Eat and Drink
Eight local eateries where you can pick up Thanksgiving classics
Learn what it means to be sober curious, the current popularity of non-alcoholic beverages, and where you can enjoy a mocktail in Lakeland.
Travel and Outdoors
Polk is full of special places to stay that offer guests a break from traditional motels and hotels — check out our favorites in and around Lakeland, Florida.
Bonnet Springs Park will host a Birthday Bash to celebrate its first year of operations. See what’s on the schedule and what milestones the park has achieved this year.
New to Lakeland
From snow days to Elvis to ‘cloud scrapers:' A look back at the most important historic Lakeland events
Lakeland history is the gift that keeps on giving. Read on for key moments in Swan City history.
Tell us which empty building could be used differently.
You’ll never guess the history behind some of Lakeland’s most familiar façades.
Just like each dog breed has its own personality, each community in Lakeland shines with unique characteristics. Which breed sounds most like you?
The Detroit Tigers will continue spring training for the next 20+ years, and the City of Lakeland will help fund a new team facility. We break it down by the numbers.
Take a look at some of our favorite stories we brought you in 2023 — and learn about how you can keep them coming by supporting LALtoday with the gift of your membership.