Month: August 2017

College Street Collide Celebrates Locally Owned Businesses

College Street Collide debuted on Saturday as a celebration of a vibrant, locally owned collections of shops in the heart of downtown Burlington. WCAX Coverage of College Street Collide Sponsors Common Dear, Leibling Boutique and Northfield Savings Bank sponsored the event, which included free music, food and activities as a way to bring the local […]

BBA Announces Promotion to Director of Programming & Member Engagement

Burlington, VT – The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Sarah O Donnell to Director of Programming and Member Engagement. As a member of the BBA team since 2015, Sarah has spearheaded several key projects while in the position of Member Services & Events Manager. Sarah has taken a lead […]

Mayor’s Conference Brings Innovation to BTV

Last week Burlington hosted mayors from cities across the country during the 2017 Mayors Innovation Project Annual Meeting. The group of civic leaders came from communities that differed greatly in terms of size and demographics but were all focused on fixing issues that impact communities nationwide, such as: opioid abuse, modern policing and climate change. […]

Updated City Hall Park Plans Unveiled

At a presentation Monday night, city officials unveiled their updated vision for City Hall Park. The new plans for the downtown park includes a spray fountain, additional seating, a bathroom and bike parking. It eliminates a section of diagonal pathway following input from the public and historic preservationists. Plans to update City Hall Park have […]

2017 Seven Daysies Recognize BBA Members

35 BBA member businesses have been recognized as part of the 2017 Seven Daysies. The annual awards celebrate great shops, restaurants, bars, businesses and more, all voted on by the readers of Seven Days. This is the 15th year the Seven Daysies have been handed out and BBA members have consistently been a presence throughout […]

BTC Redevelopment Meeting Notes

Individuals who were unable to attend the July 20th meeting hosted by City officials regarding the Burlington Town Center redevelopment, can now access that meeting’s notes and presentation online. The purpose of the event was to have the developer’s project consultants, PC Construction, share the proposed Encumbrance Plan, which details the plans for managing the […]