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Berkshire Magazine Oct 4
“Facts are merely what we already know. They are, by definition, what can never surpass us. Once in the mind, they form a hardened lump. They’re all that survive the death of a spirit.” — from Luigi Pirandello’s “Naked,” now on stage.
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Berkshire Magazine Oct 1
It's harvest time in the Berkshires, and a new crop is on the horizon, on the cover of our October issue. “Green Rush” is the feature story by , photos by Megan Haley. Also stories on in the 413, and more.
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Berkshire Magazine Sep 9
Announcing our 2018 SECRET PLACES IN THE BERKSHIRES photo contest! Where is a location that you have discovered, where you can steal away and find special moments of contemplation, beauty, and reflection?
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Berkshire Magazine Aug 30
The look, the feel, the outdoors, the education, the culture, the people, the community, the Berkshires. It’s all here, in our September issue, on newsstands now. Cover photo by Bill Wright, taken Wheatleigh Hotel. In this issue, the Berkshire 25!
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Berkshire Magazine Aug 27
“Never mistake motion for action.” — Ernest Hemingway. Action is what it’s all about with these individuals who move our community towards a better way of life. Congratulations to this year’s Berkshire 25 — and thank you.
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 29
“You can’t bitch if you can’t fix it. I grew up with a woman who said if you have one crust of bread, you have to cut it and give half to someone else. That was my mom.” Whoopi Goldberg
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 29
“If you voted for the other guy, don’t you think, what the f—-? This isn’t what I had expected.” Whoopi Goldberg
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 29
“One thing you can’t forget about me is I’m from the projects. If you put your finger in my face....” Whoopi Goldberg
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 29
Congrats to the Mahaiwe, for raising $77,000 at tonight’s gala auction. Well done...!
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 29
“Love is still the great motivating force, and to the extent that we become more appreciative of, more intimate with, our natural surroundings, we are readier to struggle for its preservation." — Rabbi Everett Gendler
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 28
“Dishes started to come to the surface and in some ways, I was asking history for permission to use certain flavors.” —Chef Cortney Burns on creating a menu at the new Tourists Hotel in North Adams.
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 27
Our August issue is out! And the summer keeps coming, as we feature stories on sculptures at Chesterwood, a home where Cole Porter once lived, Shakerfest, Red Lion pop-ups, Chef Cortney, our Berkshire bakers, our latest biz413, and more. Cover shot by Megan Haley.
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 22
“115 people will die today from an overdose. That’s like a plane crash every single day.“ at today’s Great Barrington town hall meeting in talking about our healthcare needs.
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 19
Two community-driven individuals who were honored at last year’s Berkshire 25: Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn and Patrol Officer Darren Derby. Nominations are still being received until tomorrow, Friday, at 2 p.m. for this year’s Berkshire 25. Link:
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 18
We recognize and celebrate individuals in in our community in the annual Berkshire 25, which will appear in the September issue of Berkshire Magazine. We are receiving nominations through this Friday afternoon at 2. Link is here.
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Berkshire Magazine Jul 1
We love love LOVE our new cover, which radiates what the Berkshires is all about this time of year: the people, the farmers, the food, the community. The July issue is on the streets and online. Cover story, “The Market Pulse,” written by and photo by Megan Haley.
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Berkshire Magazine Jun 21
Congratulations to Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant, named an Unsung Heroine. She is an integral part of the Berkshires who tirelessly works toward raising awareness and creating a cohesive community grounded in compassion and equality. Well done & well deserved!
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Anastasia Stanmeyer Jun 13
I so enjoy talking to students about journalism, writing, creating, and my work with . Looking forward to doing just that this morning with 8th graders at Monument Valley Middle School.
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Berkshire Magazine Jun 5
Morning birdwalk guide talk: “It’s a warbler, flashy like a finch.”“The morning dove and grackle are at it with each other.” “It’s a whole different orchestra, here in the woods.” “This is a rich spot.” “This is why birders don’t get very far.”
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Berkshire Magazine Jun 4
“The painting for me is the smell you find in an old closet where your mother’s bridal dress is hanging. [It] was about the sadness that comes from hiding and low self esteem but in the end it became about trying to find the sun within.” —
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