Humans of Vermont: Coming Out and Listening In

Humans of Vermont: Coming Out and Listening In

By Harry Cramer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Local

When we stopped Ansel to talk in Sandy’s Bakery in Rochester, a look of recognition came across his face. He knew us – or knew of Humans of Vermont, that is. “Wow, I love you guys,” he gushed. Somewhat taken aback by our first fan, we thanked him as we sat down in the adjacent red arm chairs....

The North End Honeys: The Beginnings of a Band

By Wendy Walcoff

December 9, 2015


Filed under Local

We met Erin and Hannah, co-founder of the North End Honeys, in Bristol in October.  They had just finished playing a set at a harvest fair, an upbeat and self defined “screaming honky tonk” duo with crooning harmonies and smooth strummed guitars. We stopped to chat as the two blonde friends started...

Lessons of Love and Hate: Patrick the Giver

By Wendy Walcoff

November 18, 2015


Filed under Local

I was sitting in Bristol Bakery the other day, when the man next to me offered to clear my plate. “I’ve got nothing better to do,” he said as he took the cups and bowls of a few neighboring tables into his hands.  I hadn’t planned on interviewing that day and was without my camera, but so...

Halloween: Local Versus College Experience

Halloween: Local Versus College Experience

By Wendy Walcoff

November 4, 2015


Filed under Local

On Saturday, Oct. 31, Humans of VT took to South Street to talk to trick-or-treaters.  Flickering jack-o’-lanterns, witches, the cast of Frozen (including a real-life pony dressed as Sven!) and mad scientists flooded the streets.  The rush of trick-or-treating was like a relay: run up the porch,...

Humans of Vermont Shines Spotlight on Locals

Humans of Vermont Shines Spotlight on Locals

By Wendy Walcoff

October 14, 2015


Filed under Local

Last spring, three Middlebury seniors started Humans of Vermont, an independent study modeled after the popular Humans of New York, created in 2010  by Brandon Stanton. Traveling to different parts of the state, these students began to collect the stories and photos of various Vermonters and posted...

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