DQ Grill & Chill In Lutz Comes to Ballantrae Village Shoppes

Special to The Laker/Lutz News It’s been a successful opening for DQ Grill & Chill at Ballantrae Village Shoppes in Lutz. Franchise owners Carlos and Pam Saenz, along with their 15-year-old daughter, Madison, are thrilled to see steady traffic inside and through their drive-through lane as neighborhood families and folks just passing by order meals and ice cream treats. The restaurant … [Read more...]

Relaxation and Beauty belle âme Day Spa & Salon

After 21 years in information technology management for a large financial services firm in the Tampa Bay area, Lisa Huston was ready for a career change. A life and health changing experience with massage therapy led to her new passion: operating a European-style luxury spa featuring organic and natural products. “I had suffered physically from the effects of a stressful, high pressure job for … [Read more...]

Delivering Excellence

By Will Plazewski Special to The Laker / Lutz News If great things really do come in small packages, then The UPS Store in Land O’Lakes is the epitome of that expression. Between shipping, in-store printing and postal needs, the place is a veritable one-stop shop of small business services. Whether it’s a rubber stamp, document finishing, or laminating and binding, they can do it … [Read more...]

Your trusted Air Conditioning and Plumbing Expert

Special to The Laker/Lutz News Ron Ierna, a respected and longtime HVAC technician in Pasco and Hillsborough counties, has established Lakeside Heating, Cooling & Plumbing in Land O’ Lakes. The business is located on Bell Lake on U.S. 41, on a site previously occupied by Bay Area Water Sports. Ron closed on the waterfront property in January, which includes a renovated 2,500-square-foot … [Read more...]

Contagious Attitude Brings Results

By Will Plazewski Special to The Laker/Lutz News From the moment you walk into Your Best You P.A., you can feel that it’s a different kind of medical clinic with a different kind of attitude. Heck, it even smells different, courtesy of an aromatherapy diffuser puffing away in the lobby. With a focus on primary care and diabetes treatment/management, that’s the way Dr. Shani V. Davis, … [Read more...]

He Feels Your Pain

By Will Plazewski Special to The Laker/Lutz News Dr. Carlos Carrazana’s interest in the chiropractic field came as easily to him as falling off a horse –repeatedly, that is. While growing up in Cuba, he competed in equestrian events at the youth National Team level. A few years later, he found himself in a rowing crew at the National Team level, while at the same time completing his … [Read more...]

Local, fresh and healing foods

Special to The Laker/ Lutz News Bernard Wong has been a professional chef for more than 25 years. He and his wife Vicky Lin were thriving in the New York City baking industry for many of those years. But when their daughters Alexandria and Isabella were born, they decided to make a change. “We enjoyed the city. There are so many culinary influences from all over the world.” said Lin. “But it … [Read more...]

The Great Hands People Striving for Function Restoration of the Hand and Upper Extremity

By Will Plazewski Special to The Laker/Lutz News Dr. Luis A. Laurentin-Perez’s enthusiasm and love for his work is palpable when you first meet him. His vast experience has taken him all over the world, and as a result he’s fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian. His 26 years of experience is pretty impressive, too. With all of that being said, the doctor is rather reluctant to … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Family

By Will Plazewski Special to The Laker/Lutz News Since it opened in 1957, the course itself has been known by many names — Airport Links, Zephyrhills Municipal Golf Links and City Course. While its official name is actually Zephyrhills Under Par, as far as the course’s staff is concerned, it could just as easily be called Family Links, because that’s how they view each other and their … [Read more...]

Expert, professional service

Owning their own business is a dream Marius and Angelina Ferezan have shared since they married six years ago. They wanted a business where they could offer excellent customer service and give back to their community. The couple researched many franchise opportunities, but when they discovered The Flying Locksmith, they knew it fit their goals perfectly. “The Flying Locksmith is a … [Read more...]