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Recent Eats in the Berkshires – Castle Street Cafe

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by
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With the drudgery of the winter behind us(at least, it better be behind us!), I decided to start venturing out and about more to check out some Berkshire places that I have yet to visit, or revisit places that I hadn't been in awhile.  The Berkshires are becoming a 'foodie's mecca', so I thought that checking out some local eateries was in order. A bit earlier Continue reading the story "Recent Eats in the Berkshires – Castle Street Cafe"

Youth Week at Greylock Federal Credit Union

Posted on: April 25th, 2015 by
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Greylock day at Hancock Shaker Village.

Greylock day at Hancock Shaker Village.

Living in a small demographic area, and being a firm believer in a local economy, I really love being a member of a local credit union bank.  There are a lot of wonderful benefits to being a member of a bank like Continue reading the story "Youth Week at Greylock Federal Credit Union"

Culture in the Berkshires is always fabulous, and often free.

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by
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MASS MoCA There are many things to love about the Berkshires, but one of the best assets that the Berkshires can claim is its culture.  We have everything from great museums, to extraordinary musical venues, to historical spots.  And true to the generous spirit that can be found throughout the county, many of these cultural events and Continue reading the story "Culture in the Berkshires is always fabulous, and often free."

A brief peek at the ‘why’ of berkshiregirl

Posted on: August 17th, 2014 by
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Berkshire HillsWhen 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 Continue reading the story "A brief peek at the ‘why’ of berkshiregirl"

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 …"

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"

a stop at a local vegetarian friendly cafe

Posted on: December 15th, 2013 by
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IMG_1297I find myself in great barrington frequently, and when I do, I try to stop into the riverbend café(https://www.facebook.com/pages/Riverbend-Cafe/153859864663251).  It is a 'look quick or you've missed it' type of place, located out on stockbridge rd., in great barrington.  Once upon a time, they had a different name(which my kids still call it) Continue reading the story "a stop at a local vegetarian friendly cafe"