New ‘selfie lounge’ opens in Agawam | News

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — A brand-new organization in Agawam is opening and broadening in spite of the pandemic.

It’s a one-of-a-kind experience-based bar and what they call a selfie lounge.

“Some people call it a selfie studio, or I’ve heard them called selfie museums, where we set up the backdrops for you and you create your own selfies,” stated Anneliese Townsend with Pour Bar and Selfie Lounge.

A safe and socially distanced method to leave your house and have an enjoyable night with liked ones is the objective of Pour Bar and Selfie Lounge on Springfield Street in Agawam.

“You can come in with friends and have a great time. You could rent out the entire place to have a little get together maybe a birthday party or something with just you your close friends and family,” Townsend included.

Townsend informed Western Mass News she was wished to bring this experience to Agawam after being influenced by comparable locations throughout the nation.

“We’re definitely the first in new England,” Townsend included.

Each corner supplies a brand-new experience and a brand-new chance for a selfie.

“We have 18 experiences in here where you can take 18 selfies…well hundreds of photos and end up with 18 selfies, but we’re actually going to be changing them pretty regularly,” Townsend stated.

Pour began as simply a bar in January of 2020 and has actually dealt with monetary difficulty due to the pandemic, however while other services have actually closed their doors, Townsend wished to discover a method to utilize her area to provide a requirement escape from truth.

“So we actually shrunk the bar size, so we’re serving less people in the bar right there and then this is a nice open, wide space where people can come still have a great time, but not be around other people in their immediate circles,” Townsend discussed.

They will be following all procedures required, that includes serving food in their bar and have actually acquired the appropriate licensing from the town.

“We know what our requirements are and we followed them to the letter,” Townsend stated.

It’s all so they can make every teenage women dream a truth.

“It is exactly what girls want to do. They love to take selfies,” Townsend stated.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.