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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, September 2 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and second Tuesdays monthly. – The […]

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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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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AUGUST 25-September 2, 2014 Find a complete listing of August and September events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tours Date: Tuesday, August 26 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – The story starts during the horse and buggy days when people hitched their horses up at Munn Park to visit downtown. Learn how the […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Saigon Bistro

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General

Looking for something new? Located at the center of Lakeland’s Lakeside Village is Saigon Bistro, a casual Vietnamese restaurant that introduces patrons to an unfamiliar cuisine. Owners Kim and Hung Huynh have overcome numerous obstacles, to open a restaurant that highlights the enticing flavors of their homeland. Inside, the walls are decorated with black and […]

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August Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, 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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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AUGUST 4-12, 2014 Find a complete listing of August and September events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, August 5 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and […]

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Polk Theatre Celebrates 40th and 50th Anniversary Films with Classic Film Sundays

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Join the Polk Theatre for classic films on Sunday afternoons throughout August and September. August In August, Polk Theatre will show films celebrating each film’s 50th Anniversary. They are as follows: August 3 – My Fair Lady August 10 – Goldfinger August 17 – A Hard Day’s Night August 24 – Mary Poppins August 31 – Fail Safe September In […]

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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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