Business

Family-Owned Angel Nails & Spa Opens To Serve FishHawk Ranch

Family-Owned Angel Nails & Spa Opens To Serve FishHawk Ranch

Angel and Tom Nguyen have been married for almost 10 years and the young couple hopes to start a family some day. But first, they want to get their new FishHawk business, Angel Nails & Spa, located right on FishHawk Blvd., just a few doors down from FishHawk Pizza, off the ground. The couple is(…)

Canine Cabana Offers Group Training Classes

Canine Cabana Offers Group Training Classes

Boyette Springs resident, Sue Denihan, didn’t have to look far when she was in the market for dog training classes for Teddy, her very precocious one-year-old dog who she jokes should have been named Brutus. Denihan had been extremely satisfied with Canine Cabana, whose lodging services she had been using occasionally for her older dog,(…)

Bloomingdale Residents Gear Up For County Area Transportation Improvements Meeting

Bloomingdale Residents Gear Up For County Area Transportation Improvements Meeting

The Bloomingdale area Big Box and residential complex development, which has stirred the community since it first came to light a year ago in February, is again taking center stage within the community as well as in front of the Board of County Commission (BOCC). Today, the drama, which has reached the anticipated courtroom phase,(…)

Master Gardener Teaches Organic Gardening At Bloomingdale Regional Library

Master Gardener Teaches Organic Gardening At Bloomingdale Regional Library

By Bonnie Mentel “Organic Vegetable Gardening” is just one of the upcoming free programs offered at the Bloomingdale Regional Library. Master Gardener, Bob Dickey, will teach participants how to create a garden inexpensively without using toxic pesticides or fertilizer. Dickey is a volunteer through the Hillsborough County Master Gardener Program at the University of Florida,(…)

Wish Farms Hosts Strawberry Picking Challenge

Wish Farms Hosts Strawberry Picking Challenge

By Amber Kosinsky Wish Farms, the largest grower and shipper of strawberries in Florida, will be hosting the first annual Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge on Saturday, February 8 in Plant City. During the Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge, corporate sponsored teams will participate in a relay-style race as they compete to win(…)

Builder Opens New FishHawk Ranch Neighborhood Welcome Center

Builder Opens New FishHawk Ranch Neighborhood Welcome Center

Newland Communities’ new 700-acre site, FishHawk Ranch, which has experienced a few name changes over the past couple of years, has opened its doors to the public last month, ready to promote the community’s positive presence and reputation. Officials said that the brand new welcome center, which serves as the builder’s home base, located near(…)

Providence Lakes To Sponsor Yard Sale

Providence Lakes To Sponsor Yard Sale

By Bob Berry The Providence Lakes Community, like many other Eastern Hillsborough developments, started as dairy pastures. The community of approximately 2,200 residents live within three types of dwellings: homes, apartments and a resident home, contained within 10 miles of roads and 65 acres of lakes. The 1,720 homes are contained in 19 different “villages,”(…)

Free Flu Shots Offered To Celebrate New Urgent Care Center Grand Opening

Free Flu Shots Offered To Celebrate New Urgent Care Center Grand Opening

A ribbon cutting with the Brandon Chamber of Commerce and free flu shots marked the grand opening of Florida Hospital Centra Care’s newest urgent care facility in Riverview on Friday, January 10. The Flu Fighter event offered 1,000 free flu shots while supplies lasted. “We’re excited to join the Brandon/Riverview neighborhood,” said Scott Brady, MD,(…)

Brandon Business Column

Brandon Business Column

YoYo Juice Opens in Plaza Bella with a Delicious and Healthy Menu High-school sweethearts from Massachusetts, Rose and Scott Laviano moved to Florida with their three children to fulfill a life-long dream to open their own business and work together as a family. The name “YoYo Juice” was invented by their son, Scott Jr.  Scott(…)

Governor Scott Announces $500 Million Statewide Automobile Tax And Fee Reduction Proposal

Governor Scott Announces $500 Million Statewide Automobile Tax And Fee Reduction Proposal

During his visit to the Tampa area earlier this month, Florida State Governor, Rick Scott, took the time to discuss and apparently confirm a proposal that he said will bring some much-needed relief to Florida families. Making use of the showroom at the Brandon Honda car dealership as the venue for his announcement, Scott spoke(…)