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Made in New Britain: Peel Liquers

The American Dream, some would say, would be to move from terrible living conditions in another country to the United States. Some would say it would be to come up with an invention and go into business for yourself and…

New Business Opens on West Main St.

Mayor Erin Stewart, Economic Development Director Bill Carroll, and owner Jesus Ruiz held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the recent opening of J’s Auto Sales & Repair on West Main Street in New Britain on Aug. 29. Jesus Ruiz,…

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…

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…

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…

Drew Fraser Among New Shows Coming to DMTSradio

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…