1. ABC 'World News Tonight' features Friendly's on its 80th anniversary | masslive.com

    ABC 'World News Tonight' features Friendly's on its 80th anniversary | masslive.com

    ABC 'World News Tonight' and its anchor, David Muir, got a taste of Friendly's recently when he visited for a short 'Made in America' segment on the company's 80th birthday.  Muir and a crew toured the Wilbraham plant and Muir tried his hand at sundae-making under the tutelage of Friendly's CEO John M. Maguire.  Brothers S. Prestley and Curtis L. Blake founded the chain in Springfield's Pine Point neighborhood in 1935. The brothers made the chain famous for selling simple meals and ice cream. Neither has an ownership stake any longer

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