Cheers to The Hub
Comfort food served in a cozy setting surrounded by familiar faces of family and friends, what’s not to love?
That’s exactly what The Hub on Main Street in downtown North Adams offers patrons each time they step foot in the door. Owned and run by a family for all families by Kate and Matt Schilling, a duo with the help of Kate’s mom and aunt, the hub has become a staple of North Adams, and come to be known by many as the “Cheers” of the Berkshires.
Matt, originally from Florida, and Kate, from North Adams, met while living in Bar Harbor, Maine. As the couple began to get to know each other, Matt’s intentions of moving back to Florida were put on pause as they decided to make a life together. Luckily for lovers of The Hub, that decision would bring them from Bar Harbor to North Adams and a culinary gem would be born.
Bar Harbor is a seasonal getaway in the summer months, bringing lots of customers for lobster rolls and steamers. But for those living there year-round, the seasonality makes it hard to maintain business during the off months. So even though Kate and Matt’s intention was to open a restaurant together, they quickly realized that would be difficult to do in a summer tourist town.… Read the rest