The Laker/Lutz News wins 15 awards

The Laker/Lutz News received 15 awards for advertising design and photography at the annual conference of Community Papers of Florida in Orlando Sept. 18 and Sept. 19. The advertising design and production team of Stefanie Burlingame and Diane Kortus teamed up to receive one award; Burlingame and Carolyn Bennett paired up to receive two awards; Burlingame snared four awards on her own; an … [Read more...]

Local salon takes fashionable field trip to Paris

A trip to a hair show is a rare treat for a stylist. And that’s just to places like New York, Las Vegas or even Miami. A small group of stylists from J. Joseph Salon in Land O’ Lakes got to go far beyond that, however, as they hopped a plane to cross the Atlantic Ocean, landing in Paris. It was more than just a hair show for these stylists. Salon owner Roy Naccour wanted these artists to … [Read more...]

This artist styles hair, too

Joan Cotter has been styling hair for 35 years. After learning her trade in Ireland, she moved to Long Island, New York and opened her first salon in 1987. Thirteen years later, she moved to Florida and opened her second salon, The Jagged Edge, in Lutz. In March of 2012 she opened Hair Today in the Connerton Plaza in Land O’ Lakes. “We’re very convenient to residents in the new town of … [Read more...]