Easter events offer religious observances and family fun

Whether they want to celebrate their faith, take the kids for an egg hunt, or just enjoy some fellowship with church friends — there are plenty of seasonal options throughout The Laker/Lutz News coverage area. Check out the listings below. LUTZ What: While We Wait Where: Keystone Community Church, 21010 State Road 54, Lutz When: April 19 at 7 p.m. Cost: Free Details: The musical and … [Read more...]

Visit Asturia’s New Models In Its Final Phase 

There’s a lot happening this spring at Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa that is beginning its third phase of home construction. Award-winning builders David Weekley Homes and ICI Homes are building new models that will be open for tour later this spring. In February, Ryan Homes launched its elegant townhome community and sold 11 homes during its opening month. And, Ashton Woods has … [Read more...]

Cardel Homes Earns 3 Top Parade Awards

Cardel Homes was recognized at the 2019 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes with three prestigious awards, including a top level “Best In Class.” The builder took the two top honors for homes in the $750,000 and $799,000 class for its models at Bexley. The Grand Award went to its Savannah model, and the Silver Award to its Henley model. Cardel Homes’ “Best In Class” designation was received for its … [Read more...]

Bexley Trail Blazers Club Enjoys Outdoor Camaraderie

Living in Tampa Bay means enjoying outstanding weather year-round and ample outdoor activities. For residents in Bexley by Newland, one of Pasco County’s premier master-planned communities, the Bexley lifestyle also means having a wide range of activities and amenities just minutes from your doorstep. Nestled among 1,825 acres of pastoral ranch lands, mature woodlands and cypress wetlands, … [Read more...]

The Serena by ICI Homes Earns Top Parade Awards

ICI Homes was recognized at the 2019 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes with two prestigious awards for its Serena model home in Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa. The Serena received a Silver Award in the very competitive, $500,000 to $549,000 price category, and also the exclusive “Best In Class” award for Merchandising, in recognition of the model’s superior features and interior … [Read more...]

Cypress Creek Town Center buzzing with activity

If you haven’t been in the area west of Interstate 75, off State Road 56, during the past several months, chances are you’re not aware of the increasing activity happening at Cypress Creek Town Center and in nearby areas. Five Below, at 25609 Sierra Center Blvd., in Lutz, is set to have its grand opening on March 29, according to a banner posted at the store. Five Below sells everything … [Read more...]

Pasco readies for big building program

Voter approval of four general obligation bond issues in November has set the stage for a major building program in Pasco County. The bond revenues will go to expand the Pasco County Detention Center; to update and expand fire rescue facilities; to upgrade libraries; and, to spruce up and improve park and recreational facilities. Pasco County staff members briefed commissioners on the timing … [Read more...]

Central and West Pasco chambers plan to join forces

The boards for the Central Pasco and West Pasco chambers of commerce have voted to become a single chamber, effective July 1, pending due diligence by both chambers’ boards. Leadership from both groups said they’re excited by the prospects. The new chamber — which has yet to be named — will have more than 1,000 members. Its membership will reach from around Interstate 75, to the western edge … [Read more...]

93 Models To Tour In This Year’s Parade Of Homes

The 2019 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes, hosted by the Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA), takes place over the next two weekends — March 1 to March 3 and March 8 to March 10. This is one of the largest Parades in Florida, with 93 model homes representing 40 builders at locations throughout Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. The Parade of Homes is a hands-on way to see the latest in floor … [Read more...]

Choose The Best Cardel Homes Community For You

Cardel Homes is one of few builders to offer buyers communities of all sizes and price points — from move-up developments like Bexley with its many active living amenities, to those like the Enclave at Lake Padgett and Oakwood Reserve with acre lots, pristine privacy and luxury custom features. Here is a quick look at communities where Cardel Homes is building that are attracting buyers from … [Read more...]