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: As vaccination rates rise, Vermonters are contemplating a return to "normal" life in the not-too-distant future. Eva Sollberger checked in with locals, tourists and college students in downtown Burlington about their pandemic experiences and anxieties.
Stuck in Vermont: Cat lover Alexis Dexter helps felines find furever homes through Kitty Korner Café in Barre. Vermont's only cat café lets customers meet kitties and possibly bring them home: More than 150 have been adopted since the business opened last August.
Stuck in Vermont: Like many older Vermonters, Gốc Văn Trần, 93, has spent the last year isolated from family and friends. On Tuesday, he got his second vaccination for COVID-19 at the Winooski Armory. His five children and 11 grandchildren in Vermont are excited to see more of him soon.
Stuck in Vermont: Every week, chef Jonathan Davis bakes 80 to 100 pies for customers of his Pie Society. Eva joined Jonathan for pie prep at the Davis Studio in South Burlington to hear about his longtime love of the buttery nine-inch pastries.
Stuck in Vermont: Over the past three winters, Burlington painter Katharine Montstream has been dipping regularly into icy Lake Champlain. Eva followed along on a few swims and visited Montstream's Soda Plant studio to learn about the connection between her two pastimes.
Stuck in Vermont: Childhood friends Bob Brosseau, Dan Parot and Mike Lemieux started the only Vermont chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace in 2019. The nonprofit builds beds for kids who need them. Its simple mission: "No kid sleeps on the floor in our town."
Stuck in Vermont: Walk off the beaten path in snow-covered woods in Westford with Eva and hunter Mike Frisbie, who identifies animal tracks and scat. Frisbie has 11 cameras set up along a two-mile loop and shares his footage of deer, fox, otters and coyotes online.
Stuck in Vermont: Vermonters share their memories of 2020, a unique year none of us will ever forget. Eva checks in with some old friends from the series, remembers those we lost and sees some young kids grow up. Wishing you health and happiness in the New Year!