FOOD & DRINK
MSPCA hosting free pig ‘adoptathon’ after several surrendered in Plainfield
Several pigs needs good homes and belly rubs after being surrendered from a home in Plainfield to the MSPCA. The MSPCA is hosting an “adoptathon” for the pigs and waiving all the fees, meaning the pigs are free. The event will be on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4.
New Millionaire: Greenfield Man Wins Second-Chance Prize In Mass Lottery
Ramiro Buenrostro was one of four second-chance drawing winners in the Massachusetts State Lottery for that game. Buenrostro decided to take the one-time lump sum payout of $650,000 before taxes, so his road is a little shorter than promised. But still not a bad trip, considering it started with a losing ticket.
The Adams Theater: 'Gettin' It Together: dysFUNKcrew Turns Ten'
ADAMS, Mass. — The Adams Theater announced the upcoming performance, "Gettin' It Together: dysFUNKcrew Turns Ten!" on Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. DysFUNKcrew, the Berkshire County dance crew, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a dance performance featuring dancers from Berkshire Dance Theatre. According to a press release:
Live Wire: Trombone Shorty to play South Deerfield
Trombone Shorty will play the Summer Stage at Tree House Brewing Company in South Deerfield on Aug. 28. Born Troy Andrews, Trombone Shorty made his first appearance at age 4, performing with Bo Diddley. By age 6, he was leading his own brass band; and by his teenage years, he was hired by Lenny Kravitz to join the band he assembled for his Electric Church World Tour.
Adams Theater Welcomes Comedian and Violist
ADAMS, Mass. — The Adams Theater will present a comedy variety show on June 3 starring Isabel Hagen, a stand-up comedian and a classically trained violist who has appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. According to a press release, in this performance, Isabel explores self-doubt, consciousness, and...
National Donut Day: Where to get the best in western Massachusetts, according to Yelp
The best places for a donut in western Massachusetts.
3 Restaurants With Scenic Views of Massachusetts Are in the Berkshires
We're all familiar with plenty of great spots with breathtaking views throughout Massachusetts. And as we've now hit the late Spring warmer temperatures, with Summer approaching, it's a great time to explore some spots with some amazing outdoor views. But recently, three spots throughout Berkshire County were specifically chosen as part of the 18 top restaurants with the best scenic views throughout the Bay State.
North Adams Mayor's Fitness Challenge June 2023
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Mayor's Fitness Challenge (MFC) is back for the month of June, calling on the community to make a conscientious effort at healthier habits by participating in this community-wide fitness challenge. This will be the 7th Annual MFC for North Adams. Community members of all...
New artistic directors excited about Chester Theatre season
CHESTER — With college interns arrived and first rehearsals begun the last week of May, James Barry and Tara Franklin of Williamstown, the recently appointed co-producers and artistic directors of the Chester Theatre Company, are looking forward to the 2023 season. The married couple are professional actors familiar to...
Western Massachusetts Comic Book Show takes over Franklin County
It was a beautiful, sunny day to read some comic books. On Sunday the Western Massachusetts Comic Book Show in Greenfield had over 40 tables of comic books and artwork.
My three day weekend in five photos.
Yes, I will have another if you don’t mind. Three days of great weather, lots of time outside and now ready to rock a four-day work week!. On Friday night we saw Connor’s last performance of Romeo and Juliet. This was put on by his 8th grade class....
LAVA Film Festival in Greenfield accepting submissions
The LAVA Center in Greenfield is now accepting submissions for the 3rd annual LAVA Film Festival.
Williams Students Present on Major Topics in the Field
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—On Friday, June 2, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art will host its 28th Annual Graduate Symposium at the Clark Art Institute, featuring scholarly presentations by the program's graduating Masters students. The presentations, timed in conjunction with...
Valley Bounty: A push to localize textiles
‘Wouldn’t it be amazing if we employed more people making clothes and textiles right here in western Massachusetts?” asks Lisa Fortin, founder of Bloom Woolen Yarns in Ashfield. “Working on the land with animals, designing things in fiber mills — these are great occupations.”. Less than...
Sweet Babu’s creates community, supports local businesses with granola
CHICOPEE — What began with a passion for baking and sharing those goods with family and friends has turned into the establishment of a small business. In 2013, when Chelsea Beaudry became a mother, she also found a love for creating delicious treats. “I started baking everything from scratch,” she shared.
Grace Kelly Quartet to Perform at MCLA's Venable Theatre
NORTH ADAMS, Mass.—Saxophonist, singer, and songwriter Grace Kelly will perform at MCLA's Venable Theatre on June 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online: mcla.edu/gracekelly. About Grace Kelly. Kelly has rocked the jazz world with sold-out concerts, 14 acclaimed albums, and a resume that includes performing at the...
Berkshire East opens Memorial Day weekend for summer
Berkshire East is opening for the summer that includes live music.
Greenfield Skate Park opens to the public
The Greenfield Recreation Department says the new skate park at 71 Chapman Street will be open to the public on Friday.
The #1 Toy of 1988 Was a Big Hit with Massachusetts Families (Videos)
The '80s were truly a fun time to be a kid as there were so many exciting toys and Massachusetts children including yours truly were deeply into them. Whether it was Micro Machines, Ghostbusters, or G.I. Joe action figures to name a few, kids were in heaven playing with these toys. I remember going to the Toy Works in Pittsfield during the late '80s/early '90s and begging my mother to buy me the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figure or the latest Hasbro World Wrestling Federation action figure. Plus, with the addition of the Berkshire Mall opening in Lanesborough in 1988, there were endless opportunities to at least look and drool over all of the new toys on the shelves.
MCLA Arts & Culture and MASS MoCA to present new play reading ‘The Celestials’
North Adams— On June 8th at 7 p.m., MCLA Arts & Culture and MASS MoCA present the debut of Peter Glazer’s play, “The Celestials” adapted from Williamstown author Karen Shepard’s mesmerizing novel which shines a light on the history of North Adams and Chinese laborers.
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