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National Geographic: Driving the Berkshire Mountains, January 2014

View more gorgeous photos taken in the Berkshires for National Geographic Magazine – click HERE for more.  

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Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative: Diane Pearlman to be honored by IMAGINE Magazine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 10, 2014 Media contact: Rebecca Barrow 413 528 4223; Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative’s Diane Pearlman to be honored by IMAGINE Magazine [Pittsfield, MA]—The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative is pleased to announce that its Executive Director, Diane Pearlman, was selected to receive an “Imaginnaire” Award at IMAGINE Magazine’s 2014 […]

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Pittsfield To Launch Citywide Celebration of Industry

Sunday, November 17, 2013 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — First it was a celebration of game of baseball’s roots in the city. Then it was the city’s most known author, Herman Melville. Now, the city’s Cultural Development director is preparing to launch a massive, citywide celebration of industry. The city accepted a $20,000 grant on Tuesday from […]

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Senate Approves Downing’s Heart-Healthy Bills

Downing at the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Heart on the Hill Day at the State House in June. Friday, November 15, 2013BOSTON — The state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved two heart-healthy bills sponsored by Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield. The bills are S.1008, an act relative to newborn pulse oximetry screenings for congenital heart […]

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Patrick Announces Funds For Pittsfield Common, Streetscape

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Gov. Deval Patrick announced nearly $4 million in funding on Tuesday to finish major infrastructure improvements in the city. Patrick announced an additional $1.7 million in grants to complete the First Street Common project — providing the funding to finish it a year ahead of schedule and with all of […]

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Patrick Triples Investment in Cultural Facilities Fund

Tuesday, November 12. 2013 STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Public funding for the state’s cultural institutions will reach a new high next year, as the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund triples its output. Gov. Deval Patrick announced that the commonwealth will allocate $15 million in capital funds to the Cultural Facilities Fund in 2014 during a press conference […]

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Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board Officers and Members

Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board Officers and Members   October 8, 2013 Stockbridge, MA —Norman Rockwell Museum welcomed new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during the Museum’s annual meeting held on September 20, 2013. Anne H. Morgan was elected to the office of Chairman of the Board of Trustees, assuming the […]

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Berkshire Chamber President Michael Supranowicz Leaving Post

  From The Berkshire Eagle By Tony Dobrowolski October 18, 2013 PITTSFIELD — Michael Supranowicz is leaving his leadership positions at the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce and 1Berkshire Strategic Alliance to take a job with Hillcrest Educational Centers. Supranowicz is the president and CEO of the Berkshire Chamber and COO of 1Berkshire, the county’s leading […]

Comments Off Continue Reading → Blueblood Vacations: The Most Extravagant Trips in the U.S.A., July 2013

The latest remake of “The Great Gatsby” reminds us how extravagant American vacations can be. But a lot has changed since the Roaring Twenties. Champagne and caviar in a posh private railcar or trans-Atlantic sailing on a luxury liner are no longer gold standards when it comes to living large… read more.

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New York Post: Home Want fancy? Try Mass appeal, June 2013

Airlines are having it tough. Economy’s tough. You want to visit the Galapagos, the Outback, the Gobi, the Alps? Looking to freeze your tickets off in Siberia? Save your baht. Stuff your drachmas. Shove your liras, pfennigs and moth-eaten euros. See America. Turn into history. Drive three hours to the Northeast’s land of great estates […]

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