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Peter Stefan Vitality Magazine

Cover Story

The duty of Peter Stefan

By Bernard Whitmore It’s often said that human nature reveals its truest aspects in the face of disaster. This proved true with the Boston Marathon bombing. First responders, as usual, won our admiration. But when the body of one of the suspected bombers landed i (more...)

Highlights

Worcester Chamber Music Society is back

The Worcester Chamber Music Society is back with concerts throughout Worcester County. Its ninth season features three unique offerings: the Main Stage Series, Café Concerts and Very Open Rehearsals (VOR). The Main Stage Series features a blend of cha (more...)

Community: #ShopWoo

By Emily Gowdey-Backus Hashtag Worcester? A group of local merchants have launched #shopwoo to promote local, independent shops and businesses. Now used across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, #shopwoo was conceived by Crompton Collective (more...)

New public art initiative aims to revitalize downtown Worcester

By Kimberly Dunbar Great cities deserve great art, and Worcester is about to get its share. In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a giant mural of the Blackstone Canal in Kelley Square. Come fall, another large-scale mural will pop up, this  (more...)

Listing

Culture

Dining

Entertainment

Shopping

A2Z Modern Gallery
40 Harlow St., Worc.
508-795-1999

Alternatives
600 Main St., Worc.
508-799-9432, 508-922-9075
www.alternativesnet.org

Alternatives Uxbridge Career Center Art Gallery
5 South Main St., Uxbridge
508-278-6791
www.altrntvs.org/annual02.pdf
Nov 7 Tapestry 2008 Art Exhibit

ARTSWorcester
660 Main St., Worc.
508-755-5142
www.artsworcester.org
Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri., Sat. thru Nov 20 Fire and Ice 2008 ARTSWorcester Fall Member Exhibit

Ballet Arts Worcester
36 Harlow St., Worc.
508-791-3233
www.balletartsworcester.com

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
150 Royal Plaza Drive, Fitchburg
978-342-7100, 800-528-1234
www.rplaza.com
Nov 19 MOC’s “Taste of North Central”

BillWill Photography
235 West Boylston St., West Boylston
508-835-4300
www.billwillphotography.com

Calliope Productions Inc
150 Main St., Boylston
508-869-6887
www.calliopeproductions.org

Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) Central Massachusetts
50 Elm St., Worc.
508-363-2300
www.cweonline.org

Clark University
950 Main St., Worc.
508-793-7711, clarku.edu
Thru Nov 14 Nubar Alexanian: Photographs From the Film Sets of Errol Morris @ Clark University Schiltkamp
Thur., Fri., Sat. Nov 13 – Nov 22 As Bees In Honey Drown
Nov 16 Clark University Concert Choir & Chamber Chorus
Nov 23 Clark University Sinfonia
Nov 23 Clark University Jazz Workshop and Combo

Clark University: Little Center
950 Main St., Worc.
508-793-7113
www.clarku.edu/virtual/little/little.shtml
Thur., Fri., Sat. Nov 13 – Nov 22 As Bees In Honey Drown

DCU Center
50 Foster St., Worc.
508-755-6800, dcucenter.com
Nov 8 Pop Go The Wiggles Live!
Nov 9 Nine Inch Nails
Nov 26 Eagles

Dion Gallery
1200 West Boylston St., Worc.
508-208-3628
www.thediongallery.com

DZian Gallery
65 Water St., Worc.
508-831-1106
www.dzian.net

Elm Draughthouse Cinema
35 Elm St., Millbury
508-865-2850

First Show Gallery at C.C. Lowell
258 Park Ave., Worc.
508-757-7713
www.cclowell.com

Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm St., Fitchburg
978-345-4207
www.fitchburgartmuseum.org
Thru Jan 4 “The Allure of Italy: Photography, Fashion and Design since 1945″

Foothills Theatre Company
100 Front St., Worc.
508-754-3314, foothillstheatre.com
Sat, Sun, Thur, Fri. thru Nov 16 Take Me Out
Nov 22 Stand- Up Comedy Night

Free Space Gallery
649 Main St., Fitchburg
978-345-5410
www.thedovetailgroup.org/freespaceweb

Healing Light Institute of Spirituality
85 Harding St. Unit 2, Worc.
508-579-4576, 508-853-3256
www.hli.hypermart.com
Thur. MEDITATION – heart, mind and soul

Higgins Armory Museum
100 Barber Ave., Worc.
508-853-6015, higgins.org
Thru Nov 30 Operation Soccer Ball
Nov 15 Festival of Ale!
Nov 28 Arming a Gothic Knight & Modern Day Soldier

Ivy Corset Art Gallery
40 Jackson St., Worc.
508-756-2400, 886-966-7242
www.ivycorsetgallery.com

Joy of Music Program
1 Gorham St., Worc.
508-856-9541, www.jomp.org
Nov 21 JOMP Faculty Recital: Joshua Millard, classical guitar

Maironis Park
52 S. Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury
508-755-0040
www.maironis.com
Nov 7 First Friday of Month Ballroom Dance

Marine Corps League
181 Lake ave, Worc.
508-797-0141, worcestermcl.org

Mass Audubon
414 Massasoit Ave., Worc.
508-753-6087, massaudubon.org

Massachusetts National Guard Armory Museum
44 Salisbury St., Worc.

Mechanics Hall
321 Main St., Worc.
508-752-5608, www.mechanicshall.org
Nov 12 Worcester Collegium – Exciting Mozart with Krista Reisner

Mount Wachusett Community College: Theatre
444 Green St., Gardner
www.mwcc.mass.edu
Nov 28 – Nov 29 Home for the Holidays
Sun. Nov 30 – Dec 7 Home for the Holidays

Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge
800-733-1830, 508-347-3362
www.osv.org

Park Hill Gallery
387 Park Ave., Worc.
774-696-0909

Poise Style & Motion Ballroom Studio
97 Webster St., Worc.
508-752-4910 Call for class schedule
www.psmdance.com

Post Road Art Center
1 Boston Post Rd., Marlborough
508-485-2580
postroadartcenter.com
Mon. – Sat. thru Nov 22 Illuminations, new pastels by Jeanne Smith
Nov 10 Pastel Demonstration

Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts & Humanities
111 Main St., Southbridge
508-346-3341,www.qvcah.org

Quinsigamond Community College
670 West Boylston St., Worc.
www.qcc.edu
Mon-Fri. thru Nov 8 One Year in Worcester County – photographs by Mike Nyman
Nov 6 Constitutional Culture and Civil Religion

Royal Academy for Music & Performing Arts
258 Park Ave., Worc.
508-755-7373, 508-792-1221
www.royalacademyarts.com

Saori Worcester Free-Style Weaving Gallery and Studio for Everyone
131 Highland St., Worc.
508-757-4646, 508-757-0116
www.saoriworcester.com
Thru Nov 15 Mihoko Wakabayashi Saori Hand-Weaving Exhibition

Stageloft Repertory Theater
450A Main St., Fiskdale
508-347-9005, stageloft.com

Strand Theatre Movie House & Grille
58 High St., Clinton
978-365-5500
www.strandtheatre.com

That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave., Worc.
508-755-4207
www.thatse.com

The Prints and Potter Gallery
142 Highland St., Worc.
508-752-2170, printsandpotter.com
Mon. – Sat. American Craft Gallery

The Sprinkler Factory
38 Harlow St., Worc.
www.sprinklerfactory.com

The Well
38 Harlow St., Worc.
508-579-1574, harlowstreet.com

Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery of Shrewsbury
274 South St., Shrewsbury
508-845-4381, kinkadeartwork.net

Union Music
142 Southbridge St., Worc.
508-753-3702
www.unionmusic.com

Westboro Gallery
8 West Main St., Westborough
508-870-0110, westborogallery.com
Thru Nov 9 “Paper Thoughts – The Revelation of Colors,” a mixed media exhibit by Eloa Jane

WICN 90.5 FM, Public Radio, Inc.
50 Portland St., Worc.
508-752-0700, 508-752-7517
www.wicn.org

Worcester African Cultural Center
33 Canterbury St., Worc.
508-757-7727, african-museum.com

Worcester Art & Frame Gallery
16 Norwich St., Worc.
508-753-8604, worcesterartandframegallery.com

Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury St., Worc.
508-799-4406 Call for full schedule
www.worcesterart.org
Wed. thru Dec 3 National Novel Writing Month
Nov 4 – Nov 21 Students Who Travel Exhibition
Nov 8 WAM Zip Trip: Winter Landscape with Skaters by Adriaen Van de Venne
Nov 15 WAM Zip Trip: The Works of Gilbert Stuart
Nov 20 November Third Thursday @ WAM: LIVE MUSIC with Jim Berkeley
Nov 28 WAM Food Drive – Admission Free with Donation

Worcester Artist Group
50 Lagrange St., Worc.
508-769-7723, worcesterartistgroup.org

Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Rd., Worc.
508-753-8183, worcestercraftcenter.org
Call for full class schedule
Nov 28-30 Festival of Crafts 2008

Worcester City Hall Common
Front St., Worc.
508-799-1175
www.ci.worcester.ma.us/dpw/parks_rec/city_parks/common/home.htm
Thur. All Saints Lunchtime Concert Series

Worcester Community Cable Access (WCCA TV – Channel 13)
415 Main St., Worc.
508-755-1880,wccatv.org
Worcester County Light Opera Company
21 Grandview Ave., Worc.
508-753-4383, wcloc.com

Worcester County Poetry Association
1 Ekman St., Worc.
508-797-4770, wcpa.homestead.com

Worcester Hibernian Cultural Centre
19 Temple St., Worc.
508-792-3700, aohworcester.com
Call for complete event schedule
Nov 28 Gala Semi Formal Anniversary Dinner Dance

Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square, Worc.
508-799-1655, worcpublib.org

World Rhythms Center
221 Chandler St., Worc.
508-459-7985, worldrhythms.org

WPI
100 Institute Rd., Worc.
www.wpi.edu
Thur. IMGD Speaker Series Fall 2008
Thru Dec 21 Visions of Valencia – by Andrés Mìnguez Lujan

Ye Olde Commons
120 Northside Rd., Charlton
508-248-7075, yeoldecommons.com

YWCA of Central Massachusetts
1 Salem Square, Worc.
508-767-2505, ywcaworcester.org
Sat. thru Nov 29 Zumba-Salsa-Pilates (Spanish) Bilingual

Zen Training Center Inc.
65 Water St., Worc.
508-799-9106, zenshinkan.com

Worcestermetro&495

Auburn

Chuck’s Steakhouse/Margaritagrill
10 Prospect St., Rte. 20, (508) 832-2553

Periwinkles & Giorgio’s Italian Pub Restaurant
892 Southbridge St., (508) 832-9705

Yong Shing
33 Southbridge St., (508) 832-0622

Boylston

Cyprian’s Bistro at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club
284 East Temple St., (508) 869-9900

Other Place Pub
71 Shrewsbury St (Rte. 140), (508) 869-6003

Framingham

Acapulco’s Family Restaurant & Cantina
www.acapulcos.net
1656 Worcester Rd., (508) 875-1188

The Melting Pot
92 Worcester Rd., www.themeltingpot.com, (508) 875-3115

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
www.olivegarden.com
1 Worcester Rd. (Rte. 9), (508) 879-7285

Holden

AL FRESCO TRATTORIA, PIZZERIA & CAFÉ
680 Main St., (508) 829-3008

La Bussola
1 Princeton St., (508) 829-1914

Val’s Restaurant & Pizza Palace
75 Reservoir St. (Rte. 31), (508) 829-0900

Wong Dynasty
176 Reservoir St. (Rte. 31), (508) 829-2188

Hudson

Chloe an American Bistro
www.chloebistro.com
23 Main St., 978-568-1500

Leicester

The Castle
1230 Main St., (508) 892-8000

Marlborough

Bertucci’s
388 Boston Post Rd., (508) 460-0911

Coral Seafood Restaurant
29 South Bolton St. in Marlborough. 112 Green St., Worcester (508) 755-8331

Escargot
231 Main St., (508) 481-9509

Firefly’s
dantes.fireflysbbq.com
350 East Main St., (508) 357-8883 & (508) 229-BLUES

Hooligans Bar and Grille
493 Post Rd. West, Marlboro, MA (508)481-3310 or 508-481-3341

LOMBARDO’S RESTAURANT AND BAR
128 Main St., (508) 486-0090

Tandoori Grill
www.tandoori-grill.com
Route 20 West, (508) 357-6551

Wildwood Steak House
189 Boston Post Rd., (508) 481-2021

Northborough

Guiseppe’s Grille
35 Solomon Pond Rd., (508) 393-4405

J.J.’s Sports Bar and Grille
380 Southwest Cutoff (Rtes. 9 & 20), (508) 842-8420

LAZIO Italian Grille & Bar
318 Main St. (508) 393-5525

Romaine’s
299 West Main St., (508) 393-8889

The Steakloft
369 West Main St., (508) 393-8134

The Texas BBQ Company
www.TEXASBBQCO.com
309 Main St., (508)393-4RIBS

The West Side Grille
45 Belmont St., (508) 366-6277

YOONG TONG THAI & SUSHI RESTAURANT
www.YoongTong.com
278 Main St. (Rte 20), (508) 393-7714

Shrewsbury

Amici’s Tuscan Trattoria
582 Main St. (508) 842-7800

BUGABOO CREEK STEAKHOUSE.
bugaboocreeksteakhouse.com
50 Boston Tpke, (508) 755-6600

ELSA’S EATERY
www.elsaseatery.com
33 Boston Turnpike (Rte. 9 W), (508) 890-1009

India Café
84 Boston Tpke. (508) 754-2200

Osaka Japanese Restaurant
20 Boston Tpke. (White City Plaza), (508) 735-1144

Thai Time
15 Lake View Avenue, (508) 793-0008

Vinny T’s
www.vinnytsofboston.com
7 Boston Tpke. (Rte. 9), (508) 755-0900

WAH-BO GRILL
www.Wah-Bo.com
98-B Boston Turnpike Rd., White City East, Rte. 9, (508) 363-0002

Willy’s Steakhouse Grill & Sushi Bar
2 Grafton St., (508) 842-7220

Southborough

Tomasso’s Trattoria
www.tomassotrattoria.com
154 Turnpike Rd. (Rte. 9), (508) 481-8484

Westborough

1790 Restaurant & Tavern
www.bergsons1790.com
206 Boston-Worcester Tpke., (508) 366-1707 or (866) 366-1790

Arturo’s Ristorante
50 East Main St. (Rte. 30), (508) 366-1881

CANYON CAFÉ Mexican Bar and Grill
www.canyoncafe.com/westborough.htm
153 Turnpike Rd., (508) 366-8848

THE CHATEAU ITALIAN FAMILY DINING http://chateaurestaurant.com/westboro
95 Turnpike Rd (Rte 9), 508-366-5959

Cheng-Du
157 Turnpike Rd. (Rte. 9), (508) 366-7489

El Basha Grill and Bistro
2 Connector Rd., Westboro, (508) 366-2445

HISA JAPANESE RESTAURANT
21 South St., (508) 898-9262

Il Forno
www.il-forno.com
30 Lyman St. (508) 366-1955

MANDARIN
57 East Main St., (508) 898-1962

Mulligan’s Taverne-on-the-Green @ the Westborough Country Club
121 W. Main St., (508) 366-0207

Outback Steakhouse
227 Turnpike Rd. (Rte. 9), (508) 366-4400

Regatta Bar & Grill in the Wyndham Westborough Hotel
5400 Computer Drive, (508) 366-5511 ext. 6616

TED’S MONTANA GRILL
www.tedsmontanagrill.com
400 Union St., 508-366-5050

West Boylston

Cheoy Lee’s
45 Sterling St., (508) 835-3663

Finder’s Pub
171 West Boylston St. (Rte. 12), (508) 835-3707

The Manor Restaurant
39 Franklin St., (508) 835-4722

PJ’s New England Bar and Grill
85 W Boylston St.,
www.pjsbarandgrill.com, (508) 835-2224

Slice It Right in the Wachusett Country Club
187 Prospect St., (508) 835-4484

West Boylston Seafood Co. Restaurant
321 W. Boylston St., (508) 853-3655

Worcester

ALLGOS SWEETS AND DRINKS
www.allgoslounge.com
58 Shrewsbury St, (508) 304 -7129

BABA
www.babasushi.com
309 Park Ave, (508)752-8822

THE BEAN COUNTER COFFEE BAR & BAKERY
113 Highland St., Worcester & 288 Boston Turnpike (Rt. 9), Shrewsbury, (508) 754-3125

Beijing Palace
www.beijing-palace.com/
321 W. Boylston St., (508) 853-8880

Big Joe’s
119 Shrewsbury St., (508) 752-0558

BLOCK 5 BISTRO
block5bistro.com/
139 Green St., (508) 767-FIVE

BLUE CRICKET BISTRO
372 Chandler St., 508-767-1123

BOCADO
82 Winter St., (508) 797-1011

THE BOYNTON FAMILY RESTAURANT
117 Highland St., (508) 756-8458

Brew City Grill and Brew House
www.Brew-City.com
104 Shrewsbury St., 508-752-3862.

The Broadway
100 Water St., (508) 753-3233

Cafe Espresso Trattoria
19 Wall St., (508) 767-1818

Caffe Dolce
154 Shrewsbury St., (508) 754-3761

CASTELLANA’S
90 Harding St., (508) 752-9783

THE CENTER BAR & GRILL.
102 Green St., 508-438-0597

CHIODA’S TRATATORRIA
631 Franklin St., (508) 459-6039

Chopsticks
1083 Main St., (508) 755-1075

Ciao Bella
402 Grove St., (508) 756-2426

Coney Island Lunch
158 Southbridge St., (508) 753-4326

CORAL SEAFOOD
225 Shrewsbury St. (508) 755-8331.
Also in Marlboro @ 29 S. Bolton St. (508) 460-3474

Da-Lat
425 Park Avenue, (508) 753-6036

DANTE’S
421 Shrewsbury St., (508) 791-1111

DING HO DYNASTY
38 Southbridge St. 508-754-7609

Dino’s
13 Lord St., (508) 753-9978

El-Basha
424 Belmont St. (508) 797-0884 &
256 Park Ave. (508) 795-0222

Emerald Isle
49 Millbury St., (508) 792-3830

FIDDLERS GREEN (at the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Center)
19 Temple St., 508-795-0400

THE FLAMES GRILLE
241 Southbridge St., (508) 754-4444

Flying Rhino Cafe & Watering Hole
278 Shrewsbury St., (508) 757-1450

Funky Murphy’s
305 Shrewsbury St., (508) 753-2995

GALWAY BAY IRISH PUB
186 Stafford St., (508) 753-8909

THE GYM SPORTS BAR AND GRILL
385 Main St., 508-929-3224

NHAIKU
www.haikusushi.com
258 Park Ave., (508) 459-3033

Harlequin at the Beechwood Hotel
www.beechwoodhotel.com
363 Plantation St., (508) 754-5789

HO TOY LUAU RESTAURANT
www.hotoyworcester.com
410 Park Ave., 508-754-4929 and 508-757-0624

House of India
439 Park Avenue, (508) 752-1330

Irish Times
244 Main St., (508) 797-9599

Jillian’s
www.jilliansbilliards.com
315 Grove St., (508) 793-0900

Junior’s
346 Shrewsbury St., (508) 459-5800

JOSE MURPHY’S
97-103 Water St., (508) 792-0900

LE MIRAGE
120 June St.,, (508) 793-8558

Leo’s Ristorante
11 Brackett Court, (508) 753-9490

LUCKY’S CAFÉ
102 1/2 Grove St., 508-756-5014

Maxwell-Silverman’s Toolhouse
25 Union St., (508) 755-1200

MCFADDEN’S
www.mcfaddensworcester.com/homepage.php
50 Front St., (508) 755-4339

MEZCAL
www.mezcalcantina.com
166 Shrewsbury St., (508) 926-8308

MUNCHEEZ PIZZERIA
1102 Pleasant St., 508-795-6930 and 508-795-6931

The Museum Café @ the Worcester Art Museum
www.worcesterart.org.
55 Salisbury St., (508) 799-4406

Nancy Chang
372 Chandler St., (508) 752-8899

NEW PING ASIAN BISTRO
60 Madison St., (508) 791-9577

(The) Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub
www.99restaurants.com
900 West Boylston St., (508) 852-2999 &
11 E Central St., (508) 792-9997 &
50 SW Cutoff, (508) 363-3999

The Northworks Bar and Grille
106 Grove St., (508) 755-9657

O’Connor’s Restaurant and Bar
1160 West Boylston St., (508) 853-0789

One-Eleven Chop House
111 Shrewsbury St., (508) 799-4111

PAMPAS CHURRASCARA
145 East Central St., (508)757-1070

Peppercorns Grille & Bar
455 Park Avenue, (508) 752-7711

Pho Dakao
593B Park Avenue, (508) 756-7555

Piccadilly Pub Restaurant
www.picadillypub.com
Route 9 at 480 Shrewsbury St., (508) 755-1808

Piccolo’s
157 Shrewsbury St., (508) 754-9709

PJ’s New England Bar & Grill
185 West Boylston St., (508) 835-2224

Porto Bello
156 Shrewsbury St., (508) 753-9865

Racha Thai
545 Southwest Cutoff, (508) 757-8884

RED LANTERN
235 Shrewsbury St.. (508) 795-0500

Rovezzi’s
www.rovezzis.com
108 Grove St., 3rd Fl, Northworks Building (508) 753-9995

Sahara
143 Highland St. (508) 793-2181

Sakura Tokyo
www.sakura-tokyo.com
640 Park Avenue, (508) 792-1078

SANO
www.lefoods.com
232-234 Chandler St., (508) 753-1896

Seven Hills Gourmet Bistro
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lincoln Square, (508) 791-1600

SHAKERS CAFÉ AND RESTAURANT
www.shakerscafeandrestaurant.com
296 Hamilton St., 508-797-5550

Shiraz Armenian Cuisine
259 Park Avenue, (508) 767-1639

The Sole Proprietor
118 Highland St., (508) 798-3474

SPOODLES DELI
www.spoodlesdeli.com
358 Main St., (508) 755-0800

SQUIRE’S
www.myspace.com/squirewhites
347 Greenwood St. (Southwest Cutoff/Rte. 20), (508) 752-7544

Surya
299 Shrewsbury St., (508) 752-3700

TAKARA
10 Millbury St., Kelley Square, (508) 791-1140

Thai Cha-Da
264 Park Avenue, (508) 752-2211

Tortilla Sam’s
www.tortillasams.com
107 Highland St., (508) 756-7267

TRIBECA
www.tribecarestaurantgroup.com
92 Shrewsbury St., 508-754-7600

TWEEDS
www.tweedspub.com
231 Grove St., 508-755-8047

UNCLE SAM’S PIZZA
974 Main St. 508-890-7888 (with additional locations at E. Main St in E. Brookfield, 208 W. Main St. in W. Brookfield, and 1205 Main St. in Leicester).

UNO CHICAGO GRILL
25 Major Taylor Blvd 508-421-9300

VIA
www.viaitaliantable.com
89 Shrewsbury St., (508) 798-3474

Viva Bene
27 Foster St., (508) 797-0007

Webster House
One Webster St., (508) 747-7208

WEINTRAUB’S JEWISH DELI
126 Water St, (508) 756-7870

WINGS OVER WORCESTER
www.wingsover.com
1 Kelley Square, 508-421-WING (9464)

Wonder Bar Restaurant
121 Shrewsbury St., (508) 752-9909

ZIA GRILL AT SCANO’S
352 Shrewsbury St. 508-363-3477

Zipango Sushi Bar AND GRILLE
www.zipango-sushi.com
270 Shrewsbury St., (508) 754-8047

Worcester Diners

BOULEVARD DINER
155 Shrewsbury St. (508) 791-4535

THE CORNER LUNCH
133 Lamartine St. (508) 799-YUMM

The 5 and Diner
525 Lincoln St. (508) 852-6100

GEORGE’S GREEN ISLAND DINER
162 Millbury St. (508) 753-4189

THE KENMORE DINER
250 Franklin St. (508) 792-5125

MAC’S
185 Shrewsbury St. (Note: Mac’s has no phone)

PARKWAY DINER
148 Shrewsbury St., (508) 753-9968

RALPH’S CHADWICK SQUARE DINER
95 Prescott St. (508) 753-9543

Blackstone Valley

Grafton

Café on the Common
Grafton Center (508) 839-7447

The Grafton Inn
25 Central Square, (508) 839-5931

The Olde Post Office Pub
Rte. 140 and Ray Street, No. Grafton (508) 839-6106

LINWOOD

Brian’s Restaurant
briansrestaurant.com,
91 Providence Road (Rte 122), (508) 234-9256.

Mendon

Alicante Mediterranean Grill
www.alicantema.com,
84 Uxbridge Road, (508) 634-8188

Millbury

QDoba Mexican Grille
70 Worcester Providence Drive at the Shoppes at Blackstone Valley, (508) 865-0500

Riverside Restaurant
2147 Providence Road, (508) 234-9705

Milford

IL CIGNO
11 Beaver Street, (508) 478-7010

Northbridge

Brian’s
91 Providence Road, (508) 234-9256

Pirate’s Cove
74 Providence Road, (508)234-0700

Sutton

CHAMPIONS RESTAURANT at the Pleasant Valley Country Club www.pleasantvalleycc.com/pvcc/championspg.htm
95 Armsby Road, (508) 865-4441

National Grille
227 Putnam Hill Road, (508) 865-2111

Uxbridge

Li’l Texas Restaurant For the real flavor and feel of the Southwest, come on down to Li’l Texas where you’ll find an amazing selection of appetizers, soups and chowders, fajitas, Mexican combo platters, pastas, seafood, side orders, ribs, kids’ items and dessert specials. The variety here is second to none and the portions are huge. Complementary chip and salsa are served with each meal and hot items are clearly marked on the menu. Bring your appetite and enjoy! 466 Quaker Highway, (508) 278-0628

Johnny Appleseed Trail

Ayer

JP O’HANLON’S
www.jpohanlons.com
9 Main St. (978) 772 9282

Barre

Jenkins Inn
7 West Street (Rte. 122), (978) 355-6444

PICASSO RESTAURANT AND BAR
www.dineoutpicasso.com
2 Common St., 978-355-3099

Bolton

J’s Restaurant
nashobawinery.com/J.html
100 Wattaquadoc Hill Road, 978-779-9816

Clinton

THE OLD TIMER
155 Church Street, (978) 365-5980

Via Alto 27
27 High Street. 978-598-7002

Devens

THE DEVENS GRILL
4 Ryans Way, (978) 862-0060

Fitchburg

DESTARE
www.destare.com
320 Main Street, (978) 345-5734

Il Forno
27 Airport Road, (978) 345-2511

Singapore
170 Whalon Street, (978) 345-0132

Slattery’s
106 Lunenburg Street, (978) 342-8880

Gardner

Blue Moon Diner
102 Main Street, (978) 632-4333

GARDNER ALE HOUSE
www.gardnerale.com
74 Parker Street. (978) 669-0122.

South Side Grille & Margarita Factory
242 W Broadway, (978) 632-1057

WILLIAMS RESTAURANT TAVERN
Exit 23 off Rte. 2, 184 Pearson Blvd. (978) 632-7794

Leominster

BLUE MARLIN
www.MyBlueMarlin.com
20 Central Street, Downtown, (978) 537-2900

Border Grille & BAR
246 Mill Street, (978) 840-0194

CORNERSTONE RESTAURANT
www.cornerstonesrestaurant.com
616 Central St., (978) 537-1991

Cristina’s Restaurant
www.cristinas.net
314 Central Street (RT 12), (978) 534-0849

The Gazebo Restaurant
99 Erdman Way (@ Sheraton Four Points Hotel), (978) 534-9000

Gondola Restaurant
428 Lancaster Street, (978) 537-5887

IL CAMINO
555 Central Street (978) 537-5083

JACKIE’S DAIRY BAR
525 Main Street, Leominster (508) 534-5589

Lidio’s Restaurant & Lounge
www.lidios.com
1045 Central Street, (978) 534-6600

Monument Grill
www.TheMonumentGrill.com
14 Monument Square, Downtown, (978) 537-4466

Paisanos Pizza & Spirits
450 Lancaster St., (978) 534-7117

Lunenburg

The Bootlegger Restaurant
50 Massachusetts Avenue, (978) 342-7711

The Harley House
theharleyhouse.com
909 Massachusetts Ave., (978) 582-9421

IXTAPA CANTINA
www.ixtapacantina2.com
308 Massachusetts Ave. (978) 582 9701

SEAN PATRICK’S
494 Electric Ave. (978) 345-2000

Petersham

The Inn at Clamber Hill
111 North Main Street, (978) 724-8800

Princeton

Harrington Farm
www.harringtonfarm.com
178 Westminster Road, (978) 464-5600

Sonoma
www.sonoma-princeton.com/
206 Worcester Road, Rte. 31, (978) 464-5775

Rutland

Ladd’s Of Rutland This comfortable, homey eatery serves up very good American fare meals at reasonable prices. Dress casually and come enjoy the casual environment that also offers a full bar. Reservations and take-out are available. 64 Barre Paxton Road, (508) 886-4771

Shirley

THE BULL RUN RESTAURANT
bullrun@bicnet.net
215 Great Road, (Rte. 2A), (978) 425-4311

Sterling

Barber’s Crossing North Restaurant
175 Leominster Road, (978) 422-8438

BLACK SHEEP TAVERN
261 Leominster Road (Rte. 12) (978) 422-8484

SEAMUS O’CALLAHAN’S
261 Leominster Road (Rte. 12) (978) 422-8484

Sterling Inn
Worcester Road, (978) 422-6333

Westminster

The 1761 Old Mill
Rte. 2A, (978) 874-5941

Joseph’s Bistro & Pub
97 Main Street, (978) 874-9918

Wachusett Village Inn
Village Inn Road, (978) 874-2000

Sturbridge & the Brookfields

Brookfield

Carmella’s Italian Kitchen
55 South Maple Street, (508) 867-5475

Charlton

Zorba’s Pizzeria Tavern
Route 20, 132 Sturbridge Road, (508) 248-0411

Oxford

OXFORD’S
www.oxfordscasualdining.com
2 Millbury Blvd., (508) 987-1567

Whistle Stop
85 Main Street (Rte. 12), (508) 987-3087

Southbridge

FINS AND TALES
www.fins-and-tales.com
858 Main Street, (508) 764 3340

VIENNA RESTAURANT AND HISTORIC INN
www.thevienna.com
14 South Street, 508-764-0700

Spencer

Chef Sau
148 Main Street, (508) 885-3995

Pomeroy’s Black & White Restaurant
North Spencer Road, (508) 885-5018

Spencer Country Inn
www.spencercountryinn.com
500 Main Street, (508) 885-9036

TRUMBULL’S BAR AND GRILLE
117 Main St (508) 885-6901

Sturbridge

Admiral TJ O’Brien’s
407 Main St., (508) 347-2838

Cedar Street Restaurant
12 Cedar St., (508) 347-5800

Oxhead Tavern @ the Sturbridge Host Hotel
366 Main Street, (508) 347-7393

Publick House
On the Common, Route 131, (508) 347-3313

Rom’s
www.romsrestaurant.com
Route 131, (508) 347-3349

Rovezzi’s Restaurant
2 School Street, (508) 347-0100

The Whistling Swan
502 Main Street (Rte. 20), (508) 347-2321

Webster

COLONIAL RESTAURANT
296 Thompson Road, (508) 943-4040

Firehouse Pub and Restaurant
50 Thompson Road, (508) 943-0481

POINT BREEZE
www.pointbreezeonwebsterlake.com.
114 Point Breeze Rd, (508) 943-0404

WATERFRONT MARY’S
www.waterfrontmarys.com
103 Birch Island Road.(508) 943-9731

West Brookfield

Salem Cross Inn
www.salemcrossinn.com
Route 9, (508) 867-2345

1790 Restaurant & Tavern
206 Turnpike Rd., Westborough
508-366-1707, 1790restaurant.com

3-Gs Sports Bar
152 Millbury St., Worc.
508-754-3516

Afterhours
5 Summer St., Lunenburg
978-345-1579

Allgos Sweets and Drinks
58 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-304-7129, 508-361-6877
www.allgoslounge.com

American Graffiti
113 Summer St., Lunenburg
978-345-1010

Bender’s Bar and Grille
433 Park Ave., Worc.
508-797-5622

Black Sheep Tavern
261 Leominster Rd., Sterling
978-422-8484

Blackstone Tap
81 Water St., Worc.
508-797-4827, blackstonetap.com

Block 5 Bistro Bar
139 Green St., Worc.
508-767-3483, block5bistro.com

BLU Ultralounge & Nightclub
105 Water St., Worc.
508-756-2227, blu-nightclub.com

Blue Plate Lounge
661 Main St., Holden
508-829-4566
hometown.aol.com/blueplatelounge

Boston Billiard Club
454 Grove St., Worc.
508-852-2121
www.bostonbilliardclubs.com/worcester.htm

Boulder Cafe
880 Main St., Fitchburg
978-345-0008

Breakaway Billiards
272 High St., Clinton
978-365-6105

Brew City
104 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-752-3862, brew-city.com

Brickyard Billiards and Beyond
74 Maple St., Baldwinville
978-939-1200, 978-660-5487

Bull Run Restaurant
215 Great Rd, Shirley
978-425-4311, 877-536-7190
www.bullrunrestaurant.com

Canal Cocktail Lounge
90 Harding St., Worc.
508-579-4230

Cavo D’oro
64 Water St., Worc.
508-770-0009

Center Bar & Grill
102 Green St., Worc.
508-438-0597, thecenterbar.com

Centerfolds 2000
139 Southbridge St., North Oxford
508-987-5222
www.centerfolds2000.com

Chooch’s Food & Spirits
29 Gilbert St., North Brookfield
508-867-2494
www.sitewizzer.com/choochs

Cicero’s Cafe
17 Suffolk St., Worc.
508-767-9728

Classic’s Pub
285 Central St., Leominster
978-537-7750, classicspub.net

Club 371
371 Park Ave., Worc.

Club Caliente
816 Main St., Worc.
508-826-9305

Club KasBar
234 Southwest Cutoff, Worc.
508-798-8385
Nov 14, 15 Route 66
Nov 21 3 Guys Plumbing

Club Raw
281 Main St., Worc.
508-754-8900, rawworcester.com

Cosmopolitan Club
96 Hamilton St., Worc.
508-752-0482

Creegan’s Pub
65 Green St., Worc.
508-754-3550, creeganspub.com

Dance Ranch & Saloon
70 James St., Worc.
508-757-6977
www.danceranchandsaloon.com

Dar Bah
29 Canal St., Millbury
508-865-8441

Devens Grill
4 Ryans Way, Devens
978-862-0060, devensgrill.com

Doc’s Sports Bar & Grille
340 East Main St., Milford
508-634-4000, docssportsbar.com

Doherty’s Pub
377 Park Ave., Worc.
508-791-6702

Emerald Isle
49 Millbury St., Worc.
508-792-3830, emeraldisleworc.com

Fat Boy Bill’s Blues Bar and Grill
31 Central St., Milford
508-634-0201, fatboybills.com

Fat Jack’s Cigar Bar
13 Cushing St., Fitchburg
978-342-1815

Fat Tony’s Pub
1102 Main St., Worc.
508-798-8908

Fiddlers’ Green Pub & Restaurant
19 Temple St., Worc.
508-792-3700, aohworcester.com

Firefly’s / Dante’s
350 East Main St., Marlborough
508-357-8883, fireflysbbq.com

Flying Rhino Cafe
278 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-757-1450, flyingrhinocafe.com

Frank’s Pub
291 East Main St., East Brookfield
508-867-0055

Funky Murphy’s Bar & Grill
305 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-753-2995

Galway Bay Irish Pub
186 Stafford St., Worc.
508-753-8909
Nov 28 Bill McCarthy & His Guitar

Gardner Ale House
74 Parker St., Gardner
978-669-0122, gardnerale.com

Gilrein’s
802 Main St., Worc.
508-791-2583, gilreins.net

Greendale’s Pub
404 W Boylston St., Worc.
508-853-1350
greendales_pub.tripod.com

Grey Hound Pub (An Cu Liath)
11 Kelley Square, Worc.
508-754-6100
www.thegreyhoundworcester.com

Guiseppe’s Grille
35 Solomon Pond Rd, Northborough
508-393-4405, guiseppesgrille.com

Haiku Restaurant, Bar & Grill
258 Park Aveue, Worc.
508-459-3033, haikusushi.com

Harley House & Turkey Hill Tavern
909 Mass Ave Rt 2A, Lunenburg
978-582-9421
www.theharleyhouse.com

Havana House
261 Main St., Northborough
508-393-7075, havanahouseonmain.com

Hotel Vernon – The Ship Room/Kelley Square Yacht Club
1 Millbury St., Worc.
508-363-3507, hotelvernon.com

Indian Ranch
200 Gore Rd., Webster
508-943-3871, indianranch.com

Ixtapa Cantina
308 Massachusetts Ave., Lunenburg
978-582-9701, ixtapacantina2.com

J.J.’s House Of Blues
395 Grafton St., Worc.
508-459-7879

J.P. O’Hanlon’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
9 Main St., Ayer
978-772-9282, jpohanlons.com

JC Fenwick’s
37 Mechanic St., Leominster
978-840-4845

Jeff’s Place
274 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-754-1553

Jillian’s
315 Grove St., Worc.
508-793-0900, jilliansbilliards.com

JJ’s Sports Bar and Grill
380 Southwest Cutoff, Northborough
508-842-8420, www.jbag.biz

Joey’s Bar & Grill
242 Mill St., Worc.
508-797-3800

Joseph’s Bistro & Pub
97 Main St., Westminster
978-874-9918, josephsbistro.com

Leitrim’s Pub
265 Park Ave., Worc.
508-798-2447, leitrimspub.com

Lidio’s Restaurant & Lounge
1045 Central St., Leominster
978-534-6600, lidios.com

London Billiards / Club Oasis
70 James St., Worc.
508-799-7655, londonbilliards.com

Lucky Dog Music Hall
89 Green St., Worc.
508-363-1888, luckydogmusic.com

Mahoney’s Pub
413 Park Ave., Worc.
508-755-8876

Mario’s Showplace
147 Thompson Rd., Webster
508-949-6800, mariosshowplace.com

MB Lounge
40 Grafton St., Worc.
508-799-4521, mblounge.com

McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon
50 Front St., Worc., 508-755-4339
www.mcfaddensworcester.com

Mickey Sheas
324 Electric Ave., Lunenburg
978-342-5825

Mill Street Brews (@ The Artist Development Complex)
18 Mill St., Southbridge
508-764-6900, millstreetbrews.com

Moonstruck Café
19 Worcester Rd, Charlton
508-248-4558

Moynihan’s Pub
897 Main St., Worc.

Mulligans Taverne-on-the-Green
121 West Main St., Westborough
508-366-0207

Nick’s Bar and Restaurant
124 Millbury St., Worc.
508-753-4030

Olde Post Office Pub
1 Ray St., North Grafton
508-839-6106

On The Rocks Sports Bar & Grill
96 Lakefront Ave., Lunenburg
978-342-6692

Oxford Tavern
314 Main St., Oxford
508-987-5397

Paisanos Pizza & Spirits
450 Lancaster St., Leominster
978-534-7117

Palladium, The
261 Main St., Worc.
508-797-9696
www.thepalladium.net

Partner’s Pub
970 South St., Fitchburg
978-345-5051, partnerspub.com

Peppercorns Grille & Bar
455 Park Ave., Worc.
508-752-7711, epeppercorns.com

PiNZ Entertainment / Blue Dog Sports Bar & Grille
110 So Main St., Milford
508-473-6611, pinzbowl.com

PJ ‘s New England Bar & Grill
185 West Boylston St., West Boylston
508-835-2224, pjsbarandgrill.com

Point Breeze On the Lake
114 Point Breeze Rd., Webster
508-943-0404
www.pointbreezeonwebsterlake.com

Ralph’s Chadwick Square Diner
148 Grove St., Worc.
508-753-9543, ralphsdiner.net

Red 1888
41 Pleasant St., Worc.
508-795-7775, 508-792-0263
www.red1888.com

Rose Garden Restaurant and Pub
16 Milford St., Upton
508-529-7776, uptonrosegarden.com

Sakura Tokyo
640 Park Ave., Worc.
508-792-1078, 508-792-1068
www.sakura-tokyo.com

Sean Patrick’s Family Restaurant
494 Electric Ave., Lunenburg
888-824-3924, 978-345-2000

Seven Lounge
287 Main St., Worc.
508-757-2077
www.sevenloungeworcester.com

South Side Grille & Margarita Factory
242 West Broadway, Gardner
978-632-1057
www.southsidemargaritafactory.com

Speakers Night Club
19 Weed St., Marlborough
508-480-8222, speakersnightclub.net

Stagecoach Inn and Tavern
128 Main St., Groton
978-448-5614, 877-782-4346
www.grotonstagecoachinn.com

Stonehaven Food & Spirits
350 John Fitch Hwy., Fitchburg
978-829-0057, stonehaven.cc

Tal’s Place
138 Lake St., Webster
508-949-6559

Tammany Hall
43 Pleasant St., Worc.
508-791-6550
www.tammanyhalllive.com

The Gym Sportsbar & Grille
385 Main St., Worc.
508-929-3224

The Hooka Hot Spot
60 Franklin St., Worc.
508-753-8300, hookahotspot.com

The Lazy Dog
31 Main St., Marlborough
508-229-2264, doggonelazy.com

The Lights Sports Pub
395 Grafton St., Worc.
508-459-7989
www.myspace.com/thelightspub

The Salty Dog Saloon
1 Kelley Square, Worc.
508-752-6600, thesaltydog.net

Thirty-One Main
31 Main St., Ayer
978-772-2233

Trumbull Bar & Grill
117 Main St., Spencer
508-885-6901

Tweed’s
231 Grove St., Worc.
508-755-8047, tweedspub.com

Union Music
142 Southbridge St., Worc.
508-753-3702, unionmusic.com

Upper Deck Sports Bar & Grille
377 Stetson Rd., Barre, 978-355-2224
www.upperdecksportsbarandgrille.com

Victory Bar & Cigar
56 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-756-4747, victorycigarbar.com

Vincent’s Bar
49 Suffolk St., Worc.
508-752-9439
myspace.com/vincentsbar

Voodoo
90 Commercial St., Worc.
508-754-7742, voodooworcester.com

Whistle Stop Bar & Grill
85 Main St., Oxford
508-987-3087

William’s Restaurant & Tavern
184 Pearson Blvd, Gardner
978-632-7794

Ye Olde Tavern
7 East Main St., West Brookfield
508-867-9709, 508-867-4139
www.westbrookfieldtavern.com

Zero Lounge
320 Main St., Worc.
508-799-4797

Zipango’s Sushi Bar & Grill
270 Shrewsbury St., Worc.
508-754-8047, zipango-sushi.com

Bhadon Gift Gallery
1075 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA 01602
508-798-0432
www.bhadongifts.com

Tush Denim, a denim boutique
138 Green Street, Worcester
508-791-TUSH
www.tushdenim.com

Ed Hyder’s Mediterranean Marketplace
408 Pleasant Street, Worcester
508-755-0258

Moscow Nights, a Russian Delicatessen
808 Pleasant Street, Worcester
508-799-0751

Elaine Fallon Imports
19 South Lenox Street, Worcester
508-799-0724

Rio & Co.
106 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester
508-795-7575
www.rioandco.com

Lujon Men’s Clothes Inc
35 Pleasant Street, Worcester
508-752-3289
www.lujonmensclothes.com

Strut of Northborough
276 W Main Street, Northborough
508-393-6101

The Prints and the Potter Gallery
142 Highland Street, Worcester
508-752-2170
www.printsandpotter.com

Unique Boutik
123 Highland Street, Worcester
508-791-2900