2019 SUMMER GUIDE TO DOWNTOWN NORTH ADAMS
The North Adams Exchange (NAX) is a private-public collaboration of the City of North Adams; downtown merchants and local community members; and the North Adams Partnership, focused on increasing foot traffic between Main Street and MASS MoCA.
FOOD + DRINK | Numbers indicate street address
MASS MoCA CAMPUS | A-oK Berkshire Barbeque, Lickety Split, Tunnel City Coffee, Gramercy Bistro, Bright Ideas Brewing
MARSHALL ST. | 33 The Mohawk Tavern 26 Grazie Traditional Italian 20 Tres Ninos Taqueria
MAIN ST. | 1 Subway 40 Richmond Grille (in Holiday Inn) 41 Meng’s Pan-Asian 55 The Hub 57 Empire Cafe 67 Ramuntos 117 Bella Roma Pizza
HOLDEN ST. | 20 Christo’s 34 PUBLIC Eat + Drink
EAGLE ST. | 12 Jack’s Hot Dog Stand 23 Desperado’s Mexican Restaurant 51 Village Pizza
ASHLAND ST. | 139 Korean Garden 218 Pitcher’s Mound 303 The Parlor Cafe
AMERICAN LEGION DR. | 36 Papa Gino’s Pizza 152 Triple Scoop 154 Angelina’s Subs 160 Boston Seafood
HERITAGE STATE PARK | Freight Yard Pub
STATE ST. | 159 Key West Bar 167 State Street Tavern 310 Hot Dog Ranch
FOOD + DRINK BEYOND DOWNTOWN
The Airport Rooms at TOURISTS | 779 State Road | 5-11PM Daily
BrewHaHa Cafe | 437 West Main Street | 7AM – 2PM Closed Wednesdays
The Golden Eagle | 1935 Mohawk Trail | 4-9PM Wednesday to Friday | 12-9PM Saturday & Sunday
Linda’s Cafe | 178 Union Street | Mon. 6AM – 5PM, Tues. to Fri. 5AM – 1PM, Sat. 6-11AM, Sun. 6AM – noon
Mingo’s Sports Bar & Grill | 41 Roberts Drive | 11:30AM – 10PM Sun. to Wed., 11:30AM – 11PM Thurs. to Sat.
Pedrin’s Dairy Bar | 1360 Curran Hwy | 11AM – 8PM Daily (seasonal)
Renee’s Diner | 780 Mass. Ave. | 7AM – 2PM Mon. to Fri., 6:30AM – 2PM Sat./Sun.
TOURISTS | 915 State Road | 7:30-10:30AM / 5-9PM Mon. to Fri., 7:30AM-1PM / 5-9PM Sat. & Sun.
The Trail House Kitchen | 896 State Road | 11AM-10PM Mon. to Sat., 10AM-10PM Sun.
The WigWam Western Summit | 2350 Mohawk Trail | 8:30AM to 8:30PM (Closed Wednesdays)
RETAIL | Numbers indicate street address
ON MAIN ST.
43 Verizon Store – phones, accessories, data plans
59 Berkshire Emporium & Antiques – Unique gifts, vintage finds, classic and artisan candy, locally handmade crafts, records, comic books, furniture, clothing, collectibles, toys and more!
65 The Shops @ 65: Bella Sky Gifts and Avery Adams – A chic gift shop with the inspiration of Etsy & Pinterest. Many personalized items. Find one of a kind items or customize your own! Skin care, children’s gifts, home decor and more.
81 Eagle Street Music –We offer everything from new and used instruments and accessories, consignment and trades to instrument repairs and music lessons! Also carrying jewlery, clothing and various other fun and funky gifts and gadgets.
115 Moulton’s Spectacle Shoppe
ON HOLDEN ST.
18 AR Design Art & Tattoo
ON EAGLE ST.
11 Mia’s Exchange – Treasure trove of resale bargains from shoes and clothing to home decor!
13 Persnickety Toys – One of New England’s best toy stores, offering high quality, specialty toys and games.
40 Birdsong Gallery – An eclectic mix of art, music and fashion.
48 Bohemian Road – Vinyl, clothing, tie dyes, gifts and more.
38 Martha Flood Design – Unique custom made artist fabrics and decor
ON ASHLAND ST.
DiLego Jewelers – DiLego Jewelry Store, Inc. has long been part of the North Adams, MA community. We invite you to come and experience the “Hometown” touch that shopping at DiLego Jewelry brings.
ON AMERICAN LEGION DR.
Steeple City Plaza Peebles – Men’s, women’s, children’s clothing and shoes and some home decor and skincare
Steeple City Plaza V&V Liquors – Liquor, wine, beer, lottery tickets. Large selection of everything
14 Label Shopper – Men’s and women’s quality discount clothing, name brands, overstock, etc.
30 Dollar Tree – Dollar store offering variety of basic household items and party supplies
142 Whitney’s Packaging – Wine, beer, liquor, lottery tickets
150 Cinnamon Girl Pure Botanicals Apothecary – We sell all organic, wildcrafted, sustainably grown, pesticide free high quality dried herbs, dried teas, pharmaceutical grade CBD, supplements, essential oils, our own line of organic body care care products, books and many gifts.
NORAD Mill, 60 Roberts Road
Spin-Off Yarn Shop -Yarn, all things knitting and crochet. A premier destination in the Berkshires.Products: Yarn by Freia, Juniper Moon Farm, Uneek, Rowan, Malabrigo, Regia, Schachenmayr and more. Knitting needles, crochet hooks, buttons, and notions.
Belltower Records – Belltower Records is an independent music store selling new and used vinyl records, cassettes, and CDs. We buy and trade as well! Stop in and check us out at Norad Mill. We are an ADA accessible location. 413-398-5569. Belltower Records, formerly Toonerville Trolley Records, is an independent music store selling new and used vinyl records, cassettes, and CDs. We have thousands of out-of-print records in stock and a huge selection of hard to find new and used CDs. We buy, sell, and trade, and we are an ADA accessible location.
ART + ENTERTAINMENT | Numbers indicate street address
MARSHALL ST. | MASS MoCA, MASS MoCA Campus Ferrin Contemporary, CYNTHIA-REEVES, & The Artist Book Foundation, Corner of Main St. & Marshall Corrugagrou
MAIN ST. | 49 Design Lab 51 Gallery 51 73 Common Folk 159 Berkshire Art Museum Corner of Church St. Public Library
EAGLE ST. | 38 Martha Flood 44 Gravity Gallery 49 Installation Space
ASHLAND ST. | 10 Outside Gallery
AMERICAN LEGION DR. | Steeple City Plaza North Adams Movieplex
HERITAGE STATE PARK | DCR Museum
SERVICES: Body & Wellness
Berkshire Kettlebells NORAD MILL
Frog Lotus Yoga Beaver Mill
J Star Gymnastics 69 Union Street
Klipper Kingz 12 Eagle St.
Image Nails 45 Main Street
Man’s World Styling Salon 20 Marshall Street
Miner Combat Gym 85 Union Street
Nail Designs 62 Main Street
North Adams Yoga 26 Holden Street
Orchid Salon River Street
Planet Fitness Steeple City Plaza
Scizzor Sisters Salon 22 Ashland Street
Shear Madness Salon 77 Main Street
SERVICES: Misc. Banks, Grocery, Realty and more
Adams Community Bank 31 Eagle Street
Berkshire Bank 37 Main Street
Berkshire Photography & Printing 33 Marshall Street
Greylock Federal Credit Union 131 Ashland Street
Holiday Inn 40 Main Street
MountainOne Bank 93 Main Street
Steepleview Realty 53 Main Street
TD Bank North 90 Main Street
Visitors Center 121 Union Street
EAST ON ROUTE 2 | Eclipse Mill, Beaver Mill, Natural Bridge State Park, Hoosac Range Trails, World Famous Hairpin Turn
SOUTH ON CHURCH STREET | Historic homes, Windsor Lake
SOUTH ON ASHLAND | Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Historic Hoosac Tunnel
SOUTH ON ROUTE 8 | Joe Wolfe Field, Noel Field, Skate Park, Mini Golf, Candlepin Bowling, Mt. Greylock, Bascom Lodge
WEST ON ROUTE 2 | Cascades School Supply Murals, Greylock Bowl, Cascades Waterfall Trail, Appalachian Trail
SUMMER CALENDAR | SAVE THESE DATES!
Date Event | Location | Time
June 5 SteepleCats baseball season opening day | Joe Wolfe Field | Games start at 6:30PM
June 5 Free concerts | Windsor Lake | Every Wednesday at 6:30PM
June 8 Farmers Market season starts | St. Anthony & Marshall St. | Every Saturday 9AM – 1PM
June 27 DownStreet Art Kick-off | Downtown | 5 – 8PM
July 4 Annual 4th of July Fireworks / SteepleCats game | Joe Wolfe Field | 6:30-10PM
July 11 Party in the Park free concerts begin | Noel Field | Every Thursday | 6 – 8PM
July 13 Eagle Street Beach Party | Eagle St. | 3:30 – 10PM (Rain Date: July 20)
July 15 Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival begins | MASS MoCA
July 25 DownStreet Art | Downtown | 5 – 8PM
July 26 Movie Under the Stars Presents: Trolls | Colegrove Park | 8:30PM
Aug. 6 National Night Out Community Block Party | Noel Field | 4 – 8PM
Aug. 14 Downtown Celebration | Downtown | 5:30 – 9PM (Rain Date: Aug. 15)
Aug. 23 Movie Under the Stars Presents: The Goonies | Colegrove Park | 8:00PM
Aug. 24 Motorama Presents the Whiskey City and Live Wire | Noel Field | Saturday from 2 – 6:30PM
Aug. 25 Motorama Car Show | Downtown | Sun. 9AM – 3PM
Aug. 29 DownStreet Art | Downtown | 5 – 8PM
ALL SUMMER LONG
NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET | St. Anthony Parking Lot
Starting June 10th, this outdoor, producer-only farmers market is held every Saturday from 9AM – 1PM, rain or shine, in the St. Anthony’s Municipal Lot at the corner of Marshall Street and St. Anthony Drive, across from MASS MoCA. The market accepts debit, credit, EBT/SNAP, and WIC & Senior Coupons.
For more information: 413.664.6180 or FB: North Adams Farmers Market
CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE | Intersection of Kemp Ave. & Bradley St.
Lake includes a sand volleyball court, small beach, playground, disc golf course, concessions, and restrooms. Free summer concerts starting at 6:30PM on Wednesday evenings. Parking free during concerts.
June: 6 Misty Blues, 13 Trio Candela, 20 License to Groove 27 Born IV Blues | July: 4 Moonshine Holler (4:30PM), 11 Bernice Lewis, 18 Quincy, 25 Bang on a Can | August: 1 The Eagles Community Band, 8 Honey Talk, 15 No Concert, 22 JP Murphy, 29 Rev Tor
PARTY IN THE PARK | Noel Field, 310 State St.
Every Thursday night in July & August local radio station WNAW/ WUPE FM rocks Noel Field from 6 – 8PM with a free rock concert, classic cars, food trucks, and fun! The athletic complex features a running track, ball fields, basketball court, playground, and new skate park opening in early July 2017.
COLEGROVE PARK | north Church St. between Main St. & Route 2
Free community events in Colegrove Park include: Movies Under the Stars. 7/26 – Trolls, 8/23 – The Goonies, 9/27 – The Wizard of Oz
DOWNSTREET ART | Downtown North Adams
Rooted in a philosophy that art creates vibrant community, DownStreet Art bring together local and non-local residents and makers for a wide-ranging exploration of creativity, filling storefronts and sidewalks with visual art, music, and performance. Join DownStreet Art throughout the summer as it celebrates 10th seasons, but especially the last Thursday of each month from June to September (5 – 8pm). Visit downstreetart.org for more info.
STEEPLECATS COLLEGIATE BASEBALL | Joe Wolfe Field, 310 State St.
North Adams is proud to host the SteepleCats, a New England Collegiate Baseball League team. Join us for NECBL home games starting at 6:30PM, except on Sundays. Sunday games start at 4:30PM. steeplecats.org
HOME GAME DATES: 6/29, July: 7/2, 7/4, 7/5, 7/7, 7/12, 7/13, 7/14, 7/20, 7/24, 7/26, 7/27, 7/30
FOR ADDITIONAL INFO. ON LOCAL EVENTS, ATTRACTIONS, & BUSINESSES:
PHONE | MON. – FRI. 10AM TO 2PM | (413) 664-6180
IN PERSON | VISITORS BOOTH | 121 UNION ST. | EVERYDAY, 10AM – 4PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EARMARKS II | MASSMOCA.ORG/EARMARKS
North Adams Exchange programming was made possible by support from the Barr Foundation, The Educational Foundation of America, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust, Franklin County CDC, and First Hartford Realty with in-kind support from Karen Brooks Hopkins.