The Berkshires Blog

Rediscover the Gilded Age

The Gilded Age (a term made popular by author Mark Twain) swept across America, leaving its mark here and there. Many places still feel its presence today, among them the Berkshires where massive esta...  Read more...

Posted on April 6, 2017

Find Your Entrepreneurial Success

Are you an entrepreneur thinking about moving to the Berkshires? Find out about all of the tools available to you that can help you achieve your dreams in our dynamic and inspiring community. [capt...  Read more...

Posted on March 1, 2017

Flavors of the Night

Short days and long cold nights are no reason to long for summer. The Berkshires have a diverse selection of activities to enjoy after the sun goes down and many restaurants are ready to serve late di...  Read more...

Posted on March 1, 2017

Early Spring Hiking

While your first thoughts after stoking the wood stove on a cold spring morning may be to wrap yourself in a blanket and enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a book on the sofa, spring in the Berkshires is a...  Read more...

Posted on March 1, 2017

The Berkshire Creative Economy is Thriving

February is Creative Economy Month in the Berkshires. The month that we showcase our many local museums, theaters, festivals, cinemas, and historic sites. We also highlight the importance of individua...  Read more...

Posted on February 15, 2017

Shopping Away the Winter Blues

By Darcie Sosa It’s deep winter now, temperatures are low, and the days are way too short. Enjoy the outdoors and lift your spirits with a day of shopping. You can find many of your favorite clot...  Read more...

Posted on February 15, 2017

Spring Museum Preview

By Kim Ostellino Spring will be here before we know it. In the Berkshires area museums have already begun creating and announcing exciting programs for the next season. As visitation to our area h...  Read more...

Posted on February 15, 2017

It’s Ski Time in the Berkshires

Winter is in full swing and when the cooler temperatures and mounds of snow take over the region, instead of heading indoors to seek shelter, families near and far head to the Berkshires. Why? To ski ...  Read more...

Posted on February 15, 2017

Women Leading the Way

When visiting the Berkshires or thinking about relocating here, you might be pleasantly surprised to discover that many of the local community leaders are highly qualified and dedicated women. Star...  Read more...

Posted on January 5, 2017

After Dark: Adventures for Couples

By Nancy Macy Just a few hours from the bustling urban landscapes of Boston and New York City, the Berkshires offers spectacular scenery, outdoor recreation, world-class cultural arts, and a thrivi...  Read more...

Posted on January 5, 2017