TIGERTOWN: Despite escalating costs, delays and concerns about project leadership detailed in a 2,800-word Ledger investigative piece, city officials insist the renovation of Joker Marchant Stadium will be finished on time  

RESTAURANTS: Marcos Fernandez, former chief chef at the Lakeland Yacht & Country Club, is opening a gourmet restaurant on South Florida Avenue  emphasizing upscale gastronomy. It replaces Butterfly Bistro, whose owner has taken a new job and plans to stage pop-up dinners around town.

Source: The Ledger

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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.

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