The Ledger’s headquarters building in downtown Lakeland is up for sale, as is its office housing The News Chief in Winter Haven. Asking price for the 181,720-square-foot facility at the southwest corner of Lime Street and Missouri Avenue is $21,451,661.
People have been wondering about gray postcards showing up around town with a fancy script P on them. The faint letters give a date of 3.14.15 and the URL patriotlakeland.com. Go to the site and you find out “It’s coming. It’s about craft” and you can sign up to get updates. What kind of craft?
Detroit Free Press travel writer Ellen Creager invented a motto for downtown Lakeland when she wrote about our city as a “small mecca of cool” as the 2004 Spring Training season approached.
A front-page above-the-fold article in today’s Ledger celebrates the spirit of cooperation that has supplanted the formerly bickering relationship between the organizations seeking to guide the direction of downtown Lakeland.