I'm down on the Common now, the screen is going up as I type this.
Did you know the city offers free WiFi access on the Common?
I checked out all the local parking garages, here's what I was told:
City Square Garage, 0.1 mi., 100 Front St. (entrance on Commercial St.) - No special event at DCU Center tonight so standard pricing of $2 to $10. They normally close at 10 pm but agreed to stay open until 11 pm tonight. Cash only.
Worcester Plaza Garage, 0.2 mi., 40 Pleasant St. - Closes at 11 pm sharp. Standard rate of $2 to $7 applies.
Pearl-Elm Municipal Garage, 0.2 mi., 20 Pearl St. - Just $1 if you enter after 5 pm. They normally close at 10 pm but Fay assured me they would keep the garage open until at least 11:15 pm tonight.
Worcester Public Library Parking Lot, 0.2 mi., 3 Salem Square (entrance on Salem St.) - Open until midnight, metered parking.
Federal Plaza Municipal Garage, 0.2 mi., 570 Main St. - Hanover event tonight, premium rates may apply. Otherwise it is just $1 if you enter after 5 pm. Garage closes at midnight tonight.