Meet Andrew Crane and Nick Whalen the owners of Shire Breu-Hous in Dalton, Massachusetts. I visited them today, just before their opening this Friday. Every corner in their place is an ode to local materials and work, from an old tree on family property that now makes up the bar and tables to famous local marble. The $700,000 they spent on renovations […]
IS183 Art School’s “The Factory” Gala on Saturday, May 20 will Celebrate (and Support!) Art-making in the Berkshires PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BERKSHIRE COUNTY AND BEYOND—(April 5, 2017)—Known for being the most imaginative party of the season, this year IS183’s gala event, The Factory, mash-up mixes the foiled flair of Warhol’s pop art, […]
DALTON — Efforts to transform a former Crane & Co. stationery mill into a multi-use business and event hub got a big boost from the state this week. The Stationery Factory on Flansburg Avenue has been approved for a 10-year tax-increment financing (TIF) agreement designed to support business growth and job creation. The agreement, which […]
Alchemy Initiative 2016 Handmade Holiday Festival
Join us as we recognize the “Putting the Berkshires on the Map” honeree and present the Berkshire Trendsetter Awards, which celebrate individuals and organizations whose outstanding achievements and commitment have strengthened our economy and helped the Berkshires grow.
Upcoming CD release from Roy Delaine Moore, will be released May 2015. Produced by Bob Webber and recorded at Sugarloaf Canyon Productions studio, located in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, west of Denver. The ten song selection is the first release from Mountain Trax Records, featuring several special guest musicians contributing to nine […]
BerkChique! is back! The Berkshires’ best high end, gently used clothing sale/party/fundraiser is back for the fourth year in a row! Only this time, we are pleased to announce that the sale is happening at The Stationery Factory in Dalton the first weekend in June. Mark your calendars for the most anticipated clothing sale event […]
Scott Taylor Paintings Art Show 34 paintings of trees in the splendor of all four seasons. First Art Show in this historic re-purposed factory, that once was know for the finest Crane Stationery. Learn More: https://www.facebook.com/events/1634931093406889/
On the Weekend of 1, 2 & 3 May 2015, the Stationery Factory will be hosting both our first Art Show showcasing the work of local painter Scott Taylor.
Owners of former Crane complex focus on facility’s new role as driver of diverse economic activity Berkshire Trade and Commerce