My drive out to Kripalu in the Berkshires followed a typical weekday morning — coffee gulped, mad dash to the bus stop, a realization of forgotten library books. Then another mad dash to the school with the forgotten library books… read more.
By Stephen Jermanok It’s late on Friday afternoon and a small crowd has gathered at Mary’s Carrot Cake on Union Street. Today Mary McGinnis’s 27-ingredient carrot cake and addictive red velvet cupcakes take second billing to the art of Jackie Kearns, 26. The University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate is presenting a show of her latest [...]
What was once a fall getaway for urban dwellers fleeing the city, as evidenced by the hundreds of Gilded Age homes that are sprinkled throughout the idyllic New England town, Lenox, Mass., has become a year-round destination, particularly for weddings… read more.
Berkshires chefs descended upon Manhattan on Friday to present “The Berkshire Cure-All,” a multi-course dinner that celebrated the region’s commitment to preserving the bounty of the harvest season… read more.
It’s easy to see where America’s greatest illustrator took inspiration from as we pull into Stockbridge, a small, New England town in the Berkshires. Norman Rockwell, considered by many America’s most popular artist of the 20th century, made his home here in 1953. He became so attached to the community, he established a trust while [...]
Text by Mitchell Owens Photography courtesy of The Mount Hundreds of interior design books are published every year, from nitty-gritty how-to guides to lavish volumes that are the publishing world’s answer to lifetime achievement awards. But they all owe their existence to a pioneering guide that was all the rage in 1897: The Decoration of Houses, written by Edith [...]
The farm-to-table movement is getting a winter makeover. The Berkshires, known for its prolific farm-to-table movement, brings the region’s best chefs together for a one-night-only eating and drinking “cure-all” at the James Beard Foundation in New York City March 1… Read more.
We can’t pick just one city in the Berkshires as the most romantic because so many of are worthy of the title. In July and August, venture up to Tanglewood (the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra) in the quiet town of Lenox to soak up the sweet melodies of the BSO… read more.
In fairy tales, being locked in a tower generally meant your stepmother had some serious issues with you. But in these five hotels, gaining access to the tower suite means you may very well lock yourselves in and refuse to leave… read more.
ACHIEVEMENTS IN ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND SCIENCES CELEBRATED WITH 2013 COMMONWEALTH AWARDS (BOSTON, MA)— The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) today announced the winners of the 2013 Commonwealth Awards, honoring exceptional achievement in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The Commonwealth Awards will be presented Tuesday, February 19 during a Massachusetts State House ceremony. The winners include: Achievement: [...]