Radio Show #368 – A Visit to The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

Pioneer Valley Radio Special Feature

Pioneer Valley Radio correspondent Lauren Brill narrates a special documentary about The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum located at the Springfield Museums in the downtown Quadrangle.   Featured speakers include Kay Simpson, President of the Springfield Museums and Laura Sutter, Program Coordinator for the Dr. Seuss Museum.


Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July, 24, 2020

Holyoke High School unveils graduation plans.
Bill Bennett, attorney for Bennett Walsh, describes “toxic” atmosphere and “poison” from the Baker Administration.
Mayor Sarno presents Nadim Kashouh with a 20th anniversary proclamation!
Tips on wearing face masks in warm weather.
Old beer and its effect on sewer systems.
Northborough man claims he has coronavirus and spits on a police officer.
Ascena, owner of several major department store chains, plans to close many outlets.
East Longmeadow nursing home, Chestnut Hill, has fended off COVID-19 infections from day one!
PVR’s Lauren Brill visits Moxy Boutique in South Hadley, and chats with owner Andrea Sullivan.

Radio Show #341 – Andrea Sullivan of
MOXY Boutique

Moving around the region and conversing with Western Mass. business owners, Pioneer Valley Radio’s Lauren Brill’s travels have taken her to South Hadley and MOXY Boutique.

Here, Lauren chats with the owner-operator, Andrea Sullivan.

You’ll hear a discussion of the changes in the operating model of the shop Andrea feels were necessary to adapt to the constraints of the pandemic.

The hours of operation, staffing, and general state of mind before and during the era of COVID 19 are also featured in this dialogue.

You’ll find Moxy Boutique in the Village Commons at 17 College Street in South Hadley.


Radio Show #335 – Federico Mendiola and
the Frontera Grill Carry On

In Pioneer Valley Radio’s continuing narrative of how popular eateries in Western Mass. have faced the challenges of the COVID-19 era, PVR’s Lauren Brill spotlights the Frontera Grill and its owner, Federico Mendiola.

Federico’s story is a classic example of the manner in which a restaurant faces disruption and determines the necessary changes to a business model to accommodate the extreme limitations of the pandemic.

There is expert calibration in compassion for employees and solid and difficult choices to protect the future of a successful business.

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