(Photos by Jess Gamari / Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont)
Spice of life: Searching for fall flavor in North Adams

10/15/2014 05:09 PM EDT
From warm, crunchy apple crisp and salted caramel candy apples to steamy pumpkin spice lattes and roasted butternut squash soup, the Berkshires spills over with fall foods. We set out to explore North Adams for an afternoon in search of local seasonal flavor. NORTH ADAMS -- From warm, crunchy apple crisp and salted caramel candy apples to steamy pumpkin spice lattes and roasted butternut squash soup, the Berkshires spills over with fall foods. 
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Finding fall flavor in Bennington
10/15/2014 04:54 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- For more than 20 years, Nick Monte and the Village Chocolate Shoppe on Main Street has offered pumpkin fudge and his own exclusive variation, pumpkin cheesecake fudge, every year once the foliage starts to appear. Full Story

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(Jess Gamari / Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont)
Oct. 16 to 22 arts and events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

10/15/2014 05:27 PM EDT
Oct. 16 to 22 arts and events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont 
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Nightlife at small venues in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
10/15/2014 05:31 PM EDT - Nightlife at small venues in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont Full Story

Oct. 9 to 15 arts and events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
10/08/2014 08:18 PM EDT - Oct. 9 to 15 arts and events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont Full Story

Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. Full Story
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NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police. Full Story
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.