Holyoke's own Gerardo Ramos of Marine Reef Habitat is featured in this short film by Scott Hancock and Jesse Kerman.  Gerardo is an active member of Holyoke's business community and is a self described "entrepreneur with a passion for coral". 

Gerardo has dedicated his adult life to increasing public awareness of the importance and value of the living coral reef and hopes to replant the coral reefs of his native Puerto Rico.

Places & Projects

Holyoke Canalwalk

The Holyoke Canalwalk, currently under construction, is a pedestrian walkway and promenade along the City of Holyok…

Holyoke Passenger Rail

Restoration of Passenger Rail Service to Holyoke


The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) is a data center dedicated to research computing…

Holyoke Urban Bike Shop

In 2010, the Holyoke Y teamed up with the Holyoke Food and Fitness Policy Council to open a bike shop at the Lou Pa…


New Holyoke Based Entrepreneurship Initiative Seeks Director

Published: August 4, 2014
SPARK, Holyoke's new initiative to support entrepreneurs, is seeking an Executive Director. The position is a collaboration b…

STCC and HCC launch accelerated manufacturing careers program

Published: July 13, 2014
Springfield Technical and Holyoke community colleges launch accelerated manufacturing careers program.

Governor Patrick breaks ground on Canal walk Phase II

Published: June 26, 2014
Governor Deval Patrick joined federal, state and local officials to break ground on improvements to the Holyoke Canal Walk.

Social Stream


Mt. Joe to Go

Coffee shop owned by long time Holyoke business and infamous Log Cabin/Delaney House nestled near the Holyoke canal…

Gateway City Arts

Gateway City Arts is an affordable and flexible co-working space for artists and creatives, ideal for making, teach…

Holyoke Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum at Holyoke is dedicated to its mission to enhance the educational and cultural awarenes…