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Take our word for it — these are the activities, exhibits, and stops we wouldn’t miss at Florida’s largest aerospace expo.
This historic building has been a staple of Swan City’s skyline for nearly a century.
Dig into delicious and nutritious vegan and vegetarian fare in every corner of Swan City.
Find out what to do and where to stay in the first destination city Avelo Airlines will fly to from Lakeland.
Fill your menu with local food and drink.
Eat and Drink
If you don’t have coffee already in hand, consider this your sign to grab some.
See how students are learning about entrepreneurship with this experiential learning lab.
Dominik Rahmani is following in his parents’ footsteps to bring delicious food truck bites to Lakeland. Learn more about what inspired him to open Funnel Feasts.
Make your weekend egg-cellent by taking in one of these Easter-themed events.
Travel and Outdoors
If you’ve ever wondered how some of Lakeland’s most notable bodies of water got their names — this is for you.
We take a look at our bicycling infrastructure and how we can make the area more bikeable.
The announcement Lakelanders have been waiting for has finally come.
Catch up on the progress of Lakeland’s transportation projects, from airport updates to possible future railways and road improvements.
New to Lakeland
From lifting weights and personal training to dance fitness and spin classes — we’ve rounded up 25+ gyms and fitness offerings around Swan City.
We’re breaking down all you need to know about parking — from parallel spots, garages, lots, and accessible options.
Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in Lakeland, serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Lakeland, FL has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
Real Estate
Get to know the lore behind Bok Tower, one of Central Florida’s most iconic structures.
Wanna play a game? Test your knowledge of how well you know Lakeland locations by the address alone.
From what classifies a building as historic to where you can find them around Swan City, we’ve got the answer to your most pressing real estate questions.
Construction on a modern new campus completed in March 2024 for the Lakeland school founded in 1956.
City
We’re breaking down the key updates on one of Lakeland’s most notable roadway projects.
Hop on a golf cart for a ride that’s “Fast, Frequent, and Fun.”
Are you eligible to run for office in Lakeland? Learn how you can get started, as well as what positions are available this year, here.
Come December 2025, Lakeland will enter a new mayoral era.

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