Posted 25 November 2015 by in category Community Events

Reimagining Winter

The holiday season will offer many enriching activities over the next few weeks.  Two thoughts to consider in addition to the one featured in the previous blog are Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston and Mechanics Hall in Worcester.  Imaginatively, Tower Hill is showcasing a captivating expose of Winter Reimagined, and Mechanics Hall is presenting an

Posted 17 November 2015 by in category Holidays

An Amazingly Wonderful Season

Once Halloween passes, the holiday season seems to hurry ahead at lightning speed. Merry music fills the airwaves, cheery decorations stir our senses, and delicious delicacies dance through our heads.   One beloved location that does the holidays exceptionally well is our very own Worcester Art Museum. Actually, a multitude of phenomenal festivities are in store for

Posted 12 November 2015 by in category Community History

Remember When: The El Morocco, a Worcester Gem!

By Phil Heywood, Briarwood Resident and regular contributor to the monthly residents’ newsletter, “News & Notes.” The El Morocco Restaurant is a famous Worcester landmark, which is gone but certainly not forgotten. The year was 1943. From its humble beginnings in a triple-decker, which had been a barbershop at 75 Wall Street overlooking Worcester, the