DescriptionMetalworking industries are prevalent in New Britain, known as the “Hardware City.” During the 19th and early 20th centuries the city was at the forefront of industrial expansion and urban development, a legacy evident in the Art Deco buildings that can be seen downtown.
Golfers play at the 27-hole Stanley Golf Course in Stanley Quarter Park. The park entrance is at 115 Eddy Glover Blvd. (at Carlton Street); phone (860) 827-1362.
Music lovers can take advantage of the Music Series at South Church, 90 Main St., featuring concerts on selected Sundays from October through May. Events range from jazz, choral and chamber music programs to recitals played on the church's magnificent Gress-Miles organ; for schedule information phone (860) 223-7555.
Things to SeeNew Britain Museum of American Art