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Tag: Brooklyn

Special needs performing arts camp seeks children to participate

Pizzi invites neurodivergent children, children with autism who have low support needs, and any child with a disability to join the camp, which is free, and set to run August 5 through 9 at Berkshire Community College.

Robert T. Reilly, 75, of Sheffield

Bob was a lifelong cook and worked at several area schools and restaurants, such as the White Hart Inn, Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Colburn School, Captain Toss and Village Inn in Lenox.

The Brooklyn of the Berkshires – and its four bridges

The neighborhood known as Brooklyn was so-called because many guests at the Berkshire House hotel at the corner of Main and Bridge streets were from Brooklyn, N.Y., and it was hoped they could be persuaded to buy land and build homes there.

Bits & Bytes: FilmColumbia 2015

At venues in Chatham and Hudson, New York, FilmColumbia will present 32 narrative features and seven documentaries from Bengal, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, Norway, and Thailand.

Great Barrington’s oldest church nearer to heaven – by 8 feet

“It make look precarious, but believe it or not, the building is now more stable, sitting on those cribbing pillars, than it was before. -- Redeveloper Paul Joffe, of GB Historic Renovations

‘The Last Hotel: A Novel in Suites’: Suite 22

He opened a large navy blue bowling bag with red letters that spelled BROOKLYN BOMBERS. Turning it over, dollar bills of all denominations flowed out of the bag, floating on to the bed like greenish butterflies.

Culinary Adventures: Big W’s, mind blowingly delicious barbecue – with a sense of humor

Warren Norstein (Big W), born and bred in Brooklyn, ended up as a barbecue chef in Wingdale by accident. People typically do a double take when they learn that Norstein worked for 16 years as a chef in high-end New York City French restaurants.

‘The Last Hotel: A Novel in Suites’: Suite 55

Installment 6: For once in her life, Hana had been in the right place at the right time, after having been in so many wrong places at the right time and right places at the wrong time.

Notes, footnotes and queries

Would it surprise you to learn that the last president of the Republic of Texas was a Great Barrington native?

Quiet in the Head at No. Six Depot

For a taste of the old-fashioned, genuine Greenwich Village coffeehouse scene, with extraordinary performers to go along with their home-roasted coffees, it’s hard to beat No. Six Depot in West Stockbridge.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.