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Indoor Play–Beat the winter slog in the Berkshires with a game of trivia

If April is the cruelest month, as poet T.S. Eliot wrote, then March takes a close second as winter in the Berkshires makes its slow departure. As the snow wanes and it feels like the lawn at Tanglewood will never… Read More

Green Goddess–Energy efficiency and style make for a hip, healthy home

When Jill and Kevin Brenner were looking to downsize from their 6,000-square-foot farmhouse in Pound Ridge, their search had a narrow scope. The new location had to be a buildable lot within the Bedford/Pound Ridge community and preferably closer to… Read More

Silver Screen Circle–with Michael Douglas

The Jacob Burns Film Center annual Silver Screen Circle dinner was held at the Film Center. Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas (former Bedford resident) was the guest of honor. The evening started with Douglas and JBFC Board President Janet Maslin… Read More

John Jay Founders Dinner–with Martha Stewart

Friends of John Jay Homestead hosted its annual Founders Dinner benefiting the House Protection and Restoration Project for Bedford House on November 9, 2020. Bedford House is the home John Jay and his family lived in for the last three… Read More

Houses of worship find their place—and purpose—in today’s world

Some 130 houses of worship are found in the Berkshires. That may seem like a lot for a predominantly rural region with a declining population, but there were once many more. Among Catholic churches alone, upwards of ten have closed… Read More