Hotels and Clubs Set For Gala Celebration

by Laurel | December 31st, 2011

31 December 1935

Hotel Monat, Main & Mosher Streets

Hotel Monat, Main & Mosher Streets

Nonotuck and Monat Expect Big Crowds as “End” of Depression is Feted

Tonight, the eve of New Year’s eve, saw hotels and dine and dance places making ready for the crowds that are expected to surpass any since the beginning of the depression. Arrangements are being made so that parties from near and far are to be cared for here and given an opportunity to do justice to the occasion.

The outstanding entertainment places in town are all set, the Nonotuck Hotel, Manager Dawson says, will have more reservations than for many years with the bulk of patrons coming from outside the city, a great number from Springfield and Hartford.

Then there is the Avodire, where Johnny Marion’s orchestra will provide dance music and 18 acts of vaudeville will be shown. The Valley Arena gardens will have Tiny Crotty’s orchestra with a floor show.

Toto’s Zeppelin on the Northampton highway will provide a floor show direct from New York city, while the V Cafe and Gleason’s Rathskeller will offer floor shows and general entertainment. Hotel Monat’s Spanish Villa accommodations have been practically sold out.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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