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ymca rcBy Matt Wiley

For the past several years, eating healthy and getting in shape have continued to become even more popular among people of all ages. As the trend has grown, different forms of workouts have emerged, including crossfit, which focuses on non-traditional exercise routines, involving ropes, tires, jumps and weights. Well now the New Tampa Family YMCA in Tampa Palms is a place where local members can give these types of workouts a try. [click to continue…]

spelling bee misfits commissarBy Gary Nager

So, I’m not going to lie, I was having a really bad day on April 10 (my son Jake’s birthday) and it showed as I and my teammates attempted to defend the adult Spelling Bee title our Neighborhood News Pirates won last year. [click to continue…]

Construction continues along Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in Tampa Palms, but it may not be the last of it for southern Tampa Palms, even after the current project wraps in 2017.

Construction continues along Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in Tampa Palms, but it may not be the last of it for southern Tampa Palms, even after the current project wraps in 2017.

By Matt Wiley

Construction has been steadily increasing along Bruce B. Downs (BBD) Blvd. in New Tampa between E. Bearss Ave. and Palm Springs Blvd. in Tampa Palms (also known as BBD “Segment A”) during the past several months. However, the intersection of BBD and E. Bearss Ave. won’t be completely improved when the BBD “Segment A” project has been completed. [click to continue…]

An editorial by Gary Nager

An editorial by Gary Nager

I have now owned and edited this publication for more than 21 years, which means that I have been waiting for Bruce B. Downs (BBD) Blvd. to be widened for oh…let’s say…at least 20 of those years. [click to continue…]

LA Fitness Building New Facility In Tampa Palms

April 23, 2015

Months after packing up their weights in the Shoppes of Amberly, LA Fitness has broken ground on a new facility in Tampa Palms.

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‘The Real Voice Of Wesley Chapel’ At City Grill

April 22, 2015

By Gary Nager If you think you’ve got “The Voice,” come out to City Grill and prove it during April and May!

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Wesley Chapel Burger King Employee Burglarizes Own Restaurant

April 21, 2015

Wesley Chapel’s king has been robbed by one his own. Wesley Chapel’s Burger King, that is.

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FDOT: I-75 Widening To Wrap In Early Summer

April 6, 2015

After years of construction, I-75 may soon finally be rid of the orange cones and barrels in New Tampa and Wesley Chapel in just a few months.

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Golf Tourney Among WC Chamber’s Upcoming Events

April 24, 2015

The WCCC is still in its busy season, which means there’s still plenty of opportunity for you to get involved and network with one of the most dynamic “small” Chambers of Commerce in the Tampa Bay area.

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Grow A Playoff Beard To Benefit Moffitt!

April 24, 2015

The Tampa Bay Lightning are participating in an annual tradition surrounding the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs known as the Beard-a-Thon® to raise money for Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center and are encouraging Lightning fans to join them in the campaign.

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Vallartas Tampa Palms Is Your Spot For Mexican Fare On Cinco

April 24, 2015

By Gary Nager There’s no doubt that the Vallarta’s family of independently owned authentic Mexican restaurants — with locations in Land O’Lakes, Carrollwood, Temple Terrace, the Wesley Chapel Village Market and of course, the New Tampa location in the Publix-anchored City Plaza at Tampa Palms shopping center — all offer large portions of delicious Mexican […]

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New FHWC CEO Provides AnUpdate At Business Breakfast

April 24, 2015

New Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel (FHWC) CEO Denyse Bales-Chubb (photo, right) gave a presentation at the April 7 Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce (WCCC) monthly business breakfast at the Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch off Mansfield Blvd. in Wesley Chapel.

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Bill Nye The Science Tells USF Students To ‘Change The World’

April 24, 2015

By Matt Wiley Bill Nye the Science Guy wants college kids to change the world.

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New Tampa Residents Present Science Fair Project At White House

April 24, 2015

By Celeste McLaughlin Most middle school students display their science projects in their school’s gymnasium or library and, if they win, maybe at the local convention center. However, two New Tampa residents recently got to display their projects outside of the U.S. White House.

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Tampa Kidney Specialists — The Local Experts For Your Kidney Problems

April 24, 2015

By Celeste McLaughlin Shaheen Motiwala, MD, and Saima Iqbal, MD, are two New Tampa/Wesley Chapel-area nephrologists and moms who treat patients with kidney problems with care and compassion. Their practice, Tampa Kidney Specialists, has an office in on W. Fletcher Ave. in North Tampa (near I-275) and another in the Seven Oaks Professional Center off […]

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