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Affordable housing built by local builder D.R. Horton

There’s an old adage in the real estate business: “What are the three most important things in real estate? Location, location, location.” D.R. Horton realizes that many things are important to homebuyers in addition to location. For 30 years, D.R. Horton’s homes have been designed and built with a focus on quality and value, and(…)

Eye on Business Brandon

Grab your gumdrops, icing guns and gingerbread and get ready to compete in Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium’s First Annual Gingerbread House Competition with proceeds benefiting Lost Angels Animal Rescue. Residents of all ages are welcome to take part in this newly created event, entering gingerbread houses of their own creation on a throwaway base measuring(…)

Eye on Business FishHawk

Tenants Move In To FishHawk Crossings FishHawk residents now have a new option for their dry cleaning needs. Martinizing Dry Cleaners opened last month in the new FishHawk Crossings Plaza next to the Walgreens at FishHawk Blvd. and FishHawk Crossings Blvd. The location has a drive- through window for easy drop-off and pick-up and offers(…)

Local Moms Roll For A Cure

“An estimated 138,530 people in the United States will be diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma in 2008,” reads the Website of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, inspiring the MOMS Club of Lithia to continue the fight, hosting the Fourth Annual Roll for a Cure. Taking place on Thursday, November 20, at the Palmetto Club,(…)

BRH Neuroscience Center Receives Bronze Stroke Award

The Neuroscience Center at Brandon Regional Hospital was recently the proud recipient of the prestigious 2008 Bronze Stroke Award. Light refreshment welcomed the staff and the public at the hospital’s “A” tower front lobby and reception area as representatives from the American Heart and the America Stroke Association presented the award to members of the(…)

Valrico September Eye on Business

Creamery Comes to Valrico Soft serve ice cream fans keep your eyes open in the Lifestyle Family Fitness-anchored plaza at the intersection of Bloomingdale Ave. and Lithia Pinecrest Rd. According to representatives at Toppers Creamery, the soft serve ice cream franchise will be opening a location in the plaza in the next 90 days. Toppers(…)

Community Events

Bell Shoals Hosts Women’s Gathering La Bella Vita, a special women’s gathering to be held at Special Events Center of Bell Shoals Baptist Church located at 2102 Bell Shoals Rd. in Brandon, will be held on Friday, September 12, from 6:30-10 p.m. and continues into Saturday, September 13, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ladies will enjoy(…)