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Authentic Jamaican restaurant Jackie’s Gourmet enriches New Britain community

Black History Month

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — To mark Black History Month, we’re been highlighting Black-owned businesses in our state.

On Thursday, Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz visited Jackie’s Gourmet, an authentic Jamaican restaurant in New Britain to show how they enrich the community.

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“Our cities and towns are more vibrant because of the great restaurants and retail and we want particarly in Black History Month for people to support Black-owned businesses,” said Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz.

“People are really friendly here around the neighborhood and I have a lot of customers that are regular customers,” Jackie Stephens, Jackie’s Gourmet.

Jackie’s Gourmet opened two years ago and is located right in the heart of New Britain.

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