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...
Kevin Eastman

Kevin Eastman

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a worldwide phenomenon since 1984, and they were born out of the minds of two men based in Northampton: Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman. Since co-creating the iconic Turtles, Kevin Eastman has seen his creations adorn pretty...
Northampton Economy

Northampton Economy

With two iconic city businesses changing ownership and the closure of another, the future of Northampton’s vibrant downtown retail economy has been in question recently. Producer Tony Dunne talked to Mayor David Narkewicz about the state of downtown Northampton and...
Lisa Ducharme

Lisa Ducharme

Belchertown Air Force veteran Lisa Ducharme was working in the Pentagon when it was attacked on September 11th, 2001. She shares her story of the events of that day with Producer Tony Dunne and Videographer Mark...
Making It Here: Tea Guys

Making It Here: Tea Guys

12 Years ago, Oliver and Emily Rich started Tea Guys, a company devoted to the creation and sale of hand-crafted tea blends. Even though they’ve expanded and moved into a brand new state-of-the-art facility in Whately, you’ll still find Oliver developing his blends in...
Italian Americans: Judge Rudy Sacco

Italian Americans: Judge Rudy Sacco

Judge Rudy Sacco of Pittsfield had a successful career as a probate and family court justice. Born in 1927 to immigrant parents from Italy, he was the first of his family to go on to higher education and realize the dream of so many Italian Americans, finding a life...
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...