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Business & Growth

Open & shut

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 6, 2005

Feeders, and habitats and seeds, oh my! Wild Birds Unlimited at 13410 N Dale Mabry Highway will put you on the path to a bird lover's paradise. "We're unique because our business brings people and nature together by providing the tools and advice needed to create a backyard sanctuary," said Greg Williams, the store's co-owner. Stop by for professional advice and to buy all backyard things bird-like. Call (813) 961-2772. Hours are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

North Tampa residents can save the world ... and get their clothes cleaned, too. Enter Martinizing Dry Cleaning and the GreenEarth Cleaning System at 6303 W Linebaugh. With their environment-friendly cleaning solvent clothes come out clean, soft and safe for all parties involved. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call (813) 514-2815. Add a little class to your glass with etched designs from the Glass Door Store & more at 14831 N Florida Ave. Add a design to an existing door or buy a whole new system. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (813) 991-0028.

- Know of a business opening or closing? Send information to Alysha Edmonds at 813 269-5314, e-mail at or fax at (813) 269-5310.

[Last modified November 5, 2005, 10:12:29]

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