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You may have seen their work and not even realized — keep reading to learn about this group of 26 men and one woman who left a lasting impact on contemporary art history.
This STEM-focused college continues to grow. See what’s next for Florida Polytechnic University’s campus and student body.
Dining in Lakeland is always a fresh experience with new restaurants popping up all the time — and more on the way.
Search through over 40,000 sqft of vintage collectibles and antiques at one of Lakeland’s largest antique malls.
This mystical Mann Road mammoth has an interesting history — learn more about its lore and how you can see it for yourself below.
Eat and Drink
If you don’t have coffee already in hand, consider this your sign to grab some.
Mitchell’s Coffee Shop has been serving up coffee and gourmet food since 1998. See what inspired the coffee shop’s owner to open the first shop of its kind in Lakeland 25 years ago.
We’re fishing for Lakeland’s favorite sushi spot.
Got a hot new fling? Hoping to spice things up with your longtime partner? We’re here to help plan your next date in Swan City.
Travel and Outdoors
Created in 1875, Cassadaga, FL finds its roots in spiritualism. Learn more about this haunting community just 90 minutes from Lakeland.
In need of a one-day getaway? We’re sharing our readers’ favorite things to do, see, and eat in towns within a quick drive of Swan City.
Prepare for fall weather in Lakeland, Florida with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Where are you hoping to visit this fall? Let us know what you’re planning to see and do as we prepare our fall travel guides.
New to Lakeland
Our town has become a regular star on the silver screen — how many of these movies have you seen that were filmed on location in Lakeland?
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Lakeland, FL has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
We’re on a mission to map out Lakeland’s top destinations for foodies, art lovers, and pet parents. Learn how you can help.
Check out summer and beach-themed events happening in and around Lakeland in this seasonal guide.
Real Estate
Learn from local and statewide experts in historic home preservation at this free event at Florida Southern College.
There are both benefits and strict guidelines for homes in Lakeland’s seven historic districts.
We’re breaking out our crystal ball and looking ahead towards the future of these developments underway around Lakeland.
See inside these two hot homes with unique outdoor spaces that have hit the Lakeland real estate market.
City
The City of Lakeland has finalized its budget for the upcoming fiscal year — let’s take a look at the $746.9 million bottom line.
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.
From early childhood education to schools for underserved communities, here are the educational opportunities coming soon to the Lakeland + Polk areas that we’re watching.

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