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    Berkshires Week & the Shires of Vermont
    (Margaret Button / Berkshire Eagle)
    Uncovering Mohawk Trail's treasures

    To most of the residents of Northern Berkshire, the Mohawk Trail is a means of getting from North Adams to Greenfield and, eventually, Boston. On a beautiful July day with lots of sun, a friend and I set out to explore the treasures the Trail has -- and which I have overlooked all my life.  Full Story
     
     
     
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    Updated: May 15, 2014 6:32:35 PM EDT
    Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s

    "What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. Full Story
    Japanese honeysuckle is sweet but aggressive
    Honeysuckle is a blessing or a curse, depending on why and where you plant it and which type you plant. Full Story

    Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s
    "What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. Full Story

    Japanese honeysuckle is sweet but aggressive
    Honeysuckle is a blessing or a curse, depending on why and where you plant it and which type you plant. Full Story

    (AP)
    Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinois

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" was not an option. Full Story
    (Andy Kropa/Andy Kropa /Invision/AP)
    Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Full Story
    (Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.