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Koizi Brings Affordable Endless Hibachi & Sushi To Brandon

Koizi Brings Affordable Endless Hibachi & Sushi To Brandon

By Nicole Heubusch Early in August Koizi Endless Hibachi & Sushi Eatery opened its doors at its second location. The concept of Koizi is simple; endless sushi, Hibachi and Asian food made-to-order for lunch and dinner. Lunch is just $9.95 and dinner is $17.95 and Sunday’s price is $15.95 all-you-can-eat, and the menu consists of […]

Brandon Academy Announces Plans For New IB High School To Start 2015-16 School Year

Brandon Academy Announces Plans For New IB High School To Start 2015-16 School Year

  By Tamas Mondovics Brandon Academy Private School, known as Brandon Academy or BA, was pleased to announce its plans to add a ninth grade class, with a class added every year after until a full graduating class in the 2018-2019 school year. “Starting the 2015-2016 school year, students and families in the Brandon area […]

Turkey Creek Rd. Preserve, Part Of County’s Ongoing Nature Focus

Turkey Creek Rd. Preserve, Part Of County’s Ongoing Nature Focus

  By Tamas Mondovics As the weather cools, area residents have a chance to enjoy local parks and preserves, some of which are well used requiring attention to meet the needs of its guests, while some are not as well known waiting to be discovered. One of these less visited or undiscovered parks includes Alderman’s […]

Housing Boom Bringing Over 1,500 New Homes To The Riverview Area

Housing Boom Bringing Over 1,500 New Homes To The Riverview Area

  By Sharon Still A quick trip down U.S. Hwy. 301 in Riverview illustrates a massive housing boom occurring as builder signs are popping up everywhere touting new communities coming soon. KB Home, Meritage Homes, Beazer Homes, Express Homes and Ryan Homes are just a sampling of the builders’ who are busy clearing land and […]

Tampa General Medical Group To Open New FishHawk Family Care Center

Tampa General Medical Group To Open New FishHawk Family Care Center

  By Tamas Mondovics With the planned opening of a brand new family care center slated for early next year, Tampa General Medical Group (TGMG), is expanding and extending its now well-established primary and pediatric care services to better serve residents in FishHawk and neighboring communities. The new office located at 13425 FishHawk Blvd., formerly […]

Bloomingdale High Makes Football History In Class 8A District 6 Battle Against Newsome

Bloomingdale High Makes Football History In Class 8A District 6 Battle Against Newsome

  By Tamas Mondovics Parents, students and area high school football fans were treated last month to what many say turned out to be one of the best games of the season as they witnessed Bloomingdale High School Bulls make football history against its neighboring Class 8A District 6 rival Newsome High School Wolves. Befitting […]

Novemberfest Adds New Thrill Rides, Turkey Trot Color Run/Walk

Novemberfest Adds New Thrill Rides, Turkey Trot Color Run/Walk

By Michelle Colesanti Since 1969, Nativity Catholic Church has provided the Brandon community with a great way to spend time with family and friends in a local and family-friendly environment. Now celebrating 45 years, Novemberfest promises to continue this tradition with five days and nights of thrilling rides and entertainment. Belle City Amusements will supply […]

Goodrich Quality Theaters Plans New Multiplex To Anchor $20 Million Complex On Gibsonton Dr.

Goodrich Quality Theaters Plans New Multiplex To Anchor $20 Million Complex On Gibsonton Dr.

By Tamas Mondovics With an estimated 600-plus new movies that open in the United States each year, including foreign films and documentaries, there is a necessity for quality premium theaters to satisfy every devout moviegoer.   This is one of the issues Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich. is hoping to remedy […]

America’s Got Talent Auditions To Be Held Locally

America’s Got Talent Auditions To Be Held Locally

  By Nicole Heubusch Calling all singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists! NBC’s top-rated summer series is making its way to Tampa to hold auditions for season 10 of America’s Got Talent (AGT). The nation’s only talent search is open to all ages and all kinds of performers, individuals and group acts. […]

New Restaurant, Wow! That’s Fresh, To Open First Location In Brandon

New Restaurant, Wow! That’s Fresh, To Open First Location In Brandon

  By Nicole Heubusch The creators of the restaurant chain People Dedicated to Quality (PDQ), which just opened in the Brandon and Riverview areas, have come up with a new concept; Wow! That’s Fresh (WTF). Nick Reader and Bob Basham, along with WTF President Bill Kadow, came up with this restaurant after the success of […]