Central Pasco Chamber celebrates four decades of service

The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 40th anniversary on June 26 with its awards and installation banquet at The Event Factory, 7565 W. Hillsborough Ave. But it originally got its start as the Land O' Lakes Chamber of Commerce. It was a different name at a different time in the area's growth. "When this chamber first started, (US Highway) 41 was a one-lane roadway … [Read more...]

Lowe’s celebrates Land O’ Lakes opening

Lowe’s, of Land O’ Lakes, is ready to throw open the doors to its new home improvement store on State Road 54. Work crews busied themselves last week with last-minute details to spruce up the landscaping and sweep clean what has been an active construction site. A week of celebrations will kick off with a Pro Services Day on April 16, to highlight the services and products that Lowe’s can … [Read more...]

Hooters coming to Land O’ Lakes? Not so fast

Could it be a little wishful thinking? Drivers heading north on Land O’ Lakes Boulevard saw a surprise announcement on the sign that once shared dinner specials at the old Mosquito Grill & Bar: the long-rumored Hooters chain was coming to that location next year. The problem, however, is it’s not true. At least for now. “I’ve called it one of Land O’ Lakes’ biggest urban legends,” … [Read more...]