As the second largest city in Massachusetts, Worcester has everything you need and offers a unique vitality. The downtown grid area is booming with new shops, restaurants, and other business.
The residential neighborhoods are perfect for families, full of life, and are represented by diverse groups from all over. Worcester offers affordable housing options, green parks, high quality hospitals, proximity to beautiful Lake Quinsigamond — one of the top rowing venues in the country.
Worcester is also home to 12 colleges and offers hundreds of dining options (check out one of Worcester’s old train car diners!). Shrewsbury Street is the most popular spot for young people looking to get late night eats, socialize at bars, and shop.
Did we mention the city has some gorgeous architecture? Worcester is a city that preserves historic buildings and structures but continues to break ground on amazing new public works projects!
Working in Worcester offers close proximity to Boston without the hassle of a long work commute. Just an hour by car or just under 2 hours by train, trips to Boston are quick and easy!
The city also hosts a series of outdoor festivals, including Start on the Street, Wormtown Music Festival, StrangeCreek Campout, and the annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Mulberry Street, offering food, live music and entertainment, and craft vendors.
Worcester has an art scene for everyone. The Worcester Art Museum has exhibits that will interest everyone from classic to fun and modern. And the Art in the Park series features incredible unique sculptures and murals throughout the city.
The city is the state's second largest center for the performing arts. Catch a Broadway show at the Hanover Theater for Performing Arts, listen to the symphony at Tuckerman and Mechanics Hall, or see a band play at the DCU Center!
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