Jennifer Huberdeau is The Eagle's features editor. Prior to The Eagle, she worked at The North Adams Transcript. She is a 2021 Rabkin Award Winner, 2020 New England First Amendment Institute Fellow and a 2010 BCBS Health Care Fellow.
In the 1800s, public mourning rather than private grieving was a way of life. Victorian social etiquette laid down strict social rules for mourning, from the clothing worn to the length of time individuals observed mourning customs. An exhibit, "Lifting the Veil: Mourning in the Berkshires" by the Berkshire County Historical Society at Arrowhead, examines mourning practices in the Berkshires.
Waking up in the middle is a common problem. Even more common of a problem is not being able to fall back to sleep right away. "Midnight Meditations" provides 150 meditations to help you get back to sleep.
The path to happiness begins with a good morning routine. And the best morning routine, author Molly Burford says, is a reflective journaling process: "it's only 5 minutes — that's 300 seconds — all about you."
That's the motto at the Eastern States Exposition where the 105th edition of The Big E is in full swing. The fifth largest fair in North America opened its gates Friday, welcoming in visitors from across New England and the Northeast. The fair, which welcomed over 1.6 million visitors in 2019, runs through Oct. 3.
Wondering what you should stand in line for at The Big E this year? And what to pass by? We did a deep-dive on this year's new food offerings and have a list of hits and misses for you to check out before heading to the fair ...
ArtWeek Berkshires, countywide event, running Sept. 16 to 26, will celebrate creativity — art, music, dance, theater, craf, writing, film, ceramics and more — with open studios, special events and art shows.
"There are over 100 events to date, so it should be a jam packed 10 days in the Berkshires," Lindsey Schmid, vice president of tourism and marketing for 1Berkshire, said in an email. "Come on out and discover that #creativityliveshere. This is a great opportunity to spend time on one or more of our many towns that you may not have visited in awhile."
When Pittsfield's leaders decided to raze the original meeting house in 1793, architect Charles Bulfinch was called in to design it. The city …
Not ready to make another round of salsa just yet, I decided to scroll through my Instagram photos from last year to jog my memory of what I was making with tomatillos this time last year. Turns out, I was making a tomatillo guacamole that I was topping just about everything with.
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire County’s premiere hostess Dorinda Medley will help kick off Hancock Shaker Village’s annual Food for Thought dinner ser…