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New Tampa features new businesses

New Tampa features new businesses

New Tampa, FL -- The owners of Trout Creek Commons under construction just south of County Line Rd on Bruce B Downs Blvd is seeking new commercial tenants for the commercial retail plaza once construction is complete.

The two buildings that compose Trout Creek Commons together add up to 15,000 square feet of commercial retail space.

Also, if you're a big pizza fan then get ready to check out the new Little Caesars Pizza that will soon open at Bruce B Downs Blvd. and County Line Rd. 

It's in the Target plaza very close to Anytime Fitness at the corner of the shopping center property.

Bank of America customers can now enjoy cultural perks

Bank of America customers can now enjoy cultural perks

On June 4 and 5, Bank of America is helping its customers get an early jump on the summer and enter the summer months with a cultural adventure.

Through Museums on Us, bank cardholders receive free admission to some of the most exciting cultural venues in Florida.

As part of Museums on Us, more than 152 leading U.S. cultural institutions, in 87 cities across the country, open their doors to bank cardholders on the first full weekend of each month.

Honor those who served on National Doughnut Day and get a FREE donut!

Honor those who served on National Doughnut Day and get a FREE donut!

Hillsborough County, FL -- The Salvation Army will partner with Krispy Kreme to celebrate National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 3.

National Doughnut Day was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the "Doughnut Girls" (or "Lassies"), who served hot doughnuts and coffee to the troops in the trenches during World War I and to raise awareness of the needs that exist.

Local Salvation Army volunteers and representatives will be at the three Hillsborough County Krispy Kreme locations from 6 - 10 a.m. on Friday morning to accept donations to help stock The Salvation Army's Food Pantry and feed the hungry. 

New smoothie shop opens in Ybor

New smoothie shop opens in Ybor

Tampa, FL -- A new smoothie shop has opened in Ybor City.

Natural Supreme Smoothie, located at 1910 E 7th Ave. opened in early May.

The store features dairy free, lactose free, organic low fat smoothies. Prices range from $5.25 - $6.25 for 16 oz. smoothies.

Menu: Natural Supreme Smoothie

Local domestic violence shelter benefits from corporate grant

Local domestic violence shelter benefits from corporate grant

Tampa, FL -- The Spring of Tampa Bay, one of the largest domestic violence support organizations in Tampa, recently received a $1,000 grant from Verizon Wireless to help better able to extend its services to the Tampa community.

Citigroup made the grant possible, whose employees collected no-longer used wireless phones to earn grant money for local domestic violence shelters.  The HopeLine program turns proceeds from donated phones, chargers and accessories that are refurbished and resold into cash grants for domestic violence shelters.

The Tampa Citigroup office was one of 10 in the U.S. that earned the honor of presenting a $1,000 grant from Verizon Wireless for their local shelter.

Plant City driver's license office closes

Plant City driver's license office closes

Plant City , FL -- The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles announced that the Plant City state-operated driver license office, located at 2402 James L. Redman Parkway, Unit 1, will close its doors on Friday, June 3 at 5 p.m.

Hillsborough County Tax Collector Doug Belden does provide full driver license services at the following locations:

• 2211 N. Falkenburg Road, Brandon, FL 33619
• 1834 James L. Redman Parkway, Plant City, FL 33563
• 3002 College Ave., Ruskin, FL 33570
• 6283 W. Waters Ave., Tampa, FL 33634

New Tampa Grand Re-opening

New Tampa Grand Re-opening

The New Tampa Chamber of Commerce members will be on hand to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Korner Bar at T.G.I. Friday's on Bruce B Downs Blvd June 3.

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. that Friday evening, the restaurant will hold customer appreciation night along with chamber members that will be at the event.