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With LAL now offering commercial flights through Avelo, here’s what you need to know before you take off.
We’re reminiscing on some literal blasts from the past — from live shows to roller coasters and other attractions.
Relive the camp days of your youth by learning something new at one of these local classes or workshops just for grownups.
Find handmade goods, tasty food and drink, or a unique piece of art at these community markets.
We recently took to Instagram to ask our followers their best “hacks” for life in Lakeland — here’s what they came up with.
Eat and Drink
Sink your teeth into this list to find your next triple meat, plant-based, or classic diner burger.
Ready for your lunch break? Check out these 25 lunches from hearty salads to diner-style bites.
We’ll be toasting to the bountiful beverage industry across Lakeland, FL from Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26, 2024.
After two years of waiting, Lakeland’s newest charcuterie spot has opened its storefront for business — here’s our review.
Travel and Outdoors
Learn how the team behind Sow Exotic grew it from a budding operation to a thriving plant nursery near Lakeland, and see how you can stock your own garden with its edible plants.
Prepare for summer weather in Swan City with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
We’re exploring a few of our reader recommendations for beachy road trips around Lakeland, Florida.
Florida Thunderstorm Season runs from May 25 to Oct. 10 in West Central Florida. You don’t have to stay inside when rainy days come — keep exploring Lakeland with these indoor activities.
New to Lakeland
From churches to mosques to synagogues to temples, Lakeland is home to a wide array of religious organizations.
Finding the right school for your family can be a challenge — but we’re here to help. Check out our list of the top elementary, middle, and high schools in Lakeland based on Florida Department of Education ratings.
Canopy roads, bungalows, brick streets, and royal swans — you’ll find all this and more throughout Lakeland’s seven historic districts.
We’ve made a concerted effort to orchestrate this roadmap, so you can focus on finding the artists you adore.
Real Estate
No matter what area of Lakeland you’re interested in moving to, there’s an apartment complex for you. Check out the amenities available at these new + coming soon properties.
Learn how the luxury apartments and retail space at Prospect Lake Wire will factor into the city’s Downtown West Action Plan.
Get the scoop on what’s happening in Lakeland’s real estate scene — from average home prices to overall market conditions.
Here’s what Lakelanders need to know about the upcoming developments for the Downtown West area.
City
We asked our readers for their favorite veteran-owned businesses around Swan City — here’s what they came up with.
Students will get hands-on experience while earning bachelor’s degrees at the new School of Architecture.
Here’s what Lakelanders can expect going forward at this downtown landmark.
We’re taking a look at some of the most prominent elected officials across Lakeland + Polk County — from how often they’re elected to the function of their offices.

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