Radio Show #223 – Joe Stevens and the Story Behind the New 1105 Main

Western Mass. restaurateur Joe Stevens continues his fine dining adventures, transforming the venerable Hofbrauhaus into 1105 Main in
West Springfield!

This sparkling new restaurant represents a dynamic change from the previous venue –  and a new journey for Joe!

What’s the thinking behind this rebranding?
What’s it like to move through this kind of transition?
What’s the style, cuisine, and atmosphere of 1105 Main all about?

Listen in!

Email: contact@1105main.net   •  Web: www.1105main.net

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, January 24, 2019

Longmeadow gas leak.
St. Mary’s High School will stay open for the 2019-2020 school year.
The Hofbrauhaus becomes 1105 Main, with Joe Stevens.
Mass. State Lottery moves some warehouse operations to Worcester.
Ignoring the state’s “Move Over” law could cost you!
166 vehicles towed due to the parking bans in Springfield and Holyoke.
Bright Nights salutes the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Ludlow chooses the name for its new school!
Audiologist speaks at Holyoke Medical Center on tinnitus.
Improvements to the dangerous “Longmeadow Curve” on I-91 are planned.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Super Bowl!
Cold weather.
Uber responds to higher fees proposed legislation.
Two Mass. state reps again pursue raising income taxes on those earning in excess of a million dollars.
Court interpreter Joseph Jack retires.
Rachel’s Table holds “Foodraiser” for furloughed federal employees.
Baystate Medical Center puts visitor restrictions in place due to flu.
Wind chill warning includes time limit on pets kept outside.
Great restaurants in the region participate in “Chefs For Jimmy!”
Amherst Model Railroad Society at the Big E!

Radio Show # 148 – Joe Stevens, Hofbrauhaus

The Hofbrauhaus, a signature Western Mass. restaurant, has shut down after some 83 years.

Joe Stevens made the decision, and joins us now on Pioneer Valley Radio to tell us why.

As a career restaurateur, he has given us some insight as to why other iconic restaurants in our region have also ended their run.

What’s next for Joe?

Listen in!