A grassroots effort launched eight years ago may finally bear fruit if the City Commission approves a $283,000 contract Monday.
Owner Sam Joaquin is closing the Bedrock location on U.S. 92 East and bringing the employees to the new spot.
First Friday will not take place downtown tonight.
The historic building that houses the two businesses was listed for sale at $1.35 million. It is under contract with closing scheduled for Sept. 15.
The City Commission voted unanimously to allow the 1957 Donovan Dean structure to be torn down to create parking for Publix employees.
The focus is on restoring charm and improving pedestrian safety to bring more families to the city center.
The Lakeland-based supermarket giant is taking over a fourth building downtown and plans to add several hundred IT jobs.
The number of accidents have been halved in six months at intersections already converted.
Lakeland’s largest annual LGBTQ event drew a large crowd to Munn Park to celebrate; a few protesters showed up, too
The change from traffic lights to stop signs at seven crossings was so popular, the city is planning to add four more.