WORCESTER SATURDAY MAY 19, 2012
Yes, we are 10 days away and counting down!
Beth and I have contacted all of our stops and we're getting our ducks in a row!
So far we have attending:
Beth and Steve (?), Karilyn, Gregg, Ellen, Cliff, Mariton, Dale, Amy, Lori and Ralph Melton and Mike . . . maybe his wife Lori as well. I have a few people who need to confirm that they are joining us also.
We'll pass out a copy of this itinerary as well as cell phone numbers when we meet at our first stop. Meeting times (except Acoustic Java) are approximate. Drive/walking times are from google maps and are rounded up.
I'll be starting the morning at 8:00 AM at the Crowne Bakery. I've already reserved some of their chocolate rolls so whoever does not get here can enjoy them later. I hope I have company here but expect to see everyone at the next stop at 8:45 AM.
133 Gold Star Blvd, 508-852-0746
Karilyn called and spoke with Jeanne/manager – reserved 4 Chocolate rolls for those who don’t get here. Jeanne has Karilyn's name/number
Cash/credit plenty of parking
Acoustic Java – coffee
932 A Main Street, 508-756-9446
Beth called . . . they are letting us arrive early and will let us in.
10 minute drive to next stop.
Boulevard Diner – breakfast
155 Shrewsbury St, 508-791-4535
Karilyn spoke with Lisa who will be there on 19th.
They only have 32 seats and will not save seats. We may swing by on our way to Acoustic Java to put name in and check out situation. Parking in lot in back or park on street – But, you can’t keep car in lot while walking around. cash/credit From here it is a 15 minute walk from here to Historical Union Station.
Union Station – historical landmark On the Blackstone Canal Historical Tour
2 Washington Square
10 minute walk from here to Wonder Bar
121 Shrewsbury Street, 508-752-9909
Beth called . . . they will hold tables for us if we call 4 days ahead
10 minute walk back to cars parked near Boulevard Diner
Then a 15 minute drive to Corner Grill
806 Pleasant Street, 508-754-8884
Beth called, they have very limited seating and they will not hold tables. Hoping to get a menu ahead of time so we can call in order on the way. May eat picnic style!
15 minute drive from here to Museum
Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm Street, 508-753-8278
10 to 4pm, $5 entrance fee includes Salisbury Mansion at 40 Highland Street
15 minute walk or 5 minute drive from Historical Museum to Mansion
5 minute drive from Museum to George's Coney Island
Karilyn spoke to Maria They do not have walking maps so we’ll print some from museum to mansion, different route there and back, interesting architecture in neighborhood, plenty of parking
George’s Coney Island
158 Southbridge Street, 508-753-4362
Karilyn spoke to Cathy who is very excited. She said 4 is a good time – usually not too crowded. Cash only. There is street parking and a lot behind. The alley way to the lot is to the right of the place, between them and the car place.
10 minute drive to Wholly Cannoli from here
490 Grafton Street, 508-753-0224
Beth will call to confirm the day of – should be no problem
10 minute drive from here to Pupuseria LaSalvadorena
Pupuseria La Salvadorena
82 Pleasant Street, 508-756-5586
5 minute drive to Boynton Restaurant if interested
They have not answered phone yet so we keep trying - hoping they will save us tables.
Due to timing we took the Boynton Restaurant off of the itinerary. However, if anyone is interested in going, I highly recommend it. I could be tempted! They take reservations for parties of 8 or more.
17 Highland Street, 508756-8458 Looking forward to seeing/meeting everyone . . . anticipating a wonderful day! karilyn and beth