FOOT CARE: Feet need special care and Italy Shoe Lab Inc. opened in September to provide it. The store at 9639 Palm River Road has a wide variety of shoe supplies and services such as shoe repair, dye work, shoe modifications, custom arch supports, shoes for men and women, and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Appointments are available. 744-5155.
STUFFED WITH LOVE: Build a Bear Workshop is opening its doors Thursday at the Westfield Shoppingtown in Brandon. Shoppers pick a bear, stuff it, sew it, wash it, dress it and make a birth certificate for it. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. toll-free 1-877-560-2327. COOL CONSIGNMENT CLOTHES: A boutique that specializes in consignment and department store clothing for men, women and children opened Sept. 14. From Our Closet to Yours, at 873 W Bloomingdale Ave., also sells handmade jewelry crafted by local artists. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. 662-3726.
Here's a look at some businesses leaving the area:
GONE FOR GOOD: Clothestime at 2470 W Brandon Blvd. is permanently out of business. The store specialized in women's clothing.
MOVING ON: Banana Republic left the Westfield Shoppingtown in Brandon on Tuesday..
- Know of a business that's opening, closing or moving? Contact Ruba Uri at email@example.com Phone: 661-2439. Fax: 661-2427.