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A Bite Of Culture

Eating With Your Hands: African Banku From Anokye Krom

There is an old colonial, or perhaps more aptly imperial, saying: “If it can’t be burnt, boiled, or peeled, don’t eat it.” This was the basic health advice that was handed down to hundreds of thousands of British, German, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonists as they set upon the rest of the world intent on…

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Valentino’s Opening in Shrewsbury Street’s Cafe Dolce Location

The Shrewsbury Street storefront that has been dormant since Cafe Dolce (154 Shrewsbury Street) closed in 2011 will breath new life. Valentino’s Press and Pour, plans to open in May and “will feature a full bar and cafe, lottery, tobacco products, and a variety of to-go items including coffee, ready-made sandwiches and desserts,” as reported in the Worcester…

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Tickets Now On Sale For 5th Annual Farmer’s Dinner

Let’s Celebrate Local, Traceable Food and Beverage! Lettuce Be Local is excited to announce their 5th annual local farmer dinner. Ticket were released on Monday April 10th at 8am and are limited to the first 200 people to celebrate local food, where 100% of the ingredients are traceable to their local farms! Since the series launch in July 2012,…

Exhibits

Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Collection of Roberta and Richard Huber

March 11 – July 9, 2017 Now on view at the Worcester Art Museum. Highest Heaven explores the cultural and religious world of the Spanish Colonial possessions of the Altiplano (high plains) of South America. Through approximately 100 paintings, sculptures, ivories, objects in silver, and furniture, the exhibition traces the development and spread of the Catholic…

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Kevin Perry, Owner Of The Usual and Blackstone Tap, Indicted In U.S. District Court

Kevin A. Perry, 43 of Worcester was arrested on Monday and charged in connection with using the proceeds of drug sales to purchase and renovate nine properties in Worcester County, including the restaurant The Usual located on Shrewsbury Street and The Blackstone Tap on Water Street. The office of acting U.S. Attorney William D. Weinreb alleges Mr….