Restaurants Pittsfield, MA Article by Dave Read. Pittsfield, MA is home to a growing number of restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, pizzerias, taverns and bars as it continues to re-position itself from being seen as a manufacturing hub to being seen as a cultural destination and center of the Berkshires tourism industry. It is the largest… read more
Photos of Springside Park in Pittsfield, MA Photos of Springside Park in Pittsfield, MA on June 15, 2013. We were surprised to see several lilac trees still in full bloom; lilac season having come and gone back home in Lenox! The Hebert Arboretum is located there, amid 231 acres of meadows, woodlands, rolling hills, streams,… read more
March 25, 2016 Article by Dave Read Pittsfield hotels are popular with people visiting the Berkshires because of its central location. It is home to many cultural organizations including Arrowhead, the Herman Melville homestead, where the great novel Moby Dick was written. The Colonial Theatre is now run by the Berkshire Theatre Group, an outgrowth… read more
Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Bicycling in the Berkshires is getting better for visitors and locals because of the development by the MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation of the The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, which is overseen locally by the Berkshire Bike Path Council. Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) and the Berkshire Bike path Council (BBPC) help… read more
How to get to the Berkshires Here are inks for local and regional public transportation depots and stops, plus where to get Peter Pan bus and Amtrak train schedules and tickets: how to get to the Berkshires. Pittsfield, Mass. is the largest city in the Berkshires with a population of 42,931 in 2007, which is… read more
Berkshire Museum schedules PechaKucha Night june 14 Berkshire Museum schedules PechaKucha Night in Western Massachusetts on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at 7 p.m. This worldwide event features a series of presentations, each consisting of 20 slides shown for 20 seconds each, totaling a talking time of 6 minutes, 40 seconds. The goal is to bring… read more
Featured on the Hancock Shaker Village sschedule for summer 2012 is A Promising Venture, based on photographs cataloging Shaker furniture, architecture, and craft, by Noel Vicentini
Berkshire Museum’s 2012 schedule includes theatre programs with Berkshire Actors theatre and Barrington Stage Youth theatre and an exhibition of large-scale photographs by members of the Berkshire Museum Camera Club.
Herman Melville’s Arrowhead 2012 summer schedule include multi-site exhibitions and events called The Melville Trail and Call Me Melville plus a public reading of Moby Dick.
Movie theatres in the Berkshires Article by Dave Read. There are dozens of movies playing in the Berkshires on any given day, ranging from the latest Hollywood blockbuster which can be seen at the mall, to the cutting-edge film and art cinema, foreign, and otherwise unusual movie available at theatres in Williamstown, Pittsfield, and Great… read more
Berkshire Actors Theatre 2012 summer schedule Berkshire Actors Theatre was founded in 2011 by Clover Bell-Devaney to produce “intimate character-driven plays using Berkshire-based professional talent to provide our audiences with a fresh and dynamic take on the best modern works of our time.” The company’s 2012 plays will be presented on the Little Cinema stage… read more
The summer 2012 schedule of events and performances at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield includes The Chris Robinson Brotherhood along with special guests Sarah Lee and Johnny on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:30pm. Colonial Theatre 2012 summer calendar Raekwon, Opening Act: Nostalgia – Wednesday, June 13 – 7:30pm The Chris Robinson Brotherhood – w/ guests… read more