Saturday, December 3, 2022

Let's shop at R.H. White's in Lincoln Plaza

In this weekend's Sunday Telegram, our girl Laurel journeys into the past to R.H. White's department store at Lincoln Plaza. And speaking of shopping, over 125 vendors including our girl await you at stART at the Station at Union Station, open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free admission (early shopping 9:30-10:30 a.m., $10). Be seeing you!



Saturday, November 26, 2022

Next stop: stART at the Station Dec. 4 at Union Station

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel takes the express route to stART at the Station, returning on Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with special preview 9:30-10:30 a.m. ($10 admission), at Union Station The event includes over 125 vendors, including our girl's table in the Concourse offering her latest book and Christmas card together with books and cards from previous years and original art. Please stop by! Thank you!



Saturday, November 19, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving, Worcester!

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel shows much to be thankful for and wishes you a most Happy Thanksgiving!


 

Saturday, November 12, 2022

The remarkable Mr. Tony Hart, Worcester native and musical comedy pioneer

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel learns about Worcester native Tony Hart, 19th-century actor, singer and comedian who partnered with Ned Harrigan and paved the way for today's musical comedies.



Saturday, November 5, 2022

Portrait of a superhero for Veterans Day

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel creates a portrait of a true superhero for Veterans Day, with thanks to all service members.


 



Saturday, October 29, 2022

Happy Halloween. Worcester!

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl and friends enjoy a most spirited and happy Halloween and wish you the same!



Saturday, October 22, 2022

Magic in the air over Leicester

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel enjoys some pre-Halloween magic in Leicester. 



Thursday, October 13, 2022

Called to the colors at Hadwen Park

Our girl Laurel and Uncle Timmy enjoy a symphony of autumn colors at Hadwen Park in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, October 8, 2022

A tale of two cultures

Our girl Laurel straddles two cultures on Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Worcester's original spa treatment

Our girl Laurel learns about Worcester's iconic spas in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Bee seeing you

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel meets again at the Robert Benchley School with some fine winged friends. 



Saturday, September 17, 2022

The last sands of summer

Our girl Laurel enjoys the last sands of summer and welcomes a new season to Worcester, in this Sunday's Telegram. With summerlike weather forecast for Sunday, please stop by her table at stART on the Street from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Park Avenue between Pleasant and Highland streets. Thank you!



Saturday, September 10, 2022

Eager for a new stART

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel looks forward to the return Sept. 18 of stART on the Street - and especially looks forward to seeing you there at her table together with delineator deluxe Mr. Bret M. Herholz. Her latest collection, pictured here, will be available, along with previous books, original artwork, Christmas cards and T-shirts. For more information, visit www.startonthestreet.org. Please stop by. Thank you!




Saturday, September 3, 2022

The remarkable Mr. Lucius W. Briggs, Worcester architect

Our girl Laurel and Uncle Timmy take a sightseeing tour of buildings designed by Worcester architect Lucius W. Briggs in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Back to school, etc., in Worcester

In this Sunday's Telegram, our girl Laurel and Uncle Timmy have some things on their minds as school opens Monday in Worcester.



Saturday, August 20, 2022

Back to school in style

 Our girl Laurel has her back-to-school fashions all sewn up in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, August 13, 2022

Have one on me!

Our girl Laurel leaves nothing overlooked at her garden in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, August 6, 2022

Meet Her Nibs, Miss Georgia Gibbs

Our girl Laurel introduces us to Worcester native and singer Georgia Gibbs in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, July 30, 2022

One day at the spray park

Our girl Laurel lends her special touch at the local spray park in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Cool sounds at Institute Park

Our girl Laurel plays it cool at Sunday's Mass. Symphony Disney concert at Institute Park, in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, July 16, 2022

Sounds of a Worcester summer afternoon

Enjoy a summer day at Tadcaster Place with our girl Laurel in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, July 9, 2022

The remarkable Ms. Leavitt of Lancaster

Our girl Laurel meets Lancaster native and pioneering astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, July 2, 2022

Happy 4th of July, Worcester!

Our girl Laurel and Uncle Timmy enjoy the spectacle on high for a happy Fourth of July in this weekend's Sunday Telegram.


 

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Watch the birdie at Institute Park

Our girl Laurel sets the scene at Institute Park's shoreline walkway in today's Sunday Telegram.


 

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Right on schedule

Our girl Laurel welcomes a seasonal and most timely visitor in this week's Sunday Telegram.


 

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Happy 300th, Worcester!

Our girl Laurel, Uncle Timmy and local friends celebrate Worcester's 300th birthday in this Sunday's Telegram.


Saturday, June 4, 2022

The remarkable Harrison Cady of Worcester County

 Our girl Laurel meets the amazing artist and Gardner native Harrison Cady in this Sunday's Telegram.



Sunday, May 29, 2022

Kelley Square, Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, our girl Laurel and Uncle Timmy pause in reflection and appreciation at Kelley Square in today's Sunday Telegram.


 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

And now, today's lesson

Drop in on today's lesson at the Robert Benchley School with our girl Laurel in today's Sunday Telegram.


 

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Follow the leader

On a sunny May day, our girl Laurel plays Follow the Leader in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, May 7, 2022

Happy Mother's Day!

Our girl Laurel's Uncle Timmy is on the job for a happy Mother's Day in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The remarkable Mr. Romanoff and his iconic sign

Our girl Laurel learns about Ukrainian native and Worcester resident Stanislav Romanoff, whose legacy literally shines to this day, in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Foul-weather friends at Elm Park

Always fair weather even during an April shower at Elm Park for our girl Laurel and a park regular in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, April 16, 2022

Happy Easter, Worcester

Our girl Laurel, Uncle Timmy and extended family wish you a Happy Easter in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Let's root, root, root for the WooSox

In this Sunday's Telegram, join our girl Laurel, Uncle Timmy the crowd for the WooSox home opener April 12 at Polar Park. 



Saturday, April 2, 2022

The man behind the monkey wrench

Our girl Laurel learns about Loring Coes, Worcester native and inventor of the adjustable-screw or "monkey" wrench, in this Sunday's Telegram. 



Saturday, March 26, 2022

Strolling into springtime in Worcester

Our girl Laurel notes the sights, sounds and sensations of the season around and about Worcester in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Exit stage right for winter

Our girl Laurel and seasonal associate bid winter a fast if not fond farewell in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Worcester!

From the heart of Green Island, our girl Laurel and friend wish you a Happy St. Patrick's Day! 



Saturday, March 5, 2022

The remarkable Mr. Danny Duggan of Worcester

Our girl Laurel learns about Worcester jazz dancer, showman and teacher Danny Duggan in this Sunday's Telegram, with a tip of the Hatlo hat to Mr. David Chet Williamson Sneade, whose excellent essay on Mr. Duggan was the source for this cartoon. You may read his highly recommended essay here: http://jazzriffing.blogspot.com/2014/10/jazz-dancer-danny-duggan.html


 

Saturday, February 26, 2022

The games people play in Worcester

Join the game as our girls Audra and Laurel create their own version of Worcester Monopoly in this Sunday's Telegram,


 

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Time enough at last for school vacation!

Our girl Laurel's ready without reserve for school vacation in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Happy Valentine's Day!

Our girl Laurel gathers a bouquet of love and wishes you a happy Valentine's Day.


 

Saturday, February 5, 2022

The remarkable Bethany Veney, Worcester resident and former slave

For Black History Month, our girl Laurel introduces us to Bethany Veney, former slave and Worcester resident, in this Sunday's Telegram.



Saturday, January 29, 2022

Sign in, please!

At the Robert Benchley School, our girl Laurel takes readily to penmanship in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Merrily we glide along at the Oval Rink

Our girl Laurel glides her singular way around the Worcester Common Oval Rink in this Sunday's Telegram.


  

Saturday, January 15, 2022

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Worcester

Our girls Cherie and Laurel literally walk the walk on MLK Jr. Day in this Sunday's Telegram.


 

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Meet you at the Waldorf--Cafeteria, that is

Remember the Waldorf Cafeterias downtown? Our girl Laurel invites you to join her in this Sunday's Telegram.



Monday, January 3, 2022

In the time of your life...

Our girl Laurel looks into the future and embraces the present in this Sunday's Telegram. Happy NOW Year!