Monthly Archives:

You are browsing the site archives by.

7 Nana Japanese Steakhouse

By Jennifer Russo 7 Nana Japanese Steakhouse, located at 60 Shrewsbury Street in Worcester, takes traditional Japanese cuisine and décor and splashes them with a modern flair…. Read more »

Speaking of Italian.

We hear that the folks who own Napoli Restaurant on South Quinsigamond Ave. in Shrewsbury will be opening a second location on Worcester’s Plantation Street.

Volturnno moves a step closer.

Volturnno at 72 Shrewsbury Street in Worcester moved a step closer to opening recently when they were granted their liquor license. The Italian mega eatery will feature… Read more »

Ziti’s to offer outdoor dining.

Ziti’s Italian Restaurant on Worcester’s Harding Street will soon be offering outdoor dining. Now if we get that canal, the diners will have a waterside view.

When smoke gets in your eyes.

Smokey Joe’s Cigar Bar will be moving into space at 373 Park Ave., next to Club Universe, as the two places are owned by the same folks.

It will be a great Knight.

Higgins Armory’s Annual Festival of Ale will take place on Saturday, September 22nd at the Armory on Worcester’s Barber Ave. They will be serving a slew of… Read more »

Greyhound to reopen.

The Greyhound Pub, a fixture in Worcester’s Kelly Square, will reopen shortly on Water Street. The Greyhound, owned by Paul Curley, is the only place you can… Read more »

GazBar to open.

Lidio’s will become a sports bar after a brief reconstruction period. The new name is GazBar Sports Grill and it will be owned by Erica Gasbarro-Grinkis and… Read more »

Lidio’s closing.

Lidio’s on Route 12 in Leominster will be shutting its doors after 18 years in business. Tasha, Marcus and Jeff DiNardo have been running the Italian restaurant… Read more »

Smokestack Place to move.

The rumors are rife that The Canal District’s Smokestack Place will be moving shortly. According to owner Richard Romaine, who also owns Romaine’s in Northboro, he is… Read more »

It was open a long time.

The 1790 House on Route 9 in Westboro has closed its doors after 200 years in operation. The restaurant is owned by Kurt Pearson, who also owns… Read more »

Changes at the Rhino.

Mark Hawley, the Flying Rhino’s award winning chef, has left after several years and returned to VIA. The Rhino’s new chef, Chris O’Harra, comes most recently from… Read more »

Baxter Brewing Set to Release Hayride Autumn Ale

Baxter Brewing Set to Release Hayride Autumn Ale By Rick Garner Autumn in New England is a special time in a special place, and Baxter Brewing Company,… Read more »

Samuel  Adams Hazel Brown

Samuel Adams Hazel Brown By Rick Garner It’s not too soon to start thinking of cool fall nights and the beer that will make them special… Available… Read more »

By Bernie Whitmore The assignment to review Thai Island came as both a pleasure and, frankly, a surprise. Although I often find myself in Holden, it dawned… Read more »