Neighborhoods

On the Waterfront: Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund March 09/07/2016

Host Melinda Moulton speaks with the parents of Laura Winterbottom, JoAnn and Ned Winterbottom.

Laura’s March on Saturday, September 10, at Oakledge Park will be the 10th and last one.

More info: www.lkwfund.org

Bright Street Cooperative Grand Opening 09/01/2016

Senator Leahy and Secretary Castro attend the grand opening of the Bright Street housing cooperative developed by Housing Vermont and the Champlain Housing Trust.  The co-op was developed with funding from federal housing programs championed by Leahy on the Senate Appropriations Committee, including HOME, the Community Development Block Grant program, and NeighborWorks America, and leverages over $7 million in federal low income housing tax credits.  Mayor Weinberger introduces the grand opening and we hear from a resident, representatives of Senator Sanders and Representative Welch's office, as well as Champlain Housing Trust and Housing Vermont.

Roundtable Discussion with VT Housing Partners, Senator Leahy, and Julian Castro 09/01/2016

Panel participants will include Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, Senator Patrick Leahy, U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro, and other representatives of the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development, the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, the Vermont Housing Finance Agency, the Vermont State Housing Authority, Housing Vermont, the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition, and the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness.  Moderated by Brenda Torpy of the Champlain Housing Trust.

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 09/01/2016

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month.

Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street

Stump the Chumps: Coal, Boys Clubs, and Photographers of Long Ago 08/31/2016

"Stump the Chumps" -- one of Channel 17's most popular programs ever -- returns!

Chumps include Bill Keogh, Don MacDonald, and special guest Al Charron. 

Test your knowledge of Chittenden County history and see if you have what it takes to Stump the Chumps! 

JUMP IN! - RUN For JUMP 08/26/2016

Wanda Hines, Director of the Joint Urban Ministry Project (JUMP), speaks with guest and Board Member Kieth Pillysbury.

For more information: 862-4501 | www.jumpvt.org

Do Not Resist Documentary Film - Post-Screening Discussion 08/25/2016

Vermont International Film Foundation screens Do Not Resist, a documentary film by Craig Atkinson, offering a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and a glimpse into the future. 

Seth Jarvis moderates a post-screening discussion with Director Craig Atkinson, Producer/Co-Editor Laura Hartrick and Burlington Deputy Chief of Police Shawn Burke.

Preservation Burlington: Historic Bicycles at the Sheldon Museum 08/25/2016

Hosts Ron Wanamaker and Liisa Reimann talk with Curator Glenn Eames about historic bicycles at the Sheldon Museum.

More information on Preservation Burlington

Liisa Reimann Rivera - Originally from England, Liisa has lived in Burlington since 2006. She earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and is a principal with Blue Brick Preservation. Liisa lives in a 1954 ranch house, whose historic wooden windows she thinks are of a genius design seldom seen since, in Burlington's New North End. Liisa's passions include historic industrial buildings, firehouses and little-known builder-architects of the vernacular landscape.

Ron Wanamaker - Ron has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President and President. A passionate preservationist, he continues to serve on the Education Committee for Preservation Burlington and is also a member of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board. A contractor since 1988, he has lived and worked in Burlington since 1998 and managed Wanamaker Restoration as well as Champlain Valley Millworks.

Ragav Pokhrel 08/24/2016

Host Sylvan Zeitlyn speaks with Ragav Pokhrel, local YouTube sensation. 

Ragav Pokhrel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHRuDBMRswphQOVUUv9VfWA

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