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Long Live the Lunch Wagon King! Worcester’s Diners Prove Resilient

The lunch cart has been synonymous with controversy from the very beginning. At the turn of the century, business mogul, R.C. Taylor could be heard all over town damning the “infernal lunch carts” as the demise of Worcester’s economic development. “They make Worcester so cheap, nasty cheap…No other city on earth would stand the lunch…

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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…