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May Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column

May Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Hello.  My name is Sandra Meyer and I am the new Business Editor for  the Osprey Observer.  I am originally from Cleveland, OH and moved to the FishHawk area in 2004.  I have a B.A. in English from the New York Institute of Technology and have been a Freelance Writer for(…)

Brandon Regional Hospital Celebrates First Anniversary Of Mom’s Support Group

Brandon Regional Hospital Celebrates First Anniversary Of Mom’s Support Group

  By Kathy L. Collins Brandon Regional Hospital’s New Mom’s Support Group celebrated its first anniversary offering its free support to mothers within the first year after giving birth. It is an informal setting that allows new mothers to get together and discuss their tears, fears and cheers that go along with motherhood. The group(…)

Landmark Quality Furniture Under New Ownership

Landmark Quality Furniture Under New Ownership

  By Sharon Still Landmark Quality Furniture and Consignment can help give homes a fresh new look for spring. Under the new ownership of Eric Atkinson and George LaFauci, customers will experience excellent service, quality, better pricing and extended store hours.  Landmark Quality Furniture specializes in furniture consignment. The showroom consists of upscale consignment pieces(…)

Ciccio Cali Serves Lighter Fare And Lively Atmosphere In Winthrop Plaza

Ciccio Cali Serves Lighter Fare And Lively Atmosphere In Winthrop Plaza

  By Rachel Ann Johnson Ciccio Cali, a casual dining concept, recently opened its third location at Winthrop Town Centre in Riverview. The locally-owned eatery provides a wholesome alternative to the fat-laden norm for health-conscious diners. The menu consists of wraps, stir fry dishes, and rice or noodle bowls as well as a Cali Fit(…)

Moreno Bakery Celebrates Six Years Of Serving Homemade Treats

Moreno Bakery Celebrates Six Years Of Serving Homemade Treats

By Sharon Still Chocolate-dipped cannolis, gooey guava buttercake, apple turnovers, eclairs and a variety of rugelach are just some of the decadent pastries available at Moreno Bakery in Brandon. The menu also consists of sandwiches, salads, soup, coffee, pies, cookies, brownies, cupcakes and more. Opened in 2008, Moreno Bakery is locally owned and operated by(…)

Just Cuts For Guys In FishHawk Offers Friendly Service Personalized For Men

Just Cuts For Guys In FishHawk Offers Friendly Service Personalized For Men

  By Michelle Caceres When FishHawk resident Lloyd Grable needs a haircut, he turns to the stylists at Just Cuts for Guys, a new men’s-only salon in FishHawk Ranch. Located at 16311 FishHawk Blvd. in The Shoppes at FishHawk Ranch, Just Cuts for Guys is the brainchild of FishHawk resident and stylist Dawn Van Sant(…)

April Brandon Business Column

April Brandon Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Hello.  My name is Sandra Meyer and I am the new Business Editor for  the Osprey Observer.  I am originally from Cleveland, OH and moved to the FishHawk area in 2004.  I have a B.A. in English from the New York Institute of Technology and have been a Freelance Writer for(…)

Dog Gone Holistic Celebrates Six Years Serving The Community

Dog Gone Holistic Celebrates Six Years Serving The Community

  By Michelle Colesanti As society becomes more aware of the importance of eating healthier foods, the same consideration should be taken for four-legged friends so pets can achieve optimal health through a proper diet. Dog Gone Holistic, the premier health food store for pets, is dedicated to enhancing the quality and longevity of pet’s(…)

Perfect Pieces Furniture Boutique Opens At Brandon Historic Landmark

Perfect Pieces Furniture Boutique Opens At Brandon Historic Landmark

  By Kayla Hayes Perfect Pieces Boutique is a high-end furniture consignment and specialty gift shop including custom drapery and baskets, interior design assistance and personal shopping. The boutique resides at 525 S. Kings Ave. and is a registered historic landmark. It was built in 1925 and is one of the few remaining historic buildings(…)

Retirement Industry Executive Optimistic Regarding Future

Retirement Industry Executive Optimistic Regarding Future

  By Derek Maul David Vaughan may be the only featured veteran in “The Bridges 2013 Calendar” who doesn’t actually live in the retirement community. But that’s okay because as chairman of Senior Care Group, Vaughan pretty much owns the place. “We operate 22 facilities,” Vaughan said. It’s a long story from the day the(…)