First Friday

First Friday Participants, As you know, the Downtown Lakeland Partnership (DLP) closed its doors today. The Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) has officially adopted the First Friday event. To be clear, the LDDA did not purchase the event. No money exchanged hands. We are aware that some of you were members or annual subscribers who paid for participation in First Friday events past...
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Music Munndays Spring Lineup

March is almost here and with the Beautiful Spring weather comes a reason to spend your lunch hour in Munn Park each Monday during the month. The Imperial Symphony Orchestra and Lakeland Downtown Development Authority have partnered once again to present Music Munndays. Music Munndays return in March 2018, bringing live music to Downtown Lakeland’s Munn Park during lunch hours. The Imperial...
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Local Jewelry Store Gets a New Family

  After 85 Years, Local Jewelry Store Gets a New Family FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAKELAND, FL November 17, 2017 – Gina and Dean Saunders announced today that they are purchasing a local downtown Lakeland landmark, Geo. L. Gaines Jeweler, Inc. Dean Saunders is the founder and owner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate, with offices on Munn Park just a block away from the jewelry...
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NEW BIKES, NEW FEATURES

SWAN CITY CYCLES BIKE SHARE PROGRAM NEW BIKES, NEW FEATURES   LAKELAND, FL (November 20, 2017) — The City of Lakeland bike share program, Swan City Cycles is going through a metamorphosis with new bicycles and expanded user friendly services.  The Zagster Bikes currently part of the Swan City Cycles bike share program will be going away mid-December and GOTCHA will be the new provider...
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Downtown Holiday Advertising Campaign

The LDDA and the DLP are teaming up to make this Holiday Season in Downtown the best ever! Our holiday Marketing campaign will include radio ads, print ads in The Ledger’s TIMEOUT, and The Ledger online banner ads. WE NEED YOU TO PARTICIPATE! Here’s the program: We kick off the Holiday Walkabout with radio ads on all 4 stations beginning November 8 through 14. The radio ad will also...
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