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Berkshire Humane Society's Catwalk Boutique Reopens in Lenox

The Catwalk Boutique in Lenox opened on Nov. 17 in its newest location at 51 Church St. It's the third time this Berkshire Humane Society benefit store has opened since 2018.

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New Team Taking Over Desperados in North Adams

A sign announcing the reopening went up on the door of the Eagle Street restaurant on Tuesday, more than two weeks after the business temporarily suspended operations.

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Historic Store at Five Corners Reopens in Williamstown

Under new ownership and management, the Store at Five Corners reopened Tuesday morning for the first time in more than two years.

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North Adams Plant Shop Growing Into New Main Street Location

The Plant Connector opened in 2020 in the flatiron on Eagle Street as Yawn and Marks, who had worked together at Jacob's Pillow pre-pandemic, put their energy into the startup and with a level of success that had surprised them. In less than year and half, they were getting pot-bound and needing more room.

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Hilltop Orchards Reopens Store Damaged in Christmas Fire

Hilltop's farm building suffered damage because of a tractor's malfunctioning engine block heater. The farm building, production room, and retail space suffered heavy smoke damage.

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A New Bousquet Ready for Winter Opening

A far cry from the original, more than 50-year-old facility, it features a gathering space, expanded dining options, a full bar, and plenty of outdoor seating. The building was designed by Allegrone Construction.

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Williamstown Restaurant Plans to Reopen After Long Pandemic Closure

After nearly a year and a half, a popular Williamstown eatery plans to reopen its doors to the public this week.

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Bidwell House Museum Reopens

After keeping the house closed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Museum will welcome visitors back to the 18th-century manse for guided tours of the architecture and interior.

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Pittsfield to Reopen Public Buildings

As part of the governor's announcement issued last week, the state's mask mandate is no longer in effect for fully vaccinated people for both indoor and outdoor spaces.

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North Adams Sets June 1 for City Hall, Library Reopening

City Hall and other public buildings are set to reopen on June 1, more than a year after the building was closed for pandemic precautions.

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Whitney's Farm Reopens H.D. Reynolds With Expanded Product Lines

The Route 8 location features an expanded showroom and shops, employs an additional mechanic, and will be taking on new and different product lines to better serve customers.

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Pittsfield's Thistle & Mirth Expands as Ramen Restaurant

The currently closed Thistle and Mirth pub is reopening as a spacious ramen restaurant and bar by taking over the abutting space that formerly housed Berkshire Print Shop on West Street

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Effective Monday, a Little More of State's Economy to Open Up

On Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced that on Monday, March 1, the commonwealth will shift to Step 2 of Phase 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan.