Off the Beaten Path: Housatonic

Off the Beaten Path: Housatonic

Nestled in the shadow of the Berkshire town of Great Barrington lies the small village of Housatonic, along the river of the same name. A former bustling mill town, these days Housatonic is described by some residents as “the land that time forgot,” a throwback to a...
Off the Beaten Path: Florida, MA

Off the Beaten Path: Florida, MA

Mention the name “Florida,” and it usually conjures up thoughts of sun, sand, and palm trees – not snowy covered mountaintops in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Hills. With the Mohawk Trail running right through it, this rural and rugged town might be mistaken for being just...
Making It Here: Berkshire Stringed Instruments

Making It Here: Berkshire Stringed Instruments

Nick Lenski is passionate about guitars – so much so that he builds his own, oftentimes out of local wood sourced in the forests surrounding his Berkshires home and workshop. Not content with crafting instruments for himself, Nick passes on his knowledge by teaching...