1. Articles from George Lenker

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    1. Beer Nut: Berkshire Brewing to celebrate 25 years

      Beer Nut: Berkshire Brewing to celebrate 25 years

      While there seems to be a new brewery popping up on every corner these days (not that I’m complaining), we sometimes have to stand back and tip our hats to the first breweries that set the table for craft beer in the Pioneer Valley. The first one, of course, was the Northampton Brewery, which is still going strong at 32 years. Others include The People’s Pint and Amherst Brewing Co.

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    2. Small Oven, a new Easthampton bakery, slated for March opening

      Small Oven, a new Easthampton bakery, slated for March opening

      The physical structure of which she speaks is a new bakery, Small Oven, which is slated for an early spring opening at 36 Union St. in Easthampton. While the business will have its first physical storefront around mid-March, Small Oven has already been running on a low-level basis for a while now. Milazzo was previously the owner of Cakery Dauphine, a special order cake company, while Copoulos had owned and operated Little Raven Bakery and Gardens."When we met, we merged," Copoulos said. "Small Oven now runs a weekly bread share where we deliver warm loaves to people's doors ...

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    3. Apollo Grill owners set to blast off into Galaxy, a new eatery in Easthampton

      Apollo Grill owners set to blast off into Galaxy, a new eatery in Easthampton

      Main Street, the final frontier. Well, maybe not final, but certainly the next place where Apollo Grill owner Casey Douglass will boldly go next week when he opens Galaxy, the new restaurant he has created. Galaxy is at 60 Main St. in Easthampton. "We are hoping to get our certificate of occupancy next Wednesday," said his sister Kim Douglass, who ran Apollo Grill with the chef and will help head up Galaxy. "Though not all the design details are done, we have enough pieces in place to open.

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    4. Stearns Square Thursday concerts to heat up downtown Springfield

      Stearns Square Thursday concerts to heat up downtown Springfield

      "I can't say enough about the work that (executive director) Don Courtemanche, his crew and the SBID do in putting on these shows," Newland said. "On Thursday nights in the summertime, the CityBlock concerts show Springfield for what it truly is. A city of great character, with great restaurants and nightclubs that can be a whole lot of fun."

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    5. Massachusetts legislators come to aid of small brewers

      Massachusetts legislators come to aid of small brewers
      “Small brewers have been growing and creating jobs ever since the craft beer revolution began,” Kerry said y. “Today there are over 40 small breweries in Massachusetts and 1,700 across the country, and this bill will help ensure that these small businesses keep people on the payroll and create jobs even during tight economic times.”
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