Preservation Alley Compactor is up and running!

Preservation Alley now has a new trash receptacle. The city has gotten rid of the open dumpsters and replaced them with one, single 90 cubic feet compactor.  The compactor holds almost 10 times as much garbage as the previous dumpsters combined. Plus, it is locked so only authorized users have the ability to use it. The closed/locked construction also keeps birds and other dumpster divers out of...
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South Florida Ave Corridor Study

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Polk Museum of Art beginning at 6pm with an Open House and the presentation at 6:30pm.  See the flyer linked below for the details. The Plan offers suggestions and recommendations to improve mobility, safety, quality of life, and economic vitality along...
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Downtown Lakeland Universal Valet

Downtown Lakeland Universal Valet Program Thursday, Friday & Saturday Evenings FAQs about the Program Quick Reference of Validations Offers: (please be sure to tip your valet) Full validation offers:  Fresco’s;  POSTO 9 Brazilian Gastropub; Lakeland Loft Cigars, Jazz ,Spirits; Urban Appeal Other validation offers:  Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro 50% off valet with a purchase of...
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Spring 2017 Music Munndays begins March 6

The Imperial Symphony Orchestra and Lakeland Downtown Development Authority have partnered once again to present Music Munndays. Here’s the line up: March 6 – Music Munnday: ISO Brass Qunitet March 13 – Music Munnday: AcousticDose March 20 – Music Munnday: Jazzanova March 27 – Music Munnday: Motett with Lemay Olano-James In addition to live music, the LDDA brings...
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North Kentucky Street Closure and Trader’s Alley Work

Downtowners, Because of the length of the street closure and the nature of the work, I am sending this notification to all on the LDDA contact list. The City of Lakeland’s Public Works Department will be installing a storm drain in Traders Alley. This work will close North Kentucky Ave. at Traders Alley as well as parts of Trader’s Alley. Work will begin Monday, January 9 and is expected to take...
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Valet Parking to Begin December 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Julie Townsend Executive Director Lakeland Downtown Development Authority 228 S. Massachusetts Ave. Lakeland FL 33801 LDDA.org  863.687.8910  Downtown Lakeland Universal Valet Program FAQs about the Program Set to Begin Friday, December 9th. LAKELAND, FL (December 1, 2016) – The Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) and the City of Lakeland have teamed up...
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Music Munndays Fall Lineup Announced

October is almost here and with the (hopefully) cooler temperatures, 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. The first free lunch time concert in the park on Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., features singer/songwriter Rebekah...
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Preservation Alley Water Utilities Improvements

As part of infrastructure improvements for preservation alley, water utilities will be doing work beginning as soon as tomorrow (see linked map) in the portion of preservation alley between Kentucky Avenue and the “T” of the alley (directly behind Nathan’s, POSTO9, and Property Shoppe)  AND  portions of the alley directly behind what will be Café Roti – 116 S. Tennessee Ave. (details about the...
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