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24 August, 2021

August 27th, 2021 Are All Those Plexiglass Barriers in Restaurants Actually Keeping Anyone Safe From COVID-19?

August 27th, 2021 Are All Those Plexiglass Barriers in Restaurants Actually Keeping Anyone Safe From COVID-19?
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Are All Those Plexiglass Barriers in Restaurants Actually Keeping Anyone Safe From COVID-19? The latest research indicates not only are the now-ubiquitous plastic dividers ineffective at containing virus-loaded aerosols, they might disrupt airflow that would disperse the virus

28 July, 2021

July 31st 2021 Revolution Hall in Lexington

July 31st 2021 Revolution Hall in Lexington
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  Lexington Welcomes New Craft Food Halls Location Craft Food Halls are a new way to dine, imbibe and enjoy. Like a food court, guests can visit one venue and choose from many options – something to eat, something to drink and something to do. While all under the Craft Food Halls umbrella, each location
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13 May, 2021

May 15th 2021 Mass. Lifts Restrictions on Condiments and Reusable Menus at Restaurants

May 15th 2021 Mass. Lifts Restrictions on Condiments and Reusable Menus at Restaurants
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Out With Joe May 15th 2021 Mass. Lifts Restrictions on Condiments and Reusable Menus at Restaurants Restaurants are no longer required to sanitize chairs and tables after every use, among other relaxed restrictions in Massachusetts, you see earlier in the week here in the Commonwealth we quietly lifted some of the coronavirus-related restaurant restrictions that
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17 March, 2021

March 20th, 2021 MA Social Distancing and Capacity Limits

March 20th, 2021 MA Social Distancing and Capacity Limits
Posted in : Covid, OWJ Show, Weekly Vignette on WCRN 830 AM on by : Out With Joe
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Social Distancing and Capacity Limits Require face coverings for all workers and attendees, except where an individual is unable to wear a face covering due to a medical condition or disability The host of an indoor event at private residences, event venues, and in public settings must limit the number of attendees at all times to: No
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12 February, 2021

Feb 13th, 2021 Black restaurant workers received less in tips than others during pandemic, report says

Feb 13th, 2021 Black restaurant workers received less in tips than others during pandemic, report says
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On this week’s OWJ we take a look at an article appearing in One Fair Wage and reported on CNBC: During the pandemic, Black restaurant workers have received less in tips than other racial groups, according to a report by labor advocacy group One Fair Wage. Nearly 90% of Black workers reported their tips have
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3 February, 2021

Jan 6th 2021 – KFC will now “Print” its Chicken Nuggets! … (Star Trek has arrived)

Jan 6th 2021 – KFC will now “Print” its Chicken Nuggets! … (Star Trek has arrived)
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  KFC Is Developing Lab-Grown, 3D Printed Chicken Nuggets Tim Nelson  7/23/2020  KFC Is Developing Lab-Grown, 3D Printed Chicken Nuggets   Not too long ago, KFC announced that they’d be swapping out their potato wedges in favor of some “secret recipe fries.” That attempt to mess with a classic rubbed some KFC fans the wrong way.
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25 January, 2021

Jan 30th 2021 Out With Joe – Friedly’s Restuarant Group Sale

Jan 30th 2021 Out With Joe – Friedly’s Restuarant Group Sale
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Friendly’s restaurants are now under new ownership. The sale of more than 100 corporate-owned and franchised restaurant locations to a Connecticut-based entity of restaurant operators and investors was finalized this week. Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, the Western Massachusetts-based parent company of Friendly’s restaurants, announced in November that the company entered into a sale agreement with Amici Partners
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20 October, 2020

10.24.20 To trick-or-treat, or not to trick-or-treat?

10.24.20 To trick-or-treat, or not to trick-or-treat?
Posted in : Holiday, Weekly Vignette on WCRN 830 AM on by : Out With Joe

To trick-or-treat, or not to trick-or-treat? That is the question many communities are asking after Gov. Charlie Baker decided against canceling Halloween outright in Massachusetts, saying a ban on trick-or-treating could encourage people to hold indoor costume parties and other risky activities during the coronavirus pandemic. Halloween 2020 is primed to be markedly more concerning than in
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15 July, 2020

July 18th, 2020 – Buck’s Whiskey Bar in the time of Covid 19 with Owner Nick Panarelli

July 18th, 2020 – Buck’s Whiskey Bar in the time of Covid 19 with Owner Nick Panarelli
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On this week’s edition of Out With Joe, Nick Panarelli, owner, and 3rd generation of restaurateurs joined Joe to talk about operating in the time of Covid 19. Buck’s was getting ready to celebrate their 2nd year when everything hit.. and Nick had to move quick to adjust and keep the name on everyone’s mind.
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9 July, 2020

July 11th, 2020 – MGM Springfield Will Reopen Monday July 13th

July 11th, 2020 – MGM Springfield Will Reopen Monday July 13th
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Welcome to this edition of Out With Joe brought to by Nothing Bundt Cakes in White City Plaza in Shrewsbury.. , I’m Joe Mangiacotti   MGM Springfield will reopen in a limited capacity to the public Monday the 13th…. A hosted, invitation-only event will take place ahead of the 10 a.m. public reopening.     MGM Springfield’s amenity
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