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The longest-standing private club in Lakeland celebrates its centennial year in 2024.
Create the city you want to live in by applying to serve in these volunteer roles.
Tell us which biz you think deserves a second chance.
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Head to your local Publix to pick up some local strawbs — and see how to score discount tickets to the Florida Strawberry Festival.
The list of best-performing cities considers the economy, resiliency, and growth of 400+ cities. See where Lakeland ranked.
Find a new outfit or the perfect gift for a friend at these locally owned small businesses.
Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in Lakeland, serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.
As this food hall gets closer to opening, see the latest renderings of the 14,000-sqft indoor and outdoor space coming to The Depot 303 in downtown Mulberry.
Dining in Lakeland is always a fresh experience with new restaurants popping up all the time — and more on the way.
We asked Catapult Lakeland President Christin Strawbridge what businesses we should keep our eyes on — from tech startups to small businesses in food, furniture, and fashion, here’s who we’re watching.
Shop Valentine’s Day chocolates, couple’s games, cookware, candles, and fuzzy socks to spread the love.
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They say “all that glitters is not gold,” and that’s true — some of it is silver, platinum, and of course, diamond. Keep reading for Lakeland jewelry stores to shop from for your next anniversary, birthday, or holiday.
The annual award ceremony hosted by Catapult celebrates four individuals or businesses in the Lakeland community that have made an impact — keep reading to see who won at the Lakeland Entrepreneur Awards.
Do you remember the time Publix made a huge birthday cake for an entire Lakeland neighborhood? Read on for the story.
Shaken or stirred? Either one works, as long as it’s zero-proof. Check out this list of alcohol-free cocktails — mocktails — in Swan City.
The program will allow food entrepreneurs to get the experience of running their own restaurants, while Lakelanders will get to try even more local food.
Used, antique, new, and locally-written — these are just a few types of reads that Lakeland bookstores specialize in from the north side to the south side of Swan City.
From city offices to your favorite grocery stores, here’s when you can expect closures during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
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As Lakeland continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.
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See what local entrepreneur Mary Neaf did to navigate her global company through COVID-19.
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We’ve all wondered about the names behind some of our local parks and places of interest. Pull back the curtain on the history behind their monikers.
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Gift Guide: Our Editors’ picks for the 2023 holiday season
See what Editors Connor and Rilee are shopping this year.
Shop from these 14 local retailers for online discounts in observance of Cyber Monday.
Not sure where to shop this weekend? Let the fates decide.
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Grab a coffee and curl up with adoptable cats at Kitty Cat Lounge. It’s the second business of its kind to open in Lakeland.
Shop the most popular gifts of the 2023 holiday season, plus gifts that support small businesses and the best holiday wrapping paper to tie it all up in.
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