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“On The Town” Comes to the Berkshires in June

May 9th, 2013 by philhalpern

Music by Leonard Bernstein Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins Directed by Tony-winner (Urinetown) John Rando    (BSC’s Guys and Dolls) Choreography by Emmy-winner (TV’s “Smash”) Joshua Bergasse   (BSC’s Guys and Dolls, West Side Story) Music Direction by Darren R. Cohen Set in 1944, On the Town […]

What Makes Select Registry Different?

October 30th, 2012 by philhalpern

  When guests arrive at Brook Farm Inn they see the Select Registry plaque on the front porch.  What that means is that we have achieved  a status of quality hospitality and service that meets the highest standards in the industry.  Here is a video that explains the inspection process that is ongoing to all […]

Leonard Bernstein and Brook Farm Inn

July 25th, 2012 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn was recently honored by a visit from Seth Gopin, a descendant of Lena and Max Rosenberg.  The Rosenbergs are important in the history of our inn for having the vision to buy it as a private home in 1949, and turn it into an inn.  (The full history can be viewed at […]

5 Ways to Convince Your Guy to Take You to a B&B

February 8th, 2012 by philhalpern

In a recent informal survey, four times more people said they’d prefer a romantic getaway to jewelry, flowers or chocolate on Valentine’s Day. We’re willing to bet that most of those were women. Those in the B&B industry, including  the innkeepers at Brook Farm Inn,  know that when it comes to men, there may be a few hurdles to overcome.  While […]

Corey Flintoff and Family Visit Brook Farm Inn

January 21st, 2012 by philhalpern

In the eleven years we have owned Brook Farm Inn bed and breakfast in Lenox MA, many interesting and famous people have stayed here. We have hosted authors, illustrators, journalists, actors, musicians, singers, producers and political figures.  Many of these people are prominent in their respective fields and have received recognition (i.e. Pulitzer Prize, Academy […]

Hummingbirds Return to Brook Farm Inn

May 16th, 2011 by philhalpern

You know that spring is in full bloom and summer is not far behind when the hummingbirds return.  This morning at breakfast we had our first sighting of the year.  Linda planted some lupines in our garden earlier this spring and with our feeder, we should have lots of our tiny friends this year.  the […]

B&B’s Are the Better Way to Stay

December 15th, 2010 by philhalpern

The Professional Association of Innkeepers is reminding us that  B&Bs are simply a better way to stay for travelers seeking more for their travel dollars.  Take a peek at the top ten reasons bed and breakfasts and country inns make a better way to stay. Reason 10:  Put your nickels and dimes away.  Heck, put the […]

Fall Foliage Canoe Trips in the Berkshires

September 20th, 2010 by philhalpern

At Bartholomew’s Cobble in Sheffield, MA, the Trustees of Reservations are sponsoring fall foliage canoe trips.  The dates are Sundays, Sept. 26 and October 3rd, also Monday October 11th, from 9:00 to 12 Noon.  Your Brook Farm Inn innkeepers are members of the Trustees of Reservations, because the organization protects and maintains many Berkshires hiking trails and outdoor […]

New England Travel Tips

September 6th, 2010 by philhalpern

This is New England fall foliage season.  For travel  in the Berkshires, we recommend Karen Brown’s New England.  This guide is among many published by Karen Brown, and it’s a reliable way to find inns, B&B’s, and also to find help in planning your itinerary. Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA, in the heart of Berkshires foliage scenery, […]

DISCO UNDER THE DOME: STUDIO 18 at the LENOX LIBRARY!

January 21st, 2010 by philhalpern

  DISCO UNDER THE DOME: STUDIO 18 at the Lenox Library A night of 70s favorites featuring groovy DJs spinning the hits, cash bar with roll-back pricing, and the SuperFly VIP Lounge – all presented by the Lenox Library Association!   DATE: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 TIME: 8:00 PM to after midnight LOCATION: The Sedgwick […]

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