Archive for the ‘Dining’ Category

New Restaurant In Lenox, MA

June 15th, 2012 by philhalpern

The newest restaurant in Lenox, MA is Jae’s Asian Bistro.  It’s in the Lenox Commons, about a 3-minute drive from our B&B, Brook Farm Inn.  We enjoyed dinner there last night for the first time. The new stylish, minimalist decor is attractive, and although the restaurant is very large, it has several rooms so that […]

Mt. Greylock — A Peak Experience!

June 4th, 2012 by philhalpern

 The highest peak in Massachusetts is Mt. Greylock.  The spectacular drive to the top is now open for the season, and Brook Farm Inn recommends it.  Go for a great view, or enjoy some of the best hiking in the Berkshires.  You can eat a light lunch there at Bascom lodge, or make reservations for dinner.  It’s […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Weekend in the Berkshires

January 8th, 2012 by philhalpern

For the 3-day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday weekend, we at Brook Farm Inn have a great idea for our guests — Dancin’ at the Mansion w/ Greg Caputo Quartet!  It’s Saturday, January 14 at 7:30 PM.  The Greg Caputo Quartet featuring vocalist Vivian Caputo, will perform well-loved standards at “Dancin’ at the Mansion” get-togethers at […]

Berkshire Frozen Yogurt — A New Lenox Treat

August 6th, 2011 by philhalpern

The Berkshires are known for theater, art, and concerts, but now we can recommend the best frozen yogurt we’ve ever tasted.  It’s Berkshire Yogurt, on Franklin Street in historic downtown Lenox, MA.  It’s self-serve, so that you can fill your dish with as much or as little as you like, and it comes in fresh […]

Zero Mostel Comes to the Berkshires!

May 10th, 2011 by philhalpern

Zero Hour Written by and Starring Jim Brochu May 18 – June 5Set in theatre legend Zero Mostel’s painting studio in NYC, a naïve reporter attempts to interview the famously volatile artist, prompting an explosion of memory, humor, outrage and juicy backstage loreAt Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts, we’re only a few minutes from the […]

Champagne Brunch on New Year’s Day

December 18th, 2010 by philhalpern

The tradition at Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox B&B, is to celebrate the New Year with a champagne brunch on January 1st.  This year we look forward to continuing the tradition for all the guests who stay with us, and the brunch is included in all reservations. Looking  forward to a Happy New Year in […]

Favorite Berkshires Restaurant Opens Pittsfield Location

August 30th, 2010 by philhalpern

For those customers of Brook Farm Inn who love Baba Louie’s in Great Barrington, your Lenox B&B innkeepers have great news.  Another Baba Louie’s has opened in Pittsfield, with the same menu, but more space.  We enjoyed lunch there recently.  It offers great food at moderate prices.  If you’re going to Barrington Stage Co., the […]

Restaurant Review

June 17th, 2010 by philhalpern

We went for the first time last night to Cork ‘n Hearth, located in Lee just a short distance from our Lenox B&B.  The restaurant has been chef owned  and operated for many years by Chris and Jasmine Ryan.  Chris brought us his new menu, with a special offer for our guests, so we thought […]

Yum, Yum! The Mikado is Performed This Saturday in the Berkshires

March 24th, 2010 by philhalpern

The Mikado is a sparkling and lavish comedic operetta written by Gilbert & Sullivan at the height of their creative genius. A Japanese prince will do just about anything to win the hand of the national executioner’s daughter, for she is his one true love. Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and other charming and absurd characters will amuse […]

Lenox Restaurant is a hit

February 1st, 2010 by philhalpern

We have a great restaurant recommendation for guests of Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA.  We took a party of six this past weekend to Firefly and everyone enjoyed the good food, friendly ambiance, and excellent service. We took advantage of Firefly’s Friday and Saturday evening special: a 3–course dinner for two, including a bottle of wine […]