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A night in Great Barrington …

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by
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Railroad Street, Great BarringtonThis 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 …"

A tasty lunch at Naturally Catering & Takeout

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by
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naturally catering and takeoutToday, 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"

“Our Time” cabaret night at the Whitney Center for the Arts

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by
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'Our Time' at the Whitney Center for the ArtsThis 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"

Lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Cafe

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by
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Starving Artist Cafe and CreperieStarving Artist Cafe and CreperieStarving Artist Creperie and CafeI 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"

Natural Food Stores in the Berkshires

Posted on: March 20th, 2014 by
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Fresh ProduceWe 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"

Froyo heaven at Ayelada…..

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by
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ayelada 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….."

A visit to Peter Alvarez Salon in Lenox

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by
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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"

Finding a good breakfast in the Berkshires

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by
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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"

A night of opera at the Whitney Center for the Arts

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014 by
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Opera NotteLast 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"

An artist’s reception at the Whitney Center for the Arts: Inspection and Introspection Redux

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by
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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"