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Book sale at downtown library

Book sale at downtown library

Tampa, Florida -- If you are looking for a bargain on books, you'll want to be at the John F. Germany Library book sale this weekend.

It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, March 9 at Grover's Corner Bookstore at the Loading Dock Bookstore in the library.

The John H. Germany Public Library is located at 900 N. Ashley Drive in Downtown Tampa.

For more information you can contact the library at 813-273-3652.

Popular Cupcake Spot closes storefront

Popular Cupcake Spot closes storefront

Tampa, Florida-- The Cupcake Spot is known for its award-winning cupcake including the "Better Than" cream cheese frosted, chocolate chip vanilla cupcake.

But the business no longer has its South Tampa storefront location at 3225 South MacDill Avenue, just a few doors down from Pane Rustica.

The owner says the business is focusing on pre-orders and catering in the South Tampa area.

The Rainbow Mart across from the Samba Room in South Tampa has agreed to sell Cupcake Spot cupcakes on a pre-order basis.

Decorative Paint Workshops in Carrollwood

Decorative Paint Workshops in Carrollwood

Carrollwood, Florida - "Robyn Story is conducting hands on workshops featuring Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint!

Six techniques will be taught in the Basic, one-day workshop. Attendees will leave with six sample pieces demonstrating the simple application of these paints, which allows artists to easily create inexpensive effects that look like a million dollars, on virtually any surface with almost no prep work. 

"This is a great course for both the Professional or Novice," organizers say.

Homemade....canned food? Classes in the county can teach you how!

Homemade....canned food? Classes in the county can teach you how!

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Whether you raise or catch your own food ,or buy it from someone else, the County Extension Service has a solution to preserving it at its peak freshness, so you can enjoy it later.

A recent update from the county says the service will host various workshops for residents to learn the following:

Sidewalk Community Garage Sale around the corner

Sidewalk Community Garage Sale around the corner

Sebring, Florida-- The monthly Community Garage Sale is just one week away!

The event will take place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 23. 

Those of you interested in becoming a vendor at the Community Garage Sales may fill out an application here.

Click here for more information on the event.

Carrollwood Michaels takes part in cash giveaway

Carrollwood Michaels takes part in cash giveaway

Carrollwood, Florida - If you're a crafter in Carrollwood, you'll want to head to your local Michaels on Sunday, February 17 for a chance to receive a free gift card!

According to a recent release, Michaels stores nation-wide will give away over $100,000 in gift cards as a part of "Random Acts of Kindness Day".

The Carrollwood store is located at 14829 North Dale Mabry Highway.

Read the full release here: 

Galleria 301 now open in Sebring

Galleria 301 now open in Sebring

Sebring, Florida-- Galleria 301 is now open in downtown Sebring!

The new store featuring a Medley of ladies ppscale resale, antiques, collectibles, fine art, artistic creations, novelties and more.

It is located 301 Circle Park Drive on the Circle in Historic Downtown Sebring, right where Gilbert Drugs used to be.

For more info on the store, call any of the following women:

  • Kathy Doherty 863.381.6999
  • Beverly Branam 863.446.1221
  • Tami Boss 863.464.0109