Business

Inna’s Family Alteration Offers Affordable Formal Dresses For Homecoming Season

Inna’s Family Alteration Offers Affordable Formal Dresses For Homecoming Season

  By Michelle Caceres Back-to-school shopping has consumed parents’ time in recent weeks but high school girls have been contemplating another very important school-related purchase: the homecoming dress. Whether looking to accentuate funky style or embody the portrait of perfection, Inna’s Family Alteration has a myriad of choices for every girl regardless of her taste […]

Family Owned Heavenly Sweets & Pastries Opens First Storefront, Offers Custom Creations

Family Owned Heavenly Sweets & Pastries Opens First Storefront, Offers Custom Creations

  By Kelly Wise Legg Mary Hermis never dreamed that she would be opening her own bakery when her family moved to Valrico from North Carolina in 1999. Her husband, Guy, was stationed at MacDill AFB. At the time, they had two young daughters. In 2005, Guy retired from the Army after 23 years of […]

Home Inspection Company Helps Homeowners Get The Facts

Home Inspection Company Helps Homeowners Get The Facts

  By Robyn St. James The housing industry in Florida is starting to recover, and hundreds of homes are hitting the market. Get the Facts Home Inspections is saving Florida homeowners time and money by making sure their homes are ready to be sold and bought. Certified, professional home inspectors will provide comprehensive visual inspections […]

Doctor Saylor Offers Award Winning Dental Services Including Same-Day Crowns

Doctor Saylor Offers Award Winning Dental Services Including Same-Day Crowns

  By Sonia Lavina Larry Saylor II,  D.M.D.  believes delivering quality dentistry will improve patient’s lives for many years. “We have world class dentistry right here in Brandon,” said Dr. Saylor.  Emphasizing on comprehensive and cosmetic care is what Dr. Saylor does best. Some of the services provided include extractions, implants, veneers, Invisalign, safe amalgam […]

Meet The Harbaugh Team Of Keller Williams Realty South Shore

Meet The Harbaugh Team Of Keller Williams Realty South Shore

  By Sonia Lavina Having served the real estate industry for over 24 years, David and Bonnie Harbaugh pride themselves on putting their clients’ interests first guiding them through what is often the most significant financial transaction of their lives. “Our clients’ success determines our success,” said David Harbaugh, Broker Associate of Keller Williams Realty […]

Palmscapes Provides One-Stop Shop For Landscaping Needs

Palmscapes Provides One-Stop Shop For Landscaping Needs

  By Sharon Still A creatively landscaped yard with all of the right trees and shrubs, Florida-friendly plants and flowers, perhaps a water feature, fireplace or some accent lighting can provide a backyard of serenity or a front yard with major curb appeal. Palmscapes opened in January at its current location at 12288 Boyette Rd. […]

Annual Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show To Host Over 350 Vendors

Annual Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show To Host Over 350 Vendors

  Staff Report The 2014 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, the area’s only in-water boat show and official kick-off to fall boating season, sets sail Friday to Sunday, September 5-7 (Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.) at the Tampa Convention Center located at 333 South Franklin St. in […]

Brandon Couple Transforms Exotic Wood Into Jewelry

Brandon Couple Transforms Exotic Wood Into Jewelry

  By Kathy L. Collins Jim and Roxanne Tobaison of Brandon repurpose rare, exotic and beautiful woods into pieces of jewelry, buttons and home decor items. The couple, married for 40 years, compliment one another in this venture. Jim finds the wood and designs the pieces. Roxanne does the finishing and marketing. This is their […]

August Brandon 2014 Business Column

August Brandon 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Brandon Dermatology Announces New Addition Brandon Dermatology is pleased to announce Dr. Ricardo L. Berrios ,who recently joined the practice. A native of Brandon, Dr. Berrios received his Bachelor’s from the University of South Florida, where he majored in Biomedical Sciences and graduated with highest honors. He graduated with honors from […]

Osprey Observer Staff Spotlight: Nicole Schoen

Osprey Observer Staff Spotlight: Nicole Schoen

  By Nicole Heubusch Nicole Schoen began at the Osprey Observer as an intern in 2006 the summer before her senior year at Durant High School and continued to work as a freelance writer after she completed her internship. After high school, she attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) and majored in journalism with […]