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Monday, Jan 26, 2015

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Tampa Pizza Co. opens at Pizza Fusion site

The Pizza Fusion brand is disappearing from the Tampa Bay area. But the operators of the eco-minded, organic-themed pizza shop emphasize that they are still here, just under the new name: “Tampa Pizza Co.mpany”...
Published: 01/23/15
Florida home sales climb

Florida home sales climb

TAMPA — Home sales were up in Florida by 15.8 percent in 2014 compared to a year ago. Nationally, home sales fell by 3.1 percent.
Published: 01/23/15

Florida unemployment rate fell again in December

TAMPA — Florida’s unemployment rate remained nearly flat for December and fell only slightly during 2014.
Published: 01/23/15

Brandon Chamber annual meeting

Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its 2015 Annual Dinner from 6:15 to 9: 30 p.m. on Feb. 6 at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview. Gather with Chamber members and community and regional leaders for an evening of networking, celebrate the pri...
Published: 01/23/15

Women-N-Charge meets

Women-n-Charge meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Feb. 6 at Pebble Creek Golf & Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive in Tampa. Featured speakers Rosa Quintela CPA and Shanita D. Jones EA each will speak on “Business and Personal Tax Tips ...
Published: 01/23/15

Social Media Series

Join the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce for a three-part breakfast series on social media. A panel of experts will speak about how best to utilize social media for your business.
Published: 01/23/15

IISA trade show set

The International Independent Showmen’s Association (IISA) presents its 2015 Extravaganza and Trade Show, Feb. 3 to 7 at its clubhouse, 36915 Riverview Drive in Gibsonton. Those in the carnival industry or related amusement business can browse...
Published: 01/23/15
Tampa region stars in scary sinkhole film, 'Buried Alive'

Tampa region stars in scary sinkhole film, 'Buried Alive'

The stars of the PBS documentary, which premieres at 9 p.m. Wednesday, are Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando counties, long ago nicknamed “Sinkhole Alley.”
Published: 01/22/15
Updated: 01/23/15
Transit key to area luring Fortune 500 firm, CEO says

Transit key to area luring Fortune 500 firm, CEO says

TAMPA — To lure a major company headquarters to Tampa Bay requires a strong community brand; a great talent pool, infrastructure and schools; and a vigorous transit system, local real estate professionals heard this week....
Published: 01/23/15
Podcast: Does cheaper oil mean cheaper groceries?

Podcast: Does cheaper oil mean cheaper groceries?

In fact, breakfast may be the most important meal of the day but it’s fast becoming the most expensive, with prices likely to keep rising in 2015 for things like bacon, eggs and milk.
Published: 01/22/15