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SWAN BREWING is expanding by the end of the year to a second location — the spot in Highland Plaza on Lakeland Highlands Road previously occupied by Buddha’s Pub and Lakeland’s Beer Rev (now moved to South Florida Avenue and rebranded as Craft + Kitchen.) Principal partner Dan Thumberg plans 16 taps,  multiple TV monitors, pool table, arcade games, darts and a jukebox | Facebook

CHARGES DROPPED: We noted in July 2017 that the morning paper deviated from its practice of not writing about internal issues when it reported third-degree felony charges filed against its former marketing manager Nanay Pittman in a case involving the newspaper. Those charges have been dropped.