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Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

By at August 9, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

The Main Street site formerly called Courtside Cuts opened last April under new ownership as “In the Cut”. Bryan Delgado, Dysean Shumpert and Kevin Arch worked at the previous location. It went out of business and for eight months the trio was out of work. Then, they decided to renovate and start their own shop. The three have worked at the location for 6 more...

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Tacqueria La Grande Holds Official Ribbon Cutting

By at July 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Tacqueria La Grande Holds Official Ribbon Cutting

On Tuesday another new business in New Britain held a ribbon cutting. This time it was Tacqueria La Grande, at 985 West Main St. offering authentic Mexican cuisine. Antonia Trejo has been in the restaurant business for many years and decided to own and operate her own family business. The business has been open for approximately two months and already has had a more...

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The Hive Offers “Experience the New” Clothing

By at June 28, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

The Hive Offers “Experience the New” Clothing

If you are looking for clothes featuring the City, you need to make a stop at The Hive at 42 West Main St. Steven Ayala and Damon King opened the new retail business in the last year and held a ribbon cutting on June 7. The new store features New Britain-branded clothing, two independent clothing lines, along with electronics, jewelry, footwear, sunglasses, and more...

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Drew Fraser Among New Shows Coming to DMTSradio

By at June 28, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Drew Fraser Among New Shows Coming to DMTSradio

[media-credit id=1 align="alignnone" width="580"][/media-credit] Deivone Tanksley of DMTS (Directing Musicians to Success) Radio is bringing five new shows to it’s downtown venue at 105B West Main St. including three well-known artists. “We have professional independent artists from Connecticut and three celebrities from out of state,” said Tanksley. “They more...

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New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home Local for 111 Years

By at June 14, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home Local for 111 Years

Whether you need to plan ahead or whether it is a sudden emergency, New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home - formerly Blogoslowski Funeral Home - has been around for more than a century providing a commitment to a high standard of funeral services in New Britain. Service Corporation International acquired New Britain Memorial from the Blogoslawki family and 6 more...

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A Yankee Peddler Pawn Shop Still Going Strong

By at May 31, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

A Yankee Peddler Pawn Shop Still Going Strong

  After 22 years, A Yankee Peddler & Pawn is still drawing customers at its Main Street location. Owner Jason King said in August of 2017 the shop moved a bit down the street to an over 3,000 square foot storefront with another 3,000 square feet in the basement. “We use that for storage,” King said. “Fall River went out in December or January. I more...

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The Kitchen Opens Up to Big Crowd

By at May 24, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

The Kitchen Opens Up to Big Crowd

Although the Kitchen, 136 Main St has been open a few weeks, a large crowd turned out last Friday for the official ribbon cutting. “The motivation and inspiration came from the huge success we already had in New Britain with Mofongo,” said Vincent Placeres, owner. “It gave me that energy to say why not do it again. Some people say why not Hartford? Why not more...

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Five Churches Brewing Opens to Large Crowd

By at April 5, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Five Churches Brewing Opens to Large Crowd

The second brewery in the City opened its door last Friday to a large crowd lining Arch St. Five Churches Brewing welcomed a crowd of nearly 200 to its new brewery. “We are extremely excited to welcome Five Churches Brewing to downtown New Britain,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “We have been patiently watching and following their progress over the last year and more...

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KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

By at March 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

Open only for two weeks, KC’s on Main has been already delighting crowds with it’s wings and fresh fish meals. On Tuesday, the restaurant held an official ribbon cutting showing its newly designed establishment to residents and City officials. “We are excited to welcome KC’s on Main to our downtown district,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “This location has more...

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Personal Touch Car Wash Open on Burritt St.

By at March 15, 2018 | 3:16 pm |

Personal Touch Car Wash Open on Burritt St.

With 10 locations throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Personal Touch Car Wash held a ribbon cutting last Friday for its newest location at 44 Burritt St. The car wash opened last November offering a variety of car wash services. “We look for under served cities to give a good highly technological car wash experience,” said Dwight Reed, more...

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