Fresh Market Demo Begins In Stein Mart Plaza

Fresh Market Demo Begins In Stein Mart Plaza

By Tamas Mondovics Demolition has started in the Lithia Crossing Stein Mart anchored plaza for a long-awaited Fresh Market grocery store. Six businesses moved out of the South end of the plaza near Land & Sea Market and behind Starbucks and Panera Bread to make way for the new retailer expected by late 2013. Fresh(…)

Spaghetti Dinner Monday 7/22 Supports East Bay Teen Hit By Car While Volunteering For Relay

WWW.TEAMLORIE.WEBS.COM On April 6th, 2013 Lorie was volunteering at East Bay High School (where she was attending high school) for a Relay for Life Event. During a break for lunch she was involved in a terrible auto accident that left her in critical condition in Tampa General Hospital with brain injuries. Lorie is an active(…)

HCSO has reported that the suspects sought in the brutal murder of 7-11 clerk Kenneth Redding have been arrested.

Update: 8:42 PM HCSO has reported that the suspects sought in the brutal murder of 7-11 clerk Kenneth Redding have been arrested. Officials said that Russell Beasley, 24 and a third subject were captured in a vehicle in Sarasota County Florida on Fruitville Road. During that same time, Lawrence Robert Bongiovanni who is said to(…)

Auditions For Community Theatre Production of M.A.S.H.

Who: The Village Players What: Auditions for their up coming production M.A.S.H. When: July 21,23 & 25 7:30 p.m. Where: The James McCabe Theater 506 5th St. Valrico Fl. Other Info.:Cast-15 Men 15 Women Cold readings. Opening in October & running 3 weekends. A comedic twist to events during the Korean war which allows audiences(…)


Burrito chain’s puzzle contest to reward 20 grand prize winners with free burritos for 20 years Stop by your local Chipotle Mexican Grill at Bloomingdale Square at 829 E Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511 and (813) 423-6384 and get ready to say “happy birthday” to your favorite foil-wrapped meal. In two weeks, Chipotle Mexican Grill(…)

1,200 Home Circa FishHawk Development Changes Name To FishHawk Ranch

By Tamas Mondovics Newland Communities’ 700-acre site, once known as Lake Hutto then most recently, Circa FishHawk, was once again renamed by the California-based developer and will be known as FishHawk Ranch. Newland officials confirmed the name change late last month, emphasizing that the decision was both fitting and timely in connection with the new(…)

Survivor & Amputee Continues To Inspire With Completion Of First Triathalon

By Kathy L. Collins Recently, we reported on an inspirational young woman, Carla Kellum of Dover. Kellum had her right leg amputated in 2006. Despite what many would think of as adversity, Kellum ran in the 2013 Gasparilla Distance Classic 5k this past February. Kellum was not ready to rest on her laurels from this(…)

Primrose Hosts Special Reading Open House To Celebrate National Event

By Michelle Caceres Primrose Schools is joining Scholastic and Reach Out and Read, a non-profit organization of medical providers that advocates childhood literacy, and inviting families to a National Open House Event on Saturday, July 20th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its school, located at 1280 Bloomingdale Ave. Families will enjoy interactive story(…)

Free Music & Books From Local Library Worth The Effort

By Eyesenia Reyes Libraries are moving into the wave of the future. Electronics are everywhere, and as the world shifts into the technological age of iPads, Android products and Kindles, it’s impossible to escape from it. In order to remain relevant, libraries needed a new game plan. Along with the basic borrowing of traditional books,(…)

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina Is The Destination For A Summer Getaway

By Kathy L. Collins If you are looking for a chance to get away for a few days this summer, but you want to stay close to home, then check out the newly renovated Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina located at 700 S. Florida Ave. in downtown Tampa. The Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and(…)