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Top 10 French Fries to Taste in NB/Berlin

By at October 5, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Top 10 French Fries to Taste in NB/Berlin

This month our readers in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group chose the best places for French Fries. Riley’s Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet, 61 Glen St., New Britain takes top honors for best French Fries. Riley’s established itself in 2010 with a hot dog cart on South Street New Britain to rave reviews. It utilizes local meats, fresh ingredients, more...

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City Seeks Military Veterans For Medal Ceremony

By at September 28, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

City Seeks Military Veterans For Medal Ceremony

If you are a military veteran, the City if New Britain is seeking to honor you with a commemorative City of New Britain Veteran’s Commission recognition medal in honor of your service. Mayor Erin Stewart and Veteran’s Commission Chairman Peter Scirpo have announced that there will be a City of New Britain veterans medal ceremony recognition event on Saturday, more...

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Soft Recycling Coming Closer to Fruition

By at September 28, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Soft Recycling Coming Closer to Fruition

The firm of “So Simple Recycling” is leasing a building from the City at 33 John St. in order to have operations to recycle the City’s soft recyclables including textiles such as clothing, blankets, towels and other similar items. “This is the final agreement we needed with them to finalize the recycling,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “We hope to launch the more...

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Car Show Gets Perfect Weather for Perfect Show

By at September 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Car Show Gets Perfect Weather for Perfect Show

The 11th annual 2017 New Britain/TD Bank Downtown Car Show on Saturday could not have asked for a better day. The weather was warm and maybe the biggest crowd ever turned out to see vintage and antique cars line New Britain’s downtown. “It’s a beautiful day. We have fantastic cars. Probably the best we ever had,” said Gerry Amodio, downtown district director more...

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Place for Pups

By at September 14, 2017 | 2:20 pm |

Place for Pups

City Looks to Make Dog Park Reality After getting an influx of requests by citizens for a dog park, the Common Council has approved moving forward with one at Washington Park. “This is the Top 5 category of questions I am asked on a constant basis,” said Mayor Erin E. Stewart. “Everyone wants to know when New Britain will get a dog park. Two months ago when I more...

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The Legacy Foundation: Kids, Sports and Life Skills

By at September 14, 2017 | 2:10 pm |

The Legacy Foundation: Kids, Sports and Life Skills

October marks the first anniversary for the New Britain Legacies Youth Development and Basketball Program. Founded by Deivone Tanksley of New Britain, the organization runs after school youth and adult basketball leagues along with coaching sessions in the gym at St. Matthews Lutheran Church on Franklin Square. But the design of the unique program seeks to do much more more...

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Main Street USA Grows Bigger and Better

By at September 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Main Street USA Grows Bigger and Better

More rides, more music and more activities meant more people, as Main Street USA is in the third year of the event at Walnut Hill Park. “We had a record crowd, it was a great day with wonderful weather showcasing all that New Britain has to offer,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “The entertainment was great and we ended the night with us spectacular fireworks more...

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Top 10 Places to Get a Chicken Meal in New Britain/Berlin

By at September 7, 2017 | 7:21 pm |

Top 10 Places to Get a Chicken Meal in New Britain/Berlin

Where can you go to get good chicken? Some like it fried and some like it as chicken parmesan. There are many ways to eat chicken. The New Britain City Journal Facebook group was asked “Where is the best place to get chicken in New Britain or Berlin?” Here are the Top 10. Krispy Krunchy Chicken, 687 Arch St., New Britain – This is fried chicken at it’s more...

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Haunted Bar

By at September 7, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

Haunted Bar

Investigators Find Spirits at Frosty Mug For years, tales were told about dead bodies being hidden in the basement of a city bar. But in the past few years the stories have not been the only unusual thing taking place at the Frosty Mug, 269 Beaver St. The tavern has experienced some very odd happenings and an investigative team has come to see exactly what is going more...

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15 min of Fame

By at September 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

15 min of Fame

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