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Third Thursday: ‘Art and Industry,' increased police presence, on display

08/22/2014 07:31 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD -- Threatening showers dampened attendance for August's version of Third Thursday for all but those wearing badges.
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  • At Tanglewood: Pops goes the ‘Wizard' - 08/22/2014 08:09 AM EDT
    Thom Smith: Herons hunt on more than just water

    08/22/2014 02:06 PM EDT

    Q: We live in South Lee and our back lawn slopes down to the Housatonic River. Every year we see a blue heron wade in the river and fly along the river. It is a lovely sight. For the last week or so, the heron has been walking into our yard and the neighbors. Yesterday, he was very near the house. He/she is almost stalking in the garden area. I watched for an hour yesterday and he did not make a move. What could be causing this behavior? -- Irene, South Lee Full Story

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    Western MA Beer Fest pours it on for beer lovers

    08/20/2014 08:05 AM EDT
    DALTON -- Hundreds of craft beer connoisseurs from around the Northeast are expected to descend on Dalton on Saturday afternoon, putting their taste buds to the test for a good cause. 
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    Cheesy no-fry fries transform zucchini
    08/20/2014 08:07 AM EDT - Those darn zucchini! There's an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp. Full Story

    Maggy Button: Sweet memories from childhood candy cravings
    08/20/2014 08:08 AM EDT - I was working at my part-time job at a local market last week when I noticed customers coming through the check-out line with something I hadn't seen in decades and thought had long since ceased to exist -- Bonomo's Turkish Taffy. Full Story

    Creamsicle remade as pie
    08/20/2014 07:57 AM EDT - Let's get one thing clear -- I am not proud of this recipe. And if it weren't so ridiculously good, I'd be too humiliated to share it. Full Story

    Fresh corn adds sunny side to dinner omelet
    08/13/2014 08:44 AM EDT - For the first couple weeks of corn season, my family is content to eat plain old corn on the cob day after day. Full Story

    Raw corn off the cob adds fresh flavor
    08/13/2014 08:43 AM EDT - For most of us, piping hot, slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt really is the best way to enjoy corn on the cob. Full Story

    Make summer entertaining easy
    08/13/2014 09:09 AM EDT - When it comes to summer entertaining, it's not hard to impress. But it's easy to get yourself in over your head trying to do so. Full Story

    Tanglewood Wine and Food Classic: Berkshires to shine at festival
    08/06/2014 12:11 PM EDT - LENOX -- The scenic summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will belong to your taste buds this weekend. Full Story

    Farm-fresh finds: Using up summer's bounty? Easy as pie
    08/06/2014 09:40 AM EDT - My favorite time of year is high summer, the time of overwhelming harvest. Full Story

    Maggy Button: Tag sale finds and summer surprises
    08/06/2014 08:42 AM EDT - The last few weeks, my son, David, and I have spent Saturday mornings going to tag sales in the area. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

    Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”