1. Articles in category: Tourism

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    1. 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

    2. Northampton approves local option meals tax

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 20 2009)

      Delaying the meals until January would have cost the city $126,000. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    3. Hippodrome owners announce plans to renovate Springfield nightclub, change name back to Paramount Theater

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 20 2009)

      Hippodrome owners announce plans to renovate Springfield nightclub, change name back to Paramount Theater Sprinkler work will begin on the theater at the end of this month, and the owners plan to have it open in about six months. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Chicopee

    4. Tourism effort boosted

      Explore The Reminder Online (Aug 20 2009)

      A major effort to increase tourism to Holyoke was started last week with the release of a "Discover Holyoke" walking tour guide. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Volleyball Hall of Fame

    5. New restaurant hits it right On The Mark

      Explore The Reminder Online (Aug 20 2009)

      On Aug. 6 Watkins hosted a grand opening celebration for his new restaurant, On The Mark. Located in the heart of Agawam off of Springfield Street, the Walnut Street eatery serves up fresh homestyle breakfast and lunch, seven days a week. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    6. Dynamite Records closes after 27 years | GazetteNET

      Explore GazetteNET (Aug 20 2009)

      Dynamite Records closes after 27 years | GazetteNET A Main Street record store that began in the back of a station wagon nearly three decades ago is no more (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Easthampton

    7. Paramount Owners to Announce Renovation Plans

      Explore From the EDC (Aug 19 2009)

      One of the countries most storied venues will soon re-open under its original name, The Paramount Theater. Recently known as The Hippodrome, the downtown Springfield facility has been closed for several months as owners sought solutions to the new state fire code. Owners Michael J. Barrasso and Ste (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    8. Holyoke's Mountain Park rocks back to life

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 15 2009)

      Holyoke's Mountain Park rocks back to life Holyoke's planning director said bringing life back to the former amusement park is a positive move for the city. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Kathleen G. Anderson   Northampton   Chicopee

    9. Friendly’s to Open First Friendly’s Express Restaurant in Mansfield

      Explore From the EDC (Aug 13 2009)

      New concept marks chain’s entrée into the fast-casual category WILBRAHAM, Mass.; August 4, 2009 – Friendly’s, a family dining chain of more than 500 restaurants, announced today that the company’s first Friendly’s Express unit, a new fast-casual concept, will open in Mansfield, Massachuse (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    10. Holyoke unveils new tourism brochure

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Aug 13 2009)

      A group of Holyoke based organizations has joined forces to promote their culltural, recreational and educational events together under the title of PassportHolyoke. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    11. Holyoke License Board approves beer for Eric Suher's inaugural rock concerts at Mountain Park

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 6 2009)

      Holyoke License Board approves beer for Eric Suher's inaugural rock concerts at Mountain Park A free concert with local bands on Aug. 15 will be followed by a performance by The Decemberists on Aug. 16. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Holyoke   Iron Horse Entertainment Group

    12. Flywheel pushes toward dream of new home | GazetteNET

      Explore GazetteNET (Aug 6 2009)

      The city's oldest do-it-yourself art and performance nonprofit is entering a fundraising push Friday evening as members look forward to a long-awaited first show in their rapidly transforming space in the historic Town Hall on Main Street. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    13. Armor Unveil New Web Site Design

      Explore oursportscentral.com (Aug 5 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD, MA August 5, 2009 - The Springfield Armor's Web site, www.armorhoops.com, has received a facelift. Under the direction of the NBA's technical and creative staff, the Armor's new and improved Web site conforms to the eye-catching model used by existing NBA Development League teams. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Michael Savit   Springfield

    14. Armor to Unveil Countdown to 1,000 Promotion

      Explore oursportscentral.com (Aug 3 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD, MA August 3, 2009 - The Springfield Armor today announced the "Countdown to 1,000" promotion, in which the purchaser of the 1,000th season ticket in team history will be showered with several magnificent gifts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Michael Savit   Springfield

    15. Amherst weighs creating its first historic district

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 3 2009)

      The area around the Emily Dickinson Homestead has been discussed as a prime location. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton

    16. Hot Table welcomes downtown diners

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 3 2009)

      Hot Table welcomes downtown diners A new restaurant opens in the most visible corner in all of downtown Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   Chicopee

    17. Hall of Fame opens new Jordan exhibit

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Aug 2 2009)

      The Basketball Hall of Fame has opened a new Michael Jordan exhibit as it prepares to enshrine Jordan next month. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    18. Lord Jeffery Inn project in Amherst may be scaled back

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2009)

      Amherst College closed the inn in November for renovations and expansion. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst College   Amherst

    19. Springfield Armor D-League team names Dee Brown coach, GM

      Explore InsideHoops.com (Jul 29 2009)

      Springfield Armor D-League team names Dee Brown coach, GM In a press conference at the MassMutual Center today, the Springfield Armor named former NBA player Dee Brown as Head Coach and Director of Basketball Operations and Kevin Whitted as Assistant Coach. Brown, who enjoyed a distinguished 12-year NBA career that included eight seasons with the Boston Celtics, becomes the first head coach in Springfield Armor [...] (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Michael Savit   Springfield

    20. Springfield to review rules for street vendors

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 27 2009)

      Local street vendors said they are concerned their livelihoods are at risk following the ejection of a hot dog vendor. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Westfield

    21. Amherst Town Meeting voters unanimously approve local option taxes on restaurant meals and motel rooms

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 27 2009)

      Voters approved adopting the new 0.75 percent meals tax and increasing the 4 percent local tax on motel rooms by 50 percent to 6 percent. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Northampton

    22. Big E unveils fall fair lineup

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 24 2009)

      The mammoth fair will return to the Eastern States Exposition grounds on Memorial Avenue from Sept. 18 through Oct. 4. The annual event, which drew more than 1 million people in 2008, is New England's largest fair and ranks in the top 10 fairs in North America. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    23. Getting Over ‘Rollercoasteritis’

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 22 2009)

      Getting Over ‘Rollercoasteritis’ Six Flags Battles the Economy and a Rainy Summer with a Focus on Value, Fun (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Six Flags New England

    24. Springfield mayor Domenic J. Sarno vows to maintain meals tax

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 20 2009)

      Law Department officials say that a new vote on meals tax in Springfield cannot occur until next year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

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