Andy Yee & Peter Picknelly Plan White Hut Re-opening

Two local businessmen behind the resurrection of Springfield’s Student Prince restaurant have saved another landmark institution. Peter Picknelly, the chairman and CEO of Peter Pan Bus lines, and Andy Yee, managing partner of Bean Restaurant Group, have finalized a deal to keep the iconic White Hut restaurant in West Springfield alive. Connecting Point’s Ray Hershel spoke with Picknelly and Yee to get an update on how COVID-19 has hurt the busing and restaurant businesses, and the latest on re-opening the White Hut.