A self-taught baker and without any business experience, King said she opened her original bakery “totally going out on a whim.” She took a leap of faith and never looked back, she said.
King’s close friend, Amy Chase, owner of Crompton Collective in Worcester, and Edward Murphy, King’s landlord, were instrumental in her decision to move to Worcester. She said she also discussed her plans with other business owners she knew in the Canal District. “Everyone said, ‘Go for it,’ ” said King.
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Ed Murphy -- who owns the building that housed Bucky's Garage and it's neighboring building, which was the former location of The Perfect Game -- came close to demolishing the building, but after connecting with King he decided her restaurant would be a perfect fit, King said.
She was introduced to the neighborhood and location by Amy Chase, who owns the Crompton Collective. Chase, Murphy and other business owners have been instrumental in convincing pastry shop with a huge following to move to Worcester.
With the new home on Water Street, King hopes to capitalize on the increased foot traffic and high level of community involvement in the Canal District. And from her discussions with the local business owners, it looks like Queen's Cups is poised to be a good fit for the neighborhood.
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