Consignment Stores Offer Bargain Shopping For Clothing, Furniture & More

Consignment Stores Offer Bargain Shopping For Clothing, Furniture & More

  By Heather Wilkins Consignment shops are an extremely popular way for the savvy shopper to find great deals or maybe to earn money on slightly used clothes, accessories and furniture for resale. After our recent feature, we received a lot of feedback about other local consignment stores in the area featured below. Love mall(…)

Janet Dougherty Rides Campaign Trail In Honor Of Her Father

Janet Dougherty Rides Campaign Trail In Honor Of Her Father

  By Nicole Heubusch Janet Dougherty comes from a large family of seven brothers and sisters. She made a promise to them that she would follow in her father’s footsteps when it came to campaigning for County Commissioner. When her father, Ward Dougherty, campaigned, he rode his horse, Mr. Si, 100 miles across the district.(…)

Local Author’s New Book Highlights Places To Discover In Tampa Bay

Local Author’s New Book Highlights Places To Discover In Tampa Bay

  By Marisa Webber Tampa Bay holds many treasures still yet to be discovered by locals. In Kristen Hare’s book, 100 Things to do in Tampa Bay Before You Die, she uncovers the best kept secrets of the area. Whether it be visiting the Dali Museum of St. Pete or seeing the mermaids of Weeki(…)

Pinot’s Palette Introduces Thursday Theme Nights

Pinot’s Palette Introduces Thursday Theme Nights

  By Kathy L. Collins Pinot’s Palette is an upscale “Paint. Drink. Have Fun.” destination located at 2086 Badlands Dr. in Brandon where anyone can be a Picasso. No art experience is necessary, and within two to three hours, customers will walk away with great memories of a fun evening with friends and a handmade(…)

Addy Benz Receives 2014 Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award

Addy Benz Receives 2014 Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award

  Staff Report The Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award is given to one fifth grade student at Lithia Springs Elementary School who displays the characteristics H – happy attitude, E – excellent student, R – respected friend, O – outstanding athlete. These are the characteristics displayed by Zach Tucker, who was a Lithia Springs student who(…)

Bloomingdale Residents Enjoy Free Yoga & More

Bloomingdale Residents Enjoy Free Yoga & More

  By Nicole Heubusch Free Yoga In The Park For Bloomingdale East Residents Bloomingdale residents are being offered free yoga classes every Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Somerset/Bloomingdale Cove, a private park at the end of Culbreath Rd. Classes will be held by certified yoga instructor and Bloomingdale resident Dina White. She is(…)

Jamie Jacobs And Julestarz Academy Bring Entertainment School To FishHawk

Jamie Jacobs And Julestarz Academy Bring Entertainment School To FishHawk

  By Robyn St. James Florida is the third largest market in the United States for commercials. The rest of the entertainment industry isn’t far behind. In an exciting and innovative industry, only the best will do. Jamie Jacobs is cornering an unique niche in the entertainment industry. Jacobs has been in the entertainment business(…)

Bike Donations Needed As Newsome Marching Band Embarks On “Le Tour” This Season

Bike Donations Needed As Newsome Marching Band Embarks On “Le Tour” This Season

  By Denise Melone After an amazing season in 2013-2014, the Newsome marching band is now ready to take on the most famous bike race in the world. When asked about this year’s program, Band Director Michael J. Miller said, “Le Tour is a musical and visual representation of the famed bike race, Tour de(…)

Wayback Burgers Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

Wayback Burgers Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

  By Bonnie Mentel Wayback Burgers has been serving the FishHawk community the past year with fresh burgers, chicken sandwiches and hand spun milkshakes. “We’re going to be having our one year anniversary on Thursday, August 14. We’ll be having food specials throughout the day, giving away promotional items and making it a fun one-year(…)

Annual Buddy Cruise Conference Hosts Emmy Award Winning Writer

Annual Buddy Cruise Conference Hosts Emmy Award Winning Writer

  Staff Report Buddy Cruise Inc. announces the 2014 sailing of its annual conference, which will be its largest to date. This non-profit charity has been providing resources, promoting inclusion and awareness for individuals with special needs for seven years.  Founders Pamela and Jorge Arnoldson could not be prouder of this year’s participation. “Our mission(…)