Category Archives: Buzz

July 17, 2009
The Dive Thrives – Telegram Summer Guide 2009

By Charlene Arsenault In college, Alec Lopez read a book that changed his life. Called Do What You Love and the Money Will Follow, he’s genuinely tried to live his life that way, and, it seems to be working out. As owner of The Dive Bar (as well as the more recently-opened Armsby Abbey) on […]

June 18, 2009 on the 100th Dive Thursday 100 Thursdays in the Making Pat Clark Thursday, June 11, was a date to celebrate at the Dive Bar. One hundred Thursdays ago, Drummer Duncan Arsenault went on a mission to bring together a wide assortment of Worcester musicians for live music performances on Thursday nights. The tradition has been going strong ever since. […]

April 1, 2009
The Beer Nut

From The Daily News Tribune – Mar 31, 2009 THE BEER NUT: In breathless anticipation of 75 Minute IPA from Dogfish When bar owner Alec Lopez tapped the firkin, the crowd cheered, and he and other bartenders rushed to fill the special Dogfish Head pint glasses and hand them out to the crowd. Dogfish sent 75 […]

January 22, 2008
Hidden Jewel Makes a Splash

By Norman Miller/Daily News staff Usually, if I really want to go to a top-flight beer bar, Boston is the place to be. With plentiful selections of craft beers on tap and in bottles, it seems like there’s a good bar on almost every block. But, I don’t always like driving to Boston. I […]