Core Training: When Less is More

Once upon a time, we (personal trainers, therapists and other fitness professionals) were taught that strengthening the abs was the cure all for every problem involving the core. Want to cure back pain? Strength the abs. Need a six pack for the beach? Knock out a few crunches. And so the story goes. But while […]

Lake Mirror Christmas Eve

One of Lakeland’s best features is the Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror. Photographer Tom Hagerty was there on Christmas Eve.

(Do we need to mention that warm running weather on Christmas Eve is also one of Lakeland’s best features?)

2009 Dec 24 #13 editCreative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local
See the full set of Lake Mirror photos at Lakeland Local

A Silent Site Guide

We’ve put together a “silent” guide to the Lakeland Local home page. Take a look…

Meet the Tweeple

Polk Co Bloggers Meetup Right editWednesday night local social media experts, fans, and novices get together to celebrate open communication and the holidays.

This time the Polk Netizens are hosted by Vintner’s Cellar in Merchants Walk, 3615 South Florida Avenue.

According to meeting organizer Bev Hendricks, “Meet fellow tweeps and social medialytes. Enjoy 2-for-1 wine or non-alcoholic beverages at Vintner’s Cellar, Dec 16, 5:30-7:30pm.”

To RSVP leave a comment here, on the Facebook event page, or send a tweet to @polknetizens on Twitter.
Creative Commons License photo credit: Chuck Welch for Lakeland Local

Free Fallin

2009 Nov 7 RS #2

Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local

“It’s Deja Vu All Over Again” for the Bulls

A couple of weeks ago, I described how the USF Bulls were trying to break a trend in which they start their season undefeated only to lose a big national televised game and then proceed to fall flat on their faces. …

Rocky Horror

Lakeland Florida 1st Friday Oct 09b

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Santiago Calatrava

2009 10 21 #5

Tuesday, Santiago Calatrava made a presentation to USF regarding his vision for the USFP campus. In addition to Tom Hagerty’s photo set, USFP is streaming the full presentation for your viewing pleasure.

Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for USF Polytechnic

The Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge is something I’ve fought all of my adult life. And of course, the older I get the more the bulge gets the best of me….

The Buzz

2009 Oct 3 #17

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Lakeland FL New Home Listings 10-01 to 10-15

This map covers homes newly listed during the period 10/01 to 10/15. Check inside for the report from Petra Norris and the interactive map including Google Street Views…

Focused Football Fan

2009 Oct 15 #23

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Lake Mirror Classic Auto Show

Tom Hagerty went to the 10th Annual Lake Mirror Classic Auto show, but we can’t get his photos until later today. We’ll tease you with a couple of amatuer shots I took this morning.

Woodwind

2009 Sept 25 #103
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Fog Frog

2009 10 08 #9
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3038 Cleveland Heights Blvd

The news ran through Twitter this afternoon. A candidate for the Lakeland City Commission was served a search warrant at his home. Readers of Lakeland Local can figure out whose home was searched.

Inside we have a play-by-play of the 3038 Cleveland Heights Blvd property deeds registered in Polk County since January 2004.

Also, some pertinent information about D. Scott Heineman and Kurt F. Johnson, two men once listed as trustees for the Goetz Family Trust.

Outside the Lights

2009 Sept 25 #59


Creative Commons License photo credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local