Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The West Park Village area will be all a buzz on Thursday, May 16.
A new monthly community event will put West Park Village's merchants front and center. West Park Village's "Third Thursday" event takes place on Thursday, May 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. along Montague Street. The shops in West Park Village like Couture USA and the Liz Murtagh boutique will have extended hours. Stores will hold giveaways and shopping specials. Catch Twenty-Three and Twisted Olive will also have drink and dinner specials. The event will also feature live music. There's no charge to attend. Are you looking forward to Third Thursday? Tell us by commenting below!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Hillsborough County no longer has a funded residential traffic control program. Residents can request them if they're willing to pay.
We recently asked our readers to tell us what they'd change about Westchase in 2013. We received several answers on the website and on the Westchase Facebook Page. For the next few weeks, we plan to look into some of those suggestions to see if they're possible or not. This week we are addressing a change that reader Mell Ryan Comperatore would like to see. Comperatore wrote: "Speed bumps in WPV (West Park Village) are very needed!" Here's what Hillsborough County spokesman Steve Valdez had to say about it: "Hillsborough County does not have a funded residential traffic control program any longer," Valdez said. That being said, Hillsborough County will entertain communities that request traffic controls and are willing to pay for it, …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Village Market and West Park Bagel and Deli join to form The Village Market Deli and Bagel Shop.
It’s a double marriage of sorts. Marc Rose is leaving a 25-year career as a seafood wholesaler and dedicating all his time and effort to his new venture, the union of West Park Bagel and Deli and The Village Market. On Feb. 1, Rose took ownership of both businesses which are located side-by-side at 10112 Montague St. He combined the name, dubbing it The Village Market Deli and Bagel Shop. Rose then knocked out a wall so that customers can easily look for a quality bottle of wine or a carton of eggs in the market area while waiting for a bagel. By combining the two businesses, Village Market Deli and Bagel Shop’s space doubled from 1,200 square-foot facility to about 2,500 square feet. “I’ve always loved this community,” Rose said. “This is…