Thursday, July 30, 2009

Watergrass Elementary School

Wesley Chapel's newest school, Watergrass Elementary School will have a Summer "sneak peek" on Thursday, August 6. The new school will be open to parents and members of the community from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and tours of the school will be provided.

Located in Watergrass at 32750 Overpass Rd.(East of Curley Rd.) in Wesley Chapel, registration day is August 19, 2009 and the first day of school will be August 24, 2009. School Phone: (813) 346-0600 School Website

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

PACA announces August meeting

State Senator Victor Crist of District 12, will discuss the state’s budget and other issues at the August 13 meeting of the Pasco Alliance of Community Associations (PACA).

Sen. Crist will address issues from the 2009 legislative session that pertain to community development districts, plus homeowner and condominium associations. Those will include homeowners’ insurance, housing foreclosures and community association fees and non-payment of them. Following his presentation, Senator Crist will take questions from the audience.

The meeting, open to the public as well as to PACA members, begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center located at 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd.

Monday, July 27, 2009

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

2nd Quarter 2009 Home Sale Prices in New Tampa

The following chart of home sales in New Tampa shows the reported single family home sales by price category for the second quarter of 2009 from data in our local MLS system. 57% of the reported sold single family homes had a sales price of $250,000 or lower.*
There are currently over 340 single family homes listed for sale in our local MLS, located in the New Tampa area.
* Information from MLS deemed reliable but not guaranteed

Monday, July 20, 2009

Free pastry at Starbucks tomorrow morning

Starbucks is offering a free pastry with beverage purchase at participating Starbucks on July 21st until 10:30 a.m. Additional details:

Thursday, July 16, 2009

New restaurants and bar to open at Wiregrass

The recession does not seem to be affecting new tenants from signing on to The Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel.

Seen this week at The Shops at Wiregrass:

You Say When Yogurt Shoppe looks like it may open in the near future:

Prime Bar an upscale steakhouse with an anticipated October opening:

AJA a nightclub with a projected November opening:

Sorry, but I don't have any additional contact information at this time. Interested parties may want to contact the mall office (813) 994-2242.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Bagelicious in Wesley Chapel to open Friday!

Linda Carr, Wesley Chapel resident and owner of Bagelicious is busy preparing for this new Wesley Chapel restaurant's opening on Friday at 6:00 a.m. Bagelicious as you would expect, features a variety of fresh baked bagels, from plain to sun-dried tomato, pumpernickel and cranberry nut, etc.! The restaurant will be open for breakfast and lunch; offering egg and meat breakfasts including omelets and french toast as well as salads, soups, burgers, and wraps. So, stop by and help the local economic recovery at a locally owned restaurant!

Additional info: Address: 30032 SR 54 in the Freedom Plaza (between Boyette & Curley Rd.) Hours: Monday-Sunday 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Phone: (813) 406-4403.

Pictured below: Owner Linda & her daughter, Gayla:

Monday, July 13, 2009

Spring Hill Suites in Tampa Palms

Spring Hill Suites under construction in the Tampa Palms area on Primrose Lake Circle (near the New Tampa Community Park). I don't have a projected opening date at this time.

Monday, July 06, 2009

SR 56 Extension

This 55 MPH speed limit sign is posted on the SR 56 extension between The Shops at Wiregrass and Mansfield. Unfortunately, since the road remains closed to the public, the only people who see it are road construction workers!

There still is no official word on when they will open the SR 56 extension up to Mansfield (See previous posts). The asphalt on SR 56 now goes about 1 mile east of Mansfield, then there is a gap and I see they are paving the road where it meets Meadow Pointe Blvd.