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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.
Find a new outfit or the perfect gift for a friend at these locally owned small businesses.
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The rescue group needs volunteers, donors, fosters, and adoptive pet-parents to help in their mission of ending breed stigma and finding every dog a loving home.
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.
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.
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Pick up some oranges, tangerines, or pomelos during peak citrus season this January and February.
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.
As Lakeland continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.
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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.
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Publix is once again giving back to an organization that gives back to Lakeland — and we’re calling on LAL readers to decide who wins.
From historic homes to a flourishing small business scene, there’s something for residents and visitors alike to explore in Dixieland.
Not sure where to shop this weekend? Let the fates decide.
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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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Learn about the good work SPCA Florida does for Lakeland dogs + cats — and see how you can help them (and local firemen) gather 7,000 lbs of dog and cat food.
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See how kidsPACK ensures disadvantaged kids don’t go hungry.
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Amazon employees can have their tuition partially or fully covered thanks to the new program bringing aircraft mechanic training to LAL.
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Here are the Pub Subs that eight of Lakeland’s movers + shakers order when they hit the Publix Deli.
If you don’t have coffee already in hand, consider this your sign to grab some.
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Check that resolution off your list: Here are four Publix-sponsored races to join before the year is up.
Could more Aldi stores be coming to Lakeland? We asked our readers what they think of Winn-Dixie and Harveys locations changing to Aldi grocery stores.
While we always hate to say goodbye, we also want to know: What would you put in these now-vacant Lakeland buildings?
Find handmade goods, tasty food and drink, or a unique piece of art at these community markets.
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