A brief peek at the ‘why’ of berkshiregirl

Posted on: August 17th, 2014 by

When I started my berkshiregirl blog and Facebook page, I was doing it for my own entertainment.  I have a huge love and fascination for the Berkshires and I’m currently in the process of writing a book based on the Berkshires.  So, I am always learning new tidbits and historical facts, and of course, I like [Read the full story …]

A lifetime love for East Side Pizza.

Posted on: August 3rd, 2014 by
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I’m sure that longtime residents of the Berkshires have their favorite ‘go-to’ pizza places, and I am definitely one of those people.  There are several that I think make pretty tasty pies, but there are only two in the county that I love enough to suggest to people looking for a delicious pizza.  One of my favorites [Read the full story …]

Berkshiregirl reviews the most luxurious Berkshire Blanket ever!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2014 by
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In my wide circle of friends and family, I am well known for my love of the Berkshire Blanket company.  I have purchased several of their blankets and sheet sets over the years, for myself, and as gifts for others.  Last year, when they presented me with an opportunity to be one of their ‘Comfort Connoisseurs'(basically, a product [Read the full story …]

Berkshire County’s newest aerial adventure park is amazing!

Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by
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A new aerial adventure park is opening soon in the Berkshires, and this Berkshiregirl got a sneak peek last week!  I have done basic aerial courses in the past, and have seen the different aerial parks around the county, so I was wondering if I would find anything unique at this new place, Ramblewild.  Little did I [Read the full story …]

Himala Salt for this Berkshiregirl, Please!

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by
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I recently received an assortment of products from HimalaSalt .  I have used Himalayan salts before, but never this brand, so I was excited to try them out.  Everyone knows how much I love local products, so I was hoping that I would love these, so I could share another great Berkshire product on my site. [Read the full story …]

Berkshiregirl talks with Noel Prophet, of ‘Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few’.

Posted on: May 23rd, 2014 by

The other day, I was in a local coffee shop, and happened to run into Noel Prophet, a local musician and actor. We both had some free time, so I was able to sit with him over a cup of coffee, where I found out more about his new project, Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few. For those of you not [Read the full story …]

berkshiregirl visits On a Roll Cafe & Catering Co.

Posted on: May 4th, 2014 by

The other day, I found myself on North Street, in Pittsfield, right before the lunch time hour.  I wanted to try someplace that I hadn’t been to before, so I pulled out my handy dandy berkshiregirl list of places that I want to try.  With a quick glance of the list, I realized that I was [Read the full story …]

A night in Great Barrington …

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by
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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 Sanford Smith Fine Art, on Railroad Street. I [Read the full story …]

A tasty lunch at Naturally Catering & Takeout

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by

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 defunct), so I knew that I had to check out her new [Read the full story …]

Crispina’s Scrap Bag Challenge

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by

Last month, when local business woman and upcycler extraordinaire, Crispina Ffrench, sent out an open invitation for a ‘Scrap Bag Challenge’, I knew that I had to be in on it.  I have always loved crafting and creating, and though I am by no means a master seamstress ( or even a moderately talented one, [Read the full story …]