Northampton in the News
We recently had a great conversation with Amy Cahillane of the Downtown Northampton Association (DNA). See what she had to say about how things are going for downtown Northampton--and more!
We recently had a fantastic conversation with Downton Valley, a beautiful, welcoming B&B Home for women to visit, whether they are from out of town and passing through for business or pleasure, or simply enjoying a staycation "getaway" from their home nearby! It's the ideal spot for adventures, relaxation, and delectable fare. With numerous trails on the property as well as plenty of outdoor relaxation options (from decks and patios to fire-pits and pools!), there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.
We recently had a lovely conversation with Aimee Salmon, owner of Africana Dance & Fitness. Check out what she had to say about her business!
We recently had a lovely conversation with Kimberly, owner of Kimberly Vadelnieks Photography!
We recently had a lovely conversation with Lily and Carol of Bela Vegetarian Restaurant, one of the most beloved eateries in Northampton. Check out what they had to say during our interview!
We recently had a wonderful conversation with Craig Della Penna of Sugar Maple Trailside Inn!
Getting a little tired of your own four walls in Pandemic Times, but would prefer not to venture too far afield? Book a “staycation getaway”!
We recently had a lovely chat with Jen Nery of CLINIC Alternative Medicines in downtown Northampton. Check out our interview to find out what's new at CLNIC and how they are doing in these challenging times!
Are you looking for a truly unique/cool/funky gift for that person in your life who has everything and could use something out of the ordinary? Or perhaps you feel like treating yourself to something a little different? From out there art to hard-to-find treats, here’s our top 5.
We recently spoke to Jake Mazar, one of the owners of Artifact Cider Project in Florence, MA. We love his passion for Western Mass and for the cider Artifact produces. His commitment to bringing a high quality, delicious product to the community is truly inspiring.
Want to find a warm and cozy corner out of the brisk fall and winter air? You’ll find plenty of ideal spots to warm up in Northampton.
We recently spoke to André and Devon Boulay from A2Z Science & Learning Store. We had a lovely chat about the past, present, and future of the store and what makes them most excited about owning a business in Northampton. We love their energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to this amazing store!
We recently spoke to Laurel Anne Boyd, Kathryn Carpenter, and Noel St. Jean Chevalier of Ascendance Inner World Arts in Florence. Their studio is a vibrant, inviting space that offers dance classes to kids and adults alike, as well as plenty of other engaging cultural and educational events!
We recently spoke to Lexie Walters Wright and Lindsay Fogg-Willits, the owners of High Five Books & Art Always in Florence! We are overjoyed to them as part of Florence's thriving, creative business community.
Looking for some fabulous new art, jewelry, clothing, or gifts? Check out some of the trunk show events happening in Northampton October 11-14!
Whether you are going classic, vintage, or out of the ordinary, there is a wide range of ring options in Northampton.
Have a hankering for a perfectly cooked, fully satisfying French fry? Satisfy your yearning for the crispy spud and check out our top 5 faves in downtown Northampton. From traditional to gravy-smothered, you’ll find a fry that works for you!
Are you looking for an old school ‘80s lunchbox, broken-in pair of Doc Martens, or a mid-century modern coffee table? Northampton’s got plenty of second-hand and antique shops to satisfy your vintage cravings! Here’s our top 5 to get you started:
After a night out on the town, you’ll want a great place to “absorb” the night’s—ahem—indulgences. With so many great breakfast/brunch options, you really can’t go wrong in Northampton. Trust us, you’ll want to try them all. To start you off, here’s our Top 5:
Whether you need a quick cookie fix to get your energy back during a shopping trip or arts walk or you want to linger over a piece of pie after an early dinner, there are plenty of great spots to fulfill your sugar cravings. Here are 5 to get you started:
Need that morning jolt or afternoon pick-me-up? There are so many ways to caffeinate in Northampton. Whether you’re a dyed-in-the-wool black coffee fan, an organic mocha connoisseur, or an expert on types of tea, you’ll find the perfect buzz. Here’s our top 5 to set you on your caffeine quest:
Craving a traditional slice? Or looking for a pie with pizazz? With so many pizza joints to choose from, you’ll want to take a full-on pizza tour in Northampton. Here’s our top 5 to whet your appetite:
With all sorts of fun places to hang, chill, and blow off steam, you can leave your stressful work week behind and let your inner weirdo out to play. With plenty of fun options, from music to shopping, you’re sure to find your niche. Here’s our top 5 to get you going:
It’s 5:00 somewhere, so head downtown for a classic martini, spicy margarita, local IPA, or organic Riesling. Whatever your drink of choice might be, Northampton has plenty of options. Check out our top 5 to get you started.