Just Ride Bicycles 13412 Boyette Rd, Riverview, FL33569 In business since 1998, Just Ride Bicycles is a full-service bicycle shop. Services include bicycle rentals, fittings…More and repair. It also carries bicycles to buy. It offers free delivery to the downtown Tampa area.
Located in the Bloomingdale Plaza next to Winn Dixie, Back By Demand Thrift Store, Consignment, Boutique and Snack…More Shoppe is home to a variety of items, including clothing and electronics, collectibles, toys, sports memorabilia, furniture, art, books, crafts, jewelry, housewares and more. Back By Demand Thrift Store, Consignment, Boutique and Snack Shoppe additionally supports the local Breast Cancer Foundation and SPCA.
Meet Brandon resident and Author John V Cinchett signing copies of his new book “Vintage Tampa Storefronts and Scenes” at this book signing: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at the Back By Demand Thrift Store, 173 E. Bloomingdale Avenue in Brandon, S.E. corner of Bloomingdale Ave. and John Moore Rd., next to Winn Dixie from 12 Noon to 3:00 P.M. Admission is free and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Local Breast Cancer Foundation and the SPCA Tampa Bay. For further information please call 813-438-8910.
Featured in the book are more than 200 historic photographs taken of Tampa from the 1940s through the 1960s including never-before-seen images of favorite downtown shopping scenes and neighborhood shops including several legendary Brandon businesses. The book will take the reader on a walking tour of Downtown Tampa, Brandon, Ybor City, West Tampa, Seminole Heights and other neighborhoods, highlighting all the most popular stores of that well-loved era in vintage restored original photographs.
About the Author: Mr. Cinchett is a third-generation Tampa native, Brandon resident and local history writer who dedicates his efforts to the preservation and promotion of historic Tampa photographs. He interviewed dozens of longtime Tampa store owners who shared their family’s heritage through captivating stories and nostalgic photographs of their legendary businesses proudly passed along from generation to generation. With his new book Vintage Tampa Storefronts and Scenes, the author has created another valuable historic archive and pictorial treasure that celebrates the success of Tampa’s family-owned business community.
The book retails for $21.99 and may be purchased the day of the signing or at local bookstores including Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and Inkwood Books. It is also available at the Tampa Bay History Center Gift Shop and the Ybor City State Museum Gift Shop. Online orders can be placed at www.ArcadiaPublishing.com. Telephone orders can be made at (toll-free) 1-888-313-2665.