Simple Pleasures

David Wax Museum

Suz Slezak & David Wax have formed the core of the “Museum”, and with a new album out called, Everything Is Saved, The David Wax Museum has been drawing rave reviews from all corners and is now in the national spotlight.  Contributor Monte Belmonte sat down with...

Largest Red Pin Oak tree in MA

The city of Northampton believes the largest Red Pin Oak in the state is on the property of George Shroder.  The tree is over 100 years old and is 17 ½ feet in diameter. Watch this...

History of the Duryea in Springfield

Charles and Frank Duryea were the first Americans to build a successful commercial automobile, and the first to incorporate an American business for the expressed purpose of building automobiles for sale to the public and they did it in Springfield, MA. Additional...

Good Housekeeping

Peter Quirk, local writer & historian, will discuss the little-known fact that Good Housekeeping Magazine was founded in Holyoke 126 years ago on May 2 – plus other interesting  elements surround the beginning of the venerable publication.   Watch this...

Crossword Puzzle Creator: Kristian House

Kristian House, a math teacher at Springfield’s Cathedral High School will be joining host Carrie Saldo on Tuesday, February 22nd to discuss his avocation – creating crossword puzzles, some of which have appeared in the New York Times and other major publications....

Springfield Fantastique

Guest: Michael Jones, Exec. Dir. – Spfld. Symphony Orchestra From 12:15 to 12:45pm on Thurs. April 8th – join the “Fantastique” conga line from Tower Square Park to Court Square in downtown Springfield. Michael Jones, executive Director of the Springfield Symphony...

Topia Inn

Nana Simopoulos and Caryn Heilman, owners of the only Eco-inn in the region, the Topia Inn, will join Carrie Saldo to talk about the inn, global warming, energy savings they have experienced since the opening, and tips on how to create an eco-friendly environment at...

Spring Training Preview

A phone interview from Florida with Ron Chimelis, Springfield Republican sportswriter who has been covering spring training and will talk about the Red Sox prospects and the coming baseball season. Red Sox Online...

Western Massachusetts Home Show

Franklin County Technical High School in Turners Falls, Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School in Palmer, and Westfield Vocational High School in Westfield and Putnam Vocational High School in Springfield collaborated with the home builders and remodelers...

Old Burnside Brewing Company

Located in East Hartford, CT, the Old Burnside Brewing Company is a family business made up of 3rd and 4th generations of McClellan’s. It was founded in 2000 and its ice house is the last remaining ice block house in the state of Connecticut. Additional Info: The Olde...

Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Preview

The 60th anniversary of St. Patrick’s Parade in Holyoke is coming up on Sunday, March 20th. President of Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Committee Kathy Lynch and Grand Marshal of 2011 Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Gerry Healy will join Jim Madigan in studio to talk about...