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Archive for ‘August 2011’

A Gastronomic Mountain Bike Tour

A Gastronomic Mountain Bike Tour Through Vermont And Quebec’s Eastern Townships  It finally happened. After 5 years of intense, year-round classes during which time she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, my sweetheart Susan was done with studying! No more books and papers spread all over the dining room table, no more alarms going

Today’s Travel; Kate Maxwell of discusses last-minute summer getaways

This morning on TODAY’S TRAVEL, Labor Day deals. If you thought you missed the boat on planning your last hurrah this summer, think again. Kate Maxwell is editor-in-chief of She’s scoured the Web to find some terrific last-minute getaways. QUINTANILLA: And Kate, good morning to you. Ms. KATE MAXWELL: Good morning, Carl. QUINTANILLA: One

Sport Meets Art in a New-to-Vermont Photo Competition

Green Mountain Showdown, Saturday, August 27, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; photographers’ slide shows begin at 7:45 p.m. Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe. $25; $40 with meal. Wherever there are athletes, artists are often nearby — photographers, that is — even when there’s no race. That’s certainly the case in the burgeoning sport of mountain biking, and

Green Mt. Showdown down to wire

It’s time for the Green Mountain Showdown, the first photo competition in Vermont dedicated to all facets of mountain biking. And, it culminates in Stowe. The showdown, organized by Mountain Bike Vermont, is an opportunity for Northeastern photographers to showcase their talents. Five professional photographers have been selected by a judging panel and have until

MTB Photo Comp Debuts in Vermont

New England’s Inaugural MTB Photo Comp Set for August 27 Vermont’s first-annual Green Mountain Showdown will wrap up at the end of this month, but the competition is already well underway. All this month five competing photographers will be combing this rugged New England state to create their visual interpretation of the competition’s organizing theme:

100 on 100 will start in Stowe

Stowe is the starting point for the 100 on 100 Relay, a team-based distance running experience scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13 Teams run a total of 100 miles, following Route 100. The first wave of racers will start at sunrise at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe; others will soon follow. The finish line is at