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

Cheap flight tickets for your summer holiday

Have you booked flight tickets for your summer holiday? Do you want to fly the cheapest way? – You can get good advice about finding cheap flights here. Unfortunately, there is no fixed formula that tells you exactly when to travel, when to book, where to travel to and from and so on. But luckily, … Read more

Back in the day, April 29, 1963: Nebraska’s first Boys Club is dedicated in North Omaha | History

The nation’s 625th Boys Club and Nebraska’s first was formally dedicated 59 years ago today in North Omaha. A $ 550,000 grant from the Eppley Foundation made the Gene Eppley Boys Club possible. The first inquiry about the possibility of an Omaha Boys Club came 40 years before the 1963 dedication ceremony, but supporters of … Read more

A’Store Easter Day’: Now that would be a rabbit out of the hat!

Easter has to be the least loved of all national holidays. When, why, WTF?There may be chocolate eggs for children but otherwise there are no real presents, no fun costumes and no clear dates. The shops are closed (or sort-of open but not for long… we are not sure). All events are incoherent and could … Read more

EASTER EATS: Lots of options for holiday dining | Cuisine Feature | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

Easter Sunday, April. 17, is just around the corner. It’s a time for colored eggs, festive hunts, chocolate bunny-filled baskets and delectable meals. If you’re in the area or plan to be, you may be wondering if there are any Easter specials going on at local restaurants. Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place. There … 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