5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester – July 27, 2020

by | Jul 27, 2020 | Headlines, News


STOP Pizza & Grille to Open Soon

The owners of STOP Cafe [formerly at 377 Park Ave.] are expanding their offerings and opening in a new location up the road at 255 Park Ave.

Owners Hasan and Valon Dalipi made the announcement on Sunday. The new spot – STOP Cafe Pizza & Grilee – will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner.

STOP Cafe opened in early 2019. Earlier this year, Hasan and Valon put the business up for sale, knowing they would expand in a new location.


Pleasant St. Community Meeting Today

The Pleasant St. Neighborhood Network Center, Worcester Common Ground and District 4 City Councilor Sarai Rivera are hosting a Community Meeting today from 4 PM to 6 PM.

According to the meeting’s description, it will be an opportunity for community members to discuss “…recent neighborhood upheaval, including the tragic death of Dante Carlor, multiple shootings, and the impacts of COVID-19.”

Masks will be provided.

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‘Mini’ Roundabout Nearly Ready at Arwick Ave.

The “mini” roundabout at Arwick Ave — connecting with Harding and Millbury streets — will be implemented next week, according to MassDOT.

The new roundabout will help facilitate the flow of traffic to and from Kelley Square, as well as direct traffic towards Cambridge St. and Quinsigamond Ave.


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Courtesy: MassDOT


Ride the Woo Hits the Streets on Sunday

Ride the Woo’s first trolley is now officially “street legal” and the Ride the Woo team spent Sunday showing the trolley throughout the city.

Ride the Woo took the trolley to Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company, Redemption Rock Brewing Co. and Wormtown Brewery on Sunday.

Take a quick look at Ride the Woo on the road here:



Table Talk Pies Experimenting with Cheesecake

The folks at Table Talk Pies seem to always be exploring ways to come up with new flavors.

On Sunday, Table Talk posted photos of a pumpkin cheesecake swirl pie.

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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]