Making It Here: Nick’s Nest

Making It Here: Nick’s Nest

Nick’s Nest has been a Holyoke institution since 1921, serving up hot dogs and popcorn to hungry residents throughout the Pioneer Valley. Producer Tony Dunne and Videographer Mark Langevin sat down with current owner Jenn Chateauneuf to find out just how they are...
Making It Here: Glazed Doughnut Shop

Making It Here: Glazed Doughnut Shop

Owner/operators Nick and Keren Rhodes grew up in Amherst and in fact were Amherst High School sweethearts.  After living in NY & CT, a stint in medical school, several businesses, and 2 children later, they found themselves back in Amherst sharing what they love:...
Making It Here: Great Falls Harvest

Making It Here: Great Falls Harvest

Great Falls Harvest opened their doors to hungry customers in the village of Turners Falls in September of 2013, and haven’t looked back. The menu changes regularly and the dishes infuse elements from many different cuisines. Chef Chris Mengione doesn’t write down his...
Student Prince Re-Opening

Student Prince Re-Opening

Business Partners Andy Yee and Peter Picknelly join Student Prince former owner Rudy Scherff for a lively discussion about the future of The Student Prince Restaurant, more commonly known as The Fort. The three plan to reopen the iconic downtown landmark Nov. 26, the...

The Farm Table: Local & Sustainable

The Farm Table Restaurant, originally the family home of several generations of sturdy New England dairy farmers, dates back to 1800. Extensive renovation including the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system, dozens of huge hand-hewn beams, hundreds...