November 2nd First Friday: Tribute to Courage

November 2nd First Friday: Tribute to Courage

November’s First Friday event will take place on November 2, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Tribute to Courage, in honor of National Military Family Appreciation Month! Organizations that offer services to Veterans will be set up in Munn Park....
Calling All Cookie Makers: Sign Up for Our Cookie Carnival!

Calling All Cookie Makers: Sign Up for Our Cookie Carnival!

The First Friday event in Downtown Lakeland welcomes over 5,000 visitors and over 60 exhibitors every month. Our theme for First Friday, October 5, 6pm-9pm, is “Om Nom Nom Cookie Carnival.” We plan to have vendors selling cookies in the park to First Friday visitors....
New Downtown Restaurant Alert: Pita Pit!

New Downtown Restaurant Alert: Pita Pit!

Did you hear that there’s a new business coming to Downtown Lakeland this Fall? It’s a restaurant called Pita Pit, owned by Joey and Michelle Lindsey. Michelle Lindsey described it as a cross between a Chipotle and a Subway. You can pick your own...
Jesse Carl Vinyl: A Family Legacy

Jesse Carl Vinyl: A Family Legacy

Jessi Ellerbe, the petite, strawberry blonde, twenty-something owner of Jesse Carl Vinyl in Lakeland doesn’t fit the usual demographic of vinyl record collectors–males in their 30s, 40s, and 50s who started collecting when they were kids and still love it....