Featured Businesses and Events

One of YLakeland’s most important goals is to connect local college students and young professionals with events going on in the community and encourage them to buy, shop and eat local. Consistent with this, I wrote blog-style posts to advertise upcoming events and spotlight local businesses.

Bulk Nation USA

Address: 4019 US Highway 98N. Lakeland, Florida 33809 Phone: 863.937.9473 Hours: Mon-Sat. 9AM–9PM, Sun. 10AM–8PM Imagine a store where you can buy pretty much everything food-related you could ever need, from cereal and coffee to candy and speciality sodas to flour,...

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Small Business Saturday

As Thanksgiving grows closer, we are reminded of just how much we have to be thankful for in this sweet city, and our wonderful local businesses are at the top of that list. That’s why we are especially excited for Small Business Saturday, November 26, right between...

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Pints for Paws: Lakeland’s Biggest Beer Fest

Hang out with your favorite pets, sample over 90 different brands of beer AND support the Humane Society, all at the same time. Too good to be true, you say? Not this time. Pints for Paws, Central Florida’s first pet-friendly beer festival, combines all three of these...

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A Look Inside: Copper Tree Beads

Location: 229 N Kentucky Ave Lakeland, Florida 33801 Phone: (863) 816-6364 | Facebook Hours: Regular Hours: Mon: 12-5pm, Tues-Fri: 10am-6pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 12-5pm Holiday Hours (happening right now!): Mon: 12-5pm, Tues-Weds: 10am-6pm, Thurs-Fri: 10am-9pm, Sat:...

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New College Box from Lakeland Organic

Website | Facebook Phone: 863.286.1400 Twitter: @LkldOrganic ATTENTION HEALTHY EATERS: exciting news! Lakeland Organic, a local company that delivers fresh, organic produce straight to your door (or at least the mailroom door), has just launched a brand new COLLEGE...

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The BIG Event

There is a BIG event coming to Lakeland. It is brand new, city-wide, has something for everyone, and get this: it’s even called The BIG Event! Creative, right? This FREE event, sponsored by the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place THIS Saturday, November...

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Cob & Pen’s Grand Opening

As more and more trendy shops, restaurants, and markets pop up around town, Lakeland is slowly but surely becoming not just a Hipster’s paradise, but a culinary destination. Cob & Pen, the trendy new beer and wine bar and restaurant opening in Dixieland, is bound...

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The Balance Culture is Expanding!

EXCITING NEWS! The Balance Culture, one of our favorite exercise spots in Lakeland, is expanding in 2017! The women’s gym, located in Dixieland, offers a holistic approach to overall wellness, with classes like HIIT, yoga, “booty camp,” pilates, barre, kickboxing, and...

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