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North Adams Councilors Review Potential Eagle Street Designs

The presentation by Eammon Coughlin, senior transportation planner with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, reviewed three designs presented to the public over the summer and two modifications based feedback.

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Jack's Hot Dog Contest Crowns Local Champ, Raises Charity Funds

Kevin Strahle traveled all the way from his home in New Jersey to compete in the Jack's Hot Dog Stand eating contest on Eagle Street on a sweltering Saturday. But because of some late intestinal distress, he did not take the title home with him.

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Bohemian Road Opens on Historic Eagle Street

The path for Bohemian Road pointed north as the gift and novelty traveled from Adams to the city's downtown Eagle Street last month.

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Birdsong Gallery Shoots for 'Feel Good' Vibe in North Adams

They've poured their hopes into Birdsong Gallery on Eagle Street, a place they envision as a hub for artists, crafters, and musicians as well as another option for local shoppers.

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North Adams Eagle Street Project Celebrated

On Wednesday evening during the annual Downtown Celebration, there was a pause to cut a blue ribbon strung between the brand-new eagle medallions marking the exit of the historic street.

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Volunteers Replant Vandalized Eagle Street Park

But sometime Tuesday night between 8:30 and the discovery at 10:15 one or more persons entered the dark park and trashed the plantings. Staff at Desperados restaurant nearby did their best to replant what they could.

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Leadership Academy Offers Revitalization Ideas for North Adams

This past Friday saw a singular bump in attendance as members of the Berkshire Leadership Academy saw an opportunity to share data and impressions they've collected on the city over the past two weeks. Some of the 67 participants of the program at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts mingled with residents, business and community leaders as the gathering spilled onto Eagle Street and the sidewalk.

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Eagle Street Beach Returns for 20th Year on July 14

In celebration of the anniversary, an illustrated children's book by Rudd will be given as prizes and distributed to schools, libraries and to the city of North Adams.

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Eagle Street Initiative Work Begins With Delivery of Parked Pocket Park

The manufactured pocket park built by B&B Micro-Manufacturing, a local tiny house construction company, takes up about two parking spots on the west side of the one-way street. It offers plenty of seating and counter space for eating and solar lighting for the evening.

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North Adams Planners Approve Plans for Eagle Street Hotel

The vote to give Michael Gazal and Veso Buntic of Long Island, N.Y., operating as Eagle Street Holding LLC, a special permit for a change of use to convert the building into a contemporary 27-room hotel was unanimous, but it came with one contingency: that the hotel be responsible for preventing guests from double-parking while checking in.

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Historic Eagle Street Building Eyed for Hotel Conversion

Plans drawn up by Barry Berg Architect of Brooklyn, N.Y., would create 27 double-occupancy rooms of varying size, each with private bath, in the 3,330 square-foot building. The two storefronts are envisioned to become restaurant and bar spaces.

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North Adams Awarded State Grant for Eagle St. Business Development

The city received $15,000 that will go toward helping existing businesses on historic Eagle Street with technical assistance.

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North Adams Arts Commission Endorses Eagle Street Makeover

The Public Arts Commission on Monday endorsed elements of the Namazing Eagle Street Initiative set to launch this June, on condition the organizers submit final details before installation.

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Eagle Street, Brayton Hill on North Adams Block Grant Application

New projects this year include the funding for the two feasibility studies, the first of which would look at turning Eagle Street into a European-style "woonerf," or shared space, using paving and landscaping to slow traffic.

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