Simulation teaches a real-life history lesson

Second-graders at McKitrick Elementary School had a chance to gain a greater understanding of what life was like for immigrants arriving at Ellis Island during the early 1900s. The school, at 5503 Lutz Lake Fern Road, created an event that allowed children the chance to walk through the paces that immigrants faced when they arrived in America. The Feb. 27 simulation involved 180 … [Read more...]

Honoring those who have gone before

When Vernon Wynn looks across U.S. 41, he can see the final resting place of dozens of his relatives. They’re among the roughly 1,600 people buried in Lutz Cemetery, at the corner of U.S. 41 and Fifth Ave., N .E. The cemetery was established in 1911, and the first person buried there is known only as Mr. Nims, according to local historians. His grave marker is gone, but he is believed to … [Read more...]

Lutz shows off its Fourth of July spirit

It may be three-quarters of a century old, but the Lutz Fourth of July Parade showed no signs of slowing down last week. Scores of people came out to this community, north of Tampa, to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Runners endured the morning’s humidity, as they completed the 5K and 1-mile races while being cheered by onlookers. By 8 a.m., pop music blared from the speakers as … [Read more...]

Quick Move-In Townhomes Now Ready at Mattamy Homes

Mattamy Homes’ popular townhome communities in Lutz and Citrus Park have an array of Quick Move-In townhomes ready now, just in time for a summer move in and to get settled  before the 2019-20 school year begins. A wide selection of thoughtfully-designed townhomes is available at both Avea Pointe in Lutz and Lakeview at Citrus Park, with special savings and paid closing costs available for … [Read more...]

Hiking, Biking, Shopping and Dining – All Close To Mattamy Homes’ Townhome Communities

Mattamy Homes’ two new townhome communities in Lutz and Citrus Park are selling fast because buyers love the fantastic assortment of close-by things to do, from recreational outings to fabulous shopping to an epicurean array of restaurants. “Our buyers at Avea Pointe in Lutz and Lakeview at Citrus Park are active, engaged families who love being close to so many things to do,” said Kathleen … [Read more...]

There’s So Much To Do Close-By Mattamy Homes New Townhomes

Hiking, biking, shopping and epicurean delights! Mattamy Homes two new townhome communities in Lutz and Citrus Park are selling fast because buyers love the fabulous assortment of close-by things to do, from recreational outings to fabulous shopping to an epicurean array of restaurants. “Our buyers at Avea Pointe in Lutz and Lakeview at Citrus Park are active, engaged families who love being … [Read more...]

More Savings at Mattamy Homes’ Spring Sale

With two new townhome communities now open in Lutz and Citrus Park, Mattamy Homes is offering extraordinary savings on quick move-in townhomes in its Avea Pointe and Lakeview at Citrus Park communities. “All of our quick, move-in homes are available with special savings on these spacious three- and four-bedroom townhomes,” said Kathleen Dec, marketing manager for Mattamy Homes. “Plus, for a … [Read more...]

Mattamy Home’s Fabulous Spring Sales Event

With two new townhome communities opening in Lutz and Citrus Park, Mattamy Homes is offering families special savings on new, quick move-in townhomes for a limited time only, including paying closing costs.  A variety of three- and four-bedroom townhomes are available for move in this spring, at Avea Pointe in Lutz and Lakeview at Citrus Park. New Models in Citrus Park Mattamy Homes been … [Read more...]

Locals invited to get involved with Lutz Fourth of July

A planning committee preparing for the Lutz 4th of July Parade will have its first meeting on March 12 at 7 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend and to offer fresh ideas for the annual holiday event, which has been a Lutz tradition for years. The meeting will take place at the Old Lutz School at 18819 U.S. 41. Future meeting dates will be announced during that initial … [Read more...]

Mattamy Opens Second Townhome Community In Lutz

There’s more good news from Mattamy Homes for families looking for affordable new construction in Lutz that offers excellent schools and one of the best locations in Tampa Bay. Avea Pointe is a new townhome community located off Van Dyke Road on Lakeshore Drive. It is directly across from Lakeshore Preserve — Mattamy Homes’ very successful townhome community of 102 homes, which is closing out … [Read more...]