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

Big Top City Hall

2009 Dec 24 #3

It appears the circus is in town today. This morning workers started erecting a tent over Lakeland City Hall. It’s not the circus though. City Hall has a bug problem, and nothing as exciting as listening devices. The bright yellow and white tent is to allow the city to fumigate the building to eradicate termites.

Lakeland Local photographer Tom Hagerty was on the scene to take a few photos of the process. Here’s the full set of photos.

City Hall will reopen Monday, December 28th.

Creative Commons License photos credit: Tom Hagerty for Lakeland Local

Blue Skies Ahead

The paint isn’t dry, but the USF Polytechic incubator “Blue Sky West” is quickly moving forward. Blue Sky is the University of South Florida Polytechnic initiative to jump start technology related businesses in Central Florida. While the location in Winter Haven is geared toward existing businesses, the center in Lakeland will focus on new companies. […]