Monday, January 21, 2013
Want to stop for gas and a quick bite to eat? Like shopping for deals at a thrift store? Want to browse an art gallery? Check out some of Largo's newest businesses.
A. Thorntons B. Scar Heal Inc. C. Pipes & Dreams D. Stouts Auto E. Woodbridge Medical Group, LLC F. Sandra Johnson Counseling Services G. 7-Eleven H. Community Corner Thrift Store I. Myroc Studios Stay connected by signing up for our free email newsletter or "liking" us on Facebook.
The longtime sub shop offers seven different types of steak subs.
Since 1987, Largo Subs, the family-owned sandwich shop near the corner of Missouri Avenue North and East Bay, has served an array of subs, gyros, wings, salads, burgers and more. A section of the menu is devoted to steak subs with various options to add cheese, mushrooms, hot peppers and bell peppers. Or, customers can swap out the steak for marinated chicken breast. The 12-inch steak sub, which comes with fries, is plenty for two people to eat for lunch. The sub shop has plenty of booth seating. Or if you feel like a picnic, order the sub to go and walk the short distance across East Bay Drive to Largo Central Park. Largo Subs offers daily specials. Most of the 12-inch steak subs cost less than $6. Related Coverage: If you go to Largo …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Hungry for a pizza? Want to brighten someone's day with flowers? Need a room remodeled? Check out, some of the new businesses opening in Largo.
A. Bennett Residential Building and Remodeling B. CPR Cell Phone C. Gunslinger's D. Professional Powder Coating & Sandblasting, Inc. E. Mama Faraone's Pizza F. Magda's Flowers G. American Medical Distribution, Inc. H. The Cycle Shop H. 28 Day Gold I. Salon La Marie J. Minot Odne LLC K. JiffyShip, LLC L. Dragonsong Forge, Inc. M. United Realty Ventures, Inc. N. Clarity Services Inc. O. Total Control Services LLC Want to read about other local businesses? Sign up for the Largo Patch email newsletter to get our headlines delivered to your inbox or smartphone, for free!
Friday, January 4, 2013
Mama Faraone's serves pizza, pasta and subs with a focus on fresh, homemade food.
Phil Faraone opened his first Italian restaurant 45 years ago in Chicago. For 40 years, he followed his mother's recipes for homemade sauces and fresh dough serving authentic Italian cuisine to generations of locals and celebrities such as the late George Steinbrenner, Faraone said. Then Faraone 'retired' and moved to Largo. But the tradition of family-owned and operated restaurants continued as Faraone helped first his nephew and now his son start pizza places in Largo. "My son came up from Chicago and wanted to get into the food business, so I am helping him get started," Faraone said. "I take pride in good quality- the best pizza you have ever had. I don't know if it is the best, but I have not found better. We make all the dough and …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
A new motorcycle repair shop offers one-stop repairs for all types of bikes.
A local man opened a one-stop bike repair shop Jan. 2 on Belcher Road, which services all types of motorcycles. Shop Owner Dean Rugare learned how to ride a motorcycle before he could drive a car. Through his more than three decades of riding, Rugare identified the need for a good, local and independent bike shop, he said. "I've been riding (motorcycles) for over 30 years, I wanted to turn my passion into a business," Rugare said. The new Cycle Shop is a full-service shop, which repairs, restores, and services all types of bikes including Harley-Davidson, Metric and Euro. A tool and dye maker by trade, Rugare can make parts for bikes. The ability to make parts, the shop cannot find will be especially useful for vintage bike repairs, Rugare…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
If you don't feel like cooking this Christmas, you can stay close to home and have dinner at a restaurant right here in Largo.
Looking for restaurants open on Christmas? Several Largo restaurants are open, if you don't want to cook a Christmas meal. Restaurants Open on Christmas Balla's Steakhouse China 1 Denny's Perkins Family Restaurant Savory Restaurant & Pizzeria Three Coins Family Restaurant Curious about the holiday hours of your favorite Largo restaurant? You can find the restaurant's phone number in our Business Directory. If you know of another Largo restaurant that will be open on Christmas, let us know and we'll add it to this story! Stay connected by signing up for our free email newsletter or "liking" us on Facebook.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Busy week? Allow us to catch you up on some of the highlights.
1. A Largo 10-year-old became an Internet sensation and caught the attention of the 'Today' Show for his "Gangnam Style" performance with the cheerleaders at Tampa Bay Buccaneers games. 2. A man was accused of running around a Largo parking lot Wednesday, wearing only a red shirt and no pants, police reported. In a separate investigation, police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a reported bank robbery Friday on Walsingham Road. 3. On the roadways around Largo, a Seminole man died in a Clearwater crash. Also, Largo officials considered a proposed plan to improve safety and efficiency on the roads around town. 4. Ready for the holidays? During the twelve days before Christmas, Largo Patch is highlighting popular …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Small Business Saturday is today (Nov. 24) It's a day to focus on the small businesses our community relies on.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Headed out shopping today? Consider one of the many great local businesses like Hammerheads Ace Hardware. Check the Largo Patch directory for more local businesses. As a way of saying thanks on Small Business Saturday, if you've been to these businesses, go to their page and give them a rating (4 or 5 stars, maybe?). Or type up a nice review on their page that everyone will see. Check out the Small Business Saturday Deals in Largo. If you're a small business, consider adding your deal to the comments section of the story.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Some local restaurants and stores are open on Thanksgiving.
Need some whipped cream for the pumpkin pie? Want to go to a movie after the big feast? Prefer to let someone else do the cooking? Some stores, restaurants and entertainment places around Largo are open on Thanksgiving Day: 1. Grocery Stores 2. Restaurants 3. Movies 4. Drug Store 5. Mini-Golf 6. Bakery Stay connected by signing up for our free email newsletter or "liking" us on Facebook. Know of something that's open, which we missed? Please add it to the comments.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Largo City Commissioner-Elect James Robinson was back at work on Wednesday at the Largo Feed Store.
Wednesday was just another day of work for Largo City Commissioner-Elect James Robinson, who returned to his job as manager of the Largo Feed & Garden Supply Inc. a day after winning the race for Seat Four. Robinson beat out Robert Hunsicker with about 59 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial results from the Pinellas Supervisor of Elections. Robinson said many people had stopped into the feed store on Wednesday and congratulated him. The 35-year-old has worked at the feed store for 18 years. He started as a clerk and did deliveries, working his way up to his current position as manager, he said. "I like small business," Robinson said. "The money stays in the community. I like to see people shop small …