Halloween Haunts

This Halloween, get your costumes ready and head over to the Iron Horse for the Annual Halloween Bones Shakedown with DJs LeFox (Sugar Biscuit) & Hip Sockit (Pollinate). It’s a dance party with prizes, so to win, you gotta DANCE! A night of costumed attendees and dance-fueled music that’ll keep the dance floor moving all night. 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, (413)...

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Show Us Your Tattoos
Oct26

Show Us Your Tattoos

The message here needs no explanation. I am a war tax resister, and this was my fourth and last tattoo from Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn, NY. (right) — Tom Wilson, Shelburne Falls My favorite Disney movie is The Little Mermaid, so that’s the reason why I decided to do that theme. Plus, I love the ocean and always have had a closeness with the sea. — Tonianne Silva, Indian...

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My Favorite Walk: Route 20’s Hidden Gem
Aug12

My Favorite Walk: Route 20’s Hidden Gem

Along scenic Route 20 in Chester, is the Chester-Blandford State Forest. On a 95-degree summer afternoon, the natural shade from the tall trees kept us cool as we walked the mile up to the Sanderson Brook Falls. Walking along the path, we only saw a few small groups of people. All said hello when they passed and continued in the opposite direction. One woman had a small dog that I don’t think barked once. It was almost as if, as soon...

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VIDEO Concert, Goodbye, Kool Thing, Kim Gordon makes her exit
Jul22

VIDEO Concert, Goodbye, Kool Thing, Kim Gordon makes her exit

Goodbye, Kool Thing Standing inches away from me moaning her iconic voice into the mic for soundcheck stood Kim Gordon. The longtime Northampton resident is bidding farewell to the Pioneer Valley, and she picked the perfect place to say goodbye. On top of the historic Florence building that includes the Miss Florence Diner rests the 13th Floor Music Lounge, a place where you see friendly faces every time you visit. It’s a small and...

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