Jan. 22, 2019
By Magda Dakin
When a restaurant makes the 30-year milestone and is still owned and operated by the same family you know they’ve figured out what makes the patrons happy and have mastered the art of providing it.
For the past 17 years, Gator’s Pub at 1402 Victory Highway in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, has been operated by Kerry McGee. “I started working here 26 years ago, when there were three partners, one of them was my... Read More
Jan. 22, 2019
By Rod Lee
Some of South County’s leading restaurateurs would probably not be surprised to hear one reason that Durgin-Park, a renowned eatery in Boston’s Faneuil Hall marketplace, is closing up shop after two centuries in business.
Famous for such New England staples as chowder, shepherd’s pie, prime rib, pot roast and Boston cream pie, Durgin-Park opened its doors when John Quincy Adams was president.
Massachusetts’... Read More
Jan. 19, 2019
By Janet Stoica
Where is the best optical shop in Worcester County? Did you say Charlton? Yes, Charlton…and because of their loyal base of satisfied and happy customers, Peter Maly and his capable staff have captured the Best Optical Shop Award in the Worcester Telegram’s 2018 Annual Best of Central Mass. Awards. “There must be over 200 optical shops in this area,” said Mr. Maly, “and we are very proud that our customers voted us ‘... Read More