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You Grew Up In (or around) Worcester During the 80s if...

by Charles R. Grosvenor Jr.,

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You thought the Galleria was the coolest mall to hang in..

The Galleria had a movie theater (way deep in the bottom of the place)

You (or someone you know) got in trouble for skateboarding on the Worcester Common

Tatnuck Book Sellers was still in Tatnuck Square, and they ONLY sold books

Spider Gates was one of the places you heard LOTS of rumors about

Three Words: Creature Double Feature

Not one, not two, but THREE Music Video Channels that played, get this, MUSIC VIDEOS. (V-66, MTv, VH-1).

Shakey Jakes!

Al-bums was on Park Ave

Leisers was one of the best places to go for Stereos and TVs

Only the college radio stations used the term "Wormtown"

The only place for cheap stuff was Spags

Channel 27 was in English

WAAF was located in Worcester

The Rolling Stones playing Sir Morgan's Cove was nowhere near the secret it was supposed to be

The Worcester Library held film fests

You were waiting for the Centrum to be built.. and then you were waiting forever just to get tickets

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