If you grew up in the upcountry about 30 years ago or more, you too may have suffered the indignity of being forced to wear rubber overshoes to school this time of year. Forcing them on, rubber overshoes resisted. Peeling them off, rubber overshoes fought to stay on. And in between, how an inch of… Continue reading From the Editor
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Spring summons the maple sugaring season — and it’s a lot of work.
By Jennifer Huberdeau Who doesn't love a little syrupy sweetness? Another maple sugaring season is upon us, and there's plenty of time to visit area sugarhouses — whether it’s for a fun-filled family outing or just to stock up for the year. We’ve put together a list of 38 must-visit sugarhouses in the Berkshires and… Continue reading 38 Must-Visit UpCountry Sugarhouses
Jack’s Restaurant and Pub welcomes the public with open arms.
The self-professed ‘flatlander’ has turned misfortune into a last-laugh memoir series praised by ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ creator Garrison Keillor.
By Jennifer Huberdeau The allure of the log cabin begins with an idea: Warming up beside a crackling fire after a day of hitting the slopes. Finding serenity in the peaceful silence of rolling hills during an afternoon hike. Trading the buzz of the city for the tranquility of the country. “There’s a quintessential charm… Continue reading Who has cabin fever?
How to keep yourself sane in the long wait for spring.
"Only in the city can one be so certain of the season. In the country, the issue is still in doubt. We cannot purchase proof of spring. What we have here is the mere best that God can do, which, as March runs into April, seems not to be much."
Something for everyone in early spring happenings