Rev. Hill Has Never Experienced Hospitality like Brandon

By Derek Maul Many pastors share “call to ministry” stories that are poetic and deeply spiritual. Not the reverend Susan Hill of Bloomingdale Presbyterian Church.   “I...

Library Card Offers Free Kindle Borrowing

Library services Stephen Duran hands Osprey Observer editor Marie Gilmore her first Library card at the Bloomingdale Library. There is absolutely no reason why, after...

Sunday’s Fine Dining Gives Ybor Step Up In Intimate Dining

The team at Sunday’s Fine Dining in Ybor City welcome guests to try its always fresh menu and great historic atmosphere. Typically, when company comes...

Fantastic Art On Display At The 2012 Florida Strawberry Festival Fine...

Susan Jenkins of Valrico won Best In Show at the 2012 Florida Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show for her pastel titled, "Eggs in Water." The...

Mulrennan Middle School Has Lots Of Heart

Thanks to the involvement of the administration, kids, parents, local community and businesses like the Kona Ice Truck, Mulrennan Middle School was able to...

Local Resident Has Been A Part Of Democracy For Over 50...

Carolyn Arnold has been a poll worker for Hillsborough County for over 50 years. She started working in the polls in 1952. She retired...

Knitting Matters At The Bloomingdale Regional Library

Hannah Strickland (L) and Meagan Petitt (R) practice their stitches. By Kris Martinez Teens looking for a creative outlet should consider the Knit Teen Club offered...

The Community Roundtable Hosts A Conversation With Brandon’s Pioneering Families

Tammy Holmberg, with her husband Paul, has been instrumental in raising thousands of dollars for area nonprofits. Holmberg is the 2012 recipient of the...

A New Artist Of The Face And Body Shares Her Creativity...

Lorrin Wagner, of Wagner Events in Valrico, uses faces and bodies instead of canvases to do her painting. Oscar Wilde once said, “Art is the...

Vintage Market Expands on Bloomingdale & Lithia

Lucky Day Emporium, located on the corner of Bloomingdale and Lithia, recently added 500 sq. feet of vintage goods to its repertoire. Situated in the...