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Tigers To Stay in Lakeland For 20 More Years

Posted on July 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Sports

The City of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on the terms and conditions that will be included in a contract that will extend the City’s relationship with the organization another 20 years. The current contract signed in 2000 expires December 31, 2016. The new contract will solidify the Detroit Tigers continuing their […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Fat Maggie’s

Posted on July 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining, General

Looking for an authentic dining experience? Discover a hidden gem nestled inside Lakeland’s historic Dixieland community at Fat Maggie’s located on Dixieland Mall Lane.   Dustin Olson, along with wife Heather Olson and long-time pal Kevin Berry fulfilled their dream when they opened Fat Maggie’s in December of 2012. A decade of drawing inspiration from […]

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Running Shoes and Brews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Sports

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Since we’ve been in the mood to make lists, here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine […]

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Explore the Outdoors at Circle B in July

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Nature, Upcoming

We would like to welcome you to Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve. At the Reserve we offer a variety of nature based activities for all ages. July is a great month to get outdoors. Summer is a great time to get the family outdoors, but do NOT forget to stay hydrated! […]

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July Exhibitions & Events at PMoA

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast Through September 13 On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Latin for “unknown land,” “Terra Incognita” consists of 57 black-and-white photographs of […]

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Fourth of July Events in Central Florida

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Sports, Upcoming

Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Thursday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Friday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA MAY 26-June 3, 2014 Find a complete listing of May and June events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team Memorial Day Show Date: Monday, May 26 Venue: Lake Silver, Winter Haven – This will be a patriotic-themed show with a color guard and plenty of patriotic music. – A pre-show performance, […]

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Innoskate Lakeland Coming to PMoA in June

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast June 21-September 13 On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Latin for “unknown land,” “Terra Incognita” consists of 57 black-and-white photographs of […]

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May Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on May 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS  Site Specifics: Works by Dan Gunderson & Barbara Sorensen Through June 8 This exhibition will include installations by two Central Florida artists, Dan Gunderson of Deland and Barbara Sorensen of Winter Park. Working collaboratively, these two artists will transform the Museum with their site-specific installations that will provide visitors an opportunity to experience art […]

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Central Florida’s Polk County Offers Wonderful Ways to Celebrate with Your Mom

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

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

There are few relationships more special than that between a mother and her child. Children around the world have been honoring their mothers for centuries but the modern holiday of Mother’s Day in the United States didn’t become an official U.S. holiday until 1914. The second Sunday in May is traditionally reserved to honor Mothers […]

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