At the Chef's Shop in Great Barrington, located at 31 Railroad St., not only is the store colorfully supplied with artisan kitchenware for the budding chef or the culinary professional, but they offer a high-end selection of culinary basics at a reasonable price, especially for those living on a tight budget (like myself!). Right now, […]
GREAT BARRINGTON—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center recently received grants totally $114,000 in support of its 2019 community outreach and inclusion efforts. Funders include the Feigenbaum Foundation, the Town of Great Barrington’s Community Preservation Act program, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s Arts Build Community initiative with funding from the ...
By Hannah Shirley GREAT BARRINGTON — Unlike Sir Isaac Newton, who is said to have found inspiration for his theory of gravity with the fall of a single apple, Jay Weintraub and Mark Lefenfeld were inspired by the fall of many apples. More specifically, the mess made by the fall of many apples. “I started […]
NEW MARLBOROUGH — Gedney Farm will host a "Beer Dinner" with Great Falls Brewing Company of Canaan CT, on June 1 at 6 p.m. Showcasing a menu prepared by Gedney Farm Executive Chef, Ryan McLaughlin, diners will enjoy fresh, locally sourced foods, cooked “al fresco” on Gedney Farm’s outdoor Argentine Grill and wood-fired oven. The […]
STOCKBRIDGE — As an entity that flourishes on growth, Berkshire Botanical Garden is no stranger to development. But with a nearly 5-acre land acquisition, programming opportunities continue to sprout. Earlier this year, the garden purchased 4.8 acres of undeveloped fields and woodlands on the east side of West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge from its longtime ...
STOCKBRIDGE — A lot can change over the course of 50 years. In the U.S. in 1969, the average cost for a gallon of milk was $1.10, television series Sesame Street first debuted and Apollo 11 launched the first men on the moon. During the same time in Stockbridge, the reopening of one venue has […]
GREAT BARRINGTON — A military couple is channeling their sweet side. For Steven and Trent Kinney, their story began while they were stationed together in Afghanistan. The couple have used their attention for detail and leadership as captains in the 10th Mountain Division of U.S. Army piloting Apache helicopters and leading teams, but are now […]
By Emily ThurlowHOUSATONIC — It’s no longer curtains for a Park Street mill. Under the direction of wife and husband artists, Jamie and Asher Israelow, the former production facility for window treatment and home decor firm Housatonic Curtain Co. is in the process of becoming a shared creative workspace. After six decades, the curtain company […]
LEE — Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing recently achieved a new milestone of 100 employees. Based here, the biopharmaceutical firm was established in 2014 with a focus on contract manufacturing of sterile drugs in pre-clinical and clinical phases for companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing (BSM) began ...
LENOX — A Berkshire-based retailer is breathing new life in a longtime vacant space. Carr Hardware, which celebrated its 90th anniversary last year, announced that it plans to open its seventh location in The Center at Lenox, Located on Pittsfield Road. The Center is already home to several other businesses, including, Berkshire Bank, CVS, Marshalls, […]
MONTEREY — The Bidwell House Museum, the Berkshires’ early American history museum, announced its 2019 season program, featuring a series of events focused on life in the Berkshires and New England in the eighteenth century along with a Country Fair and two concerts. The museum will open for the season on Memorial Day and it […]
GREAT BARRINGTON - In an alcohol industry that’s constantly evolving, one local package store is rolling with the times. There’s no shortage of challenges facing independently-owned package stores, said Massachusetts Package Store Association Executive Director Rob Mellion. There’s the proliferation of cannabis stores and craft breweries, a statewide crackdown on ...