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Worcester’s Free Outdoor Museum – Art in the Park

Filed in Travel & Tourism by on August 25, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester’s Free Outdoor Museum – Art in the Park

The second annual Art in the Park Exhibits in Worcester brings the feel of a museum into the outdoors.  Some “parks” are outdoor museums like the Arnold Arboretum in Boston and even the Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.  Worcester’s Art in the Park brings together sculptures from a variety of New England artists. The exhibit […]

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Central Mass Casino Being Considered in Warren

Filed in Business by on August 24, 2009 0 Comments
Central Mass Casino Being Considered in Warren

Is Warren really being considered a site for a possible casino?  According to the Boston Globe things have started to heat up on the gaming front and Warren is one of the options for bringing gaming into Massachusetts.  Bringing gaming into any community can be controversial and concerning but the economic impact can be significant.  […]

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Tom Brady Fans Breathe a Sigh of Relief

Filed in Sports by on August 21, 2009 0 Comments
Tom Brady Fans Breathe a Sigh of Relief

Last night’s Patriot’s preseason game against the Bengals was “highlighted” by a couple of big hits on Tom Brady.  My family and I decided to catch this preseason game at Gillette Stadium to catch a glimpse of Tom Brady in “real” action.  As you may recall we attended a training camp session recently and were […]

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Worcester Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Filed in Business by on August 20, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Some of you might be familiar with the WPI Venture Forum but unless you are a woman you may not have heard of CWE The Center for Women & Enterprise.  Both programs support starting up new businesses but CWE’s focus is on supporting and nurturing women entrepreneurs. Best of all they have an office in […]

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Free Worcester Sharks Tickets for a Good Cause

Filed in Sports by on August 19, 2009 0 Comments
Free Worcester Sharks Tickets for a Good Cause

The DCU Center and the Worcester Sharks are sponsoring a blood drive this Friday August 21st from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  This is a tough time of year for hospitals who continue to need blood even though people are not as available. This is the 4th year that the Sharks have sponsored the blood drive.  This […]

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Worcester Cash for Clunkers Car Dealers

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 18, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Cash for Clunkers Car Dealers

The Cash for Clunkers program is not getting as much press coverage as before.  Things have slowed down a bit even though the program received an additional $2Billion back on August 7th.  Is it still worth looking into?  If you are really in the market for a new car it is definitely something you should […]

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Worcester Tornadoes Stop the Slide

Filed in Sports by on August 17, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester Tornadoes Stop the Slide

The Tornadoes broke out of their slump yesterday beating the Sussex SkyHawks 12-2.  I will have to say it was highly likely that it was due to my family’s presence at the game.  OK, OK maybe not.  I recently wrote about the Worcester Tornadoes as a great value for family entertainment.  We were not disappointed.  […]

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Free Concerts in Worcester Common

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 14, 2009 0 Comments
Free Concerts in Worcester Common

The “Out to Lunch” Concert Series started last Friday at the Worcester Common.  The free concerts take place at 12 noon and give you the opportunity to eat lunch on the Common to the sounds of a variety of performers. Based on the Worcester City Manager’s press release from August 3rd the remaining schedule is: […]

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Worcester Latin American Festival on the Common

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 13, 2009 1 Comment
Worcester Latin American Festival on the Common

Worcester’s Annual Latin American Festival is taking place this Saturday from 12 noon to 9pm. The event is free and will have live Latin American music, food and even a Children’s Tent which will have multicultural art activities provided by the Worcester Art Museum and Centro Las Americas, a rock climbing wall provided by the […]

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Contribution to Worcester

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Contribution to Worcester

If you do not have a family member or friend that has some form of mental or physical disability it may be hard to grasp Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s legacy of the Special Olympics.  I admit I was not that informed about it.  The Worcester area hosted the Winter Games this year. I ran across this […]

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Worcester’s Restaurant Week Ends This Week

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 10, 2009 0 Comments
Worcester’s Restaurant Week Ends This Week

It’s not too late to take advantage of Worcester’s Restaurant Week.  Cities and towns across the country participate in this type of program to get people dining out during the dog days of summer. This is Worcester’s first annual restaurant week and I am sure it won’t be the last.  Restaurant “Week” actually runs for […]

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Murray Getting a Shot at the Governor’s Chair

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 7, 2009 0 Comments
Murray Getting a Shot at the Governor’s Chair

Worcester’s own Lieutenant Governor Murray is expected to take over for a couple of days in September to address any “time sensitive” issues that may come up while Patrick is in the hospital.  Governor Patrick is going in for hip replacement surgery at the beginning of September so he will be out of commission for […]

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Kimball Farms Much More Than Ice Cream

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 6, 2009 1 Comment
Kimball Farms Much More Than Ice Cream

As those summer days start dwindling it’s hard not to think about cramming in as many ice cream outings as you can.  Earlier this summer my family and I took a trip up to Kimball Farms based on a friends recommendation about their ice cream.  We were surprised to find much more than that. Kimball […]

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Massachusetts Loser in Green Recovery Act Awards

Filed in Business by on August 5, 2009 1 Comment
Massachusetts Loser in Green Recovery Act Awards

Obama and his team announced the recipients of the $2.4 billion Recovery Act Awards for Auto Battery and Electric Drive projects.  Unfortunately Massachusetts did not gain much in terms of jobs from the awards that were received by A123 based out of Watertown and National Fire Protection out of Quincy Mass.  The big killer in […]

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Worcester Tornadoes – Great for the Family

Filed in Sports by on August 5, 2009 2 Comments
Worcester Tornadoes – Great for the Family

The Worcester Tornadoes in their 5th year are still providing great family entertainment at prices that won’t break the bank.  Minor league baseball has long been a great option for families looking to catch a baseball game without having to take a loan out to pay for it.  In today’s economy teams like the Worcester […]

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