Friday, February 8, 2013
First Watch announces plans to open in Brandon at Lake Brandon Village, in the building that once housed Blinds To Go.
First Watch is planning to serve made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch at Lake Brandon Village in Brandon, in a freestanding building expected to open in the summer and to employ about 25 people. “Over the years, we have received more requests to open a restaurant in Brandon than any other area,” said Chris Tomasso, chief marketing officer for First Watch. “We have a long history in the Tampa Bay area and have been fortunate to have built a tremendously loyal following that we are confident will carry over to this new restaurant in Brandon.” First Watch The Daytime Cafe in Brandon will occupy the 3,400- square-foot space that once housed Blinds To Go, across the street from the Walmart Supercenter on Causeway Blvd. The First Watch …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Regency Square has storefront signs announcing the approaching openings of a "lighter-side" Chinese restaurant, a men's big and tall superstore and a yogurt eatery near the AMC The Regnecy 20 movie theater. Also recently opened: Tuesday Morning.
New businesses opening at the Reqency Square shopping center in Brandon will cater to customers looking for "the lighter side of chinese cooking," men's big and tall clothing and frozen yogurt in both "decadent" and "fruit-based" flavors. With signs on their storefronts taking notice of approaching openings, in a center that recently welcomed the opening of Tuesday Morning, are Wok Chi, Destination XL (DXL) and Orange Leaf, billed as "America's Frozen Yogurt." Wok Chi and DXL are located at either side of LensCrafters in the southern east section of the 351,686-square-foot Regency Square shopping center, at the intersection of Interstate 75 and Brandon Boulevard (State Road 60). According to the Destination XL Web site, DXL is "the …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The Fresh Market specialty grocery store is coming to the Greater Brandon area, to the shopping center anchored by Stein Mart.
Friday, February 1
The Fresh Market specialty grocery store announced this month that it plans to open its 35th Florida store in Lithia Crossing, the Greater Brandon area shopping center at the corner of Bloomingdale Avenue and Lithia Pinecrest Road. “We are excited about our continued expansion in the South, and in Florida in particular,” said Randy Kelley, senior vice president of real estate and development for The Fresh Market. “We look forward to building on the success of our other Florida locations, where we have enjoyed a strong and loyal customer base, and to providing customers in Brandon and surrounding areas with the same quality products and excellent customer service.” Lithia Crossing, managed by Kite Realty of Indianapolis, contains 104,122 …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
KriSara Designer Consigner accepts consignments of name-brand and designer clothing and accessories.
Women who love designer clothing but hate paying designer prices should be sure to check out the newest shop at Winthrop Town Centre on Bloomingdale Avenue. For the past month, Apollo Beach residents Kristie Horton and Sarah Conlon have been accepting consignments of name-brand and designer women's clothing and accessories to fill their new shop at 6128 Winthrop Town Centre Dr., Riverview. Learn more about the store, its owners, its scheduled opening and contact information at Bloomingdale-Riverview Patch.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Cork and Olive Wine Bar and Cafe, formerly at the Brandon Crossroads shopping center, has re-opened in Valrico, at the Plaza Bella shopping center in Bloomingdale.
The Cork and Olive Wine Bar and Cafe is closed for business at the Brandon Crossroads shopping center but newly opened at the Plaza Bella shopping center at the corner of Bloomingdale Avenue and Bell Shoals Road. At the Bloomingdale location, in between The Cheddar Biscuit and Joel's Pizza Palace, Cork and Olive was busy with customers Friday, Jan. 25, when owner Jane Studstill took a moment to talk about her decision to move to Plaza Bella. "We just liked the location," she said. "It's a lot easier to get to and a lot easier to notice. We're right in the main drag and there's lots of good restaurants around us carrying good food." Indeed, Cork and Olive patrons can order out from those locations and bring their food into the wine bar …