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View the Innovative Works of Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions

Did you know that the largest one-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture is located in Lakeland, Florida? Frank Lloyd Wright was most known as an American architect who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532 in his lifetime. Wright was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as ‘the greatest American architect of […]

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50+ Ways to Experience Central Florida’s Polk County Like a Tourist

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports

We have all heard of going where the locals go when traveling, but why not go where the visitors go when you’re not traveling? Have you ever discovered the fun that lies in your own backyard? Whether you are a resident of Polk County or a visitor, here are 53 places and activities that we think […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5 Date: Tuesday, April 15 Venue: The Lakeland Center -  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center. Lunch […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Spring Piano Concert Date: Tuesday, April 8 Venue: Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland - The students of Harrison Schools for the Arts will perform repertoire from their favorite composers for the piano, such as; Chopin, […]

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New Sculpture Exhibit in Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College

Posted on January 21st, 2012 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions

NeocryptoFunk, an exhibit of new sculptures, created by Dewane Hughes opened in the Melvin Gallery at Florida Southern College on January 20 at 7pm with a well-attended reception that included the artist and his wife. I really didn’t know what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised.  I had called my mother about an hour before […]

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Florida Southern College is Beautiful

Posted on August 4th, 2010 by

Categories: Attractions, General

The Princeton Review has selected Lakeland’s Florida Southern College as the #9 “Most Beautiful College Campus” in the U.S. in their 2011 edition of the popular college guidebook. Florida Southern was listed right after Princeton University (#8) and ahead of the only other Florida college in the Top 20, Rollins College (#12). Surely being the largest one-site collection of Frank […]

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Top 25 for Downtown Lakeland

Posted on August 25th, 2009 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports

I was recently having lunch at a downtown Lakeland restaurant and saw the brand new Downtown Lakeland newsletter. What a great piece for those looking for things to do in Lakeland. One of the things I liked in the newsletter was their list of the Top 25 things to Do in Downtown Lakeland. This is […]

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NYC-FSC-FLW

Posted on December 1st, 2008 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, General

One of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s most recognizable and famous works, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, is going to feature a display about Wright’s largest one-site work, the “Child of the Sun” campus at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. The exhibition “Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward” will be up May 15-August 23, […]

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