Artisan-Style Pizza Served Fast At Mod Pizza

If you’re looking for artisan-style pizza served lighting fast with unlimited toppings, then you’ll want to check out MOD Pizza in Lutz, located near the Tampa Premium Outlets on State Road 56. Scott and Ally Svenson founded MOD Pizza 10 years ago, because they love Italian street pizza and wanted to improve upon the usual pizzeria experience.  MOD stands for Made On Demand, because their … [Read more...]

A Modern Approach to Traditional Karate

By William Jacko Special to The Laker/Lutz News When Shihan Wayne R. Shockness II was 7 years old, his friends dared him to sneak into a karate dojo. “I was shocked,” Shockness said.  “I saw this guy throw a roundhouse kick directly over his head, and he literally did a split in the air, balanced on the one leg and put the other leg directly over him. I stood there and said to myself, … [Read more...]

A Craft Beer Delight at BJ’s

By William Jacko Special to The Laker/Lutz News If you like a delicious meal with a high-quality craft beer, then BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in Wesley Chapel is the place for you. Six BJ’s breweries supply the restaurant chain with its own line of craft beers that complement any meal perfectly. From its signature Chicago-style, deep dish pizza to its extensive menu of appetizers, … [Read more...]

Father’s Day is a big day for grilling

Father’s Day is often associated with grilling. Grilling accessories are a popular Father’s Day gift idea, and some dads use this time of year to purchase a new grill — with businesses often offering special sales. Father’s Day also is a time when families often go fishing — with fishing gear also being a popular gift category for dads. So, why not tie those two themes together for a … [Read more...]

Broadening the battle against human trafficking

Pasco County Public Transportation employees are learning how to identify human trafficking victims in an effort to expand the battle on human trafficking. Pasco County Public Transportation is partnering with the Pasco County Commission on Human Trafficking and the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking to train all bus drivers on how to properly identify and report potential cases of human … [Read more...]

Moffitt Cancer to open Wesley Chapel treatment center

Moffitt Cancer Center and AdventHealth have announced they are working together to open an outpatient cancer center on the campus of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel, located next to the hospital on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. The outpatient center is expected to open in the fall of 2020. “We strive to provide world-class cancer care close to where people live and work,” said Alan F. List, MD, … [Read more...]

Meritage Homes’ Ashcroft Offers Affordable Homes In Watergrass

Join the fun Saturday, June 8, when Meritage Homes celebrates the grand opening of its newest community in Tampa — Ashcroft at Watergrass. Located off Curley Road in highly desired Wesley Chapel, Ashcroft is a community of 120 homesites, with move-in ready homes for families looking to get settled in before the next school year begins. “We have six very livable plans to choose from, all … [Read more...]

ICI Homes Are Selling Fast In Asturia!

ICI Homes is having great success selling new homes in Asturia, a much-desired, master-planned community along the popular State Road 54 corridor in Pasco County. “Sales have been fantastic in Asturia,” said Leah Turner, Tampa sales manager for the builder. “Families love our open and spacious floor plans that feature our unique Florida-lifestyle features, including spectacular great rooms, … [Read more...]

Be Comfortable and Safe If Your Power Goes Out

With Hurricane season officially beginning in just a week, many families are looking at installing a whole house generator to keep their family comfortable and safe in case the power goes out. “Families of all sizes and incomes are installing generators in their homes in case their power goes out due to summer thunderstorms and hurricanes,” said Miguel Silva, plumbing manager for Cornerstone … [Read more...]

Discover Asturia’s Unique Sense of Community

Families of all ages and sizes have chosen Asturia as a place to call home because of its unique sense of community, enhanced by frequent resident events that allow neighbors to meet and families to connect. Located in Odessa along State Road 54 just minutes from the Suncoast Parkway in Pasco County, Asturia residents recently enjoyed a Cinco de Mayo celebration, Easter Egg Hunt and Oyster … [Read more...]