Some new businesses setting up shop in the area:
PET GROOMING: Don't have time to groom your pet? Bloomingtails Pamper Waggin brings its pet grooming service right to your doorstep. Open since Feb. 1, it offers a salon and spa on wheels for your pet. Services range from $35 to $50, depending on the size of the dog. By appointment only. 598-8378.
MOBILE CLEANING: Remains of the Day Cleaning Co. has made cleaning up after your pets a thing of the past. They will scoop the poop from your lawn; costs start at $15 per visit but vary depending on the number of pets. Ten percent of the profits go to local no-kill shelters. By appointment only. 654-5253.
CHEESE PLEASE: Brothers David and Mo Cruz opened Pizza Haven at 122 E Brandon Blvd. on Feb. 5. The restaurant uses Wisconsin white cheddar cheese and fresh ingredients every day. New York style pizza, lasagna, Stromboli's and calzones are all on the menu. Pizzas are two sizes, small and large, and prices are $6.50 to $19.25. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 689-0905.
ONLY CHICKEN: Chick-fil-A opened March 7 at 1504 E Brandon Blvd. All menu items are made with chicken. Prices range from $2.50 to $6. Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 661-2300.
_ Know of a business that is opening, closing or moving? Contact Ruba Uri, Brandon Times, 426 W. Brandon Blvd. Brandon, FL 33511. Phone: 661-2439. Fax: 661-2427. E-mail: rurisptimes.com