Tag Archives: Downtown Rutland

Alfresco anyone?

RUTLAND BITES | By STEVE PETERS This summer, the last thing I want to do is be cooped up inside any longer than necessary. So when it comes to dining…

Bring on the Moose: Rutland’s First Brewery is Open and Brewing

RUTLAND BITES  |  By STEVE PETERS It’s been more than 25 years since the first brewpub opened in Vermont. Since then, the craft brew industry has exploded and our state…

Buzz Brilliance: A caffeinated city is a creative city

  CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY  |  By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG This week I feel the need to talk about something very close to my heart: coffee. More specifically, coffee shops. After…

Please change the story, the old one’s getting old

By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Cognitive dissonance. When a personal belief is in direct contradiction to the evidence. Recently, WCAX featured a story titled, “Rutland is hot spot…

Merchants Hall in Rutland

By PATRICK GRIFFIN RUT YOU SEE Velvet curtains, bombastic vocals and a bake sale. On this Saturday night, Merchants Hall had it all. Taking in a production of “You’re A…

small bites: Dine in the DTR edition

By STEVE PETERS SMALL BITES Warm up in downtown Rutland next week with the “Dig In 2014 for $20.14” promotion (Feb. 3-Feb. 6) at nine of your favorite restaurants. Take a…

Rutland’s original Eastman’s store

By RICHARD BROWN RUTLAND: THEN & NOW Many Rutland shoppers fondly remember Eastman’s store, the local emporium for office and art supplies, notions of all kinds and fine custom framing….

Coming to fruition: Rebecca Buonadonna wants to take Downtown Rutland to the ‘next level’

By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG CORRESPONDENT When I saw another upscale women’s clothing shop go in on the corner of West and Merchants, I admit, after watching its predecessor’s demise, I…