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October Brandon 2014 Business Column

October Brandon 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer The Learning Experience Comes to Riverview The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education held a ribbon cutting ceremony last month for its new location at 3705 S. U.S. Hwy. 301 in Riverview. The new center will give children the opportunity to receive an early start to their education and help them […]

New Brandon/Valrico Pitch Group Talks Real Estate

New Brandon/Valrico Pitch Group Talks Real Estate

  By Michelle Caceres The staff at Slugger’s Café on Bloomingdale Ave. isn’t flipping burgers at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, but the restaurant is open and occupied by dozens of real estate professionals coming together to share information about their listings, articulate buyers wants and needs, and announce open house events. The Brandon/Valrico Pitch Group, […]

Goodrich Quality Theaters Announce Plans For New 14 Screen Multiplex In Riverview

Goodrich Quality Theaters Announce Plans For New 14 Screen Multiplex In Riverview

Staff Report   Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, and currently operates 239 theaters in the mid-West, recently announced plans to break ground in early 2015 for a new 80,000 sq. ft. 14-screen state-of-the-art multiplex in Riverview. Construction should take around nine months with a planned opening late in 2015. The theater […]

New Restaurant, Wow! That’s Fresh, To Open First Location In Brandon

New Restaurant, Wow! That’s Fresh, To Open First Location In Brandon

  By Nicole Heubusch The creators of the restaurant chain People Dedicated to Quality (PDQ), which just opened in the Brandon and Riverview areas, have come up with a new concept; Wow! That’s Fresh (WTF). Nick Reader and Bob Basham, along with WTF President Bill Kadow, came up with this restaurant after the success of […]

Realtor Of 25 Years Jim Bishop Offers Added Value To His Clients

Realtor Of 25 Years Jim Bishop Offers Added Value To His Clients

  By Michelle Caceres Realtor Jim Bishop with Realty Direct, a local man who is recognized by the brightly colored Hawaiian shirts he wears, said the shirts may attract attention, but what keeps customers interested is his market knowledge and his connectivity to a group of investors. With more than 25 years as a realtor […]

Local Realtor Grows Team, Expands To New Office

Local Realtor Grows Team, Expands To New Office

  By Michelle Caceres Inside Realtor Brenda Wade’s attractive new office a large “W” hangs on the wall, the letter an expression of appreciation for the team that has helped her achieve such success. “We are the ‘We’ team,” said Wade. “I couldn’t do what I do without the support of our team, including the […]

October Valrico 2014 Business Column

October Valrico 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Rebel Shears Inc. Offers Hair Care Rebel Shears Inc. is available for all hair care needs. It is a salon and barbershop rolled in one. Owner Khristina Johnson has been in the hair care industry for 23 years as an educator and color specialist. Johnson continues hair care education to keep […]

All Children’s Physicians Join Brandon Hospital For Top Newborn Care

All Children’s Physicians Join Brandon Hospital For Top Newborn Care

  By Sandra Meyer Brandon Regional Hospital and All Children’s Specialty Physicians will work together to increase the care provided to newborns and high-risk expectant mothers at Brandon Regional Hospital. Neonatologists and maternal-fetal medicine physicians from All Children’s Specialty Physicians join Brandon Regional Hospital’s medical staff, expanding the specialized care offered to high-risk mothers and […]

Travels, Tours & Tales: ESB Brewing Company

Travels, Tours & Tales: ESB Brewing Company

  By Nicole Heubusch & Nicole Schoen   This month we visited ESB Brewing Company located at 333 N. Falkenburg Rd. Ste. D407. This local brewery has only been open since last November. Francis Booth, one of the three local owners, also owns Booth’s Brewing located right next door. Booth’s Brewing sells home brewing supplies […]

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

  By Kelly Velez For anyone looking to enjoy some live music in a family-friendly environment, Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse is the place to go. Formerly located in Brandon, Uncle Mike’s has now become a staple in the Plant City area, conveniently located on Northeast corner of Hwy. 39 and Hwy. 60. Beginning this month, locals […]