Upcoming Talent Show Fundraiser To Award Cash Prizes To Winners

Upcoming Talent Show Fundraiser To Award Cash Prizes To Winners

  By Kathy L. Collins Individuals who are a fans of America’s Got Talent or any of the other shows of the same genre, will enjoy Brandon’s Got Talent, Too! on Wednesday, October 15 at Center Place beginning at 6:30 p.m. Guests will see local talented residents performing a variety of acts ranging from vocalists […]

Florida Orchestra: From Beethoven to Ben Folds, and Rachmaninoff to the Rolling Stones

Florida Orchestra: From Beethoven to Ben Folds, and Rachmaninoff to the Rolling Stones

  By Henry Adams With concerts starting in October, the first few weeks of The Florida Orchestra’s new season ranges from Rachmaninoff to the Rolling Stones and Beethoven to Ben Folds with an array of concerts covering masterworks, pops, morning coffee concerts, free pops in the park concerts and more. Hailed for his “illuminating touch […]

Dr. Robert Norman Helps Keep Skin Looking Young And Healthy

Dr. Robert Norman Helps Keep Skin Looking Young And Healthy

  By Sharon Still When it comes to skin, Dr. Robert A. Norman, a board-certified dermatologist and family practitioner who has been in practice for more than 25 years, advises, “Protect it by not smoking and abusing it by too much sun. Treat it good; it’s your biggest organ.”   Dr. Norman has two offices […]

Halloween Themed Annual Zach Tucker Memorial 5K Now Taking Registrations

Halloween Themed Annual Zach Tucker Memorial 5K Now Taking Registrations

  Staff Report It is time to start training for the fifth Annual “Make them Smile…Give them Hope” Zach Tucker Memorial 5K and Fun Run. The communities help is needed to raise funds for children battling cancer. The chip timed event is designed for competitive runners as well as those that would rather just take […]

Carnival History Lives On At Showmen’s Museum In Riverview

Carnival History Lives On At Showmen’s Museum In Riverview

  By Paula MacDonald Before televisions and computers became the focal point of American entertainment, there was the age of the traveling show; carnivals, circuses and other outdoor entertainment that came into town to delight locals with shows, rides and midway games. These spectacles brought a moment of escape to some of the country’s most […]

Amani Medspa Adds New Skin Rejuvenation Method, Hormone Replacement Therapy

Amani Medspa Adds New Skin Rejuvenation Method, Hormone Replacement Therapy

  By Michelle Caceres Amani Medspa is pleased to announce it is now using a cutting-edge technology at its practice. It will be aimed at helping patients attain a younger, healthier looking face and body. Sublative professional skin rejuvenation effectively treats acne scars, wrinkles and produces an overall rejuvenation and toning of the skin with […]

Step Back In Time At Allen’s Cracker House In Lithia

Step Back In Time At Allen’s Cracker House In Lithia

  By Nicole Heubusch Allen’s Cracker House was built by hand about four years ago. A Florida Cracker House is a house with a woodframe style that was used widely in the 19th century. They are characterized by metal roofs, raised floors and large porch areas. Billy Wayne Allen wanted to recreate the house where […]

Bloomingdale Graduate Returns To Perform With Army Jazz Ambassadors

Bloomingdale Graduate Returns To Perform With Army Jazz Ambassadors

  By Nicole Heubusch The internationally acclaimed U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors, which includes a local soldier, presented a free public performance in Valrico last month. SSG Luke Brimhall, who plays the trombone in the band, graduated from Bloomingdale High school in 2003 and returned to play at his alma mater. SSG Brimhall and the other […]

Market Day, Community Garage Sale, Meet The Candidates & A Welcome To Fall Festival In FishHawk Ranch

Market Day, Community Garage Sale, Meet The Candidates & A Welcome To Fall Festival In FishHawk Ranch

  By Jenny Carle Market Day Returns to FishHawk Ranch FishHawk Ranch will kick off its farmers’ market season on Sunday, October 5 at Park Square from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Over 40 unique artists will attend on the first Sunday of each month from October through May. Items for sale will include fresh produce and […]

Brandon Village Inn Celebrating 10 Years Of Creating Community With Food

Brandon Village Inn Celebrating 10 Years Of Creating Community With Food

  By Lauren Starks The Village Inn, located at 1995 W. Lumsden Rd. in Brandon, is celebrating 10 years in business at this location in October. The business started back in 1958, and has been serving the Brandon community for 30 of those years. Village Inn is best known for its gourmet burgers, all-day breakfast […]