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Rec Centers offer camps on school holidays

Rec Centers offer camps on school holidays

Tampa, Florida - Don't let no-school days become a logistical nightmare of scrambling for last-minute sitters, paying high prices for drop-in day care centers, or using up vacation days.

Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation offers Camp Days as the perfect solution for all those teacher planning days, no-student days, and Winter and Spring break days - at only $7.60 per day. Online registration is now open at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/parks.

Sales tax holiday is right around the corner

Sales tax holiday is right around the corner

Wesley Chapel, Florida -- From August 2nd - 4th, present same-day receipts to guest services to redeem. Department stores and restaurants not included. Limit one gift card per customer while supplies last. See guest services for details.

2013 Sales Tax Holiday TIP (Tax Information Publication)

List of taxable and tax-exempt items

New trash carts coming for Hillsborough County residents

New trash carts coming for Hillsborough County residents

Hillborough County, Florida-- The county is changing the way they do garbage, and it's time to get prepared.

New garbage and recycling service starts the week of September 30, 2013, but a flier recently sent out by county officials says residents will first receive new, 95-gallon roll carts as soon as August 1. 

You'll have to store them until the new service begins.

For more information, go to www.HillsboroughCounty.org/TalkTrash

 

Old Hyde Park Village for sale

Old Hyde Park Village for sale

One of Tampa's jewels, Old Hyde Park Village, is being sold.

The charm and historic design of OHPV have always attracted the well-heeled from south Tampa, but it continues to struggle to find its identity against other retail complexes, so now, a new owner will take charge and that could bring great things.

HART: Ridership rates in April 2013 "record breaking"

HART: Ridership rates in April 2013 "record breaking"

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) says April 2013 now holds the record for the fourth highest ridership rate in all of HART's history! 

According to a release sent Thursday, April's bus ridership of 1,257,728 is a 6 percent increase from the 1,182,531 recorded riders in April 2012.

April 1st may have set the tone for the month's success, as HART reps say it saw the greatest daily ridership of the month with nearly 55,000 riders.

Date announced for Marshalls store opening in Riverview

Date announced for Marshalls store opening in Riverview

Riverview, Florida - Marshalls is gearing up to open a new store in Riverview on May 9 in the Summerfield Crossing strip mall area.

The store is known to offer a rapidly changing assortment of fashionable, brand-name merchandise at affordable prices. They say customers can find family apparel, home fashions and other merchandise, such as toys, at prices that are 20%-60% below regular department and specialty store prices. 

Pet Bath Day set for May 18th

Pet Bath Day set for May 18th

FishHawk, FL -- Fish Hawk Animal Clinic is hosting a  "$20 Bath Day" on May 18th 2013.

All dogs and cats of any size will be washed at one low price. This price includes the bath, nail trim, and ear cleaning. 

Additional services- like painting of pet's toe nails, anal gland expression, medicated bath- will be available upon request.

*All pets must be current on vaccines or have vaccines administered upon entrance to clinic.

Fish Hawk Animal Clinic is at 15264 Fish Hawk Blvd.