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If you're one of the Hollingsworth walkers who wondered about the contraption spurting water near the city parking lot, Lakeland lakes manager Curtis Porterfield explains the device pumps water out of a low-lying ditch along Buckingham Avenue and into the lake to prevent flooding.
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When old bikes spray-painted orange started showing up around Lakeland over the weekend, residents took notice — and many weren’t happy. Some Facebook users hailed them as clever viral marketing, but others felt the painted bikes recall — in a disrespectful way — white “ghost bikes” that memorialize bicycle fatalities.
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.
WFLA’s Holly Bounds talk with residents of Patten Heights Street who were upset when large parts of an 80-year-old Oak were cut to make room for the moving of a Tudor house in September. A lawyer for the man who moved the house said they offered to replace the tree and more, but the homeowner wasn’t satisfied.