Planners say three lanes and wide sidewalks in Dixieland will improve safety and economic development opportunities.
Author Archives: Barry Friedman
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.
Lakeland brings Christmas to a child | Phillips Photographers transition
We’d love to see you this month Barry Friedman Editor & Publisher LkldNow has two events between now and the end of the year. Trinity, Kimberly and I hope to see you at one or both: LOCAL BREWS FOR LOCAL NEWS takes place this Saturday from noon until 3 p.m. at Swan Brewing, 115 W. […]
U.S. Rep. Franklin Votes Against Same-Sex Marriage Bill
The Lakeland Republican says the bill didn’t go far enough to protect religious freedoms for people who object to providing services for gay marriages.
Lakeland News: South Florida Avenue lane reduction | Neo-Nazis
Column headline goes here Barry Friedman Editor & Publisher The text of the column goes here and it keeps going and we’ll add some paragraphs. The text o the newsletter goes here and it keeps going and we’ll add some paragraphs. CURATED LAKELAND NEWS First item | Day |x to x p.m. | PlaceParade participants […]
South Florida Avenue: Planners Back Three Lanes and Wide Sidewalks
City commissioners have asked their staff to draft a resolution supporting the three-lane option.
2022 Christmas Parade: The Basics
Thousands will converge on downtown Lakeland Thursday evening for the spectacle of the annual Christmas parade and fireworks.
Walking to Bonnet Springs Park? Prepare for Obstacles
Miles of trails have attracted many people to the new park for recreation. But challenges await those who want to walk to the park.
Lakeland ‘Fared Well’ as Nicole’s Center Rolled Through
The tropical storm moved over Lakeland around 8 a.m. Power outages were fewer than anticipated.
Election Roundup: Voters Return Lisa Miller to School Board
Other winners: Laurel Lee and Scott Franklin for U.S. House, Colleen Burton for Florida Senate, Martha Santiago for County Commission, John Flynn for County Judge. Polk environmental lands measure passes.
Polk Schools, Other Institutions Close for Tropical Storm
We’ve been updating our list of closures and cancellations related to Nicole.