Shopping is one of those activities that roughly half the population loves, and does partly for the sheer fun of browsing or bargain hunting. The other half won’t step foot in a store until they’re down to the last smear of peanut butter in the jar or are desperate for socks that don’t have built-in ventilation. Whether you love it, hate it, or have an it’s-complicated relationship with shopping, here’s some great news: Hudson, New York, just an hour from Pittsfield, is fast becoming a shopper’s paradise, where you can pick up just about everything you need in a single day.Keep Reading
Panel Discussion: Wednesday, August 15, 6–7:30 p.m.
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Artist and gallerist Jim Schantz has organized an art exhibition for this summer that will honor the river. The River Art Project is an exhibition that features recognized painters from the Berkshire region who work with the river as their subject matter, including Bart Elsbach, Michael Filmus, Scott Prior, and Jim Schantz. *