1. Articles in category: Tourism

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    1. Casinos get boost as DeLeo signs on

      Explore Boston.com (Sep 19 2009)

      Casinos get boost as DeLeo signs on House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo expressed strong support yesterday for bringing resort-style casinos to Massachusetts, one of the clearest indications yet that lawmakers are poised to expand gambling as they seek fresh revenues in a down economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Palmer

    2. Big E begins food, fun run

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 18 2009)

      WEST SPRINGFIELD - Band organ music chiming at Gate 4. Ferris wheel spinning against the sky. Farm animals being Zen-like despite the gawkers. Cream puffs, fried dough and other foods that laugh at "nutrition." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    3. Springfield Symphony Orchestra line up for 2009-2010 features Dionne Warwick, Jeffrey Biegel

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 17 2009)

      Springfield Symphony Orchestra line up for 2009-2010 features Dionne Warwick, Jeffrey Biegel The SSO readies to begin its 66th season next month (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    4. Grant to fund stadium work

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 17 2009)

      Officials Wednesday used a tour of Szot Park Stadium for potential designers to announce the city has won a $75,000 green grant to pay for designs to revamp the facility. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Michael D. Bissonnette   Chicopee

    5. Springfield readies for annual Oktoberfes

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 17 2009)

      The event takes place on Friday and Saturday off Hampden Street. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Rudi Scherff

    6. Developing: Holyoke City Council approves sale of Victory Theatre to Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 16 2009)

      An update on the efforts to restore Holyoke's Victory Theater. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    7. Restaurant opens at South End site

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 16 2009)

      A new restaurant opened recently on East Columbus Avenue in the city's South End neighborhood, bringing life to a building that was closed more than a year ago when a prior business surrendered its license following a shooting and other problems. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    8. Hall of Famer Jordan electrifies Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 14 2009)

      The accolades came forth from players and coaches alike, in tribute to the man many consider the best to ever play basketball. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    9. Mattoon Arts Festival draws 80 artists

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 13 2009)

      By JEANETTE DeFORGE jdeforge@repub.com SPRINGFIELD - In her second time featuring handcrafted dolls, felted purses and other work at the Mattoon Arts Festival, Christie Hester-Moore won first place for having the best booth. "I was thrilled. It felt like an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    10. Springfield soars at Hall of Fame gala

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 13 2009)

      It was if the city of Springfield was walking on air over the weekend as the city rolled out the red carpet to induct five new members to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Leading the team was... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    11. Cirque du Soleil comes to the Mullins Center for 8 performances

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 12 2009)

      Cirque du Soleil comes to the Mullins Center for 8 performances Performances begin on Wednesday and run through Sept. 20 (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   The Republican

    12. Zoo seeks new lease

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 11 2009)

      The city is seeking approval from the state Legislature, through a special act, to extend the lease for the Zoo at Forest Park for another quarter century. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    13. Michael Jordan's induction into Basketball Hall of Fame expected to give big boost to Western Mass.

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 9 2009)

      Michael Jordan's induction into Basketball Hall of Fame expected to give big boost to Western Mass. Players Jordan, David Robinson and John Stockton, as well as coaches Jerry Sloan and C. Vivian Stringer, will be enshrined on Friday night at Springfield's Symphony Hall. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    14. B'Shara's Restaurant in West Springfield closes

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 9 2009)

      The eatery originated in Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    15. Visitors browse Brimfield show

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 9 2009)

      The browsers and the professional shoppers spread out across the Route 20 fields at the Brimfield Antiques Shows again Tuesday (Read Full Article)

    16. 37th annual Mattoon Arts Festival set for Saturday and Sunday

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 9 2009)

      37th annual Mattoon Arts Festival set for Saturday and Sunday The Springfield festival serves as a showcase for garden tours and the performing arts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   The Republican

    17. Basketball Hall of Fame works for a weekend worthy of Michael Jordan - Basketball Hall of Fame - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 8 2009)

      The 50th, and arguably the highest-profile, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend has created a flurry of activity at the West Columbus Avenue museum. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center

    18. Arts on Green 'just awesome'

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 8 2009)

      The close of the 6th annual Westfield Arts on the Green festival Monday will give the non-profit artists group time to regroup and begin planning for 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield

    19. Bad weather helped Pioneer Valley's tourist attractions

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 7 2009)

      Bad weather helped Pioneer Valley's tourist attractions The poor economy encouraged "staycations," as people sought to remain close to home to save money. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Six Flags New England   Springfield   Amherst

    20. Center relocation delayed

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 3 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - The relocation of the William C. Sullivan Visitor Information Center to the nearby Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, initially planned last November, is now anticipated in late-September following the hall's enshrinement ceremony. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    21. Palmer OKs meals tax

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 2 2009)

      In fact, Whitney was the only resident who spoke at Thursday's Town Council meeting in favor of the 0.75 percent meals tax, which the council adopted. It goes into effect on Oct. 1. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer

    22. Three County Fair kicks on Friday

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 2 2009)

      The Northampton fair is one of the longest consecutive fairs in the country . (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican

    23. First meal, hotel tax date passes

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 1 2009)

      Only seven Pioneer Valley communities, including Springfield and Northampton, opted for the state's new 0.75 percent local option meals tax by the Monday deadline. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   West Springfield   Springfield

    24. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame of much firmer footing than 6 months ago, museum president John Doleva says

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 22 2009)

      Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame of much firmer footing than 6 months ago, museum president John Doleva says Michael Jordan's upcoming induction has helped drive increases in attendance and improved cash flow. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

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