Berkshire Lightscapes. Downtown Pittsfield, MA.

Berkshire Lightscapes secures a $50,000 matching grant opportunity to implement artistic LED lighting in downtown Pittsfield!

Berkshire Lightscapes, a steering committee exploring light applications for the arts and public safety in Pittsfield, has taken another huge step towards creating permanent, dynamic and artistic LED lightscapes on buildings and public spaces in downtown Pittsfield. After a successful and beautiful proof of concept on the First Agricultural Bank building this winter, Berkshire Lightscapes has…

Jennifer Glockner and what's upcoming from the City of Pittsfield’s Office of Cultural Development! Downtown Pittsfield, MA.

Jennifer Glockner and what’s upcoming from the City of Pittsfield’s Office of Cultural Development!

Jennifer Glockner, director of the City of Pittsfield’s Office of Cultural Development, is a part of our extended family in downtown Pittsfield. This awesome mom of twin 9-year-old boys has served as director of Cultural Development since the summer of 2014 and, as such, serves as an Ex-Officio board member of Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. Jen…

Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market's Double Value Program in Downtown Pittsfield, MA.

The Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market needs your help to support local families and farmers!

The Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market, a program of Alchemy Initiative, is asking for the help of the community to raise funds for their Double Value Program. In 2015, the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market launched this money-matching program for low-income residents using SNAP, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits, allowing them to spend twice as much…

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…