This past weekend, I spent an evening at a couple of the art galleries and restaurants, in Great Barrington, and had a splendid night. The main reason for my being in Great Barrington that night, was to attend an artist's reception for local artist, Scott Taylor. His opening was at … Continue reading the story "A night in Great Barrington …"
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Today, I ventured to Pittsfield for the sole purpose of stopping into Naturally Catering & Takeout, the new place at Berkshire Organics. The owner is chef Aura Whitman, and she is the former owner of my favorite café in the Berkshires (which is now … Continue reading the story "A tasty lunch at Naturally Catering & Takeout"
This past weekend, I attended one of the Whitney Center for the Arts events, this one being a wonderful night of cabaret. Featuring singer and pianist, Ron Ramsay and singer, Samantha Talora, "Our Time" was a fabulous night of … Continue reading the story "“Our Time” cabaret night at the Whitney Center for the Arts"
I recently enjoyed a fabulous lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Café , in downtown Lee. I had only … Continue reading the story "Lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Cafe"
We are fortunate, in the Berkshires, to live in the land of abundant farms and people who are committed to healthy foods, as a way of life. In the summertime, it's easy to find fresh, local produce. There are farmer's markets, roadside stands, and if you don't garden yourself, you know someone who does, that will willingly supply … Continue reading the story "Natural Food Stores in the Berkshires"
Like many other things, the Berkshires were slow to welcome the frozen yogurt phenomenon to our area. Since it has arrived however, it has become a standard business in almost every big town in the county. They are all fine and well, I mean, who doesn't like yummy froyo with tons of tasty toppings piled on? But, out of all … Continue reading the story "Froyo heaven at Ayelada….."
Like most women, I am fickle about my hair. Of course, I am the opposite of most women, who visit hair stylists on a regular basis, and use products and implements to get their hair just right. I never used to cut my hair, it just grew to its natural state, and I loved it. I didn't color or style it any special way, it just … Continue reading the story "A visit to Peter Alvarez Salon in Lenox"
There was a time, that finding a good breakfast in the Berkshires was a pretty easy task for me. That was back when a fantastic café existed and I still ate dairy and eggs. The café was one of the few places in the county that you could get a delicious, gourmet(but still 'down home' tasting) meal for breakfast or lunch. Sadly, they closed last year, taking my main 'go … Continue reading the story "Finding a good breakfast in the Berkshires"
Last night, I made my way to the Whitney Center for the Arts(http://www.galleryw.org/), where they were hosting an evening of opera arias, set in a lovely informal atmosphere, such as would be found in the olden days of Mozart. The event is known as 'Opera Notte at the Whit', and plans to be a regular affair, bringing … Continue reading the story "A night of opera at the Whitney Center for the Arts"
This past weekend, I finally made my way to the Whitney Center for the Arts. The building is one of Pittsfield's latest additions to its arts scene, and I have been wanting to check out this new space. That chance came on Saturday, for local artist, Leo Mazzeo's, art show opening. His event, entitled … Continue reading the story "An artist’s reception at the Whitney Center for the Arts: Inspection and Introspection Redux"