Business

Local Birthday Freebies Include Food, Drinks And More

Local Birthday Freebies Include Food, Drinks And More

  By Nicole Heubusch If your birthday is coming up and you’re wondering what kind of local discounts you might get, check out this list and grab your computer. Most places do offer some sort of discount or freebie for your birthday, as long as you sign up for their rewards program. Most programs are(…)

Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column

Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column

  By Suzy Wiesenhart Snap Fitness Of FishHawk Hires T. J. Marvel SNAP Fitness of FishHawk has always offered personal training services to its members, but what is new and exciting is new employee, T. J. Marvel, who is not only a certified Personal Trainer by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), but is also(…)

FishHawk You Say When Yogurt Shoppe Under New, Familiar Management

FishHawk You Say When Yogurt Shoppe Under New, Familiar Management

  By Alicia Martin In the FishHawk Ranch plaza on the opposite end of Jake’s Wayback Burgers is the You Say When Yogurt Shoppe, now under new ownership and management. Mark Vandame, owner and Chris Scigliano, managing partner, are familiar names to the plaza as the duo currently own and manage Jake’s Wayback Burgers, respectively. Since(…)

Cherry Blossom Dentistry Opens In FishHawk

Cherry Blossom Dentistry Opens In FishHawk

  FishHawk resident and dentist, Joseph Wareham, D.M.D. may have left his home in Maryland in 2003 for sunny Florida, but his dental practice’s name reflects his northern roots. In homage to the beautiful flowering trees that dot the landscape of the nation’s capital in springtime, Wareham named his new practice Cherry Blossom Dentistry. “I(…)

Animal Medical Veterinarian Selected As Best For 2014

Animal Medical Veterinarian Selected As Best For 2014

  Dr. Jim Antunano, D.V.M, has been selected as one of the America’s Best Veterinarians for 2014. Veterinarians were selected based on training, experience, continuing education and dedication to excellence. Selections were made by the National Consumer Advisory Board, an organization that identifies top professionals in their fields. The National Advisory Board accepts no fees,(…)

Food Trucks, Chili & Market Coming To FishHawk

Food Trucks, Chili & Market Coming To FishHawk

  Market Day On Sunday, March 2 over 30 vendors will assemble in FishHawk Ranch at Park Square from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Market Day. This free event draws out residents from FishHawk Ranch and surrounding communities to come check out local artisans and meet and greet their neighbors. Vendors vary from month(…)

Tutoring Club Ready To Inspire In New Location In RiverHills Plaza

Tutoring Club Ready To Inspire In New Location In RiverHills Plaza

  Staff Report The Tutoring Club of Valrico will be hosting a grand re-opening of its new location, located at 4333 Lynx Paw Tr. in Valrico (in the back of the RiverHills Plaza, next to Lithia Springs Elementary School). The event will take place between Monday-Thursday, March 3-6, during their normal hours of operation, Monday,(…)

Sea Lions Are Taking Over The Lowry Park Zoo

Sea Lions Are Taking Over The Lowry Park Zoo

  By Nicole Heubusch Sea lions swim at about 25 miles per hour, faster than manatees and even humans. They are classified as a “pinniped”, meaning they have winged feet, which helps with their fast swimming. There are seven different types of sea lions, and from Saturday, March 1 through Saturday, May 31, some of(…)

Christian Brothers Automotive Committed To Honesty And Integrity

Christian Brothers Automotive Committed To Honesty And Integrity

  Christian Brothers Automotive (CBA), the automotive repair shop creating a positive “culture shock” in town with its commitment to honesty and integrity, is now open on the corner of Boyette and McMullen Rd. near Riverview High School. The nearly 5,000 sq. ft. location includes nine service bays as well as an upscale lobby with(…)

Kickstarter Project Will Put Unique Ice Cream Concept On The Road

Kickstarter Project Will Put Unique Ice Cream Concept On The Road

  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 Workman, The Revolution(…)