Great Barrington — In New York Times bestselling author Aimee Molloy‘s newly released thriller “Goodnight Beautiful,” a husband and wife move to upstate New York; the husband, Sam, a therapist, relocates his practice to a home office, where his wife, Annie, overhears everything from a vent u…
Forget everything you've been told about Russian food: That it's bland; that it's heavy; that it's fattening; that it's just meat and potatoes.
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Did Marie-Antoinette really say, “Let them eat cake?” Probably not those words, exactly. Did Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk who lived in the Champagne region of France in the late 1600s, invent the sparkling wine we often toast with? According to Maryann Tebben, professor of French at Bard…
“In the Woods” by Tana French. This is the first of French’s Dublin Murder Squad series, adapted into a television series by BBC One and Starz. “In the Woods” isn’t my favorite French so far, (that would be “The Likeness”) but it is one of the eeriest, and the book that started it all. Detec…
If you're looking for a "how-to" guide for saving a historic house of worship, you won't find what you're looking for in "Historic Houses of Worship in Peril: Conserving Their Place in American Life."
Early on in the deliciously twisty “Goodnight Beautiful,” one of the main characters, a charismatic guy who we’re getting the sense is being stalked by a fan, is reading Stephen King’s “Misery.”
Laura van den Berg’s most recent collection of short stories, “I Hold a Wolf by the Ears,” which was published in July, was named a “best summer read” by The New York Times, Time Magazine, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar and Entertainment Weekly. But if you’re expecting to catch the Florida native …
Light and fluffy, bursting with tart cider flavor, and boasting an undeniable cinnamon-sugar aroma: Cider doughnuts are a fall staple at apple orchards and farm stands everywhere. But these sweet beauties are not just the stuff of day-trip dreams. They’re achievable at home with this flexibl…
I love Thanksgiving. As someone who loves to cook, it’s my favorite holiday. Notwithstanding the difficult facts about the early history of our country and the false mythology that evolved around it, I feel a special sense of gratitude when we gather for a special meal with an extended group…
Hours after eating Thanksgiving dinner, my craving begins for the most anticipated part of the feast, the turkey sandwich. I love it all, but I love the leftover turkey sandwich most.
By leaning in to the change of pace that this year presents, it becomes that much easier to make the most of this unique Thanksgiving at home — and maybe even make it a holiday to remember.
Hi, my name is Lindsey, and I'm addicted to kitchen gadgets and appliances.
A good friend recently came to visit, bearing one of my all-time favorite guilty pleasures — a bag full of old cookbooks, cook booklets and magazine clippings collected by her mom.
STOCKBRIDGE — For the last three decades, Stockbridge residents and visitors have been gathering on the town’s Main Street on the first weekend of December, re-creating Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting “Home for Christmas (Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas), 1967.”
STOCKBRIDGE — Eric Hill’s stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” has been creating winter holiday memories for theatergoing families each year since it bowed at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Unicorn Theatre in 2006.
NatureWatch columnist Thom Smith answers reader's questions about the types of squirrels seen in the fall and winter; the ash borer and how to draw birds to heated bird baths.
LONDON — Britain’s culture minister thinks the Netflix TV series “The Crown” should come with a disclaimer: It’s a work of fiction.
LOS ANGELES — George Clooney is just like us, maybe. The star said he does his own haircuts with a device famously touted in infomercials.
Remember “The Croods”? It’s understandable if the answer is a “sure, kinda?” The 2013 animated film about a cave family in a fictional prehistoric era featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman was pretty enjoyable, made a decent amount of money and e…
It's a demonstrably difficult task to find a comic screen partner worthy of standing opposite Melissa McCarthy, so you have to appreciate “Superintelligence" for throwing in the towel.
Who we are with our parents and who we are in a romantic relationship can seem like different people.
NEW YORK — “No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding.
NEW YORK — Kaley Cuoco knew she wanted to turn Chris Bohjalian’s best-selling novel “The Flight Attendant’ into a TV series when the book caught her eye online.
SEOUL — K-pop band BTS has earned its first Grammy nomination, a long-awaited feat for the South Korean act that has been reshaping the global pop landscape with record-breaking songs and well-mobilized fans.
Chadwick Boseman surges onto the screen as fast-talking trumpeter Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” like a man on an electrified tightrope -- balancing precariously between hope and cynicism, humor and sadness, joy and pain, and love and hate.