Bloomingdale

RJ Farms Developing Wounded Warrior Project

RJ Farms Developing Wounded Warrior Project

  By Sandra Meyer Jennie Sloan of RJ Farms in Lithia is combining her love of horses with her respect and dedication to veterans with a new grass roots program she has started on her farm.  Sloan has been a horse owner and advocate for over 25 years. She leases a 20 acre property to […]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks To Raise Awareness Of Laws Regarding Accidents

Sheriff’s Office Seeks To Raise Awareness Of Laws Regarding Accidents

  By Tamas Mondovics Accidents do and will happen, but the continued occurrence of hit and run crashes draws attention to the lack of knowing what to do when involved in an accident on the road. Naming a couple of the top things on the list to keep in mind, Hillsborough County Public Information Officer […]

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

  By Kathy L. Collins The recently formed Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation held a Grand Opening Celebration on Friday, May 16 of its office located at 2709 E. Hanna Ave. in Tampa. The celebration was held locally at The Regent in Riverview. Ronnie Rivera, Public Relations Officer with the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue and […]

Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Guest Speakers

Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Guest Speakers

  By Michelle Caceres The Valrico/FishHawk Chamber of Commerce hosted two community insight speakers at its monthly general assembly breakfast at River Hills Country Club recently. Todd E. Cross, PhD, son of recently deceased FishHawk Ranch visionary developer Glen Cross, shared narratives regarding the challenges his father faced and overcame during the development of FishHawk […]

FishHawk Family Seeks Assistance In Purchasing Service Dog For Son

FishHawk Family Seeks Assistance In Purchasing Service Dog For Son

  By Nicole Heubusch Luke Lessard is a 2-and-a-half year old boy in FishHawk who was recently diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), which falls under the umbrella of autism spectrum disorders. He has moderate to severe symptoms, and attends therapy almost every day. A big part of Sensory Processing Disorder is sensory overload, and […]

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library Celebrates $2.1M  Expansion

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library Celebrates $2.1M  Expansion

  By Tamas Mondovics Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System representatives, along with members of the Friends of the Library and dozens of library patrons, gathered last month at the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library to celebrate the recent completion of the facility’s expansion. “This is a special day for all of us,” said Joe Stines, Director […]

FishHawk Ranch Dedicates New Park In Honor Of Community’s Founder

FishHawk Ranch Dedicates New Park In Honor Of Community’s Founder

  By Tamas Mondovics FishHawk Ranch development officials and CDD II representatives were joined by residents last month during a ribbon cutting ceremony of the official opening of a new green space park in the heart of the community. The long-awaited park, which consists of a fenced grass gazebo, drinking fountains, benches, and about a […]

Deputies Seek Information in Hit And Run With Injuries

Deputies Seek Information in Hit And Run With Injuries

By Tamas MondovicsHillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in solving a recent hit and run crash that landed a Brandon couple in the hospital, injured both physically as well as emotionally.The vehicle deputies are searching for is a Gold Lexus SUV with damage to the left front.The driver is described […]

The Estuary and Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Progress with Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Estuary and Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Progress with Groundbreaking Ceremony

By Tamas Mondovics Representatives from David Verardo Development, Hillsborough County leadership and the Brandon Chamber of Commerce, along with special guests and the media, gathered last month  to celebrate the groundbreaking and evolution of Brandon’s newest development, The Estuary. The event gave anchor tenant, Bass Pro Shops, as well as Topgolf executives the opportunity to […]

Carmel Café & Wine Bar Offers Modern Mediterranean Cuisine With Two Tampa Locations

Carmel Café & Wine Bar Offers Modern Mediterranean Cuisine With Two Tampa Locations

  By Michelle Colesanti Carmel Café & Wine Bar, with two Tampa locations in Carrollwood and South Tampa, is the perfect spot to relax and sip on a glass of wine while enjoying modern Mediterranean cuisine inspired by dishes from Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco and France. “Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar creates a new dining […]