Tourism

Youth basketball players from Springfield and Holyoke hoop it up during Winter All-Star Festivities (photos) – masslive.com

Youth basketball players from Holyoke and Springfield showed off their talents Wednesday evening as part of the Winter All-Star Festivities at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  The event was hosted by the Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative, C3 Forest Park and Hampden County Sheriff’s Department. Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno also took part. Read the…

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‘Ice Invasion’ Happening in Downtown Springfield

The Springfield Business Improvement District is again bringing more than a dozen ice sculptures to downtown Springfield for the 3rdAnnual Ice Invasion beginning today. This ice invasion coincides with the Winter Weekend being staged by the Boston Red Sox, making an exciting time for the city and its downtown. From the MassMutual Center and MGM…

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Howdy Awards Program Calls for Nominations

Through March 1, the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau (GSCVB) is providing an opportunity to thank individuals who provide great service by nominating them for a Howdy Award for Hospitality Excellence. To nominate someone, visit explorewesternmass.com and click on the Howdy logo. For 25 years, the Howdy Awards for Hospitality Excellence program has recognized…

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Bright Nights’ 25th season in final days – masslive.com

After completing a VIP drive through Bright Nights at Forest Park just after ending its run for the season when it first opened, Dennis Bell, director of sales for Carpenter Decorating in North Carolina, gave a special compliment to Bright Nights and the displays the company created for the nationally-recognized holiday light show.  “Bright Nights…

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Springfield Thunderbirds Partner with White Lion Brewing to Promote ‘Blast from the Past’ Night @ MassMutual Center January 11

On Thursday, the Springfield Thunderbirds and White Lion Brewing Company announced that the two will partner to produce a special, limited edition can design for White Lion Thunder Boom™, available in select locations – including the MassMutual Center – beginning Friday, Dec. 13 and through the Thunderbirds’ “Blast from the Past” Night on Sat., Jan.…

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