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Auburndale to Host Comic Book Festival in January

Posted on November 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Upcoming

The City of Auburndale is hosting its first Comic Book Convention called City Con. The event will be held Jan. 9-10, 2015 in the city’s downtown park. Majority of the activities will take place in the city’s downtown facilities. The two-day event includes an expo, gaming, double-creature feature, a Cosplay contest, parade of characters and […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Brew Hub

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General

Brew Hub is a brewery and tasting room located on South Frontage Road in Lakeland. It provides full brewing, packaging, distribution and selling services for craft breweries and is the first of five that will be located throughout the country. Craft brewers can Partner Brew onsite. What this means is that the partner craft breweries […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Westgate River Ranch’s Saturday Night Rodeo

Posted on November 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General

Have you ever explored Central Florida’s authentic “Dude Ranch” located just outside of Lake Wales? Westgate River Ranch offers Florida cowboy-themed accommodations ranging from campgrounds to glamping (glamour+camping) tents to two-bedroom cabins along with a multitude of recreational activities and an award-winning Smokehouse Grill and the River Ranch Saloon. One of the many family-friendly adventures at Westgate […]

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Local Favorites Highlights the Mulberry Phosphate Museum

Posted on November 6th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

Journey to the past at Mulberry Phosphate Museum. I was impressed at how much there was to see and learn with my recent visit to the museum. Upon arrival, I noticed two locomotives. The first, which was clearly the older of the two, was an 1880 American Standard locomotive that was acquired by the museum […]

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Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Polk Outpost 27

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Pay honor to the men and women who served our country this Veteran’s Day at Polk Outpost 27, Polk County’s Visitor Information Center, in Davenport. The Veteran’s Day Celebration will take place November 7-11 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily and will be highlighted by a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Paddleboard Winter Haven

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Sports

Looking to have a blast? I ventured out on a new experience recently, and was hesitant about it to begin with, but ended up having one of the best adventures I’ve had in a while. So what did I try? Paddleboarding! Paddleboard Winter Haven owner Audrey Nettlow is one of the nicest around. When I […]

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Glamping Concierge Coming to River Ranch

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Westgate River Ranch Introduces Personal Glamping Concierge Growing popularity fuels glamorous camping expansion featuring exclusive personalized service. After recently introducing the concept of glamping (glamorous camping), Westgate River Ranch is further elevating its popular upscale outdoor accommodations with the launch of a personal glamping concierge. This service, synonymous with a hotel concierge, is now available […]

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Free Admission for Military Veterans at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

LEGOLAND salutes military veterans with free admission Nov. 1-23, family discounts available LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is proud to offer free admission to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces with appreciation days leading up to Thanksgiving in the month of November. From Nov. 1-23, veterans will receive free admission to LEGOLAND Florida, along with […]

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Polk County Hosts Wildly Successful IPSC World Shoot Championship

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Sports

The closing ceremony has been held and preliminary figures are in. PCTSM, along with Universal Shooting Academy and numerous other partners and volunteers, hosted the most successful IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) World Shoot in the organization’s history. More than 1,400 of the most elite handgun athletes in the sport came to Polk County October 3-19 […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Vintage Warehouse

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Shopping

Vintage is in! For all you thrifty lovers, you’ve probably already discovered the treasures that lie within, but for those that haven’t, Vintage Warehouse located off of Wallace Road in Lakeland is a utopia for people like you and me who like to find a new purpose in the old. This vintage hotspot offers a […]

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