Not a ‘nerd hovel’: Avalon Lounge & Game Café in downtown Holyoke aims to beat boredom, build community

A band of adventurers have set out on a quest. The prize they seek is for a sense of community that builds into a viable business. Their foes are boredom, isolation and the bland sameness of many nightspots and restaurants. To see the next chapter, you could roll a 20-sided die, draw another card … or you could wait until March, when the crew at Avalon Lounge & Game Café hold their soft opening.

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