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LENOX — Shakespeare & Company's new artistic director, Allyn Burrows, didn't look like a man on the run when he walked into Haven Cafe and Bakery on a sunny morning in July, ordered a glorious morning muffin and a coffee and sat down at … more
PITTSFIELD — Does the "naked burrito" count as a culinary innovation? After all, it's just a burrito, unpacked. But oh, what a little marvel it is here at Dottie's Coffee Lounge, a beany, ricey feast that leaps ahead by going backward, its … more
Appalachian Trail hikers are a familiar sight in Berkshire County, where the trail cuts through many of the towns, running for 90 miles through the county. Wearing backpacks, carrying walking sticks or trekking poles, sporting long hair and beards … more
PITTSFIELD — On a muggy Saturday morning, 56-year-old Karen McIntyre turned her back to an unoccupied swimming pool at the base of Bousquet Mountain and pounced on a boulder near the water's perimeter. After minutes of quizzical looks at the … more
WEST STOCKBRIDGE — For eminent pianist Emanuel Ax — "Manny" to one and all — this is an especially sweet Berkshires summer.For the first time, he has cleared his concert schedule, except for several performances at Tanglewood, so … more
Many residents of Pittsfield and nearby towns will spend a hot summer day by the water at Burbank Park orwalk their dog at Clapp Park. But did you know that Pittsfield is home to 31 public parks ranging in size from 0.1 to 246 acres? Located all … more
There's a mysterious quality to New England and Tony Dunne has spent the last five years chronicling that in "New England Legends" on PBS with author Jeff Belanger. Now the show — and the region's creepy weirdness— are getting a wider … more
STOCKBRIDGE — The Red Lion Inn is a grand dame of hostelry; the kind of welcoming, centuries old establishment — it's been around since 1773 — that's not so easy to find these days. more
Pack up the beach toys, swim trunks and lunch! Summer is finally here and it’s time to take advantage by spending some time in the sun at one of Berkshire County’s many beaches. These local treasures are dispersed throughout the county with each offering its own unique atmosphere and amenities. Not sure where the nearest beach to you is located? Looking for a large swimming area? Hoping to explore new places? Not to worry. This comprehensive guide to every public beach in the Berkshires will help answer all of your questions. Use this guide as a place to start, and maybe you’ll find a new favorite spot! more
PITTSFIELD — How to get off on the wrong foot with Alex Reczkowski: Haul out a library cliche. Worse, apply it to the Berkshire Athenaeum, where he recently completed his first year as director.The pancake batter hadn't hit the grill. more
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