Two air conditioners, the stage and the floor were damaged during move-out at Rudy’s. An inspector has concluded the damage was “beyond reasonable expectations.”

New restaurant to take over old Rudy’s lot

September 22, 2010
Now that Rudy’s Bar and Grill has left its 76-year Elm Street lot for a new spot on Chapel Street,a similar joint will claim its former digs by this Thanksgiving if the owners of next-door neighbor Main Garden get their way. A representative of Main Garden, who requested anonymity to discuss the plans, whose landlord, »

Chen: Taking the time to travel

September 17, 2010
There’s this idea that travel should be about having adventures. Travel should provide, as Tatsuya Ishida once philosophized, “NEW EXPERIENCES! LIFE-AFFIRMING SOUL-STIRRING EXPERIENCES!” This is what I was looking for when I set off this summer to traipse for 45 days around China’s lonely grasslands, meditative lakes and daring cliffs. But my travel — despite »