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Oktoberfest is Everyday at East Side Restaurant

By at May 27, 2011 | 9:00 am |

Oktoberfest is Everyday at East Side Restaurant

If you are looking for a preview of September’s Oktoberfest, there is no need to wait. The East Side Restaurant, 131 Dwight St., celebrates the event everyday. The restaurant began in the early 1900s, but was purchased 12 years ago by Shari, Barbara and Nick Augustino. “My daughter (Shari) and I were working in the restaurant consulting business. She just turned more...

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Announcing Martin Rosol’s Online Store

By at May 19, 2011 | 7:15 am |

Announcing Martin Rosol’s Online Store

Those living across the United States can now get Martin Rosols products delivered right to their door. The company now offers products delivered by going to www.martinrosolsinc.com. Martin Rosol’s, Inc. has been a New Britain family business since 1928 producing quality kielbasa, frankfurts, and assorted luncheon meats. Martin Rosol established the business in his more...

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Avery’s Beverages Introduces “So Long, Osama”

By at May 13, 2011 | 9:34 pm |

Avery’s Beverages Introduces “So Long, Osama”

Throughout the year’s Avery’s Beverages of New Britain has come out with many memorable soda flavors like, “Jingle Juice”, “Yellow Snow” and “Dick Blu-menthol”. But, its newest brand is one resident’s will be happy to drink. Avery’s just introduced “So Long, Osama” which is a blood orange flavor. “It was an historic event,” said Rob Metz, more...

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Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union Opens on West Main St.

By at May 11, 2011 | 5:18 pm |

Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union Opens on West Main St.

Although Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union had a good following on Curtis St., many residents still did not realize it existed. On Wednesday the credit union held its grand opening at a highly visible 955 West Main St. “In 2001 we merged with the Stanley Credit Union,” said Lisa Asadourian, vice president of marketing. “This is a better location. We were kind of more...

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Las Caribbenas Offers Prom Dresses, Hair Styling

By at May 6, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Las Caribbenas Offers Prom Dresses, Hair Styling

If you’re looking to shop for special occasion dresses such as proms, weddings and Sweet 16 there is no need to look outside of New Britain. Las Caribbenas, 417 Main St., holds all you need.   [media-credit name="Robin Vinci" align="alignleft" width="150"][/media-credit]The cute little salon was opened in 2005 by Santa Mora. Mora had worked at other stores more...

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Princess Kate Brings Back Fascinators

By at April 29, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Princess Kate Brings Back Fascinators

As Kate Middleton and Prince William say their “I do’s” an old style is becoming in fashion again. Perhaps, you have seen a “Fascinator” on the head of the new Princess. “Fascinators have been worn for centuries in lieu of hats, primarily in the evening for dances and cotillions,” said Susan Whicher of New Britain who makes the headwear. “They are more...

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Rich’s Acquires Celebration Foods

By at April 22, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Rich’s Acquires Celebration Foods

If you have driven by Celebration Foods recently, you may have wondered why the sign now reads “Rich’s”. In January, Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, NY acquired Celebration Foods, the leading manufacturer and distributor of frozen desserts and ice cream cakes. “The definition of a good acquisition for Rich’s is one that brings long term growth and more...

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The Glassman has been Fixing Windows for 50 Years

By at April 15, 2011 | 7:00 am |

The Glassman has been Fixing Windows for 50 Years

As springtime approaches it is the little things we need to do in our house to get them ready summer. For some, it is a time to fix windows. The Glassman, at 373 West Main St. is ready to help with that issue. “We do everything from repair windows and screens, install mirrors, make custom glass tabletops, install insulated glass in windows and doors and repair more...

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CW Resources Provides Jobs for the Challenged

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

CW Resources Provides Jobs for the Challenged

Many people drive by the CW Resources Building at 200 Myrtle St. daily without really understanding what is done in that eight floor high-rise that seems to outshine most buildings around it. The 104,000 square foot structure is a hotbed of activity serving all ranges of people from the community. The occupier of the building – CW Resources Group – uses most of more...

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Parnell’s Curl Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Parnell’s Curl Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

You won’t find anyone named Parnell at Parnell’s Curl Center. Instead you will find the gracious owner in Donna Crockett. Crockett, who began the salon in the old Gates building in 1981, now runs the establishment across the street in the Dakille building. On Friday night the center will hold a celebration at Trinity-On-Main starting at 5:30 to celebrate the 30 more...

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