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Something extra to look forward to

Friendsgiving celebrations provide alternative traditions, food options By Francesca Olsen NORTH ADAMS, Mass. It started as a housewarming party held the day before Thanksgiving, in a spacious apartment above Dottie’s Coffee House in Pittsfield. Autumn Bragan, a food blogger and passionate host,

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UpCountry Tubing Guide

By Francesca Olsen Backyards and sloping state parks are good, but area ski resorts are stepping up the tubing game with groomed lanes, ski lifts so kids won’t get tired, and free-running hot chocolate. Because you don’t need to rent equipment, tubing

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Behind the Wheel at Bennington Potters

About a dozen potters work here (and they’re unionized), doing everything from working machinery that creates plates from clay discs to using fine tools for shaving down the slightest imperfections on mugs, butter dishes and other objects before they are glazed and