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North Adams ZBA Approval Paves Way for Quinn Building Restoration

Plans for the redevelopment of the former Quinn's Paint & Wallpaper building are moving forward after the Zoning Board of Appeals signed off on reviving the structure's past use.

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The Lantern Reopened In Pittsfield

For a century The Lantern has been a stalwart landmark in the city's downtown. Thousands of people have eaten in the restaurant at the corner of Linden and North and it had remained through generations of changes to the city's downtown. But, in 2017, Mark Papas decided it was time to close it.

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Adams Ale House Seeking New Management

Last week, building owner Nathan Girard told the board that the current managers are leaving at the end of the year. That made the restaurant and pub's future uncertain.

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Lach's Lounge Shutting Down For Good

Lach's Lounge is shutting down after three troubling years with violence. The bar on Fenn Street will remain closed following yet another hearing with the Licensing Board. Owner Michael Kruger told the board that he plans to shut down and the Licensing Board approved an indefinite license suspension to allow him to sell the license to someone else.

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Lanesborough Pub Opens With New Owners, New Name

It wasn't that long ago when Kim McArdle and her brother Brant Boyington decided they didn't want to work for other people, they wanted to work for their own family. The pair started considering opening a business. McArdle spent much of her career in restaurants - that's where she met her husband Tom - and she had also opened a marketing company. She was playing cards with a bookkeeper for Matt Reillys who told McArdle that Helen Reilly was looking to sell the longstanding business on the lak

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Adams Ale House Reopens

The Adams Ale House has reopened under new management. New owners Robert Williams and Jen and Bill Lander agree if it isnít broke donít fix it.

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Adams May Impose Earlier Curfew For Bars

Police Chief Richard Tarsa has asked the Selectmen to consider creating a uniform closing time of 1:30 a.m. with last call at 1 a.m. to stop disorderly crowds from bar hopping.

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