Top Headlines: New Restaurants, Big-Box Protest, Amazon and More

Posts worthy of another look include coverage of the continuing Bloomingdale big-box protest, new restaurants for FishHawk and Bloomingdale Square, truck that fell off I-75 and possible opening of an Amazon.com fulfillment center in the South Shore area

1. Big-Box Opponents Demand Written Answers From all 7 Commissioners

Certified letters were sent to all seven Hillsborough County Commissioners by representatives of CAN-DO, under whose auspices residents are fighting a proposed big-box retail and apartment complex development off Bloomingdale Avenue.

  • See also 16 Questions Asked by Bloomingdale Big-Box Opponents

2. River Hills Resident Killed in Polk County Crash

Valerie T. Harris died after her car crashed into another car on Ewell Road south of Lakeland.

FishHawk Ranch resident Mark Van Dame will open the eatery in early August, in a long-vacated storefront in his hometown.

4. Details Of How Truck Drove Off I-75 Into Alafia River

The crash caused delays on both sides of Interstate 75.

The Hillsborough County Commissioner is considering a proposal to provide Amazon.com with a job creation incentive to bring a wholesale trade fulfillment center to South Shore.

5. New Restaurant To Fill Cherry's Vacated Bloomingdale Square Space

An award-winning restaurant is set to fill the vacated Cherry's Bar & Grill space at the Bloomingdale Square shopping center, anchored by Publix and Walmart.

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