Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Select Registry Announces New Rewards Program

July 21st, 2011 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox B&B,  has been a proud member of Select Registry since Linda and Phil have been innkeepers (we’ve celebrated our 10th anniversary this past year!)  This organization of distinguished inns has just launched a new rewards program — no more stamps or postcards. Guests can open a Golden Quill account online, […]

Email Postcards from Our Inn in the Berkshires

June 1st, 2011 by philhalpern

Here’s a new way to share our Lenox B&B with your friends.  Send an email postcard with a photo of the inn, so they can see where you’re staying — or planning to stay — in the Berkshires.  You can personalize the message.  Link to the Brook Farm Inn page at I Love Inns, and you’ll […]

New Video of Brook Farm Inn

March 31st, 2011 by philhalpern

Click on the picture to see our new video. A former guest  wanted to make a micro-documentary about a Berkshire Bed and Breakfast.  Neil Orman and his wife Bertha had stayed with us a couple of years ago.  They enjoyed their stay and this gave Neil  the idea of making a film about Brook Farm […]

Medal of Arts Goes to Jacob’s Pillow & James Taylor

March 5th, 2011 by philhalpern

The Berkshires cultural scene  is well known to our guests, who enjoy concerts, theater, museums and galleries here. At Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts, we’re proud that James Taylor is among the local residents.  Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is another of our neighbors, where we and our guests enjoy modern dance performances.  So we’re […]

Earth Wind and Fire at Tanglewood

January 15th, 2011 by philhalpern

When all the snow melts in the Berkshires at Brook Farm Inn bed and breakfast, we will have Earth Wind and Fire.   Yes, the popular Jazz and R&B group from the 70’s will be appearing at The Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox Massachusetts.  The performance will be on Saturday June 25th at 7:00 PM.  Tickets […]

Capitol Steps at Cranwell

July 22nd, 2010 by philhalpern

We saw the Capitol Steps troupe perform at the Cranwell Resort in Lenox MA last night.  Capitol Steps has been coming to the Berkshires for several years.   Every year they get funnier.  This year’s troupe consists of five talented and professional performers who satirize public and political figures in witty song parodies.   Everyone is a […]

New Website for the Brook Farm Inn

March 26th, 2010 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn is proud to unveil our new website, built by InsideOut Solutions, featuring this blog, a new photo gallery, fantastic new photography of the inn, and lots of great maps and content about our bed and breakfast, and about Lenox and the Berkshires. There is of course still poetry here, and throughout our […]


February 27th, 2010 by philhalpern

 And all I saw from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood. Over these things I could not see: These were the things that bounded me… “Renascence,” 1912 At Brook Farm Inn “there is poetry here,” so we’re proud to be supporters of Steepletop and excited to have the opportunity to take a […]

See the 2010 Berkshire Theatre Festival Season

February 20th, 2010 by philhalpern

BTF has announced its performances for both the Unicorn Theatre and the Main Stage, beginning June 19th and going into October.  We at Brook Farm Inn – our Lenox B&B is 4 miles down the road from the theater — are looking forward to plays by Edward Albee, Samuel Beckett, Shakespeare, and Rodgers and Hart, […]

Beacon Cinema is the New Movie Theater in the Berkshires

January 10th, 2010 by philhalpern

Good news for movie goers in the Berkshires — a new, state-of-the-art theater! It’s the Beacon Cinema on North Street in Pittsfield, where an old building has been completely renovated into 5 separate screening rooms. It has the advantages of comfy seats, lately released films, and a convenient location, and some great restaurants are springing up in […]