Says Quinn: Despite Irene’s unwelcome end-of-summer visit, this was one of the best of my 12 summers at Birchwood Inn.
Ellen and I have created a Top Ten Best of Summer 2011 list:
# 10 -Best play we missed: “Sylvia” — about a dog of course — at the Berkshire Theatre Festival
# 9 -Best Tanglewood Concert we missed: “Porgy and Bess”
# 8 -Best book read this summer: “The Greater Journey”
# 7 -Best exhibit: Pissarro at The Clark Art Institute (until Oct. 6)
# 6 -Best new Lenox food experience: Berkshire Gelato next door to Prime
# 5 -Best new breakfast recipe: Peach Croissant French Toast Panini
# 4 -Best breakfast fruit course: Honeydew “Gazpacho” and Bircher Muesli
# 3 -Best food blog: Eight Broads in the Kitchen at Bed and Breakfast Foodies
# 2 -Best park for hiking or walking a dog: Kennedy Park
# 1 -Best summer weekend: James Taylor and the annual 4th of July Party Time at our Lenox MA Bed and Breakfast!