Joe’s Diner gets a facelift

Joe’s Diner gets a facelift

LEE — The iconic Joe’s Diner, which has been forever immortalized as the backdrop to Norman Rockwell’s 1958 Saturday Evening Post cover “The Runaway”, is looking a bit different than it was when it was first depicted. From Monday, Feb. 10 through Monday, Feb. 17, owner Heather Earle closed the diner for renovations. In that […]

Couple crafts a career in canine care

Couple crafts a career in canine care

CANAAN, N.Y. — Rachel Clarke and Daniel Sharry have unleashed their passion for pets and turned it into a business. For years, the couple worked in restaurants and hotels holding customer service roles at several establishments in the Berkshires like Blantyre and Cranwell Resort. Throughout that time, Clarke — who holds a bachelor’s degree in […]

Elm Street Market set to reopen

Elm Street Market set to reopen

When the Elm Street Market shuttered late last year, Stockbridge lost a key gathering spot where the regular breakfast crowd would chew over the latest news in the community. If all goes according to the plan of new Elm Street Market co-owner Tiffany Landry, the shop will be a thriving community hub once again when […]

First coworking space to open in Great Barrington next month

First coworking space to open in Great Barrington next month

GREAT BARRINGTON — Local freelancers and consultants fed up with working out of bustling coffee shops have a new option here as the town’s first coworking space is set to open next month. Established by co-founders Kendra Smallwood and Emma Blair, the membership-only, “Coworking GB”, is housed on the second floor of the distinctive blue […]

Couple writes the next chapter for a historic Division Street property

Couple writes the next chapter for a historic Division Street property

HOUSATONIC — Terry Coughlin is a self-proclaimed “super fan” of Jimmy Stewart.Coughlin was introduced to the down-to-earth persona of the actor as a teenager with Frank Capra’s 1946 classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Since then, Stewart has become a hero for Coughlin. And in less than three months, he’ll open the doors to an inn […]

Former Middle East Reporter is now baking bread in Mill River

Former Middle East Reporter is now baking bread in Mill River

MILL RIVER — In Travis Brecher’s former life, he was a journalist stationed in the Middle East, but the Mill River resident now has a much more tranquil profession — baking bread. Only 18 months since he started baking on a regular basis, Brecher’s small business, “Creature,” has gained strong word of mouth locally. Before […]

Housatonic mainstay closes its doors after 50 years in business

Housatonic mainstay closes its doors after 50 years in business

HOUSATONIC — After a half-century in business along Route 183 in Housatonic, the Risingdale Cafe is closing its doors. Longtime customers, friends and family members said their goodbyes to the local bar and eatery during its final day of business, Sunday, Dec. 22. Second-generation owner Gloria Jean “GJ” Hadsell has decided to close up shop […]

SVNA Home Assistance holds open house at new office Jan. 6

SVNA Home Assistance holds open house at new office Jan. 6

SVNA Home Assistance, the private duty arm of Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association has opened an additional location in Sheffield. SVNA Home Assistance has provided non-medical homecare to residents of Northwestern Connecticut since 2012. And on Dec. 1, it crossed the state line and opened its doors in Southern Berkshire County. SVNA Home Assistance is a […]

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