She was stellar and no matter how long between visits, she would come up to me and say Whats it gonna be tonight the roast pork or the broiled halibut thats how PRO all these waitresses were ! Everyone treated like family. 21 Barker Road, 781-545-6533, www.barkertavern.com, SCARLET OAK TAVERN, Hingham The tavern dates only to 2007, but its housed in a thoroughly restored 250-year-old Colonial house on what Eleanor Roosevelt called the prettiest Main Street in America. I lived in Hyannis in the late sixties and early seventies and one of my favorites was The Mayflower Restaurant! My parents just loved it. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Also in the early sixties my parents would take us out for fried chicken at the Chicken Coop, we loved it as kids. As a recent college grad, in the early 1970s, I worked in a nearby law firm and was on a tight budget and usually brought a sandwich from home. The first stirrings of the American Revolution reached the upper floor of the building in 1771, when printer Isaiah Thomas published his newspaper The Massachusetts Spy, long known as the oldest newspaper in the United States. Great restaurants from a bygone era indeed. This is a review for dive bars in Worcester, MA: "Wonderful Dive Bar Although, it was good to keep your head down when the odd unneighbourly barney broke out. It was also always a line to get into either locations. The old Park Square Deli. I think the name had the word oyster in it. SUDBURY IS OPEN MON-THURS 4PM-9PM, FRIDAY 1130AM-10PM, SAT 1130AM-10PM, SUN 1130AM-9PM. When I was a kid, we had a summer cottage in Onset in the 40s. Im looking for the coconut macaroon recipe from Jordan Marsh or Filenes??? Their pecan rolls were to die for. When hard times descended in the 2000s, the company was split into two entities, with the restaurant business being sold to Deal Metrics, and the retail ice cream business, along with the Brighams name and trademark flavors, being sold to Hood, which continues to distribute them to stores under the Brighams name. Every day was Thanksgiving at Green Ridge Turkey Farm, and the roast turkey with stuffing and potatoes and cranberry sauce is what put it on the map. Ahh Brighams. Now with this pandemic so many more good places have closed. A large sign on the front of the old building located on 25 Exchange Street reads, Moynaghs Tavern, Worcesters Oldest Tavern.. Baileys, both in Harvard Square and downtown, was a regular stop in my youth: grilled cheese, fish chowder, and cone-shaped scoops of ice cream in an old-style silver cup with handle. But the NoNames legacy cant be understated,believe me..it served as a virtual Restaurant Academy, and chances are there is at least one establishment in your area that owes its existence to that chain of entrepreneurship that issued forth from the humble Fish Pier! They have a restaurant in Sanford Maine now , unfortunately no stuffed lobster or dessert but still good. A map of Worcester : shire town of the county of Worcester. I dont think there was a waiter under 80! The first time I had a Lobster Out was in Dinis. McIntyres when I came back home to Massachusetts Now the. Miss that and my Mom a lot. Largest salad EVVERR! Which now-closed New England restaurants do you miss most? Scarlet Oak Taverns seasonal menus feature local ingredients, including produce sourced from its own farm in Groton. No one made/makes chicken like they did. Why? Phone: (774) 420-7665. pHONE 2: (508) 793-0900 discovered a glorious spirit, like men determined to be free." Why? Take a pint of mild, add an earthy bunch of fun-loving blokes, stir in an atmosphere so cosy you could curl up and kip in there and mix in an all-but untouched slightly seedy flavour and serve to suit. It is a forum for all members from across, Copyright 2009-2020 - All Rights Reserved, Massachusetts' Society wins National Website Award, History Of Cambridge from its Settlement in 1631 To 1776, Nine Revolutionary War Veterans Honored in Brewster, Plaque honoring Revolutionary War dead to be unveiled, The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution. It's no wonder that Armsby Abbey has been given the title of Worcester's best beer bar for 13 years running. OUR ULTIMATE COVID BOOKING GUARANTEE. also Warmuthshad a wonderful B deck salad. Oh, indeed the General Glover in Swampscott should be on this list. Great food and hideaway bar. Why? I grew up in west Roxbury and lived just down the street from Fontaines- such great memories of eating there with my family! It was very dark and wonderful for socializing and I recall always finding something there to enjoy. Why? Equally memorable were the Chadwicks birthday celebrations and since the whole thing worked on the honor system, it was pretty much always someones birthday. Today, a sign on the front of the building reads Raise A Pint To Our 79th Year.. a whale steak. What about LockeOber in Boston? When you were a regular to Durgin Park you had your own waitress! MIT students made a game of stealing them and placing them in bizarre locations- like the top of the dome on the main building on campus. (You can see one of the original signs with a hand holding a bell in Bostons Old City Hall, near the Benjamin Franklin Statue on the Freedom Trail.) The town purchased the property and still runs the miniature golf course. Tell them all hello from me! I think they are still at Faneuil Hall. Wilma & Earnie Royal were such dear friends of the family. He was received in no friendly spirit by the Congregational ministers, and in a few years sought a more agreeable field of labor in England. Also York Steak House!! Mildreds! They closed ages ago However a spinoff of it opened on Post Rd in Warwick RI not too bad. + $1.50 shipping . Brighams was up the street from.my house in Lynn, wed go for our birthdays. The wood-paneled tavern - featuring a polished bar, bay windows, and a small fireplace - is a cozy spot for a casual meal. 3 hours later, we headed from there to the Cape !! What was more exciting? When: 1960s 1990s. Keep your eyes peeled for the inn's resident ghosts. 25 bars and nightclubs we wish we had back. Despite the restaurants impressive size (at 20,000 square feet, it could accommodate up to 1,400 patrons), the porches were often lined with customers waiting to get in. Also very much missed is the Town Line Worcester, MA 01604 (508) 797-1011. Courts had tremendous power to seize a farmer's property, so this was a growing concern in the years leading up to the Revolution. Worcester, MA Nightlife Bars The Best 10 Bars near me in Worcester, Massachusetts Sort:Recommended Offers Delivery Offers Takeout Reservations Cocktail Bars 1. what about The Lincoln at lake walden? I remember. Justwow. The one we miss the most Fontaines win West Roxburytheir fried chicken Alabama with the snowflake rolls, butternut squash and mashed potatoes with gravy is to die for!! Just imagine a gigantic Family Tree of New England eating establishments,with The NoName as the trunk..the amount of branches past present & future would astound you. It started as a hot dog stand by my grandmother,Stefania Danosky. Areas of the building date back to the 1700s, The Modern Hotel and restaurant Nashua NH, Oh their onion rings! Others that have disappeared are theCoach and Six in Worcester, El Morocco (popular special event restaurant), Eastmans in downtown Worcester, Green Hill Lodge in Sterling, the Webster House, the White House (yummy cheese cake) and Big Boys (great burgers). Worth the drive all the way from Bellingham MA just to have them for dinner, Also the Fin and Fern it was on route 101 going from Amherst to Bedford NH. My parents found the restaurant when my dad bought a slice of the Countesss Dobos Tort. Was a fun place. Free Parking at 65 James St Worcester, MA 01603 Rascals is Worcester's premier spot for line dancing and live bands. Founded by Massachusetts native Edward Brigham in 1914, Brighams opened in the Boston suburb of Newton as a single shop, with the proprietor selling the ice cream and candy he made in the back room. So yummy! Change). The Shiro in Berlin. A 1984 newspaper advertisement for Marty's formerly Tinti's in Agawam. SMH. People also searched for these in Worcester: What are people saying about dive bars in Worcester, MA? Ive been to a couple of these restaurants like the Hilltop Steakhouse remember going there with my grandparents when I was little and going into the butcher shop too. Potatoes were chopped very fine and the flavor was out of this world! That is one restaurant my husband and I really miss! Not one for hard stuff, Jimmy refused to sell the whiskey, rum, and gin so popular in other taverns of the day. Great coffee, wine & beer bar. All great memories, but we STILL miss, and long for, the Green Ridge Turkey Farm. This was supposed to be its death knell; instead, its popularity increased. Free shipping for many products! ), then at a new location near the Aquaruim. Many of my favorites already mentioned but have to add Buttricks Ice Cream, Cottage Crest in Reading,the old Carrolls Diner in Medford, Arnies Fireside in Dedham & Beef N Ale Boston next to the Music Hall/Wang Theatre. Does anyone remember the Cranberry Bog Restaurant on RT 184 ( Providence-New London Turnpike) in North Stonington, CT? www.fusionworcester.com The Palladium I do remember that I enjoyed the food. I often re-visit now for a wallow in nostalgia its the kind of place I close my eyes and instantly recall fabulous sessions, mates long since gone and golden memories of great pub days and outstanding landlord and landladies. Another local seafood mecca was Yokens on Route 1 in Portsmouth. Thank you, terrific memories ~ add to em Locke-Ober Cafe, the Cafe Budapest, and Josephs of Dartmouth St.s lobster savannah. 3 very demanding eaters are happy to give this place five stars. They were an Italian restaurant served huge plates of Italian food and their desserts were good too. Agree about Fontaines in West Roxbury. A poster for a concert at Sheehan's Cafe, a popular Pleasant Street club in Northampton. The ability to comment on our stories is a privilege, not a right, however, and that privilege may be withdrawn if it is abused or misused. I miss them all! It was an occasional outing from our family home in Burlington . Is there a similar place anywhere now? Thanks". Hoping someone takes an interest in Durgin Park and re-open it again A shame to see a legend fade away. In the late 70s the Athens Olympia was a mainstay for lunch for my co-workers & I. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (User Agreement updated 1/1/21. All but 1 of these restaurants were in MA, yet this is titled 7 Lost & Gone (But Not Forgotten) New England Restaurants The food was exceptional and very popular place. New England has seen some long-serving restaurants, but there arent many that can say they lasted nearly two centuries. I grew up in Norfolk and my family enjoyed going there. Our day-long Annual Meeting each February sets the direction for the organization through an election of state officers, confirmation of our yearly calendar, and recognitions for outstanding work of the year. I know there are a few Friendlys still struggling along, but its in name only. Lincoln Stamp & Coin Established in 1924, Lincoln Stamp & Coin offers gold and silver coins, type coins, proof sets, currency, and coin collecting supplies. Not having adequate insurance to rebuild, the Kimballs opted to sell. We loved going to Durgin Park for the food and to interact with the tourists who were invariably nice, interesting, and often clueless about what made Boston, well, Boston. Fantasias near Fresh Pond in Cambridge. Dedicated production facilities were established, and more than 20 new Brighams locations opened in the 1930s and 1940s. Dcor included a large-wheeled 19th-century-style bicycle that hung on the wall, and for a while, a Superman cape could be found hanging in the phone booth in the back. Pewter Pot Muffin House did not have a long run. The lure? These are some dive bars with a large number of reviews in Worcester, MA: The Boynton Restaurant & Spirits (752 reviews), George's Coney Island Lunch (348 reviews). I also had my wedding reception here 49 years ago (June 28th 1969). Why? A little late maybe, but cant forget Mama Leones in Boston {servicemen in uniform eat for free), the Kon-Tiki Room at the Sheraton-Prudential Center; The Commodore in North Beverly; The Junction for ice cream in Essex, MA ; Hojos all-you-can-eat clams (strips only)all across New England; Pilots Grill and Millers in Bangor, ME; The Sail inn near Bucksport, ME; The 95er in Bangor, ME; and Vallees Steak House at Exit 8 in Portland, ME. The Glovers Arms, Merrivale (Powick Lane), When: About 1900. Main Dining Room Ye Old Oyster Bar Armor Prichard St Fitchburg MA Postcard UNP . Two more to add: Flagstones in Newington, NH and Els Last I checked New England comprised more than 2 states. We always got a turkey club sandwich and iced tea. Durgin-Parks roots actually go back even further, since it grew out of a food hall that opened shortly after Faneuil Halls construction in 1742. Unfortunately its demise coincided with the owners Frank untimely death. Anthonys Pier 4 in Boston and Saunders at Rye Harbor, NH. Been to all of them. Dining rooms were named after places like Kansas City, Dodge City, and Sioux City. 277 Main St., 508-347-3313, www.publickhouse.com, RED LION INN, Stockbridge The small general store opened by Silas and Anna Bingham in 1773 quickly expanded into the Red Lion Inn, a popular stagecoach stop between Boston and Albany and headquarters for the 1786 Shays Rebellion. I would be bribed to bring back lobsters every trip to the buffet whether I wanted one or not, for my lobster eating competing uncles. Miss them all. Self-policing, rough-edged but essentially gentlemanly and sadly missed. 74 were here. 260 West Main St., 508-867-2345, www.salemcrossinn.com, PUBLICK HOUSE, Sturbridge When Colonel Ebenezer Crafts opened the Publick House in 1771, the inn adjacent to picturesque Sturbridge Common quickly became a popular stopover for horsemen riding the roads from Boston to New York and Providence to Springfield. The wood-paneled tavern featuring a polished bar, bay windows, and a small fireplace is a cozy spot for a casual meal. Ive hit them all and have such fond memories. audience who made their feelings noisily evident, followed the next week by a band from Wales called Tom Jones and the Squires who I gather got a better reception. The Brook Manor! Commodore, Noth Beverly Chinaland, Beverly, Green Barrel (at tbe bottome of Danvers State Hospital. A Webster Square favorite, people from all over would come to the Webster House for a hearty. This post was first published in 2020 and has been updated. Many times we asked for more Popovers. Actually, I just looked it up and, indeed, they are still open and have great reviews! But at meeting houses and taverns across the Bay Colony, the farmers and shopkeepers were preparing and reacting in a determined rage to the loss of representation and oversight they once had to assure fairness in the Courts. Described in Worcester Pubs: Then and Now Vol II as the. The Mercantile 86 American (New) Cocktail Bars It chuffs me no end to see legendary landlord Honest Barrie Ward from the pubs glory days is still around. But its nowhere near 50 feet tall; Id guess 15-20 from driving by there recently. They were biggest of all. Baked Alaska in the 1980s a really special experience. Loved the fried clams at the Redwing! Its claim as one of America's oldest restaurants and. But regardless of which came first, over the years both bars have become a second home to hundreds of local patrons. It was a Greek diner, and they made my favorite Chicken/Broccoli/Ziti ever super lemony, super garlicky. They always loved hearing the drum then hearing their name being mentioned then getting their special ice cream. Learned to eat Fish & Chips there before I learned to like seafood. To this day, Barrows still remains a. The Yankee Silversmith in Wallingford, CT. Well,in their@100 year existence, this scenario played out again and again; a fisherman would come to the owner(Jimmy, Nick,Tony,etc. She was famous for her apple pies and fried chicken. But since Moynihans was originally labeled a restaurant, there is no evidence that the pub served alcohol during the first years of its existence. Polcaris in Bostons North End is still operating is it not? Great German style food and huge beer selection. I wish someone would bring back another restaurant of the same caliber. Spent many wonderful hours hanging out with other couples in the booths upstairs. 4. Late hours with great fries and roast beef sandwiches. It always was, and still is, a ring-a-ding boozer. In the early sixties, I worked just up Route 1 at what was once known as Ships Haven, which became, The Ship. A large sign on the front of the old building located on 25 Exchange Street reads, "Moynagh's Tavern, Worcester's Oldest Tavern." Ownership of the 77 year-old bar has never left the family.. I was hoping someone would mention SANDYS at the entrance to Buzzards Bay on Cape Cod. Monday: Closed: Tuesday: Closed: Wednesday: Closed: Thursday: 4:30PM - 11PM: Friday: 4PM - 12AM: Saturday: 3PM - 12AM: Sunday: 12PM - 6PM (508) 757-6259 This public house inspired poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to pen his 1863 Tales of a Wayside Inn, which included his famous ode Paul Reveres Ride. Serving travelers on the Boston Post Road since 1716, the inn is a true throwback, particularly the Old Bar Room, one of two original rooms. The chocolate loving Dutch have been eating them for breakfast on toast for decades. Wednesday smorgasbord, homemade pies. Certainly iconic. On the corner of The Butts and Angel Street, this one better described as a gin palace, but I regard it as one of the more colourful pubs lasted just about 10 years before being closed down on police orders. As far as now defunct chain restaurants that were always very good, Victorias Station ( all of their restaurants were built from converted Train Cars. WORCESTER has some very popular drinking holes which have been running for years - but do you remember any of these drinking holes? Supposedly, the BellyBuster was free to anyone who could eat it all in one go. Why? If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can Expensive but great for special occasions. Our Kitchen is Open 3:00P-8:30PM Tues-Thurs & 1:00P-8:30P Fri-Sat HOW CAN this list not include Howard JohnsonsThey invented the CLAM ROLL, along w/help From NISSEN who invented the New England Hot Dog rollsAlso Heck Allens in Saugus GREAT SEAFOOD. 70 James St. Worcester, MA. The breaking out of the war drove his successor, the Rev. Menu for Oak Barrel Tavern in Worcester, MA. Victory Bar & Cigar 13 reviews Closed Now Bar, Pub "A smoking bar" "Good Time, Friendly Patrons, Classy Place" 3. She started out with a12 x 12 stand, and by 1960 had a huge HOJo style stand which was forced to close. Great Article! Expect an old-fashioned diner counter experience and simple yet flavorful breakfast and lunch classics. We went to the Hilltop, Yokums, Brighams ( the best Lime Rickeys), Kowloon was always fun with the boat in the pond. Amazing Baked Alaska! The rambling inn serves up Yankee fare, including its signature every day is Thanksgiving turkey dinner, in the historic Tap Room and Ebenezers Tavern, which feature period antiques, original woodwork, and cozy fireplaces. What a nice trip down memory lane! Ralph's Chadwick Square Diner 99 Diners Dive Bars Music Venues $ Bids tavern in Norwich Connecticut fabulous place for sandwiches dollar beers the supreme grand slam I especially liked their cheeseburgers. But once a month in the cold weather I would treat myself. My favorite place to eat while spending summers at the shore. UNION OYSTER HOUSE INN, Boston The Osyter House claims to be the oldest restaurant in Boston and the oldest restaurant in the United States in continuous service since the 1740s. Even though Im living away, Im sad at the fact that Cole Farms in Gray, Maine has closed. When: 1950s present. How about ye old Wilton Diner, Wilton NH I cant remember the name. Pier 4 and their enormous Yard of Ale was a favourite of my parents when visitors came to stay. I dont think there is anyone else in the city that can say that, Tim Moynagh said. How about the White Rabbit in Onset and Libbeys Chowder House in Bass River? I miss Ye Olde Mill Grille in Hingham (amazing fried clams) and Steves Ice Cream in Somerville (ah, for a large malted vanilla with Heath bars, M&Ms, and Reeses Cups mixed in). 41 Union St, (617) 227-2750, www.unionoysterhouse.com, WAYSIDE INN, Sudbury Revere may have been a regular at the Warren Tavern, but the Wayside Inn is where his legend was truly born2. In 1983, the Bar Association was a popular hangout near the Springfield courthouses. Went with my grandparents to the one on Main Street in Falmouth, now an Indian restaurant. A summertime tradition to visit at least once while leaving the Cape. Warren Tavern is one of the most historic Boston bars, even down to the low beams in the ceilings, which the builders salvaged from old boats at nearby Charlestown Navy Yard making the beams even older than the rest of the Tavern. . The brothers passed away fairly young, Edric Jr. carried the business for a number of years after. Why? Expect regular drag performances, DJs and camp fun. There is a "college casual" dress code which bars hoodies, bandannas, plain white t-shirts and tank tops, sunglasses, knit hats, work boots and athletic gear. The Viking ,422 Stuart Street..complete with smorgasbord!! Everything about Hilltop Steak House in Saugus, MA, was as over-the-top as its sign. WORCESTER IS OPEN MON-THURSDAY 4PM-9PM, FRI-SAT-SUN 1130AM-9PM. Im sad to see its now a mini-market. Nothing more, nothing less. We went there a couple of times. November 26, 1773, they passed energetic resolutions against the tax on tea, expressing their willingness to join with Boston and other towns, on the shortest notice, to deliver themselves and their posterity from slavery. Met the GM ", "My first time having Korean BBQ and it was so delicious. (Its clam chowder recipe continues to circulate online, still in demand after all these years). contact IPSO here, 2001-2023. It was a hit from the start, and before long the stores popularity soared to the point that on some busy days the police had to be called on for crowd control. Was so hoping someone would rescue the place or at least honor the age of the building and put an eatery that would compliment Durgins history, Weeks Dairy Bar in Laconia, New Hampshire. (LogOut/ I used to go there before my evening shift. The pub closed around 1970 and remained an eyesore until it was demolished some years later. Jimmys Harborside, Red Coach Grill, Commodore Restaurant. Is it my imagination or was the rolls that they put on the table exceptional? Loved it. They have a restaurant in Sanford Maine now , unfortunately no stuffed obstetrics or dessert but still good. The best spinach pie & rice and huge Greek salads. I had a set of 4 that lasted 4 decades before I broke the last one, the red thoroughly faded, right before the turn of the millennium kind of a sign that an era had truly come to an end. (Paul Revere began his famous ride here.) They were famous for their huge slabs of the tastiest Prime Rib you could have. Heck Allens in Lynn, really good seafood and good prices too. That gypsy lifestyle taught him a lot,but when he had experienced enough of it,he opened his own place,and had great success. I became a serious seafood lover and cook after my year at Honiss. The Travel Gay Podcast. I really miss the Negimaki! They also all had their own theories as to why their bar should be considered the oldest. Northampton firefighters try to control a fire that destroyed the Paradise City Tavern Friday, Feb. 18, 2000 in Northampton, Mass. The Arrow and Marios in Westport, CT. Marios was a favorite watering hole across from the Metro North train station. I found this Jordan Marsh macaroon recipe online. We were stationed at Hanscom Field in the late 1960s & would drive to the Willow Pond Kitchen just for the fried clams. Wicker baskets hanging from the rafters, historical lithographs, dark-wood paneling, and checked tablecloths lend a rustic vibe. The Layette House on Rte 1 Foxboro. And last, because its Christmas, Filenes would have dinner with Santa which was the greatest treat of all. (The Republican file photo)'. Got engaged there! Geraldine's Lounge in West Springfield was located at 1519 Elm St. closed in 2013. From the Chinese palace Weylus to the giant (and rather unhappy-looking) bull at Full of Bull Roast Beef, restaurants and other attractions including a mini-golf course that featured a 50-foot-tall orange dinosaur competed for attention as vigorously as reality show contestants. Despite its popularity, Chadwicks closed in 1998. Oscars in Ipswich,General Edwards Inn in Revere,Dales Swampscott,Clam Box, Revere. Always high quality. (Well, that and the giant turkey that overlooked it all from the restaurants iconic highway sign.). They were Great, miss them. Flickr/Shinya Suzuki. When: 1960s Present. Among Brighams claims to fame was popularizing or perhaps even creating jimmies as an ice cream topping. They made a mean lime rickey too. It was up a hill across from the public beach area. We felt so grown up! David K. I used to love Sandys! In 1770, they tolled their bells on the burial day of the Boston rioters killed by the troops. BTW Lafayette House and Red wing are still operational. (LT says thanks to Bob for providing some lovely old pictures, more of which can be seen in his books!). We went to The White Rabbit every week for dinner. Being big fans of the Worcester Pubs: Then and Now books, we decided to meet up with Bob Backenforth Blandford and ask him what we have always wondered. The popovers were stellar. One of my favorites thats now gone, was Steves Greek on Newbury St. We ate there all the time in the 1990s and early 2000s. My go to place for Jimmies and a Lime Rickey. What did people search for similar to dive bars in Worcester, MA? Since his death, the bar has been passed down from daughter-to-daughter. Great place. It is quite possible that the ale became better known than Jimmy. No, only ale would be served but what ale! But the controversy over which came first still holds, due to the lack of evidence of a liquor license. It offers a more casual and family-friendly option than the inns formal, elegant dining room. Explore latest menu with photos and reviews. There were any weekend mornings having breakfast there and the muffins and coffee were great. The historic pub features live music, trivia nights, and a popular Sunday brunch. Im from the Worcester area. Bars and nightclubs come and go, but there are those neighborhood pubs, meetings spots, or concert halls we still remember after last call. Although Id only been there once about 10 years ago, it has a special sentimental place in my heart. Excellent, my mom and her friend Marge took me there when I was expecting my first baby, a special day! Whenever a new one opened,he was in charge of setting it up,hiring staff,planning menus,etc.He said he would spend 6 months at each location, get it running smoothly and hand it over to permanent management. The waiters were all old men, and the pictures of movie stars who ate there were on the walls. Mitchells Steak And Rib House, Hyannis. I go every year when visiting Bow Lake! This pub had an ultra-colourful history and was the haunt of pugilists and hard-cases. This one was Warndons second (with the Glovers Needle coming in 1962, and the Lakes and Prince of Wales both in 1963) with a good reputation for its Ansells and down-to-earth friendliness. In 1765, October 14th, they adopted patriotic resolutions against the Stamp Act. That meal alone was worth the sometimes hour-long wait. There were road signs telling you it was coming up ahead. Visit for dining, accommodations, weddings, and everything in-between. Bishops in Lawrence was great. Catania opened his first restaurant in 1963 (belying the menus claim of famous since 1831), but 10 years later he had sold all the locations except the one in Falmouth. Welicks in Franklin for their fried seafood and they were open year round, not like the roadside stands. Debts for farmers were growing steadily and historians have found that up to 22% of the farmers were facing litigation for unpaid debt. 35-Year-Old Massachusetts Woman Missing, Police Seek Public's Help; Worcester, MA NewsSee 5 New Properties For Sale In Worcester Area; Worcester, MA NewsMLK Day 2023: See Worcester Area Service . Sinners & Saints bar on Bridge Street in downtown Springfield on July 1, 2010, (Don Treeger | The Republican file photo). Brewers Arms on Comer Road, Bricklayers Arms on Park Street, King William IV Vaults on St Pauls Street, Vulcan on St Pauls Street, Dudfields Bar on Foregate Street, Saracens Head on the Tything, the Raven on Droitwich Road and the Plumbers Arms on Wylds Lane. So sad its not there anymore! We ate there a couple of times . Jimmys Harborside in Boston (next door to Pier Four) and The Pillar House in Newton. Yokens restaurant was just off the freeway in Portsmouth. No one mentioned Vinny Ts they had restaurants in Worcester and Lexington. 223 Route 6A, 508-362-9962, www.oldyarmouthinn.com, SALEM CROSS INN, West Brookfield Colonial cuisine doesnt get much more authentic than at the Salem Cross Inn, 20 miles west of Worcester. My mom was not a fan of fried chicken. Any one know the name of this gem? If Grandmother was with us, shed pretend to read all the white lettered black menu boards, and finally order Just a cup of coffee, dear and then innocently inquire if they might have a little bun or something on the side? - Always turned out to be a glazed cinnamon dome that shed protest was too big for her but somehow managed to finish that last bite with her last sip of java. The walls featured murals of a traveling muffin man making his rounds. My parents and I would go there for special meals. But legendary Anchor gaffer Ken Beards days (0s 90s) are now regarded as classic. McIntyres in Rowley. Anyway, it was just outstanding. Chicken Delight The Newbury Steak House was a firm favourite. My parents used to take my sister and I there for special occasions. And Dinis on Boston Common! Great memories. Their pot roast was the best I have ever had as was there Grape Nut Custard. In March 1951, Howard Flanders and his family became the new owners of Green Ridge Turkey Farm, and a rebuilt restaurant reopened the following year. Kids at the pond who went there in the 30s referred to it as Danoskys though it may have been The Lincoln by then. Still miss my favorite restaurant. Ownership of the 77 year-old bar has never left the family. It had the same owner from 1922 til it closed when the state ended Rt# 128. Kens in Copley Square was a late-night favorite. 5. Anybody remember anything more about it? I only got to Durgin-Park once, but it was great. Being from California the food is quite amazing.more, This is a cool sports bar/pub in Worcester. 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