24 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060 +1 413 585 5877
The Yellow Sofa is a comfortable little coffeehouse and gift shop located in downtown Northampton. Try some locally brewed coffee and tea drinks or, if you're looking for something more substantial, tuck into a stromboli or Middle Eastern treat like hummus and pita bread. In the evenings, you can stop by to hear live music from local bands or even participate in an open mic night yourself.
575 Hartford Turnpike Shrewsbury, MA 01545 +1 508 845 8051
Just outside the city of Worcester is Hebert Candies. Founded in 1917, Hebert Candies has been New England's primary producer of chocolates and candies. The mansion, purchased by the owner in 1946, has been home to the candy company ever since, with chocolate made on the premise and a complete candy store inside. You can find seasonally-themed chocolate pops, a do-it-yourself ice cream bar and even hold birthday parties or other events at the mansion. Tasty chocolates and unique sweet treats are the reason to come out here to pick up some goodies for the kids or yourself!
50 Foster Street Worcester, MA 01608 +1 508 755 6800
The DCU Center formerly known as The Centrum is a wonderful arena that hosts various musical events, expositions and even the WWE Smack Down! Ranked often in the top five venues by Billboard magazines, it has played host to world famous artists like Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and Hilary Duff. The DCU Center started its state of the art convention center in 1997 which has various features like meeting rooms, football rooms and even kitchen facilities.
286 Central Street, Suite 115, Leominster Plaza Leominster, MA 01453 +1 978 537 7750
Hit Classic's "Piano Bar" for some great drinks and the best Jazz around. You can bring your own food and enjoy their scrumptious desserts that change on a weekly basis. Their best drink is a martini, but they also have a wide selection of wine and beer. Classic's features live jazz on their baby grand piano as well as an accoustic guitar band every Thursday evening. Hang out by the fireplace or one of their plasma screen TVs and kick back with friends or a date.
206 Worcester Road Princeton, MA 01541 +1 978 464 5775
At Sonoma the regular cuisine is conspicuous by its absence, but that will not deter the die hard foodie to try an interesting entree like the mushroom crusted fillet of Norwegian salmon. Now you think the cuisine is Scandinavian? Heck no! Wait till you see the pan seared ahi tuna and "masoor Dal" with Indian spices going! Fresh seasonal ingredients are this reataurant's forte and the continental kitchen does several somersaults as far as innovations are in question. The wine lovers will enjoy the gurgling and flowing Pinot Noir on their tables.
198 East Main Street Milford, MA 01757 +1 508 482 1700
Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2004, Truffles boasts of a spectacular list of both reds and whites. Chef Anna Wallach puts in great efforts to ensure that the food gets due acclaim too-there's filet mignon, rack of lamb, blackened mahi mahi, wild Alaskan halibut and lots more innovative items to choose from. The ever-changing menu is sure to keep you coming back for more.
30 Union Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 +1 413 499 5446
The Barrington Stage Company offers year-round entertainment and events for all age groups. Parking is free, and refreshments and a gift shop are available. The company is best known for their production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, which eventually went on to Broadway and won two Tony Awards. Their renovated 1912 theater in downtown Pittsfield is the new permanent home to this leading theater company.
777 Cold Spring Road Routes 7 and 2 Williamstown, MA 01267 +1 413 458 0123
To avail of some Berkshire hospitality, step into this bistro/bar located in Williamstown, which shares its border with New York and Vermont. The spacious and stylish venue is done up with wooden floors; round tables spaced across the room offer privacy. The extensive drinks menu offers seasonal red and white wines; they are served by the glass or by the bottle. The food menu is short, but lists exotic treats that are sure to be relished. Many events like benefit dinners, parties and wine tastings are hosted here. Whether you visit Mezze during these events or just step in for an unusual lunch, you are sure to leave with memories urging you to return soon.
200 Commonwealth Avenue University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA 1003 +1 413 545 3001
Located within the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mullins Center is a multi-utility event space that holds a seating capacity of 10,500. Besides hosting cultural events, plays, concerts and conferences, the Mullins Center also hosts matches and practice sessions for the University of Massachusetts' sports teams. The arena includes two buildings out of which one has a basketball court, a permanent ice rink, racquetball courts and other sports facilities. Check website for details.
47 Bridge Street Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 +1 413 625 6292
A cross between a bar, coffeehouse and concert venue, Mocha Maya's offers guests a unique experience. Make a beverage selection from among organic fair-trade teas and coffee, micro-brews and wines, or their signature frozen hot chocolate. Their specialty martinis in flavors like espresso, passion fruit, blackberry and sour apple deserve a special mention. Touring musicians and bands comprise their unrivaled lineup that represents folk, alternative rock, jazz, pop, indie and soulful poetry.
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