Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The doors are open at two new anchors on State Road 60. LA Fitness at Brandon Boulevard Shoppes and Ross Dress for Less at Valrico Commons.
Open for business are long-awaited anchors at two of Valrico's busiest shopping centers, across the street from each other on East Brandon Boulevard in Valrico. Ross Dress for Less is open at Valrico Commons, at 1901 East Brandon Blvd. (State Road 60), within eyesight of LA Fitness, open at Brandon Boulevard Shoppes, at 1930 East Brandon Blvd. LA Fitness takes the spot vacated by Publix, which moved across the street to the Valrico Commons, where Ross now is in business, in space vacated by Frank's Great Outdoors. Ross features everyday savings up to 60 percent off department store prices on designer and brand name fashions for men, women, kids and home. The Valrico store can be reached at 813-684-1548. Ross also has a location at 135 …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The old gas station is down at the corner of Brandon Boulevard (State Road 60) and Lithia Pinecrest Road, across the street from the Oaks Bar & Grill. In its place is an upcoming Thorntons gas and convenience store.
Almost a year ago Thorntons Inc. announced its expansion into the Florida regional metro market, evidence of which now is apparent at the corner of Brandon Boulevard (State Road 60) and Lithia Pinecrest Road. There, across the street from the Oaks Bar & Grill, a Thorntons gas and convenience store is taking shape in place of a previous gas station and car wash. A red sign alerting motorists of the development includes a welcome to join the Thorntons team by visiting www.thorntonsinc.com. According to a company news release dated April 11, the expansion into the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater market was to include the first location, in Clearwater, and to add "15 to 20" stores "in the next three years." "Currently established throughout …
Monday, April 9, 2012
What's the best place to go for sporting goods in Brandon? You tell us.
When you need a catcher's mitt, a hockey helmet or a yoga mat, where do you go? We're on a mission to find the best sporting goods store in Brandon for this week's Readers' Choice poll, and we want you to weigh in. Here are some of our favorites: Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday, and we'll announce the winner that afternoon. Ties will be broken based on the rules spelled out in the PDF that’s included along with this story. So vote for your favorite place in Brandon for your sports equipment needs, and don’t forget to tell us in the comments section why.