New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: July 2018

Coach Carter’s Apparel Customizes The Basics and More

About 8 years ago Coach Jerry T. Carter, president of V.I.B.E. Athletics, Inc. tried to cut his sports teams costs by customizing uniforms. “I found out that by doing it myself I could cut costs by half. So I did…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 7/26/2018

It has been a very hot and humid summer in New Britain this year. A few times I did some odds and ends outside my house and sweat so bad it seemed as if I was in the shower. I…

The Library has exciting news!

Digital magazines have returned. We are excited to offer downloadable magazines which can be downloaded to any Internet capable device anytime, anyplace. This is a collection of 50 magazines including titles such as Newsweek, Bloomberg Business Week, Seventeen, Field and…

ALNB Features LaMonica and Sokolowski

The Art League of New Britain Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions by artists Edith Skiba LaMonica and Zbigniew M. Sokolowski. The Exhibition will be on view from August 3 through August 26. There will be an opening reception with…

National Night Out Set for August 7

For the second year, National Night Out will be located at Central Park on Main St. It will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and is open to the public. “This is a free event organized by the New Britain…

Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

With warmer weather many people are taking their dogs out more often. It may be one reason why dog bites are on the rise in the City. “There are always dog on dog bites, but we are inundated with dogs…

Fundraiser for Rusty

The animal control presently has a fundraiser happening for Rusty. Rusty was dumped off at the pound and nobody has called for him. Sgt. Keller said he is a pit mix and has been neglected. He has hypothyroidism that has…

The Celtic Tenors at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain

The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors, will give you a night to remember at Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main St. on Sunday evening, July 21. Whether playing a neighbourhood cathedral or major concert halls in…

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…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 7/12/2018

It is so nice to see summer here again. No more cold days for a while and so much to do. The summer concerts at the Darius Miller Shell at Walnut Hill Park have begun. The Farmer’s Market at Central…