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Shrewsbury Street happenings.

Shrewsbury Street happenings.

It seems that Bill Martin, owner of the Piccadilly Plaza on Worcester’s Shrewsbury Street and the former owner of the Piccadilly Pubs, is about to reach a deal with Terra Brasilis to open a Brazilian restaurant at the site of the old Pic. Terra Brasilis also has restaurants in Framingham and in Bridgeport, Conn.

If pigs ate figs.

If pigs ate figs.

Pigs & Figs Kitchen + Bar, the new restaurant in the DCU Center, officially opened its doors to the public the second week of December. It will serve a variety of sandwiches and soups and salads – generally lighter fare. This will add some life to the corner of Commercial and Foster streets.

Brewery Tours

Brewery Tours

Looking for something to do while you try to stay out of the cold? Many area breweries offer tours. [Read More…]

No more rooms at the Inn.

No more rooms at the Inn.

The Wachusett Village Inn and Black Diamond Restaurant in Westminster will be closing. It has been sold to a group that plans to convert it to a high-end addiction treatment center. The inn and restaurant are currently owned by the Crowley family, which also owns the Wachusett Mountain Ski Resort.

Somethin’ Catchy.

Somethin’ Catchy.

We inadvertently called the new restaurant on Worcester’s Shrewsbury Street “Somethin’ Fishy” in our last column. We apologize; the correct name is Somethin’ Catchy Seafood Shanty. We have already heard great things about it.

It was good while it lasted.

It was good while it lasted.

Our sources tell us that Viva Bene, a fixture in downtown Worcester for quite a while, closed Dec. 31. The restaurant has had trouble paying its rent and state meals taxes as of late.