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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.
Final Update: Florida Avenue Reopened After Only One Commuter Cycle
Work had been expected to disrupt downtown traffic for much of the week, but it was completed in less than a day.
Harden Boulevard Reopens Following Fatal Single-Vehicle Accident
Lakeland resident, 69, dies after he lost control of his vehicle and he was ejected when it rolled over.
What If Munn Park Had a Downtown Welcome Center With Public Restrooms?
An architect is creating a rendering to show what a facility at the northeast corner of Munn Park might look like.
Lakeland Electric’s Base Rate Will Rise 2.25% in April
The utility is raising rates in phases, with further 2.25% increases scheduled for Oct. 1 this year and Oct. 1, 2024.
Owner of Downtown’s Lakeland Loft Wants to Open a Tropical Bar Downstairs
Ocean Breeze Tiki Bar would have Caribbean-style drinks, recorded island music and patio seating for 25.
Bonnet Springs Park Visionaries David and Jean Bunch Win George Jenkins Award
Other honorees at the Chamber of Commerce annual meeting: Allen & Company and Mail Processing Associates.
Pickup Driver Dies After Hitting 2 SUVs and Slamming Into a Dixieland Building
The string of accidents happened when he tried to speed past a vehicle in a no-passing lane, police said.
Online 3D Visioning of Downtown Is Ready for Prime Time
Catalyst Lakeland is primarily a tool for potential developers but anyone with a computer can access it.
City Honors MLK Parade Award Winners
Special thanks went to former Detroit Tigers slugger Willie Horton, who served as grand marshal.