1. Articles in category: Tourism

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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)

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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