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Pizza Works Opens Offering Expansive Menu

By at July 30, 2015 | 6:15 pm |

Pizza Works Opens Offering Expansive Menu

If you are looking to stop in at a local pizza restaurant or seeking delivery, Pizza Works on South Main Street opened in May and is offering customers an extremely large menu. Not only is pizza and grinders available, but so are triple decker clubs, wraps, quesadilla and nachos, home made panini’s (such as Panini ala Greco and turkey chipotle club), melts and more...

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Dulce Cupcake Café Open Downtown

By at January 30, 2015 | 8:00 am |

Dulce Cupcake Café Open Downtown

With six types of homemade cupcakes (including a signature guava variety) and gourmet coffee from Puerto Rico, Dulce Cupcake Café is ready to make a splash in downtown New Britain. The café, located at 50 West Main Street, had a soft opening on Jan. 7 and then held a Chamber of Commerce grand opening—complete with a ribbon cutting and numerous attendees, more...

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Wing It On! Opens New Store Near CCSU

By at October 31, 2014 | 8:45 am |

Wing It On! Opens New Store Near CCSU

Voted “Best Wings” by the readers of The Waterbury Observer every year since 2011, Wing It On! (WIO) has now brought its brand of award-winning chicken up I-84 to New Britain. The New Britain restaurant - located right near CCSU in the Central Square Plaza at 1537 Stanley St. - serves (what it underscores are “fresh, never frozen”) wings with a choice of 18 more...

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Riley’s Hot Dog and & Burgers Gourmet Opens

By at October 17, 2014 | 8:45 am |

Riley’s Hot Dog and & Burgers Gourmet Opens

If you are looking for hot dogs and burgers in New Britain that are anything but ordinary, Riley’s Hot Dog & Burgers Gourmet is the spot to try. The restaurant, owned by Deb Dalena and Rick Charamut officially opened its doors on Monday after redoing the former Ink Spot on 61 Glen St. On Friday night about 40 people were in attendance for the ribbon more...

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Pawn Nation Opening Monday at Former Tri-City Trading

By at October 10, 2014 | 8:00 am |

Pawn Nation Opening Monday at Former Tri-City Trading

Seth Sevimli and James Ahern started Pawn Nation in Newington about a year ago. Now the store is expanding to New Britain. “We are going to turn the former Tri City Trading into the second location of Pawn Nation,” said Sevimli. “We will keep both stores open with New Britain open six days a week and Newington open seven days a week.” The stores are more...

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Popeye’s to Locate at Former Taco Bell

By at May 16, 2014 | 9:15 am |

Popeye’s to Locate at Former Taco Bell

Amodio & Co. Real Estate announced the sale of 523 and 527 West Main St. The former 1,700 square foot Taco Bell/John’s Auto Sales building at 527 West Main St. will undergo extensive renovations in the coming months, transforming the property into an attractive and modern fast food location. The 2,240 square foot single family home at 523 West Main St. is more...

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New Look Salon Adds Fashion, Medical Wigs

By at April 18, 2014 | 8:45 am |

New Look Salon Adds Fashion, Medical Wigs

Paul Radinieri always wants to add something new to his salon “New Look”. After seeing his wife suffer through cancer, he decided to offer a service to help those with medical needs. “We are introducing wigs for fashion and for medical,” said Radinieri. “There are over 30,000 million women who are bald and need a wig. I want to help them so I am making more...

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Tri-City Trading to Celebrate 10 Years

By at March 28, 2014 | 8:45 am |

Tri-City Trading to Celebrate 10 Years

[caption id="attachment_8786" align="alignnone" width="580"] Kris Rutkowski, Owner of Tri-City Trading[/caption] When Kris Rutkowski began Tri-City Trading 10 years ago, the store was located across the street (6 Main St.) from his current location Rutkowski soon bought his own building and built one of the largest pawn shops in the City located on 23 Main more...

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City Olive Oil Company Spreads Across Nation

By at February 28, 2014 | 9:30 am |

City Olive Oil Company Spreads Across Nation

Everyone has tasted olive oil. But until you taste the many varieties from Ariston Specialties, you never really tried olive oil, according to Anastasios (Tom) Doukas. “Until you try it, you don’t even understand what I am talking about,” said Doukas. After owning Corner Pizza on Broad St. for many years, Doukas decided to bring his family business to more...

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Seoul BBQ & Sushi Restaurant Offers Unique Dining Experience

By at February 21, 2014 | 8:00 am |

Seoul BBQ & Sushi Restaurant Offers Unique Dining Experience

Driving to the Westfarms Mall many may see the Seoul Korean BBQ & Sushi at 593 Hartford Road in New Britain which opened in December. Those looking for a special fine dining experience are encouraged to stop in to this first authentic Korean BBQ restaurant in the state. The restaurant, opened by Joseph Moon and Jimmy Kwan, specializes in Korean BBQ with dishes more...

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