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Podcasts offer variety of topics for your listening pleasure

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Having grown up as an ardent radio listener, I have to say that podcasts fill in and expand on the kind of radio I enjoy: inventive, creative spoken word presented by interesting people....
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Games for the family: Nintendo’s new Animal Crossing

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

Despite my job taking up hours of my time each day, recently I felt myself going a little stir-crazy. My husband, an avid gamer, decided now was my time to shine, so he bought me a Nintendo Switch and their most recently released game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons....
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Local breweries try to cope amidst COVID-19 restrictions

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Craft brewing in Western Massachusetts has been a growing and thriving industry over the past decade, however, many are now contemplating how they will continue to operate after Gov. Charlie Baker’s restrictions on the service industry in response to the coronavirus pandemic. ...
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The Best Damn Sandwich: The Bread Basket, week three

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

RUSSELL – Let’s get one thing straight. I love hearty food. I truly love it. Why eat unless you’re going to feel satisfied and full afterward? ...
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Best Damn Sandwich: the Bread Basket, week two

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

RUSSELL – Going to the Bread Basket in Russell felt like going home to me....
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Costa restaurant to offer Italian dining at MGM Springfield

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – With Cal Mare closed, South End residents and Springfield officials gathered on Feb. 26 to get a preview of Costa, the restaurant that replaced Cal Mare and officially opened its doors on Feb. 29 at MGM Springfield....
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Gilbert Gottfried to perform in Westfield on Jan. 31

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Interviewing comedian, actor and podcaster Gilbert Gottfried is an experience that is full of laughter. He makes you laugh, and if you say something even remotely funny, Gottfried will burst out into laughter himself. He is a great audience....
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Best Damn Sandwich: Posto, week five – the meatball sandwich

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

LONGMEADOW – The challenge facing any restaurant offering a fairly standard menu item is how they make it their own. ...
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Best Damn Sandwich: Posto, week four – the Italian

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

LONGMEADOW – Lots of restaurants serve sandwiches, but not many do it quite like Posto, a recent addition to the Longmeadow Shops....
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Best Damn Sandwich: Posto, week three – porchetta panino

Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com

LONGMEADOW – I stepped far, far out of my comfort zone when it came to ordering a sandwich during our recent department lunch outing at Posto in the Longmeadow Shops. ...
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