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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.

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Patrick's Pub For Sale After Almost 40 Years in Business

The owners of the popular Patrick's Pub, the Powell family, have decided to sell the business after 20 years of running and then owning it.

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RJ's Restaurant Opens in Former Rainbow in Pittsfield

RJ's Restaurant — located in the former Rainbow Restaurant on First Street — specializes in seafood, chops, and pasta in an elegant but approachable setting.

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Chipotle Plans Takeover of Pittsfield Taco Bell Location

Chipotle Mexican Grill filed a notice of intent with the Conservation Commission for the proposed redevelopment of the existing Taco Bell.

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Former Lenox Tavern Owners to Open Eatery at Pittsfield Hotel

The former owners of the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox are opening a restaurant in the Holiday Inn after selling the eatery in March.

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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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Pittsfield Restaurant Offers Italian Cuisine With Chilean Flair

Megan and Ronald Gomez have a shared passion for food and have always dreamed of owning their own restaurant. That dream came to fruition with the opening of Sibaritas on Friday.

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Thistle & Mirth Owners Opening Burger Joint in Downtown Pittsfield

Co-owners of Thistle and Mirth Joad Bowman and Austin Oliver are embarking on a new endeavor in the former Flavors of Malaysia at 75 North St.

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Chez Nous Donates $900 to Berkshire Humane Society

Chez Nous raised $900 for the Berkshire Humane Society with a vegan pop-up and continues to host fundraising "Community Nights" when a portion of proceeds go to local charities.

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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