This past week I had the chance to visit one of the newer businesses to the Berkshires,Berkshire Paint and Sip, on North Street in Pittsfield. My night of painting coincided with Pittsfield's 3rd Thursdays, so I was able to enjoy a little bit of pre-painting fun beforehand. It was a lively night, and North Street was buzzing with action. I lent a hand(and … Continue reading the story "Fun Times at Berkshire Paint and Sip"
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Okay, what is up with this weather? What happened to my summer? Definitely not a beach day, so I spent the day in search of a unicycle for my daughter's birthday. I first stopped at Plaine's bike shop, and though they had many cool bikes, there were no unicycles to be found. … Continue reading the story "Shopping Locally and It Feels like Autumn!"
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 … Continue reading the story "A brief peek at the ‘why’ of berkshiregirl"
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 is Baba Louie's , which has locations in Great Barrington, … Continue reading the story "A lifetime love for East Side Pizza."
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"
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"
The cold weather wasn't giving in, so I eventually had to. This past weekend, I layered on some warm clothes, and ventured out to Pittsfield, where there were multiple art show receptions that I wanted to attend. There were also several writer's workshops that I found my way to, so … Continue reading the story "Art weekend in Pittsfield"
This weekend, I decided to come out of my hibernation and face this never-ending winter that has everybody moaning and groaning. I had told myself recently, that I wasn't going to go out in the elements( except when absolutely necessary), until I could go out in my flip flops and short sleeves. I know, not a … Continue reading the story "Visiting the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers"
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….."