1. Articles in category: Tourism

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    1. Off the Menu: Howdy Award nominations open

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      Off the Menu: Howdy Award nominations open

      It's easy to put someone up for a "Howdy," Chambers says. All that's necessary is a quick trip to the Bureau's website, valleyvisitor.com; a click on the "Howdy" logo on the homepage; and a few moments to fill out an online form that describes why a particular nominee deserves a "Howdy."

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau

    2. Big Y's D'Amour family, retired UConn coach Jim Calhoun to be honored for service by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield Rotary Club

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 5 2012)

      The D'Amour family has championed southern New England's only family-owned supermarket chain, Big Y, to service the community for more than 75 years. "In addition to running great supermarkets, education has played a very important role for them," the hall of fame and the Rotary Club said in a joint press release announcing the award recipients.

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      Mentions:   University of Connecticut   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    3. Kellogg highlight of Chamber breakfast

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Dec 5 2012)

      Kellogg highlight of Chamber breakfast Bacon, business and basketball: The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield hosted their monthly business breakfast on Wednesday morning at the Basketball Hall of Fame. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    4. Springfield's Bright Nights wins Yahoo! Travel recognition as top 10 national holiday attraction

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      Springfield's Bright Nights wins Yahoo! Travel recognition as top 10 national holiday attraction

      The Bright Nights holiday lights festival has landed in Yahoo! Travel’s top 10 national holiday attractions, along with Disney World, Rockefeller Center in New York City, and Chicago’s Miracle Mile.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Judy Matt

    5. Festival of Trees at Tower Square in Springfield draws families after Parade of Big Balloons

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      Festival of Trees at Tower Square in Springfield draws families after Parade of Big Balloons

      After Friday's big finale of the Tower Square Parade of the Big Balloons, with Santa Claus waving from the top of a fire truck, families flooded the corridors of Tower Square, where Fred Jackson, the “piano man,” played Christmas tunes on a red-draped piano and kids lined up to have pictures taken with Santa.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee

    6. Bright Nights at Forest Park begins 18th season as Western Massachusetts prepares for Thanksgiving

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      Bright Nights at Forest Park begins 18th season as Western Massachusetts prepares for Thanksgiving

      Sarno and his family were joined by Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and his family, Maj. Gen. Scott Rice, Massachusetts National Guard Acting Adjutant General, and Spirit of Springfield Chairman Daniel Walsh and President Judith Matt.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    7. As D-League draft approaches, Armor coach Bob MacKinnon excited about team

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      As D-League draft approaches, Armor coach Bob MacKinnon excited about team

      Even though Springfield Armor coach Bob MacKinnon does not know who is going to be on his roster for the 2012-13 D-League season, his excitement level has already reached midseason heights.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    8. MAAC considering Springfield for host of NCAA Women's Basketball Div. I Regional

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      MAAC considering Springfield for host of NCAA Women's Basketball Div. I Regional

      The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and Rider University were scheduled to co-host the Trenton Regional at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, N.J., but those plans were altered when New Jersey published regulations governing sports betting Monday, clearing the way for interested casinos or horse-racing tracks to apply for $50,000 “sports pool licenses” that could be active as soon as Jan. 9.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Paradise City Arts Festival wows visitors to Northampton

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      Paradise City Arts Festival wows visitors to Northampton

      Artist Linda Post, who founded the festival with her husband Geoffrey 18 years ago, estimated that as many as 15,000 people would pass through the gates of the Three County Fairground during the three-day event. They saw fine and functional art by artists from across the country. Post said the customers hail from all 50 states, as well.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton

    10. MGM Resorts sponsors Springfield Falcons and donates hockey tickets to local organizations, families

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      MGM Resorts sponsors Springfield Falcons and donates hockey tickets to local organizations, families

      “Great hockey has been a tradition in Springfield for more than 70 years and we are proud to be a part of the Falcons 2012-2013 season,” Hornbuckle said in a prepared release. “Falcons hockey at the MassMutual Center is a great tradition in Springfield; one upon which together we hope to build as we highlight Springfield as a world-class leisure and entertainment destination.”

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      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield Falcons   Springfield

    11. Paradise City Arts Festival kicks off 3-day run on Friday

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      Paradise City Arts Festival kicks off 3-day run on Friday

      Beginning Saturday and continuing through Monday, Jacbos will make his home at the Paradise City Arts Festival held indoors and under tents on the grounds of the Three County Fair in Northampton. He will present his works of art for sale along with the fest’s first-ever glassblowing demonstrations.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton

    12. Eastern States Exposition honored with two awards for being an outstanding Massachusetts tourism destination

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      Eastern States Exposition honored with two awards for being an outstanding Massachusetts tourism destination

      Eastern States Exposition and Greg Chiecko, exposition director of sales, were presented with the Premier Tourism Attraction Award and the Larry D. Meehan Award, respectively, during the 25th Annual Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism held at The Big E on Sept. 20, Massachusetts Day.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   West Springfield   Springfield

    13. History on the Move car show coming to Springfield Museums

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 17 2012)

      History on the Move car show coming to Springfield Museums

      For a very brief time, Springfield was the hub of the auto-making industry. On Saturday, the Springfield Museums will celebrate Springfield’s role in transportation history with their annual History on the Move car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the museum grounds.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    14. Getting Down to Business | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 11 2012)

      Getting Down to Business | BusinessWest

      Mary Kay Wydra says that, while the region has become transfixed on casinos over the past few years — and especially the past few months — it’s been a subject of scrutiny and debate at the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau for nearly 20 years.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    15. The Big E kicks off 17-day run on Friday

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      The Big E kicks off 17-day run on Friday

      The 3,700-square-foot exhibit, which fair officials are calling a “greeting card come to life,” will bring fairgoers through a snowy forest of 140 trees decorated with white lights. Around every bend fairgoers will walk through four themed areas beginning with “Vintage Glamour” and “Victorian Romance” followed after crossing a gazebo – where you can stop and watch some ice skaters – by “Classic Traditions” and “Sweet Treats.” Fairgoers can also have their photographs taken in front of the snow-covered forest.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    16. Mattoon Street Arts Festival a success in its 40th year

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      Mattoon Street Arts Festival a success in its 40th year

      A laptop bag made out of David sunflower seed bags, hand-crafted wooden sculptures, and handmade quilts and scarves were just a few of the items on display during the 40th annual Mattoon Street Arts Festival.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Judy Matt

    17. Reggie Miller leads a large cast of 2012 Basketball Hall of Famers

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      Reggie Miller leads a large cast of 2012 Basketball Hall of Famers

      Reggie Miller is the most famous name among the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2012, but Chet Walker was part of one of the sport's most legendary moments.

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      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    18. All eyes on Springfield as Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2012

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      All eyes on Springfield as Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2012

      The Class of 2012 includes players Reggie Miller, Ralph Sampson, Jamaal Wilkes, Katrina McClain, Don Barksdale, Mel Daniels and Chet Walker, coaches Don Nelson and Lidia Alexeeva, contributor Phil Knight of Nike, referee Hank Nichols and the first professional women’s basketball team, the All-American Red Heads. 

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    19. Barkley, Jordan, Magic highlight list of presenters for next month's Hall of Fame Enshrinement

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      Barkley, Jordan, Magic highlight list of presenters for next month's Hall of Fame Enshrinement

      The presenters at this year’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement ceremony may outshine the Class of 2012.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    20. Basketball Hall of Fame unveils first annual women's tournament featuring UConn

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      Basketball Hall of Fame unveils first annual women's tournament featuring UConn

      he first annual Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge, an NCAA women’s tournament, will be held on two campus sites and conclude at the MassMutual Center on Dec. 1, 2013.

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      Mentions:   University of Connecticut   Springfield College   MassMutual

    21. MAAC, Hall of Fame, MassMutual Center working on basketball championships

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      MAAC, Hall of Fame, MassMutual Center working on basketball championships

      Officials from the MAAC, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the MassMutual Center have begun planning for this season’s championships, to be held March 6-11 at the MassMutual Center, and hope to build on the success of the first season.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    22. Oldest Duryea car goes on display in Springfield for at least a year, but future beyond that is uncertain

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      Oldest Duryea car goes on display in Springfield for at least a year, but future beyond that is uncertain

      A 1903 Stevens-Duryea Model L, the oldest surviving car built by the company that made Springfield an automotive center and helped put America on wheels, is on display at the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History for at least a year.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    23. Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2012 member Mel Daniels speaks of being a late bloomer

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      Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2012 member Mel Daniels speaks of being a late bloomer

      Daniels gave in, took up the sport and proved to be a true late bloomer. That run will culminate next month with induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Monday, the American Basketball Association’s all-time leading rebounder was at the shrine to speak to fans as part of the Hall’s “60 Days of Summer” series.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    24. Great New England Air Show at Westover Air Base in Chicopee attracts 100,000

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      Great New England Air Show at Westover Air Base in Chicopee attracts 100,000

      This year’s show at Westover Air Reserve Base had more than 60 displays of different aircraft as well as a wide variety of flying demonstrations, including World War II vintage aircraft and civilian stunt pilots.  An estimated 100,000 attended Sunday’s show, bringing the weekend total of visitors to 210,000, said Master Sgt. Andrew Biscoe, public relations specialist.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Chicopee   Westfield

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