Seven Days senior multimedia producer Eva Sollberger launched her award-winning "Stuck in Vermont" web video series in 2007. Her videos have been viewed by millions. She appears every other Friday on WCAX at 6:30pm.
Stuck in Vermont: Between March and August of this year, Mark Santosusso visited all 100 covered bridges in Vermont on his motorcycle, a 2000 Honda Nighthawk 750. Eva Sollberger met up with him at the Holmes Creek Covered Bridge in Charlotte to hear about his adventures.
Stuck in Vermont: The creemee tour returns! This year, Eva Sollberger visited the Dairy Creme and Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks in Montpelier. Both family-run spots attract locals and tourists alike. Dairy Creme is open through September 12, and Morse Farm offers the sweet stuff year-round.
Stuck in Vermont: The South End and the Old and New North Ends are Burlington's best-known neighborhoods. Looking to break into that group is the newly christened Old East End. Eva Sollberger visits nearby Greenmount Cemetery with a neighborhood volunteer who's been cleaning its headstones during the pandemic.
Over the last five decades, sculptor Leslie Fry has been experimenting with a variety of mediums and art forms. Her work has been exhibited around the world and locally. Recently, Fry’s career has been chronicled in a new book featuring text by art historian William Lipke.
Benjamin Lerner is a musician with an unusual sound. A classical pianist, he also raps about his experiences in recovery from addiction. His debut album, Clean, was produced by Old Mill Road Recording, an East Arlington studio run by music producer, publisher and doctor Joshua Sherman.
Family reunions are extra sweet this summer, especially for nursing home residents. Eva Sollberger recently visited Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing in Berlin, where two families reunited beneath a tent in the yard. There were many hugs and plenty of tears.
Storyteller Ferene Paris Meyer is the subject of "Ferene Existing While Black," a new mural by Tanya Talamante and Cynthia Cagle; it will be unveiled Saturday during Burlington's Juneteenth Celebration. Cynthia and Ferene talked with Eva Sollberger about their friendship and artistic collaboration.
Founders Hall is the oldest building on the Colchester campus of Saint Michael's College. Rather than spend millions renovating the four-story brick edifice, the school has decided to take it down and repurpose many of the materials. Eva toured the partially picked-over building and learned about its history.