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Info on Berkshire restaurants–who’s open for takeout and delivery

This is the latest information of restaurants open for pickup and delivery in the Berkshires. Check here regularly for updates, and please email us at editorial@berkshiremag.com for any changes and comments that you may have. Thank you for your help… Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) info links for the Berkshires

We are sharing some resources to best address your questions and concerns, and to keep you updated on what is happening. If you’re looking to support local restaurants, we have compiled a list of all of the restaurants doing delivery… Read More

Who is the Berkshires’ “Man of Stone”?

A century and more ago, a great many Berkshire structures were built with locally quarried marble, and the elements have now sometimes eroded even the hardest varieties. Faced with crumbling stone, property owners need a combination artist and engineer, a… Read More

The Filomena–The devil (and the beauty) is in the detail of an Italianate mansion

On the day that Nick Spain and Michael Bolognino began restoring an aging, magnificent house, they didn’t think about how daunting the job would be. They just kept going. In the span of more than two years, they were learning… Read More

In all Good Conscience–Investors strive to make a difference

When Time magazine named 17-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg its 2019 Person of the Year, it validated young people across the world who demanded action on climate change. Last year’s massive global climate strike, inspired by the Thunberg-led “school strikes… Read More

Don’t Leave the Light on–ways to save energy and money

Lindsey and Andreas Schmid are keen on keeping their carbon footprint small. On a recent rainy day, I stood in the basement of their 1885 farmhouse and watched the electric meter spin backward. The couple is striving for net-zero consumption—defined… Read More

The Donkeyman–Author Kevin O’Hara found himself by way of Ireland and a donkey

Why, look. Over there. It’s none other than Kevin O’Hara, the Donkeyman himself, hoisting a pint of Guinness at Patrick’s Pub. Do you know Kevin? Come. Meet him. The unofficial bard of the Berkshires, a self-described “knuckle-headed romantic,” was given… Read More

Year-Round Sound–Well-known musicians in the Berkshire

Contrary to public opinion, you don’t have to wait for summer to experience live musical performances in the Berkshires. Those who stay put in the county come winter through Memorial Day are fortunate to have an abundance of musical talent… Read More

Tanglewood Flourishes–A diverse lineup draws thousands to the new TLI

On a clear night, the sun sets behind a hundred-year-old oak tree. From inside this new concert hall, the audience can look west into the massive branches and out across the Tanglewood campus. The space is an open room of… Read More

Nexus of Innovation

The angular steel structure perched at the southern edge of the William Stanley Business Park in Pittsfield has been quietly looming for over 12 months. It’s not so quiet anymore, though. Contractors put the finishing touches on the Berkshire Innovation Read More
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