2022 Kids Weekend

Our friends at Burlington Parks Recreation and Waterfront are bringing Kids Weekend to the Old East End! Gather the whole family together and head down to Schmanska Park this Sunday, May 15 from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Amazing FREE activities! Local music by Sambatucada!, Burlington’s own samba street band Tennis with Kids on the Ball, a nationallyContinue reading “2022 Kids Weekend”

East Avenue Sidewalk Repair

Hello neighbors! We’ve noticed sidewalk conditions are deteriorating along East Ave and Colchester Ave. Local businesses, Centennial Field, and UVM Medical Center drive a ton of pedestrian traffic in the area, and the hazards are especially challenging for seniors and neighbors with disabilities. The danger only increases during icy conditions, so we’re asking Burlington’s DepartmentContinue reading “East Avenue Sidewalk Repair”

East Avenue Traffic Calming

Burlington’s Department of Public Works (DPW) is proposing a traffic calming project for East Avenue in 2022. The city is asking the public for comments and feedback, and we are also hoping to schedule a public Zoom meeting with DPW within the next 2 weeks. Information about this meeting will be shared through Front PorchContinue reading “East Avenue Traffic Calming”

Winterlude 2022

Burlington’s Old East End Neighborhood Coalition is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Winterlude Festival to help you chase away those winter blues! Break the isolation of winter and visit Schmanska Park in a COVID-safe way. Enjoy outdoor activities throughout February including snowshoeing, sledding, cross-country skiing, nature walks, and a kid’s Story Walk®. We encourage everyone toContinue reading “Winterlude 2022”