Three and a half years ago, Jessi Travers had a vision — she wanted to open a store with a charitable mission. Unlimited Potential, which opened last May, carries maternity to tween styles with a seemingly endless amount of new and gently-used clothing options.Read More
Nick Grandchamp is hoping to recapture a piece of his childhood, and he wants to bring Rutland with him.
Grandchamp, 31, took a break from work Tuesday to play a game of Asteroids. The game is one of several featured in an exhibit he is setting up at the former Stoplight Bar space on West Street — a six-week event opening Sunday and organized by Art Is Vital.Read More
In a time where kids chose to go to high school or work, Joseph “Pip” Muscatello chose work. Pip started out in the barber industry when he was only 13 years old as a “lather and shave” employee when downtown Rutland had 17 barber shops — with red and white barber poles lining every corner.Read More
In a time where we don’t know what goes into most of the food we eat, Hand Carved by Ernie provides you with the peace of mind knowing that nothing is processed, and it’s a difference you can taste.Read More
Food trucks have become popular over the last few years and three of them parked in Rutland Sunday brought out hundreds to enjoy the food and get a shot at appearing on a Food Network show.Read More
Second grade students from Northeast and Northwest Primary Schools visited local businesses with handmade valentines in Downtown Rutland on Thursday morning. Working with the Downtown Rutland Partnership, teachers led students to The Bookmobile, Kelvans, Ruff Life Coffee and the Rutland Area Food Co-op.Read More
Art Is Vital presents “Experience the Wow!” 150 visual/word dioramas by Lou Scott, through Jan. 31, at The B&G Gallery, 74 Merchants Row in Rutland. Gallery hours are: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; for information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Buy tickets now for Kashmir: The Live Led Zeppelin Experience on Stage at The Paramount Theatre on Saturday, January 19th at 8pm.Read More
Stores around the state are wrapping up the holiday season and for many local, independent businesses, 2018 came bearing income a-plenty for local businesses.Read More
Halloween fanatics, many dressed for the occasion, fill the streets of downtown Rutland to see the Pumpkin Royalty, skeletons dancing about the streets, and the final unveiling of top secret floats at the Halloween Parade each year.
This year the 59th Halloween Parade will be held Oct. 27, 2018.Read More
The former Sabby’s building has a new owner who intends to finish renovations but does not plan to operate it himself.
J.R. Bullock, co-owner of Olivia’s Market, closed on the long-vacant downtown restaurant for $200,000 earlier this month and plans to complete the stalled renovations within a month’s time.Read More
At the recently opened Center Street Marketplace, Steve Peters, the partnership's executive director, and Nikki Hindman, marketing and events coordinator, set up a booth and, using colorful balloons, directed people to learn about more than a dozen new businesses in the downtowRead More
The Downtown Rutland Sculpture Trail hopes to celebrate this history with a series of about ten sculptures which will be created over the next 4-5 years. Organized by Rutland Blooms, the works are being carved in marble by artists at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland.Read More
After 10 years, roughly $1.4 million and several redesigns, the Center Street Alley project officially concluded Tuesday with a ribbon cutting on what the city has officially named the Center Street Marketplace Park. The former alley is now a patch of grass surrounded by new sidewalk, lights and a fence, with the “Stone Legacy” marble statue in the corner.Read More
Downtown Rutland's Street Party & Sidewalk Sales returned to Center Street and Merchants Row last weekend with over 50 vendors, food trucks, activities, live music and a pop-up beach on August 4th, 2018.Read More