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May 17, 2014 08:54 AM

Last minute road trip to Springfield Ma! TODAY

The only rugby store in this area that's open on Saturdays is in West Springfield and our son needs a scrum cap for his next match so off we go. The plan is to detour for BTs Smokehouse for lunch.

Any good food destinations in the area? Speciality markets? Farmers markets? We are coming from the south shore so not interested in going much past Springfield so prefer something in between.


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    1. re: Berheenia

      Ooh-good to know!! Off to map it since the f'in rugby place is CLOSED! Web site and answer machine said open 10-5. Grrrrrr.

      1. re: Berheenia

        It's an hour in the wrong direction. :( And my husband is now really grumpy.

        1. re: foodieX2

          What a bummer for you. Since moving West we have noticed a lot of places close on a whimsey and weekends are the worst. On the other hand if you become U Mass parents as we did this is good training!

          1. re: AdamD

            The shack near the big e? Always wondered how it stayed open

            1. re: BiscuitBoy

              the white hut stays open by sheer dint of genius

              1. re: fatheryod

                And a little grease for good measure!