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Jae's Grill to Serve American Cuisine on Winter Street

Jae's Grill is planning a soft opening mid-week at 7 Winter St. The menu will feature upscale American cuisine, a change from the pan-Asian offerings of Jae's at the Hilton Garden Inn on South Street.

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North Adams Restaurant Has to Reapply for Alcohol License

Former owner Peter Oleskiewicz and new manager Chris Bonnivier had been scheduled to discuss the transition situation with the License Commission on Tuesday but Commissioner Rosemari Dickinson informed her colleagues that the restaurant's license had been turned in.

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Dream Away Lodge Reopening in 2023 Under New Ownership

It was announced on Sunday that former owner Daniel Osman sold the restaurant to The Dreamaway Lodge Restaurant LLC.

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PortaVia Opens in Former Paddy's Pub

The eatery opened in the former Paddy's Pub in August, offering pizza, comfort appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and curated alcoholic beverages.

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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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Nudel Closing After 13 Years in Lenox

Nudel restaurant is ending its 13-year tenure in the fall with the hope that a new owner will continue its legacy.

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Thistle and Mirth Owners Open Third Downtown Eatery

The breakfast and lunch spot, located inside Crawford Square at 137 North Street, offers coffee and tea, bagels, sandwiches, pastries, and more. It opened in late May and has been well received by old and new customers.

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Porches Inn Gets OK to Proceed With River Street Demolition, New Restaurant

The project by Berkshire Hill Development Corp., parent company of Porches inn, had already been approved by the Planning Board in June. It received permits and variances (largely dealing with parking) from the Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday and the OK to demolish a building, reluctantly, from the Historical Commission on Friday.

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Haflinger Haus Changing Hands

The new owner, Kenneth Dedominici, shared his plans for the business with the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday.

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Mass MoCA Looking to Fill Guard House Space

Mass MoCA is accepting concepts until the third week in June.

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Long-Empty Firehouse Cafe Reopens in Adams Saturday

The Board of Selectmen held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the restaurant, the site of the town's former firehouse and ambulance bay, on Thursday. Restaurant co-owner and Chef Xavier Jones thanked his fellow owner Warren Dews Jr. and everyone who helped make the opening possible.

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Door Prize Eatery Expanding at Mass MoCA for Summer

Jennifer A. Klowden and Bryan "Swifty" Josephs will be moving their pop-up eatery, Door Prize, into the vacant restaurant space at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

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A-oK Berkshire Barbeque to Close

The Osters and Orion Howard opened the barbeque in 2018 in the former Sprague Electric guardhouse on the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts campus.

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Restaurant Planned Next to Porches Hotel in North Adams

The new dining establishment has been rumored for some time as a complementary addition to the 20-year-old hotel across from Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Lantern Bar & Grill Closing After More Than Century

The first time it was shuttered for nearly two years before new owner Bjorn Somlo brougt it back to life in 2019. But a decline in business, exacerbated by the pandemic, means the historic restaurant will close again by the end of April.

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Adams' Daily Grind Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Town officials marked the occasion last week by gifting owners Ben Acquista and Nancy Pedercini-Acquista with a plaque and an engraved spatula.

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Patrick's Pub Open for Lunch and Dinner St. Patrick's Day

It will serve a special St. Patrick's Day lunch and dinner menu with items such as bangers and mash, Irish nachos and corned beef and cabbage. The pub will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday for dining in and takeout.

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New Owner of Bass Water Grill to Move Realty Company to Cheshire

Restaurant owner Edward Bassi posted about the change in hands on the restaurant's Facebook last week.

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Door Prize Pop-Up Eatery Bringing Regional Fare to Mass MoCA

The couple are attempting to infuse their menu with their experiences from traveling cross county three times. They use a lot of local produce and ingredients when composing the menu. They opened the pop-up eatery at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in February.

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Adams Officials Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Mama's Place

Annmarie Belmonte, the owner of Mama's Place, says community support has continued to be strong in the months since opening.

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The Ranch Opens in North Adams With New Owners, New Offerings

While the menu and much of the staff have changed under the new ownership, Bradbury said he wanted to keep most of the restaurant intact. He said he's seen several regulars come back since the reopening.

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Pittsfield Restaurant Owner to Purchase Patrick's Pub

On Monday, the Licensing Board approved two license transfers and a manager change for Patrick's Pub. John McNinch, the former owner of The Olde Heritage Tavern and proprietor of 101 Restaurant and Bar, is under contract to purchase the popular eatery.

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New Pop-Up Eatery Approved for Mass MoCA

Door Prize, operated by husband and wife team Bryan "Swifty" Josephs and Jenny Klowden, will run one night a week through the end of March.

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Five Local Women-Owned Restaurants Receive Grant Funding

Frankie's Ristorante Italiano in Lenox; Freight Yard Pub and Renee's Diner in North Adams; Truc Orient Express in West Stockbridge, and Crisp in Williamstown were among 80 eateries statewide awarded $400,000 total in grants.

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Mama's Place Bringing Pub-Style Home Cooking to Adams

Her goal with Mama's Place was to provide Adams with homemade food and desserts while also keeping it at an economical price. She is active on the eatery's Facebook page, often posting about specials and deals for the restaurant.