Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Massachusetts is sweetening the cultural pot this summer with Free Fun Fridays. On select Fridays this summer, over 85 of the state’s most popular museums, historic places and scenic sites will be gratis for all visitors. You’ll detect a…

Mass MOCA

  Perhaps you are looking for a quick getaway. You are tired of the grayed city streets, the noise and the traffic.  You picture a place that can offer you both the pleasures of sports as well as a…

Combat the mid-winter doldrums with a mood-boosting getaway. We’ve rounded-up 7 hotels that offer plenty of amenities without requiring you to open your wallet too wide. If you’re concerned about planet earth as we forge into 2017, these properties…

Fall is a particularly beautiful time of the year: trees explode in shades of red and gold, complimented by crisp air and amicable weather. Though it’s possible to catch sight of some of the autumn splendor from within New…

MassBliss Fest

The stretch of bucolic mountainside straddling Western Massachusetts and Connecticut has long been known as a summer stop for highly cultured New Yorkers. The Berkshire Theatre Group and Tanglewood (summer home of the Boston Pops orchestra) have both been…

Richmond fest

The northeast is a hotbed of summer music festivals. The following pitch-perfect events are all easy to reach without a car, so there’s nothing stopping you from enhancing your season with the sound of music. You’ll find a medley…

Hotel on North

Downtown Pittsfield’s thriving art scene and creative energy make it a perennial favorite with urbanites craving a weekend getaway. On June 1, the already dynamic panorama gets an upscale boost with the opening of Hotel on North, offering 45 rooms…

Berkshires in the fall

Travelers hungry for authentic epicurean experiences will feel right at home in the Berkshires. The rich agricultural heritage is a springboard for a host of farm fresh gastronomic opportunities. Meet five of the Berkshire’s most characteristic culinary destinations, bringing…