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Black-Owned Businesses in Brandon and Beyond

Brandon, Riverview, East Tampa, Valrico, Seffner, Lithia & FishHawk areas

By Catherine Fialla, Macaroni Kid Brandon Publisher June 12, 2020


At Macaroni Kid Brandon, in addition to helping you Find Your Family Fun® we are striving to keep up at being the very best resource for all of the families in our community. One way we can show our solidarity with the Black members of our community is to support local Black-owned businesses. We wanted to create this resource to strengthen our community and so that we can all get out there and show our love & support ❤️

We are very proud to present Macaroni Kid Brandon's Guide to Black-Owned Businesses in Brandon and Beyond, featuring businesses from the Brandon, Riverview, East Tampa, Valrico, Seffner, Lithia & FishHawk areas. 

*If you would like your business included please contact catherinef@macaronikid.com 


Arts

Paschall Blanc - local art studio that offers classes to beginner and intermediate level artists.


Classes

My Gym Brandon - My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively, and emotionally. We offer structured, age-appropriate classes on a weekly basis that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports, and more.


Clothing & Fashion

2 Bling Queens - We have always had an eye for fashion but now we have fallen in love with Paparazzi Accessories! Get yours now so that you can be fabulous along with us! Happy shopping!

ChicMirror -  Our online boutique offers collections for women who seek to express themselves through effortless, creative & individual style, so we have the latest fashion trends including apparel, accessories, intimates, & shoes. Perfect for women who live free

Final Look Fashions - We provide many different styles and trendy fashion at affordable prices. From hair, lashes, shoes & clothing etc. Be YOU, unique and different, so when you look good you feel good.

Pretty Girl Hustle Apparel & More - Specializing in customized shoes, bling, and printed apparel for any occasion

Ruffles & Bows From Head 2 Toe - We will create the look you want with custom made custom tshirts, party decorations, hair accessories, tutu skirts and dresses


Coffee, Cakes & Treats

CJ's Dazzling Delights - Specializing in cakes, pies, pudding, alcohol infused sweet treats and much more.

Dueling Cups - Follow us as we bring the newest coffee and tea house to the Lake St. Charles area of Riverview, FL. We are excited to share a cup of coffee or tea with you soon. Our comfortable lounge area will be perfect for doing work, studying for that test, having a business meeting, or simply just enjoying a cup of coffee or tea with family and friends.

The Popcorn Spot - The Popcorn Spot is a family owned and operated business that offers a variety of delicious gourmet popcorn flavors that are hand crafted.

The Southern Sugar Company - "Sweet treats with a taste of Southern Hospitality and down home goodness." The Southern Sugar Company puts a modern spin on classic southern desserts for parties, weddings, family gatherings and events of all types and sizes.

Sugar Lees Gourmet Coffee Service - Bringing the treasures of the earth to the people of the world. Get your quality coffee, tea and health and wellness products.


Education & Schools

1ST Leap Workforce Consulting, LLC - 1ST Leap Workforce Consulting is prepared and dedicated on providing today’s job seekers with the tools and insight needed to accomplished that next leap towards a promising career and overall job stability.

Children's Academy Fishhawk - Children’s Academy is committed to providing a strong social, emotional and academic foundation in a warm and nurturing environment.

McKenzie's Clubhouse - Taking Literacy out of the box while aiding children to develop and strengthen literacy skills through math, science, and creative arts.

McKenzie’s Professional Educational Consulting Services - A Consulting firm that encourages opportunities for reflection, professional growth, collaboration and implementation of effective strategic instructions


Gifts

Blue Sage Eco Boutique - Blue Sage Eco Boutique offers quality, eco-friendly clothing and handcrafted candles that promote personal growth, peace and prosperity.

Rose Of Sharon Soapery - This locally owned and operated company produces a wide range of handmade all-natural soaps, creams, and moisturizers

Unstoppable Sweets - I can customize anything. T shirts, bags, wine glasses etc. I help my clients bring their ideas to life.


Hair & Beauty

BellaMese Hair Boutique - online shopping hair gallery specializing in 100% virgin bundles, frontals, closures wigs and more at affordable prices

Classic Hair Therapy - Classic Hair Therapy provides Natural/Healthy Hair services. We specialize in Natural Hair Care, Braids, Twists, Locs and Protective Styling.

Natural Glam Beautique Braiding & Loc Studio - "Your one stop Glam shop, offering Natural hair, skin, brows and makeup services in Tampa."


Health & Wellness

Adaptiv Hydration & Wellness - The healthcare arena is often complex and confusing to navigate. Adaptiv Wellness is here to meet you where you are on your healthcare journey. We are here to help silence the noise by providing personalized, private, and convenient concierge services that focus on YOU and your pursuit of optimal wellness

Expressions Therapy Center - Diana is a Licensed Counselor working with children and adults. She incorporates play therapy techniques, and art therapy techniques to empower her clients and help them learn effective tools to begin the process of healing. Licensed in FL and NJ.

Inspired Mobile Fitness, LLC - Our team of personal trainers run neighborhood group fitness classes and travel to our clients to deliver fitness programs that get results. Currently have indoor locations for personal/small group training and outdoor fitness classes

Kids First Pediatric Care - Pediatric office dedicated to the health and well being of children and their families from birth to age 21

Life Balance and Beauty - Providing Counseling, Massage, Beauty, and Wellness for the entire family


Home

Safeline Home Inspections LLC - Professional home inspector; We help nervous home buyers to make sure that their next home is not going to be their next money pit


Legal

Myrthil's Law, P.A. - Our area of practice includes: Family Law, Probate, Wills, Estate, & Trust.


Outdoor Adventure

Blackneck Adventures - Inshore fishing for redfish, snook, trout in the Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. Enjoy a fun day on the water with Capt.Mike, a guide who looks forward to sharing his passion!


Party & Events

Party Planet - We are a local family owned business that sells balloons, quality party supplies and accessories for less. “We make every party outta this world!”

Center of Attention - Center of Attention's goal is to shine the spotlight on you and your event. We create event pieces and memorable experiences to last a lifetime.


Photography

Hankerson Photography & Video - High quality photography services including wedding, portraits, headshots and more


Promotional Products

Francois Crowns - Known in the Tampa Bay area for over 20 years as a promotional products business. Screen print and embroidery on t-shirts, hats, mugs, bumper stickers, and MORE!


Restaurants & Catering

Burnin Barber-Que and More - Burnin Barber Que is your local neighborhood BBQ restaurant serving Authentic Southern BBQ, Soulfood, & Seafood

First Choice Bar-B-Que - Family owned and operated since 1992, our goal is to provide you top quality barbecue with every bite you eat! Here you'll find our warm and friendly atmosphere to help you enjoy your barbeque experience. At First Choice, you'll find the best southern style bar-b-que pork, beef brisket, smoked turkey, chicken, sausage, corned beef, and ribs!

Flavaz Jamaican Grille - Flavaz Jamaican Grille is a full-service family restaurant in Riverview, FL, providing savory Jamaican food and good vibes since 2017. We focus on raising the bar with consistency, courtesy, cleanliness and charity.

Livy O’s Catering & Events - The Bay Area’s hottest family owned and operated catering company. From southern comforts to fine dining, whatever your taste prefers is our specialty!

Trust Me BBQ  - We have original Jamaican influenced BBQ


Travel

Amazing Travels With Ronja - I am trusted, genuine and reliable Independent Travel Agent that is dedicated to design trips for individuals and groups that will enrich their lives to create lasting memories. If you want to travel with Excellence make sure to contact Ronja.





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