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September Brandon 2014 Business Column

September Brandon 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer HealthSource Chiropractic Holds Grand Re-Opening HealthSource Chiropractic, located at 166 E Bloomingdale Ave. Ste. B in Brandon, held a grand re-opening celebration last month and dedicated that day to honor Hillsborough County Fire Rescue members. HealthSource also presented a check for $2,135 to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation at the(…)

Semi-Annual Community Garage Sale, Vehicle Reminders, Weather Safety & More In South Ridge

Semi-Annual Community Garage Sale, Vehicle Reminders, Weather Safety & More In South Ridge

  By Kim Ruiz The South Ridge Homeowners Association will host its semi-annual community garage sale on Saturday, October 18.  Signs will be posted at the entrance to the community at Kings Ave. and Ridge Haven Ave. to attract shoppers that morning.  Residents should plan now to clean out closets and garages just in time(…)

Big Green Egg Announces Rolling Pin Kitchen As Newest Gold Retailer

Big Green Egg Announces Rolling Pin Kitchen As Newest Gold Retailer

  Staff Report Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium has become the newest Big Green Egg (BGE) Gold Retailer. Gold Retailer status is awarded to retailers that stock a large percentage of BGE products and merchandise, provide “egg”ceptional service, as well as host cooking classes and special events. Rolling Pin announces a “hatching” of its new Big(…)

Sheriff’s Office Dedicates 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial

Sheriff’s Office Dedicates 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial

  By Tamas Mondovics Joining a nationwide event that marked the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United States, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) held its own memorial ceremony on September 11, 2014  at 8:25 a.m., which included the unveiling the 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial. Dozens of first responders, law enforcement officials,(…)

New O’Toole’s Owner Brings International Flavor To Pub

New O’Toole’s Owner Brings International Flavor To Pub

  By Nicole Valentin O’Toole’s Irish Pub and Restaurant has a new owner, Alistair Mitchell. Of both Scottish and American ancestry, Mitchell has owned multiple pubs in Europe for about 20 years. The return to the States by Mitchell and his wife, Jessie, was twofold: To help his elderly parents and to let their high-school-aged(…)

Annual Halloween Horribles Parade Provides Family Friendly Trick-Or-Treating

Annual Halloween Horribles Parade Provides Family Friendly Trick-Or-Treating

  By Kathy L. Collins Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association (Center Place) has issued a call to all goblins, witches, ghosts, princesses and superheroes in the greater Brandon area to attend the 17th Annual Halloween Horribles Parade. This family friendly event is set to take place on Sunday, October 26 from 3-5 p.m.(…)

Seventh Annual Plaza Bella Goes Pink To Fund Local Organizations

Seventh Annual Plaza Bella Goes Pink To Fund Local Organizations

  By Kathy L. Collins Plaza Bella will hold its Seventh Annual Plaza Bella Goes Pink on Saturday, October 18. Participants can choose either the Diva Strut which runs from Plaza Bella to the Bloomingdale Library and back, or the 5k Challenge Walk which goes from Plaza Bella to Nature’s Way and back. Both walks(…)

Brandon Native Helps Bring Newest Aircraft Carrier To Service

Brandon Native Helps Bring Newest Aircraft Carrier To Service

  By Lt. J.G. Jennifer Cunningham, Navy Office of Community Outreach A Brandon native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-picked crew charged with bringing the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier into service. Airman Rachel Bruner, who enlisted a year ago, is a launching and recovery equipment aviation boatswain’s mate aboard Pre-Commissioning(…)

Ford’s Garage Pulling In With Burgers, Beer & More To Buca di Beppo Spot

Ford’s Garage Pulling In With Burgers, Beer & More To Buca di Beppo Spot

  By Sharon Still After several years serving family-style Italian dishes to the Brandon area, Buca di Beppo of Brandon has closed its doors. The building, located at 11105 Causeway Blvd., will open up as Ford’s Garage in Spring 2015. Ford’s Garage is described on its Website as “your neighborhood burger and beer joint” and(…)

MOSI offers discounted admission to the community with its $5 Day to celebrate National Museum Day

MOSI offers discounted admission to the community with its $5 Day to celebrate National Museum Day

WHAT:             $5 day, National Museum Day and Safety Saturday WHEN:             Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. WHERE:           MOSI, Museum of Science & Industry 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 813-987-6000; MOSI.org   DETAILS:  This $5 Day will celebrate National Museum Day and Safety Saturday.  Families can experience a unique performance on a 3D printed violin,(…)