Burlington, VT Real Estate News

By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, June 15, 2012 John Jasperse Company In Fort Blossom (revisited), a New York choreographer explores dramatic juxtapositions of the human body. Full nudity is involved. Friday, June 15, 7:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $21-25; not recommended for children. Intervale Center Tours Walkers wise up on the rich agricultural history that made today's thriving community foods system possible. Friday, June 15, 10–11AM at Intervale Center in Burlington. Free; preregister. Strawberry Jam Burlington's Robin Berger shares a method for making the sweet and sticky spread without using commercial pectin. Friday, June 15, 6–7:30PM at Sustainability Academy, Lawrence ...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, June 8, 2012 Vermont Employee Ownership Conference Gar Alperovitz, author of America Beyond Capitalism, keynotes this full-day conference exploring employee ownership and participation, as well as sustainable business models. Friday, June 8, 7:30AM–5PM at Champlain College in Burlington. $125-160. Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Queen City residents get jazzed about a grand-slam lineup of live music, which takes place everywhere from concert halls to tents by the waterfront. Friday, June 8, 12–11:59PM at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Various prices; see discoverjazz.com for full schedule and details CCTV Anniversary Picnic Free-speech fan...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, May 25, 2012 Mad Robin Contra Dance The Irregulars offer a lively soundtrack to a traditional New England dance with a potluck dessert. Beginners' orientation, 7:45 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. Friday, May 25, 8–11PM at First Congregational Church in Burlington. $8; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, May 25, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. Rhubarb Jam Canning expert Robin Berger demonstrates a no-commercial-pectin method. Friday, May 25, 6–7:30PM at Sustainability Academy,...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, May 18, 2012 Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community Queen City residents make a positive impact as they address substance-use and -abuse issues. Friday, May 18, 8:30–10:30AM at Turning Point Center in Burlington. Free. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, May 18, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. Community Open House Farmers and foodies mingle over cookies, lemonade and a short presentation about the Intervale's latest happenings. Friday, May 18, 10-11AM at Intervale Center in Burlington. Fre...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, May 11, 2012 Queen City Contra Dance Mary Wesley calls the steps to traditional social dances, soundtracked live by Ethan Hazzard-Watkins and Max Newman. Beginner's session at 7:45 p.m. Friday, May 11, 8PM at Edmunds Middle School in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, May 11, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. The Clothes Exchange Fashionistas take action by buying high-quality, new or gently used women's wear to support HOPE Works. Friday, May 11, 6–8PM at 1 ...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, April 20, 2012 Day of Silence, Night of Noise Vermonters keep their mouths shut to illustrate the silencing effect of anti-LGBTQ bullying and harassment. Outright Vermont wraps it up with a speak-out for queer, questioning and allied youth to celebrate and express themselves. Friday, April 20, 4PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, April 20, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. Billy Parish For the keynote speech of UVM's Earth Week celebration, this l...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, April 13, 2012 Rummage Sale Thrifty shoppers thumb through secondhand goods. Friday, April 13: 9AM – 4PM, 6:30 – 8PM at First Baptist Church in Burlington. Free. Queen City Contra Dance Adina Gordon calls the steps to live music by Alden Robinson and Eric Eid-Reiner. Beginner's session at 7:45 p.m. Friday, April 13, 8PM at Edmunds Middle School in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, April 13, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. Happy Hour to Celebrate Pursuit of...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, April 6, 2012 Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community Queen City residents make a positive impact as they address substance-use and -abuse issues. Friday, April 6, 8:30–10:30AM at Turning Point Center in Burlington. Free. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, April 6, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. Saturday, April 7, 2012 Co-op Solar Info Session: Burlington Energy-conscious Vermonters learn about installing and using solar water heating for the home — as well as the federal and state incent...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, March 30, 2012 Rally of the 99 Percent: The Real Movement for Change On the day of President Obama's Vermont visit, Occupy Burlington demands policies that will benefit the 99 percent. Demonstration, 11 a.m.; general assembly and speak-out at noon. Meet at the corner of Spear Street and Williston Road. Friday, March 30, 11AM at Various locations in Burlington. Business in Vermont Representatives from Magic Hat Brewing Company, Otter Creek Brewery, Ben & Jerry's, Green Mountain Power and Healthy Living consider best practices on sustainability and entrepreneurship in the local landscape. School of Business Administration. Friday, March 30, 1–5PM at Univ...
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Located in the original building of Stonehouse Commons! 11 Stonehouse Commons, South Burlington, VT 05403 (MLS # 4122490) $199,500 More information for this property Type Residential Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 1 three-quarter Square Footage 1,403 sq ft Lot Size na Year Built 1905 Taxes $3,451.32 MLS# 4122490 Description Located in the original building of Stonehouse Commons, this unit has many charming features. Attractive kitchen with many cupboards. Corian countertops. Birch hardwood floors in living room and bedrooms. Second bedroom (currently used as den)has "turret" alcove and a gas stove. Loads of storage. Large deck with good size Rubbermaid storage shed. Many windows replaced during past 5 years. Dining area part of kitchen - measurements shown separately. Unit is referenced ...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, March 23, 2012 Fourth Friday Series Country Home Products' Tom Parent gives a presentation on critical human-resources practices for small businesses. Q&A follows. Friday, March 23, 8–9AM at Core Business Seminars in Burlington. $15; preregister. Dancing Uphill Professional artists join UVM faculty and students in a showcase of original choreography. Friday, March 23, 8PM at Mann Hall Gymnasium, UVM Trinity Campus in Burlington. $10. Mad Robin Contra Dance Folks in clean, soft-soled shoes experience the New England social tradition with music by Crowfoot. Potluck dessert at the break. Friday, March 23, 8–11PM at First Congregational Church in Burlingto...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, March 16, 2012 Dance Tramp's Dance Showing Paul Besaw, Julie Peoples-Clark, Dave Clark, Selene Colburn and Chong-Ho Kim offer an informal look at Clare Byrne's work-in-progress choreography. Besaw also debuts his new solo work Fish Is Fish. Friday, March 16, 5:30–6:30PM at Mann Hall Gymnasium, UVM Trinity Campus in Burlington. Free. Queen City Tango Milonga Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, March 16, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7. Burlington Irish Heritage Festival The Emerald Isle inspires a weekend of music, dancing,...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, March 2, 2012 La Crème de la Crème The Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region hosts a soirée of French wines and Vermont artisan cheeses, with words by Jeffrey Roberts. Atrium Lobby. Friday, March 2, 6–7:30PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22. Middle School Book Group Page turners chat about favorite works of lit. Friday, March 2, 3–4:30PM at Lyman C. Hunt Middle School in Burlington. Free. Vacation Blizzard If you want something done, you've got to do it yourself. Youngsters create their own snowstorm, bury a moose in paper snowflakes, launch mini-snowballs with a catapult and listen to wintry tales. Friday, ...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
Friday, February 17, 2012 'Brain Storm' Neuroscience research and physicality collide in Everett Dance Theatre's journey into the human brain. Friday, February 17, 8PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25. Middle School Book Club Burlington students lay eyes on awesome reads. Friday, February 17, 3–4:30PM at Hunt Middle School in Burlington. Free. Teen Dance Party Sixth to 12th graders boogie down to tunes from DJs Tyrant and Gunner. Friday, February 17, 7–10PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $5; must have student ID. 'Aunt Dan and Lemon' A reclusive woman recalls an eccentric family friend from her childhood in this play by Wallace Shawn, presented by Small Potatoes Theater Company. Friday, February 17, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $12. 'The Beaux' Strategem'...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, February 10, 2012 Pre-Valentine Book Sale Hopeless romantics surprise their sweethearts with well-loved literature. Proceeds go toward the replacement of the water-damaged children's collection. Friday, February 10, 10AM–5PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free. Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont Winter Conference More than 1500 farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, educators and locavores gather for workshops, farmer-to-farmer discussions, keynote lectures, a seed swap and networking. Friday, February 10, 10AM–9PM at University of Vermont in Burlington. $45-60 per day. Student Professional Awareness Conference Engineering companies c...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, January 27, 2012 PlanBTV Design Charette Community members work with town planners, architects and engineers to formulate a collective vision for the future of downtown and the waterfront. Friday, January 27, 9–11AM at 1 Church Street in Burlington. Free. PlanBTV Design Charette Midweek Presentation Active Burlingtonians weigh in on the week's progress planning the future of downtown and the waterfront. Friday, January 27, 6:30–8:30PM at 1 Church Street in Burlington. Free. International Folk Dancing Louise Brill and Larry Gordon organize people into choreographed patterns from around the world. No partner necessary. Friday, January 27, 7–9:30PM at Nor...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend... Friday, January 13, 2012 Queen City Contra Dance Chris Weiler calls the steps to tunes by the Contraindicators. Beginner's session at 7:45 p.m. Friday, January 13, 8–11PM at Edmunds Middle School in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12. Winter Shorts: A Film Night Guest Curated by Abby Manock Film buffs screen works by Arlen Austin, James Bellizia, Pilar Conde, Pablo Diserens, Joe Gaetani, Christy Gast, Francis Gomila, Thyra Heder, Heloise & the Savoir Faire, Abby Manock, Rob Swainson and Josh Tonsfeldt. Friday, January 13, 8–11:55PM at BCA Center in Burlington. Free; cash bar. Middle School Book Group Page turners chat about favorite works of lit. Friday, J...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
This month, Bicycling Magazine selected Burlington Vermont as one of their six best cities in The United States and Canada as cycling hotspots where "you can use your time off to get more time on two wheels". In addition to the numerous rides outlined by the Green Mountain Bicycle Club (GMBC), there is the Lake Champlain Bikeways network that connect more than 1,300 miles of classic New England scenery through Quebec and New York State. For maps of bike routes in Burlington contact Local Motion. See you on the roads! Just in case you were interested... The other five cities were Banff, Alberta in Canada, Charleston SC, Traverse City MI, Healdsburg CA and Ketchum ID. If you are considering buying a home or condominium in or near Burlington Vermont Real Estate, please give me a call on m...
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One of my favorite places to have breakfast and brunch in Burlington Vermont is Penny Cluse Cafe on the corner of Cherry Street and South Winooski Avenue. They have outrageous fresh juices. Try the tangerine juice in winter and their grapefruit juice the rest the year. Delish! Lots of healthy and organic and hearty fare for those who seek it. There's something for everyone! Great mix of people and food. Be prepared to wait in line. Hours of operation are Weekdays 6:45am - 3pm Weekends/Holidays 8am - 3pm. Located at 169 Cherry Street in Burlington VT. 802.651.8834If you are considering buying a home or condominium in or near Burlington Vermont Real Estate, please give me a call on my direct line at 802.238.5256 or email me to discuss representing you, our current market conditions and yo...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
I read an article this evening that touched me deeply. The article focussed primarily upon a suburban family living in Colorado. Up until recently, husband and wife had been earning $100,000 per year. They wanted for nothing. They lacked nothing. Now, they are living in poverty as defined by earning less than $25,000/year for a family of five. Their actual income is now $1,500/month or $18,000/year! As I read about their story, I began thinking about the millions, like them, who are slipping. A decade ago, the Jefferson County School District in Golden, Colorado reported 58 students that were known to be homeless. A year ago, that number spiraled to 2,800. That dramatic increase in such a vulnerable group hit my Bullseye. It made me think about dramatic loss and the true value of HOME. ...
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