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Business briefs: Taste to Go opens in Tierra Verde

Tierra Verde

Wines, cheeses, sandwiches, olives and more

Taste to Go, a wine, cheese and sandwich shop, has opened at 1110 Pinellas Bayway S. Residents Tracy and Gary Moss said they created the shop based on feedback from friends and their own longing for things they missed from New York, their former hometown. With an open kitchen and outdoor seating with a water view, the couple are promoting the shop as a place to shop, eat or relax. They stock 100 wines, assorted beers, premium teas and gourmet cheeses, sausages, olives and more. Taste to Go is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Visit online at or call 866-1303.

St. Petersburg

Raise a toast

to Fiorini Gallery

Fiorini Gallery and Frame is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a champagne-and-dessert reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The event, at 2060 Tyrone Blvd. N, will feature William Girard, Detroit artist and professor of painting, and emerging artists Emily Page and Pat McEntire. Girard will also show some of his works. The gallery started on Central Avenue and moved to larger quarters a year later, and then moved again in 2005 to its current location, where owner Dan Fiorini added on-site framing services. Visit online at or call


Landscapers open

on 49th Street S

Stefan and Lissa Kaschkadayev have opened Banyan Scapes, a nursery and retail expansion of their landscaping business, at 932 49th St. S. The expansion now allows room for a full-service landscape company. Visit or call 821-4469.

Business briefs: Taste to Go opens in Tierra Verde 04/08/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 9, 2008 9:23am]
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