (File:Vermont 100.svg) Vermont Route 100 – Runs south to north almost directly through the center of the state, providing a route along the full length of the Green Mountains. The largest professional franchise is the Vermont Lake Monsters, a single-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, based in Burlington (Burlington, Vermont). They were named the Vermont Expos prior to 2006.


record news

Burlington , Vermont, which had around 39,000 people in the 2000 census. quote VSP Sgt. Bruce Melendy said


scenes quot

rid of all these and link to List of People from Burlington. If we keep even Phish, we're going to keep getting this c**p.--- The city has, over the years, supported a number of local bands as various "scenes" waxed and waned, and has even launched a handful of national acts. The most famous of these is Phish, which originated at The University of Vermont circa 1983. Other acts with ties to the city include Strangefolk, The Essex Green, RAQ, James Kochalka, The Jazz Mandolin Project, Pork Tornado, Anais Mitchell, Greg Davis (Greg Davis (musician)), Koushik, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Dispatch (Dispatch (band)), Prydein (Prydein (band)), Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello, Morgan Page, KT Tunstall, and The Vacant Lots. Local art The "South End Art Hop", is an annual event presented by the South End Arts and Business Association. Artists join businesses, artist studios, and galleries, which in turn open their doors to the public throughout the post-industrial section of Burlington, known as the "South End". The first Art Hop in 1993 had a little more than thirty artists and a dozen sites participating. In 2008, over 600 artists showcased their works in over 100 sites throughout the South End of Burlington. The event takes place on the Friday and Saturday following Labor Day in September. Landmarks and buildings Historic buildings


outstanding medical

Britain Britain , Congress passed an act on January 11, 1812 (2 Stat. 671), increasing by thirteen regiments the military forces of the country, and providing a surgeon and two surgeon's mates for each regiment. On May 15, 1812, Lovell was appointed major and surgeon, 9th US Infantry Regiment. With an unusually thorough medical education, he early became an outstanding medical officer. When, late in 1812, the troops were moved to the Canadian (Canada) border, general hospitals were


weekly time

in a honky-tonk band led by Brett Hughes that performed each Tuesday night at the Burlington, Vermont, club, Radio Bean. The group performs a number of classic country (Country music) songs and a few Gordon originals, such as "Ramble Dove", "Loosening Up The Rules" and the rare Phish song "Weekly Time". Recognition Todd served as the New Alchemy Institute's President until 1981. In 1980, he co-founded Ocean Arks International. He also co-founded


year events

, Bruegger's, Seventh Generation Inc., and Lake Champlain Chocolates. Retailing and tourism One measure of economic activity is retail sales. Burlington was fifth in the state in 2007 with $242.2 million. McLean, Dan. "Retail Sales by the numbers". ''Burlington Free Press'' (July 13, 2008) The Church Street Marketplace, a four-block pedestrian mall in the heart of the city, is the site of festivals throughout the year. Events such as the "South End Art Hop" and public galleries such as The Firehouse Gallery and Pine Street Art Works, provide a forum for the visual arts in the South End. The American Planning Association named the Marketplace one of America's "Great Public Spaces" for 2008. Briggs, John. "Marketplace: 'Great Public Space'" ''Burlington Free Press'' (October 9, 2008) A "Festival of Fools" had an estimated 25,000 attendees at the Marketplace in 2009.


book showing

log of the New England Inter-state routes is included in the book showing rough mileage. Within the state of Vermont, Route 15 followed modern US 2 (US 2 (VT)) US 7 (US 7 (VT)) to Winooski (Winooski, Vermont) then modern VT 15 to Danville (Danville, Vermont) then modern US 2 to Lunenburg (Lunenburg, Vermont), where it crossed into Lancaster, New Hampshire. ''Official Automobile Blue Book, Vol. 1'', 1926 edition, (Automobile Blue Books Inc., Chicago


major radio

view of Burlington. Major radio stations that are based in Burlington and serve the region: * WBTZ (The Buzz) - 99.9 FM (modern rock) * WOKO – 98.9 FM (country) * WIZN (The Wizard) – 106.7 FM (classic rock) * WEZF (Star 92.9) – 92.9 FM (hot adult contemporary) * WRUV (University of Vermont) – 90.1 FM (variety) * WOXR (Vermont Public Radio) - 90.9 FM (classical) * WVPS (Vermont Public Radio) - 107.9 FM (news & information) * WVMT - 620 AM (news talk) * WJOY - 1230 AM (adult standards) * WNCS and W227AQ (The Point (radio network)) (The Point) - 104.7 and 93.3 FM, respectively (Triple-A) Television

Burlington, Vermont

'''Burlington''' is the largest city in the State (U.S. state) of Vermont and the shire town (county seat) south of Montreal.

Burlington had a population of 42,417 at the 2010 census. The city is the hub of the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area, consisting of the three northwestern Vermont counties of Chittenden, Franklin (Franklin County, Vermont) and Grand Isle (Grand Isle County, Vermont) and encompassing the cities of Burlington, South Burlington (South Burlington, Vermont), and Winooski (Winooski, Vermont); the towns of Colchester (Colchester, Vermont), Essex (Essex, Vermont), and Williston (Williston, Vermont); and the village of Essex Junction (Essex Junction, Vermont). According to the 2012 U.S. Census estimates, the metro area had an estimated population of 213,701, approximately one third of Vermont's total population.

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