Planning a Summer Cookout

5 Tips for Throwing a Successful Summer Cookout

If there’s one thing we love about summer, it’s getting together with old friends that we don’t see frequently enough. That’s why we gladly use warmer weather as an excuse to throw a summer cookout, and inviting half the neighborhood to our shindig. But how can we ensure that our summer party is a success? Here are five tried-and-true tips for throwing a party that your guests will remember for years to come. Read the rest of this entry >>

4th of July fireworks Barre VT

Where to Celebrate the 4th of July near Burlington and Barre, VT

In an area as steeped in history as we are, it’s little surprise that the 4th of July holds such a special place on our summer calendar. There’s no shortage of great events dotting the greater Burlington and Barre areas this Independence Day, but which are the best around? We’ve asked around, and we can state confidently that the following events and fireworks shows will do the trick to make your 4th of July memorable. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What to Do if your Car is Overheating

When we’re traveling through Vermont in the summertime, it’s easy to get caught up in the beauty of the scenery around you. But what happens when you look away from the sweeping vistas and curvy roadways and, all of a sudden, your car is overheating? It can happen pretty quickly, and thus it requires quick thinking. Here’s what to do if your car is overheating. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best Outdoor Restaurants South Burlington Barre VT

The Best Outdoor Restaurants near Burlington and Barre, VT

When summer finally arrives in Vermont, it’s tough to know what to do first: make a delicious meal with friends, or go sit in the warm sunshine? If this conundrum presents too much of a conflict, you’re in luck; you can instead combine the two by enjoying one of the many outdoor restaurants near Burlington and Barre, VT. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorites for you to enjoy, so try them all! Read the rest of this entry >>