New Britain City Journal

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Business

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.   The cute little salon…

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…

Business Feature

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…

Business

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…

Business

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…

Business

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…

Business

Gulf Station, Convenience Store Opens on Stanley Street

You may remember a repair station located at 1204 Stanley St. The site held a garage since 1974. That changed last month when it was purchased and opened as a new gas station and convenience store. “Don Arigian used to…