Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Boston Globe Recommends Brook Farm Inn Poetry Event

April 28th, 2009 by philhalpern

We were delighted to be mentioned in this past Sunday’s Boston Globe, in Jan Gardner’s “Shelf Life” column.  See http://www.boston.com/ae/books/articles/2009/04/26/a_fighting_chance/ We’ve long been fans of Ms. Gardner’s column, where she mentions book picks and literary events that you otherwise might not know about.  She has mentioned the poetry event, “The Four Seasons of Edna St. […]

Travel Tip

March 6th, 2009 by philhalpern

If you’re like most of our newer customers, you’ve probably found Brook Farm Inn by searching the web.  We’re listed on a number of helpful, online bed & breakfast directories.  We recently updated our listing, for instance, on www.ibbp.com, which stands for International Bed & Breakfast Pages.  We have some of our specials listed there, including […]

Another reason to be in Lenox for Feb. 15th

February 8th, 2009 by philhalpern

 Best Selling Author Appears at the Lenox Library on Sunday, February 15th at 4:00 pm   Our second season of the Distinguished Lecture Series continues with a talk by author, humorist and philosopher Daniel Klein. Join the co-author of the best selling Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy through Jokes as he discusses     “My Latest […]

We've been re-decorating at Brook Farm Inn!

February 7th, 2009 by philhalpern

We love our 1882 inn, and in the quieter winter months, we have the time to lavish paint and wallpaper on it to keep everything spiffy.  So we’ve just re-decorated the Cozy Hideaway Room.   The front sitting room also has a whole new look with new furniture and carpet.  In addition —  not as visible […]

Edna St. Vincent Millay Poetry Reading at Brook Farm Inn

February 4th, 2009 by philhalpern

We’re very excited to announce a special poetry reading event that will take place at Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts.  We’re thrilled that Peter Bergman, Executive Director of the Edna St. VIncent Millay Society at Steepletop will present a program on Saturday, May 16th, 2009.  This is only a sneak preview — you can watch for […]

It's Snowing In the Berkshires!

December 19th, 2008 by philhalpern

We’re having a lovely snowfall today.  It’s beautiful, pristine, and just right for skiing –cross country or downhill — and also for snowshoeing.  At Brook Farm Inn, our favorite place to snowshoe is Pleasant Valley, a Mass Audubon wildlife refuge, with beautiful, well-marked trails.  It’s right here in Lenox, Massachusetts.   After a day outdoors, we […]

Tanglewood '09 Schedule on Brook Farm Inn Website!

November 24th, 2008 by philhalpern

We enjoyed a wonderful event several days ago, when the Tanglewood personnel came to Lenox and presented the ’09 schedule to Business Friends of Tanglewood. It’s going to be a great summer, not only with weekend concerts in the shed, but events almost every evening, midweek, in Ozawa Hall.  Link to the schedule from the homepage […]

Vacations Are Good for Your Health!

October 22nd, 2008 by philhalpern

We’re well aware of the news that’s making everyone feel stressed these days, so here’s important information. In a newspaper article titled “Take a vacation and you may live longer,” Drs. Kay Judge and Maxine Barish-Wreden wrote, “Vacations may lead to decreased heart attacks and longer lives.” That’s right–you will live longer if you take regular vacations. Using […]

Colors of Fall Foliage in the Berkshires

September 2nd, 2008 by philhalpern

Callers to Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts are asking about fall foliage — they want to know if the leaves are changing yet.  The answer is, a little bit.  You can see a few maples with orange leaves at the end of some branches, and even though the days are beautiful and warm, the evenings get […]

Autumn In the Berkshires

August 20th, 2008 by philhalpern

Lenox, Massachusetts is a prime destination for September and October.  The Lenox Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring these great events, and we’re telling all our guests at Brook Farm Inn about them.  Call us for more information.  Sept. 12-14 — A Weekend of the Gilded Age Sept. 19-21 — The Autumn Art Festival Sept. 26-28 — […]