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Rapha Racing NYC: the Berkshire Cycling Classic | Rapha

Rapha Racing NYC: the Berkshire Cycling Classic By Guest Author • 7th June 2012 11:13pm • Posted in Team Text and Photos by Dylan Nord - Rapha Racing NYC Dame Nature did her best when she fashioned Berkshire. Elsewhere she has wrought effects more grand, more imposing perhaps, but nowhere scenery more exquisite in variety…
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Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Events

TANGLEWOOD 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, JUNE 22-SEPTEMBER 2 SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY SEASON OPENS WITH PERFORMANCES BY ARTISTS WITH LONG-TIME CLOSE TIES TO TANGLEWOOD: YO-YO MA AND HIS SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE, JUNE 22 AND 24; JAMES TAYLOR, JULY 2, 3, & 4; MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP, JUNE 28 & 29; AND A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION WITH THE INIMITABLE…
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Memorial Day in Lenox

05/28/2012 - Lenox, MA. Photos by Kevin Sprague. ©2012. Lenox, MA knows how to recognize memorial day the right way - a community parade and a chance to honor and recognize men and women in uniform who put themselves in harm's way on our behalf. Not withstanding a nice collection of Lenox Band Members, Scouts,…
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Berkshires revel in summer magic

via masslive.com May 22, 2012 To look at it from one perspective, the year Tanglewood opened was the same year Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn in for his second term, the year Amelia Earhardt disappeared, and the year the Republic of Ireland was established. In other words: A long time ago. While the bucolic concert venue has…
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April Travel: Lenox, Massachusetts – Forbes

Spend a sunny spring weekend in nearby Lenox, Massachusetts. Relaxation, Rockwell and  delicious restaurants await. STAY Blantyre Luxury Country House Hotel 16 Blantyre Road Lenox, Mass. Blantyre, a charming, Tudor-style country house and estate, is located on 117 sprawling acres in the Western Massachusetts town of Lenox. This small luxury resort’s exquisite service, lavish rooms and…
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Cranwell Resort is a trip back to the Gilded Age

When is a cottage not a cottage? When it's a majestic mansion in the patrician town of Lenox in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. This New England enclave was settled during the late 1800s, the booming industrial period that Mark Twain labelled the Gilded Age for the ostentatious lifestyles of the less-than-one per cent. As…
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The Mount Takes Edith Wharton Personally in 2012 | The Rogovoy Report

Edith Wharton in 1905 (LENOX, Mass.) – In its programming for the coming year – the 150th anniversary of author Edith Wharton’s birth – The Mount will pay tribute to Wharton by highlighting her life, work, and achievements under the umbrella theme of Edith Wharton: 21st Century Muse. The Mount’s official opening day is this…
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Our New Site!

Welcome to the new website for the Lenox Chamber of Commerce - we're excited to see you here and hope that you find this site a useful resource to find out what there is to do in and around Lenox - as well as where to stay, things to do, great restaurants, and so much…
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Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism – The Berkshires at a Glance

via massvacation.com Think music, museums, and mountains. On the western border of Massachusetts, the Berkshires provide an unbeatable array of visual and performing arts experiences and outdoor adventures in a magnificent rural setting. CHECK IT OUT Summer in the Berkshire is synonymous with Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a venue for…
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Tanglewood summer picnic – Yankee Magazine

Lenox, MA: Tanglewood Picnic Menu ideas for lawn party at Tanglewood by Annie B. Copps Book excerpt: Tanglewood: A Group Memoir For music lovers, there's no more enchanting venue than Tanglewood in the summer. For more than seven decades, the members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (and a host of friends) have been switching to…
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In Winter, Berkshires Culture Moves Indoors

Traditionally, early September brings a frosty curtain down on this fair-weather communion of art and land. The region’s snowy scenes may have inspired some notable James Taylor lyrics and the color of American literature’s most famous whale. But by midwinter, Arrowhead, Herman Melville’s former home, is open by appointment only, and Mr. Taylor’s beloved Tanglewood…
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Apple Tree Inn

10 Richmond Mountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.1477 • info@appletree-inn.com • appletree-inn.com Antique-filled Victorian inn with mountain views on 22 hilltop acres. Walk to Tanglewood & Kripalu. Large parlor with view and fireplace. Fireplace rooms. Pool & tennis. Weddings, parties, meetings & retreats.
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Birchwood Inn

7 Hubbard Street, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.2600 • 800.524.1646 • innkeeper@birchwood-inn.com • birchwood-inn.com Welcoming 1766 inn. Incredible breakfasts & afternoon tea. Romantic, soothing & foodie packages. Wood-burning fireplaces, A/C, WiFi, dog friendly. Just steps away from the village & Kennedy Park.
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Blantyre

16 Blantyre Road, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.3556 • welcome@blantyre.com • Blantyre.com Beautiful 21-room country house hotel, restaurant & cozy, intimate spa for house guests. Tennis, ice skating, swimming & snow shoeing on property. Exquisite dining & extensive wine cellar. Forbes 5 Star Award
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Canyon Ranch Resort & Spa

canyonranch.com 165 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.4100 • 800.742.9000   Award-winning destination for healthy living. Full array of indoor & outdoor fitness activity & classes, hiking, biking, luxurious spa & body treatments, nutritious gourmet dining, private consults, workshops w/medical & wellness experts.
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Chesapeake Inn

chesapeake-inn.com 210 West Street, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.3429 • 800.966.3429 • chesapeakeinn@aol.com Best of Citysearch - 1/4 mile to Tanglewood; private baths; air-conditioning; full “Whatever and Whenever” breakfast; complimentary Saturday BBQ; 75ft heated, lap pool; free WiFi; catering to your needs, wants, and desires.
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Cornell Inn

203 Main Street, Lenox, MA01240 413.637.4800  • innkeeper@cornellbb.com • Cornellbb.com One of the oldest lodging establishments in Lenox, offering a variety of rooms in 3 separate buildings. A/C, Wifi, TV, beautiful gardens, scrumptious breakfasts, & our very own in-house pub. Under new management.
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Wyndhurst Manor & Club (Formerly Cranwell Resort)

(Formerly Cranwell Resort) wyndhurstmanorandclub.com 55 Lee Road, Lenox, MA 01240 New and beautifully renovated guest rooms inspired by New England’s nature.  Home to Berkshire’s Best 18 hole historic golf course, modern fitness center, indoor & outdoor pools and tennis courts.  Delicious and beautifully crafted dining options at Sloane’s Tavern and the Wyndhurst Mansion.
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Days Inn Motel

194 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes. 7 & 20) Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.3560 • daysinn12200@hotmail.com • Daysinn.com Newly renovated, free continental breakfast, HBO, wireless internet, A/C, phones, microwave, refrigerator. Hair dryer, coffeemaker, no pets. Outdoor swimming pool. Minutes away from Tanglewood & major attractions. Ski pkgs.
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Eastgate Inn

207 West Street, Lenox MA 01240 413-637-1963 • Eastgateinnbedbreakfast.com A cozy intimate home on Tanglewood side about a 5-minute walk to main gate. Organic homemade breakfast catering to dietary needs. Afternoon wine & cheese, private baths, wifi, a/c, complimentary phone, bikes, kayaks, snowshoes, outside fire pit, and laundry.
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Scenic Lenox

An assortment of photos by Kevin Sprague in and around Lenox over the last few years.
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The Boston Globe – An Elite Retreat

An elite retreat Arts, culture, and luxury are surrounded by beauty of Berkshire The Museum of the Gilded Age is housed in the 19th-century Ventfort Hall. (Jonathan Wiggs/ Globe Staff) Globe Staff / December 26, 2007 In the mid-19th century, Lenox became a summer haunt for the elite of Boston and New York, but it…
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The New York Times – 36 hours in Lenox MA

JOURNEYS; 36 Hours | Lenox, Mass. By MICHELLE GREEN Published: February 21, 2003 UNDER a storybook blanket of snow, Lenox, Mass., may look like just another well-groomed New England town. In fact, this hamlet in the southern Berkshires is a retreat where world-weary types seek sustenance for body and soul. Home to the Canyon Ranch…
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Eastover Estate and Retreat

430 East Street, Lenox, MA 01240 413-637-0625 • info@eastover.com • Eastover.com Eastover – a holistic retreat center dedicated to serving the greater holistic community –  is a 600-acre sanctuary located only minutes from downtown Lenox, Kripalu Center, Tanglewood Music Center and other cultural venues in the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts. Eastover offers spacious workshop and program rooms with…
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The Scenic Berkshires

Here's a nice slideshow of photos in and around Lenox and the Berkshires by Kevin Sprague that capture the beauty of our region!
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Garden Gables Inn

gardengablesinn.com 135 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240 888-243-0193 • innkeeper@gardengablesinn.com Relax in the quiet privacy of five luxuriant acres, personalized service, spa treatments, pool and great food. Just a three minute walk to the charms of Lenox Village.
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Berkshires/Lenox, MA

berkshireslenoxsuites.hamptoninn.com 445 Pittsfield Road, PO Box 829, Lenox, MA 01240 413.499.1111 The award-winning Hampton Inn & Suites is located in the heart of the Berkshires, nestled on 111 acres of a wildlife preserve offering many nature trails to explore. With free hot breakfast, WI-FI, and an indoor heated pool we are the perfect place to…
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Hampton Terrace Inn

hamptonterrace.com 91 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.1773 • 800.203.0656 • info@hamptonterrace.com Escape to the Gilded Age at “one of the East Coast’s premier getaway destinations,” Hampton Terrace Inn. Our Lenox, MA inn is ideally situated in the heart of the Berkshires, minutes from exceptional restaurants & shops. Built in 1897, Hampton Terrace began welcoming…
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Howard Johnson Express Inn

462 Pittsfield Road (Routes 7 & 20), Lenox, MA 01240 413.442.4000 • 800.446.4656 • hojolenox@hotmail.com • www.hojo.com Jacuzzi & sauna rms, handicap rms, non-smoking rms. A/C, wireless internet, phones, HBO, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, free continental bkfast, hair dryer. Outdoor pool. Ski pkgs. No pets. Minutes from Tanglewood & major attractions.
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Ponds at Foxhollow

Route 7, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.1469 • reservations@pondsatfoxhollow.com • Pondsatfoxhollow.com One and two bedroom condominiums overlooking ponds on 200-acre estate. Pools, tennis, fireplaces & much more.
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The Rookwood Inn

11 Old Stockbridge Road, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.9750 • 800.223.9750 • stay@rookwoodinn.com • Rookwoodinn.com Fairy tale Victorian Inn w/great location! Private baths, A/C, phones, fireplaces, antique décor, WiFi, full gourmet buffet breakfast, afternoon refreshments. Packages, weddings, reunions, family friendly. Best location! One of NY Magazine’s best B&Bs.
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Seven Hills Inn

40 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.0060 • info@sevenhillsinn.com • www.Sevenhillsinn.com A stylishly renovated inn with 57 guest rooms set on 27 acres of lush lawns. Upgraded modern present-day comforts and amenities. A lobby lounge offering small bites and craft cocktails. Private baths, pool, A/C, TV, Wi-Fi, bkfst, pet friendly, family-friendly. Ideal for summer escapes, destination…
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Stonover Farm Bed & Breakfast

stonoverfarm.com  169 Undermountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240 413.637.9100 • stonoverfarm@aol.com Four completely equipped luxury suites & separate 2-bedroom cottage on 10 acres, AC, free private phones, full cable, DVD (200 movies), CD, WiFi, robes, amenities, full breakfast cooked to order, wine & cheese.