Bobby Houston is an Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker who retired to Great Barrington in 2005. Then he started fixing old buildings and he can’t seem to stop. Together with his partner Eric Shamie, they have Hauswork Design, and are currently redeveloping the Dolby Florists site for retiree co-housing.
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Saturday, 24 Nov 2018 - I would like to see us give the roundabout a fair hearing. It might just be that traffic engineers (and drivers all around the world) know what they’re doing.
Sunday, 21 Oct 2018 - I was sandbagged by a little old lady because I'm a Democrat and she's a Republican.
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 - There is a snarling hatred of politics out there in the street, heavily salted with fear. And that fear is close to the surface: Simply mention voting and there’s a look you come to recognize — panic, “Please, god, get me outta here.”
Friday, 29 Jun 2018 - “Smasharoo” makes a rousing finale for ‘Daniel’s Art Party,’ which has given us seven (count ‘em, seven) new productions in the last three weeks.
Friday, 9 Mar 2018 - Those kids put their bodies on the line and shamed a nation into finally paying attention. And it worked.
Friday, 2 Feb 2018 - It was especially discouraging to listen to the State of the Union from here in Spain, a place where they’re not buying into Trump’s message of fear – fear of immigrants, fear of falling, fear of each other.
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2016 - We must now find ways to live through this interval where yet another Republican rich-kid brat has dramatically lowered the bar and thereby won the game. Without winning the vote. (Why must we call it "popular?" The vote is the vote.)
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 - Community comes from residents, not tourists. Tourists come here because of our vibrant community.