A New Editor Takes the Reins of the Struggling’Burlington Free Press’ | Media | Seven Days

click to enlarge Luke Awtry Aki Soga at Free Press headquarters in Williston Playful pit bulls, White House holiday traditions and summer reading reviews: That’s the skimpy fare provided these days by the once-proud Burlington Free PressIt’s a jarring step down from the news and analysis that once made the state’s flagship newspaper a must-read. … Read more

June’s strawberry moon will light up the sky this week

A strawberry full moon, shown here in Cape Sounion, Greece, on June 2021, will appear from June 12 moonrise to June 15 moonset, according to NASA. (Petros Giannakouris, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON — June’s full moon, the strawberry moon, will illuminate the sky this week. The moon will appear full from … Read more

Station Park has a whole bundle of free holiday activities this season

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes When you want to get the whole family into the holiday spirit, Station Park offers activities and traditions to make your season bright. This year, northern Utah’s favorite shopping, dining and entertainment destination invites you to come and enjoy new and joyous holiday traditions. And most of them are free!) … Read more

Nu Chocolat Finds Sweet Success With Mascoma Bank | Paid Post | Business | Seven Days

Luke Awtry Kevin Toohey, owner, Nu Chocolat Some artists work in oils. The artisan owners of Nu Chocolat in Burlington work in chocolate — rich, layered and expertly accented. Think hazelnut crisp bars, candied Italian orange slices and fleur de sel caramels. The true masterpiece, though, is Kevin and Laura Toohey’s truffle — a perfect … Read more

University of Vermont Students from Iran Cook and Share their New Year Traditions | Food + Drink Events | Seven Days

click to enlarge Courtesy Guests at the 2019 Nauruz event at UVM This week, the dining services kitchen at the University of Vermont’s Dudley H. Davis Center will be filled with the unusual aromas of floral saffron and tart barberries. The cooking crew will be different, too. After a two-year break, the Iranian Student Association … Read more