|The Parlor Cafe Opens in North Adams|
|By John Durkan,|
04:49AM / Saturday, December 22, 2012
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Last year a popular coffee and tea shop, The Elf Parlor, closed its doors for good.
But on Wednesday, a new coffee and tea shop, The Parlor Cafe, opened in its place.
"It's a love story," owner Jason Morin said. "I can't name anybody that wasn't heartbroken when it was closed."
Morin opened the shop with Elizabeth Osimo after spending about two months renovating the Ashland Street building. Morin has business experience running his own website-building service, BerkSites, while Osimo previously worked as a barista and bakes the goods.
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|Burger Kings Closed in Pittsfield, Lenox|
|By Joe Durwin,|
11:21AM / Thursday, June 28, 2012
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A local Burger King franchise closed the doors on three of its eateries Thursday morning.
Signs at the drive-up window at the First Street location say "Closed temporarily, sorry for the inconvenience." The Burger King on Merrill Road is also closed with the same signage; someone who answered at the Burger King in Lenox said that eatery closed Wednesday night, but the closure is only temporarily.
When contacted about the closures, franchise owner Richard George of Pittsfield replied, "I'm not at liberty to say right now."
According to Manta, the private company has annual
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|Great Barrington Friendly's Casualty in Bankruptcy|
10:16PM / Monday, January 09, 2012
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The town's lone Friendly's Restaurant was shuttered on Monday as the ice cream scooper emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The Great Barrington restaurant was the only closure in the Berkshires. Thirty-six other restaurants were also closed, including three in the Springfield area and seven others in Massachusetts. Several in the Capital Region of New York also closed their doors.
According to a statement from company, "we were unable to reach an acceptable agreement with landlords at 37 restaurants. Therefore, the Company has made the difficult decision to close these Friendly's effective at the close of business on January 8th."
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|Crazy Cakes Bakery Opens in Adams|
|By Robert Mangiamele,|
10:12AM / Tuesday, October 18, 2011
ADAMS, Mass. — A new bakery is bringing more dough to a local pizzeria.
Crazy Cakes Bakery opened the beginning of October inside Pizza Jim's on Howland Avenue but instead spreading pizza sauce, it's specializing in cakes and baked goods.
One family works together to run and operate the pizzeria and the bakery. By combining the two, customers have a wide variety of choosing either pizza or baked goods to enjoy.
The bakery was started by Cindy Rosenburg. The pizzeria is operated by Jim and Linda Rosenburg Montgomery, who moved the operation to Howland Avenue nearly two years ago from Commercial
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