Burlington, Vermont

What is Burlington, Vermont known for?


international games

to all draft evaders. *April 22 – Pink Floyd open the North American leg of their "Animals" tour in Miami, Florida. thumb right 250px Photo by Joan Halifax (Image:Ralph Abraham.jpg) '''Ralph H. Abraham''' (b. July 4, 1936, Burlington, Vermont) is an American mathematician. He has been a member of the mathematics department at the University of California, Santa Cruz since 1968. Also, Burlington, Ontario founded the ''Burlington International Games'' ( Burlington

International Games B.I.G. ). The games were first held in 1969 " to offer an athletic and cultural exchange experience for the youth of Burlington." Until recently, the games took place between Burlington, Ontario and Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A.. But, other cities from places such as Quebec, Japan, the Netherlands, and the U.S. have all had athletes compete since 1998. The games celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2009 and this competition ceased in 2010 due to limited participation in recent years. City of Burlington Website, Burlington International Games


experimental rock

-28 folk rock, avant-garde (Avant-garde music), funk rock, experimental rock The band's identity with its "hometown" of Burlington Vermont is evident in their actions. By 1985, the group had encountered Burlington (Burlington, Vermont), Vermont luthier Paul Languedoc, who would eventually design two guitars for Anastasio and two basses for Gordon. In October 1986, he began working as their sound engineer. Since then, Languedoc has built


great public

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


teaching career

first academic position at the University of Vermont in Burlington (Burlington, Vermont), in 1955, and took up residence there in January 1956. Most of his teaching career was spent at the university, where he was a member of the Department of Political Science (political science). He was appointed emeritus professor upon his retirement in 1991. In 2006, the university established the Raul Hilberg Distinguished Professorship of Holocaust Studies. - Vermont Burlington, Vermont


year member

Civil Liberties Union , a fund-raiser for the Scottsboro Boys' defense, and a 20-year member of the campus police of Harvard College.


campaign contributions

" Johnson, Tim. "State takes voter fraud precautions" ''Burlington Free Press'' (October 24, 2008) The city was ranked "average" nationally in political involvement in 2008. Criteria included percentage registered to vote, percentage participating in most recent elections and campaign contributions. "Where We Play Politics" ''Men's Health (Men's Health (magazine))'' (October 2008) As a non-profit institution


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.


basketball track

Retn.org and Town Meeting TV CCTV channel 17. Channel 17 Sports class "wikitable" - ! Club ! Sport ! League ! Stadium - Vermont Lake Monsters Baseball Minor league baseball (New York-Penn League) Class A (Short Season) (New York – Penn League) Centennial Field - Vermont Catamounts College Ice Hockey, Basketball, Track & Field, Swimming & Diving, Field Hockey Hockey


band military

he organized, with much coaxing from the citizens of Burlington (Burlington, Vermont), Sherman's Military Band (Burlington Concert Band), made up of musicians from the dormant Queen City Band. This band came to be well known all over the East as one of the finest touring Military Bands (Marching Band). '''The Cancer Conspiracy''' was a progressive rock group from Burlington, Vermont featuring guitarist Daryl Rabidoux, drummer keyboardist saxophonist Greg Beadle, and bassist Brent Frattini. Rabidoux and Beadle were veterans of the local hardcore (Hardcore punk) scene, and had broken away from their respective bands out of a need to try something new musically. Their initial plans were to find a vocalist and bassist, but after recruiting Frattini, decided to remain an instrumental trio. birth_date


national acts

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

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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