Kimberly is Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.'s Marketing Coordinator and the Coordinator of First Fridays Artswalk in Downtown Pittsfield.

10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival in Downtown Pittsfield, MA.

7th Annual 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival to feature 66 events in Downtown Pittsfield!

The City of Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival will take over downtown Pittsfield beginning on February 15th, 2018 for the 7th consecutive year. This winter arts festival, a collaboration between the City of Pittsfield’s Office of Cultural Development and Barrington Stage Company, has continued to grow every year since its inception in 2012, and this year features…

The Whitney Center for the Arts in Downtown Pittsfield, MA.

The Whitney Center for the Arts to produce a full 2018 performance season for the whole family!

The Whitney Center for the Arts, located in the historic 1865 Thomas Colt House on Wendell Avenue, is adding a new element to its already highly-successful arts programming. “The Whit”, as it is lovingly referred to by those who visit its high caliber art shows during Pittsfield’s First Fridays Artswalk, is adding performing arts producer to its…

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season. Downtown Pittsfield, MA

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season

A bustling North Street in downtown Pittsfield was the backdrop for today’s 2018 Season Announcement for Barrington Stage Company. Interested parties gathered round the table at BSC’s beautiful, newly renovated Wolfson Center as Artistic Director Julianne Boyd divulged one by one the exciting plays, musicals, and performances to compose this year’s line-up. The 2018 line-up will include three…

Ty Allan Jackson. Big Head Books. Downtown Pittsfield, MA

Community Spotlight: Ty Allan Jackson

For Pittsfield resident Ty Allan Jackson, no passion burns brighter than to instill the value of reading in children. Jackson, the author of four children’s books, is also an inspirational speaker, entrepreneur, and leader of a social media movement, #ReadOrElse. Since writing his first book, “Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire-The Lemonade Escapade”, in 2009, Jackson has tirelessly…

Berkshire Lightscapes in Downtown Pittsfield, MA.

Berkshire Lightscapes to Demo LED Lighting for Ten Nights in Downtown Pittsfield!

Berkshire Lightscapes, in conjunction with Philips Lighting and Performance ECM, will showcase a dynamic display of colorful lighting on the facade of 100 North Street, also known as the First Agricultural Bank building, for ten nights beginning on December 21st, 2017. The public is invited to attend a demonstration on Thursday, December 21st at 6 pm which will…

Carr Hardware Wins 2017 National Small Business Award and Donates $5000 Cash Prize to the City of Pittsfield, MA.

Carr Hardware Wins National Small Business Award and Donates $5000 Cash Prize to the City of Pittsfield!

The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, has declared Carr Hardware the winner of the 2017 Independent Small Business of the Year Award (also known as the Indie Award). Carr Hardware was selected by a panel of contest judges after a public vote narrowed the field down to 10 finalists. Carr Hardware was deemed the…

Berkshire Theatre Group's _A Christmas Carol_ in Downtown Pittsfield, MA

“A Christmas Carol” : A Holiday Tradition in Downtown Pittsfield!

Revisiting Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” has been a family holiday tradition for decades. Berkshire Theatre Group has created a Berkshire Holiday Tradition over the past twelve years with its annual community production of this holiday tale adapted by Eric Hill. The first production of Hill’s “A Christmas Carol” took place at Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theatre…

Welcome Cheryl Mirer, new Executive Director of Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.

Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. Welcomes New Executive Director, Cheryl Mirer!

Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. has officially named their new Executive Director. Cheryl Mirer has taken over the role vacated by Kristine Hurley in June of 2017. After a thorough hiring process, Cheryl is now the new driving force behind the implementation of the 2016-2020 Downtown Pittsfield Strategic Plan and will work with Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.’s Board of Directors to tackle…