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Mercantile Center
February Newsletter


Join us for the First Annual Worcester WinterFest at Mercantile Center featuring the Stanley Cup®!

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, the Stanley Cup® trophy will be on display at Mercantile Center, the proud Sponsor of the Stanley Cup's® Worcester appearance!

As a result of this exciting news, we are planning a 2019 WinterFest event in March to coincide with the Stanley Cup® appearance; featuring hockey-themed games, food trucks, entertainment, beautifully handcrafted ice sculptures, a beer garden & café, and a "warming area" in the lobby!




The New England Patriots Have Done it Again!

After an emotional 37-31 win against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Brady-Belichick duo lead the New England Patriots into their 9th Super Bowl appearance together.

Only days away from their second Super Bowl LIII matchup against the Rams, here are some amazing Tom Brady facts and statistics:


NFL Records Owned by Brady

1. Regular season wins by a starting quarterback (207)
2. Most passing yards, regular season and playoffs
3. Most passing TDs, postseason included: 
4. Most TDs thrown to different receivers
5. Division titles (16)
6. Playoff games started (39)
7. Playoff wins (29)
8. Playoff TD passes (73)
9. Playoff passing yards (10,917)
10. Super Bowl appearances (9)
11. Super Bowl wins (5)
12. Super Bowl MVPs (4)
13. Super Bowl TD passes (18)
14. Super Bowl passing yards (2,576)

Source: SB Nation

Tom Brady’s Record 9th Super Bowl

XXXVI: Patriots 20, Rams 17

XXXVIII: Patriots 32, Panthers 29

XXXIX: Patriots 24, Eagles 21

XLII: Giants 17, Patriots 14

XLVI: Giants 21, Patriots 17

XLIX: Patriots 28, Seahawks 24

LI: Patriots 34, Falcons 28 (OT)

LII: Eagles 41, Patriots 33 

LIII: Patriots vs. Rams (Feb. 3, 2019)

Super Bowl XXXVI - Filled With Firsts

Tom Brady's first Super Bowl appearance was in 2002.
The Patriots matched up against. . . that's right, the (St. Louis) Rams.

This was the first Super Bowl ever to be played in the month of February, the first Super Bowl win for Tom Brady, and the first time Brady was named Super Bowl MVP.

Brady in the Playoffs



Now, here is a look back to the final weeks of 2018, and ahead towards what we have in store for you all in the coming months at Mercantile Center!

We hope you are enjoying our new tenant, Fuel America!
A special thanks to Fuel for hosting Mercantile Center Tenants for a Pre-Opening Event!

A big congratulations to Fuel America on having their grand opening this past January!

Fuel welcomed tenants of Mercantile Center, who enjoyed a pre-opening private event, featuring free select menu samples, and a Flying Dreams Brewing tasting.

Jeff Bonasia, Co-Owner of Fuel America said, "The response has been great. I'm thinking there was a lot of pent up demand for a concept like ours in this area."

For more information on the opening of Fuel's Worcester branch, see "Food News" Below!

Live Wednesday Music is Back in Full Force!

We hope that you all have continue to enjoy our Live Music Wednesdays from 11:30am-1:00pm. We will continue to feature live music in the 100 Front Street lobby on a bi-weekly basis.

Speaking of Music. . .Come Play Our New Piano!

Marketing Suite Kitchen Renovations Complete!

In case you didn't know, new kitchen renovations in the 19th Floor Marketing Suite were completed in January.

The new kitchen is roomy, stylish, contemporary and functional - a perfect addition to the Marketing Suite - enhancing the accommodation of large meetings, panels and presentations!


Mercantile Center tenants who receive these monthly Newsletters are officially eligible to win four tickets to a single Worcester Railers home game!

How?, you ask.
In the middle of each month, continuing through the 2019 Railers season, we will draw names at random from our Newsletter recipient list. Tickets awarded will be for games scheduled during the following month. The number of names drawn will be determined by the number of home games scheduled for the following month.

An email will be sent to each winner stating which game they won tickets to, and instructions on how to claim. Once a winner is chosen, they will be marked ineligible to win again.

A big congratulations to our second group of Winners, chosen in January for the February home games! We hope you all enjoy your February Railers Game!

Mercantile Center Welcomes A Few New Tenants in 2019!

Franklin Realty Advisors, developer of Mercantile has signed a 10-year lease agreement with Knight-Dik Insurance Agency, Inc., as well as a multi-year lease agreement with Tighe & Bond.

Knight-Dik, a full-service independent insurance agency, and Tighe & Bond, a New England based leader in engineering and environmental consulting services, will both occupy office space at 120 Front Street beginning in early 2019.

Food News

NOW OPEN: Fuel America Coffeehouse-Roastery Café!

Fuel America is now open at Mercantile Center!
Featuring a full roastery and coffeehouse-café, as well as serving beer and wine thanks to a partnership with Flying Dreams Brewery, Mercantile Center is proud to welcome the Waltham-based chain's second location.

Co-Owner, Jeff Bonasia said the company was attracted to Worcester because of the city's resurgence and up-and-coming feel, the central location and looks to bring in everyone from college students to business people and the nearby medical community.

"It's the whole idea of fueling people's journey," Bonasia said. "It's all about being welcoming to the American melting pot, we embrace everyone."

Stop by Fuel America and check it out for yourself, open until 8pm, 7 days a week at the corner of Front street and Mercantile street in downtown Worcester.

"It's a new American coffeehouse. It's vintage merged with modernity."
- Jeff Bonasia, Co-Owner of Fuel America

Studio News

Classes Are Subject to be Added on a Regular Basis. All Class Availabilities for the Studio are Updated Monthly!
Continue to check the portal below for newly added classes and weekly availabilities! 

February Studio Offerings

Strength & Fitness (at Lunchtime)
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM

Capacity of 20 Spots Available for Each Class! 
Tuesdays: 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Wednesdays: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM
Thursdays: 5:00 – 6:00pm 
Each Yoga class is catered to all skill levels. Bring your own mats, towels and water bottles for some Yoga Fun!
Capacity of 30 Spots Available for Each Class! 
Studio classes are only available to tenants of the property.
Please direct any questions regarding the above Portal to

If you are unable to attend a class you registered for, please use the cancellation link found in your confirmation email received upon registering.

UPDATED: Weight Watchers February Kickoff Meeting!

The current Weight Watchers STUDIO sessions will be ending on February 1, 2019.

Weight Watchers will be holding their 2019 Kickoff Meeting on Friday, February 15th in the Mercantile Center STUDIO for tenants of 100 and 120 Front Street.

For more information, please contact
Amy Tuiskula,



Worcester Railers Vs. Wheeling Nailers! @ DCU Center
Saturday, February 9 - 7:05pm

Join the Railers as they go up against the Wheeling Nailers for Pink in the Rink night! Players will be wearing specialty pink jerseys for auction after the game to benefit breast cancer awareness.

Worcester Railers Vs. Cincinnati Cyclones! @ DCU Center
Sunday, February 10 - 3:05pm

The Railers get ready to rumble with the Cyclones for an afternoon hockey game - the best way to spend a Sunday! There will be a kids giveaway in honor of the birthday of our beloved mascot, Trax.

All Railers Tickets & Info HERE!

OUT TO LUNCH Logo Contest!

Worcester Coalition is calling local creatives to help design a new Out to Lunch logo.

Deadline February 25, 2019.

CLICK HERE for more information and requirements!
Michael Bublé Live @ DCU Center
Tuesday, February 26 - 8:00pm 

Every full priced ticket purchased for the tour includes a standard CD or digital copy of Michael’s highly anticipated new album love.

Click Here for Info & Tickets - on sale now!

Remember, February is...

February isn’t just for lovers. February also reminds us to take care of our heart and consider our risk factors.

Believe it or not, heart disease can happen at any age. Some risk factors for heart disease and stroke are preventable. American Heart Month teaches us the ways we can help reduce our risks while eliminating those we have control over.

Have a healthy 2019, Mercantile Center!

We Value Your Feedback!

As valued tenants, we are interested in your feedback as well as any suggestions towards activities and programs that you would be interested in seeing at Mercantile Center.

Please feel free to send any suggestions or inquiries to
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