Business

Community Members Awarded, Promotions

Community Members Awarded, Promotions

  By Sandra Meyer The Woman’s Group Presented Medium Size Business Award The Woman’s Group was selected winner of the Brighthouse Network’s first Regional Business Awards at a banquet held in February at the Tampa Hilton. More than 150 businesses were nominated by the chamber of commerce and of those, 60 were selected as finalists.(…)

Nordstrom, Asiana Bistro, CrossFit and New WestBay Development

Nordstrom, Asiana Bistro, CrossFit and New WestBay Development

  By Sandra Meyer Nordstrom Rack to Open Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Lake Brandon Plaza in Brandon. The approximately 32,700 sq. ft. store is scheduled to open in fall 2014. Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc., offering customers a wide selection of on-trend apparel, accessories(…)

May Brandon 2014 Business Column

May Brandon 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Animal Coalition of Tampa Begins Cleanup After Arson Fire On Saturday, April 28 a fire at Animal Coalition took the lives of three beloved cats consuming at least 70 percent of the building. ACT has found a short term facility to serve its customers while the Gilchrist location is being rebuilt.(…)

Florida Aesthetics And Medical Weight Loss Sports New Name, More Services

Florida Aesthetics And Medical Weight Loss Sports New Name, More Services

  By Liz Waldron With people living longer and others becoming overweight, there is an increased push to improve the quality of life. Brandon Weight Loss heard the demand, and Florida Aesthetics and Medical Weight Loss was born in September of 2013. Florida Aesthetics and Medical Weight Loss, formerly known as Brandon Weight Loss, started(…)

Tampa Bay Readies For 2014 Hurricane Season With Expo

Tampa Bay Readies For 2014 Hurricane Season With Expo

  By Tamas Mondovics Are You Ready Tampa Bay? It is a question that is quite familiar to most Hillsborough County residents and it is also the theme of the 2014 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). The question will ultimately be answered in the case of a major(…)

AC Company Keeps Brandon Cool

AC Company Keeps Brandon Cool

  By Bonnie Mentel All Temp Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, LLC is a full-service heating, AC and refrigeration company that has been in business, serving all of central Florida, since early 2004. The company, which is fully licensed and insured, provides both residential and commercial installations, repairs and service. “We take calls at all hours(…)

Mimi’s Cafe Under New Management, Offers Wider Selection Of French Cuisine

Mimi’s Cafe Under New Management, Offers Wider Selection Of French Cuisine

  By Michelle Colesanti When was the last time you enjoyed a meal at Mimi’s Café? If it’s been awhile, it may be time for another visit. Under new management since the end of last year, what we found, along with the old favorites, were many new choices with a French twist. Mimi’s chefs are(…)

May Valrico 2014 Business Column

May Valrico 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer The Woman’s Group Presented Award by Brighthouse Network  The Woman’s Group was selected winner of the Brighthouse Network’s first Regional Business Awards at a banquet held in February at the Tampa Hilton. More than 150 businesses were nominated by the Chamber of Commerce and of those, 60 were selected as finalists.(…)

Buckhorn Homeowners Association Awards Scholarships, Celebrates Memorial Day

Buckhorn Homeowners Association Awards Scholarships, Celebrates Memorial Day

  By Nicole Heubusch High School Seniors Receive College Scholarships  Two high school seniors living in the Buckhorn community received $500 each from the Buckhorn Homeowners Association to put toward college costs. One of the winners, Annika Ellenbogen of Strawberry Crest High school, will be attending Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and wants to study consumer(…)

MOSI Historic Tree Grove Enhancements Made Possible By County Grant

MOSI Historic Tree Grove Enhancements Made Possible By County Grant

  By Kathy L. Collins The Museum of Science and Industry’s (MOSI) Richard T. Bowers Historic Tree Grove recently underwent a series of improvements thanks to a grant it received from the Hillsborough County Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Program. In addition, MOSI received in kind donations from the community and the MOSI staff. These, along(…)