For Vermont’s Technology Month, we’re posting about VDW’s contributions to the creative economy and tech community. We start with our work with Symfony, open source software that provides the architecture on which we build custom applications and websites. VDW’s staff are part of a global community of developers who contribute to the tools, documents, and software that powers the Symfony framework.
With spring comes trade show season in Vermont. We are gearing up for the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce’s Small Biz Summit on Wednesday, March 26th. Running from 8:30 am to 5 pm at the Sheraton in South Burlington, the day will be filled with workshops designed for small business owners. We will be among 40+ exhibitors who specialize in meeting the needs of small and medium sized businesses.
Giving thanks and honoring our Veterans. I want to tell you about veteran that I have come to know well over the last few years.
Vermont Design Works is proud to announce the return and our sponsorship of Wintervale 2013, with the first event Sunday, Jan. 6! With the recent snowfall, Intervale Center has forgotten all about “the winter that wasn’t” last year and is inviting everyone to attend this family friendly event. Come demo cross-country skis, snowshoes and skate skis while enjoying some great snacks and hot drinks will other awesome people.
Today’s post is inspired by an unexpected interaction I had on Twitter the other day with a company called Cutting Board USA. Out of the blue I received an email notification telling us that @cutting_board was now following Vermont Design Works on Twitter. These notifications aren’t unusual, but I’m always a little suspicious when they come from […]
The discovery of a suspicious “wiry” package at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offices in St. Albans led to the evacuation of more than 800 employees on Thursday before a hazmat team and bomb squad were brought in, fully equipped with a bomb-detecting robot that would prove to be the hero of the day. Without concern for its own safety, Vermont’s very own bomb robot neutralized the biggest threat known to mankind – a musical greet card – before emerging victoriously, holding the defused device high above its head. USA! USA! USA!
Were you one of the lucky few (like myself) who caught the “DockDogs Big Air” event at the Champlain Valley Fair back in 2010? If not, these archived articles from WCAX and the Williston Observer will provide a little background. DockDogs is essentially a competition for high/long flying dogs to show off their amazing talents […]
Tomorrow, Friday April 27, marks day 1 of the 2012 Vermont Restaurant Week. Restaurant Week is an 8 day event benefiting the Vermont Foodbank, featuring prix-fixe menus at over 80 restaurants across the Green Mountain State. Dinner prices range from $15 to $35 per person, with many restaurants offering $10 lunches specials. Make your reservations participating restaurants for any day April 27-May 4 and help a great cause while trying out some local eats.
GoLocalProv.com released the results of their 2012 “New England’s Best Cities” study on Tuesday, and 4 of the top 10 were in Vermont! – (Even though two of them aren’t even cities).