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Kickstarter Project Successful In Making Unique Ice Cream Concept Mobile

Kickstarter Project Successful In Making Unique Ice Cream Concept Mobile

  By Marie Gilmore The Revolution Ice Cream Co. has never been your typical ice cream parlor. Opening last spring in Brandon, the unique concept teases your taste buds with new flavors, a cozy atmosphere and a great new concept in ice cream. Owned by husband and wife team and Bloomingdale residents, Bill and Leslee […]

Three New Wawa Stores Slated For Brandon Area By End Of Year

Three New Wawa Stores Slated For Brandon Area By End Of Year

  By Tamas Mondovics Brandon area residents who have not yet had the chance to take part in what many have come to call, “the Wawa experience” will now have no reason for missing out. The food market has just celebrated a grand opening of its newest Tampa store and is now well on its […]

Saladino’s Celebrate 34 Years Of Tourney Success

Saladino’s Celebrate 34 Years Of Tourney Success

  By Tamas Mondovics The 34th annual Hillsborough County Schools Tony Saladino High School Baseball Tournament, held over spring break earlier this month, crowned the Plant High School Panthers as this year’s champion. With a 12-game winning streak, the Panthers claimed the program’s first Saladino title since 2004 with a 4-0 win against Jefferson who […]

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Staff Report On Sunday, March 23, thousands of people from local churches will be challenged to leave their pews, shopping list in hand and shop at participating Publix supermarkets. 32 churches in the Tampa Bay area are gearing up to help collect 150,000 lbs. of food to restock the shelves of 15 local food banks. […]

Westfield Brandon Mall Hosts Red Hat Day Bash

Westfield Brandon Mall Hosts Red Hat Day Bash

By Laura Nolen “I have done things as a Red Hatter that I would have never dreamt of doing,” said Christine Towers, Founding Queen Mother of the Red Hat Society’s Tampa Bay Area Queen’s Council during its recent interview regarding the first Red Hat Mall Bash in Brandon. In 1998, in Fullerton, California, the Red […]

Deputies Shot Knife-Wielding Man In Brandon

Deputies Shot Knife-Wielding Man In Brandon

The man fatally shot by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies was identified as Lew G. Tyree II, 42 of 3219 Bloomingdale Villas Court in Brandon. According HCSO Sheriff David Gee, the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, March, 4, which began with a man burning a pile of clothes outside his home. He then, carrying a large butcher knife, […]

Valrico Animal Clinic Offers Groomers Who Show Love For Clients

  The Valrico Animal Clinic has two fantastic groomers who will love and care for your dog as much as you do. Shelby Fincher and Juliana Ospina, both of Brandon, are to put it mildly, dog lovers. Fincher has worked at Valrico Animal Clinic as a kennel technician since moving to Florida in January 2013. […]

Music Showcase Offers A Great Lineup Of Classes And Workshops

Music Showcase Offers A Great Lineup Of Classes And Workshops

  Music Showcase and the Florida Academy of Performing Arts in Brandon have an exciting lineup of workshops and classes. There is something for everyone regardless of your age so long as you have a yearning to learn about music, theater, photography and more. Debbie Evans of Music Showcase said, “We offer programs for young […]

The White Rabbit Antiques And Collectibles Hosts Monthly Outdoor Markets

The White Rabbit Antiques And Collectibles Hosts Monthly Outdoor Markets

  On the second Sunday of each month, the parking lot of the White Rabbit Antiques and Collectibles (White Rabbit) is transformed into an outdoor market full of vendors and crafters offering all kinds of vintage and handcrafted items. The markets continue into April, May and June. There is no market during the summer. The […]

Bloomingdale Lacrosse Club Ready For Spring Season Competition

Bloomingdale Lacrosse Club Ready For Spring Season Competition

  After a year-long effort and overcoming some challenges to reach its goal, the Bloomingdale Lacrosse Club representing Bloomingdale High School students will have a chance to prove its worth during the 2014 spring season. “As a parent of past and current high school lacrosse players, I am happy to give my time and effort […]