Sips coffee shop celebrated its official grand opening March 1.
The shop has been open since Feb. 13.
The shop is owned by Justina Condensa and her fiance, Chris Carter. It specializes in coffee, smoothies and juices and is located in Whitney Plaza, 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive.
Vice Mayor Maureen Merrigan and Commissioner BJ Bishop helped the couple celebrate their ribbon cutting along with family and friends.
Whitney Plaza houses Performance Pilates, Mike and Emily Condensa's business, as well.
The shop’s hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; it is closed Mondays. However, the couple has said they consistently stay open later to meet customer demand.
This article has been updated with the co-owner of Performance Pilates.