Berkshire Eagle Launches New Publication This Month, Berkshire Landscapes Magazine | Local News

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The Berkshires have always been defined by their vibrant arts and culture scene, natural beauty and creative way of life. This scene – it’s what makes The Berkshires “The Berkshires” (with a capital T) – has always been the cornerstone of The Berkshire Eagle.

This month, The Eagle will unveil the newest addition to its family of award-winning publications: Berkshire Landscapes, a color glossy magazine which, in four issues a year, will celebrate the Berkshire experience with inspiring stories and photography. elegant.

Drawing inspiration from The Eagle’s popular and award-winning arts, culture and lifestyle weekend section, Berkshire Landscapes magazine brings a new dimension to this coverage: topical interviews and interesting articles on creative spirit and world-class culture. of the Berkshires.

Beginning March 18, Berkshire Landscapes magazine will be available for free at many locations across Berkshire County, from hotels and restaurants to malls and visitor centers.

Five thousand copies will be mailed to homes in Berkshire County. An exclusive number of subscriptions – 1,000 of them – are available for free home delivery, courtesy of The Eagle, for those who sign up at berklands.com/subscribe. Additionally, readers can visit berklands.com to read a virtual replica or electronic edition of the magazine in print from March 18.

Fred Rutberg, publisher of The Eagle, asked the editorial and publicity teams to plan for the new magazine in 2021.

“I am proud to present a magazine to our community that allows us to give our neighbors, near and far, a sense of the unique spirit of the Berkshires,” Rutberg said.

The magazine’s editor, Jennifer L. Huberdeau, is a native of Berkshire County and has over 20 years of experience covering the Berkshires. Huberdeau is the editor of The Eagle which also produces the Berkshire Landscapes, Food, Berkshires Week and other sections of the newspaper.

The 48-page first issue is jam-packed with features on the Berkshires. These stories include the cross-country journey of a century-old Steinway piano and its return to a famous family’s Golden Age mansion in the Berkshires; an actor whose Berkshire home renovation will be featured in a new TV series; what one of the country’s top chefs thinks gives a certain Great Barrington restaurant its staying power; and why there is a sundial right in the heart of the county of Berkshire.

“Whether you live in the Berkshires full-time, part-time, or are here for a visit, once you’re here you know there’s something special about this place… Berkshires never lose their shine,” Huberdeau said.

“I am honored and thrilled to be the editor of Berkshire Landscapes magazine and to be able to continue to tell the stories of the people and places that make Berkshires such a magical place to live.”

The magazine is designed by Becky Drees, whose feature pages Eagle readers have long admired. Berkshire Landscapes magazine is powered by photography and stories from award-winning Eagle writers, editors and contributors.

“When The Eagle launched the Berkshire Landscapes weekend features section in 2017, readers embraced this outstanding addition to the newspaper’s lifestyle coverage,” said Kevin Moran, editor of The Eagle. “This weekly section will continue to entertain and inform readers. And now, in 2022, it’s fantastic to see Berkshire Landscapes’ popularity continue to the point that it’s also spawned a brand new magazine.

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