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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.
If all goes according to plan, the City of Lakeland will be dedicating a short seawall near the Lake Hollingsworth parking lot a year from now. More
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. More
Fans of locally grown produce in Lakeland will get to try another weekly farmers market starting next Wednesday. Dixie Twilight Market will operate from 4 p.m. until sundown Wednesdays in the parking lot behind Dixieland Village. More
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.
The frustrations of an elderly woman who feels confined to her house by neighborhood crime has sparked new attention to homeless people by city officials. More
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.