Thunderbolt Ski Trail

Thunderbolt Ski Trail

On Saturday, March 5th, folks from all over will descend upon Adams, MA for the town’s “Thunderfest” celebration, inspired by the legendary Thunderbolt Ski Run. Created by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, the Thunderbolt Ski Trail on Mt Greylock played...
Making It Here: Magic Fluke

Making It Here: Magic Fluke

While the name may imply that there might be some kind of luck, chance or happenstance involved, when it comes to the Sheffield, Massachusetts based company called The Magic Fluke, nothing could be further from the truth. The business is the result of hard work,...
Hollywood in the Hills: Karen Allen

Hollywood in the Hills: Karen Allen

Since her debut in Animal House, Berkshires resident Karen Allen has been a star of stage and screen for decades, building a career pursuing passion projects. Now, the veteran actor and director is taking on a new role: her feature film directorial debut, which will...
From Rabbit Ears to the Digital Years: iBerkshires.com

From Rabbit Ears to the Digital Years: iBerkshires.com

iBerkshires lays claim to being the oldest news-only website in the Berkshires – and perhaps the country! In our continuing look at the history of local media, producer Tony Dunne and Videographer Mark Langevin visit the staff and discover how the newsgathering and...
Mount Greylock, Pt. 2

Mount Greylock, Pt. 2

Beloved by hikers and those who love the outdoors, Massachusetts’ Mount Greylock has inspired everyone from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Herman Melville. A beautiful and historic site, it was once just simply a mountaintop along the Taconic mountain range – until a handful...
Creative Resources Conference

Creative Resources Conference

While most of us might think of art as just that – art – it’s also commerce, and is a hugely important subset of the business community, particularly in the Berkshires. As “solopreneurs,” many artists tend to work alone or in very small teams,...
Colonial Theatre

Colonial Theatre

Built in 1903, the historic Colonial Theatre is a leftover from a bygone era, a venue whose stage has graced stars from the past like John Barrymore and George M. Cohan, to contemporary superstars like Berkshires resident James Taylor. Closed in 1951, it was...