Creative Classes in our City

It really doesn’t take a “creative” person to make something beautiful. Creative people aren’t just born creative. We all are curators of beauty in our own unique ways!   With Lakeland Creative Makers on the rise, we’re steadily...

What you need to know about LKLD Creative Makers

What is creativity?? And who is a creative maker? According to Josh “Bump” Galletta, one of the original three LKLD Creative Makers, makers are Lakeland’s “bakers, artist, speakers, storytellers, teachers, shop owners, musicians, fashion...

The month ahead: 18+ Lakeland events in the new year

We’re starting 2018 on our feet, Lakeland! Here at YLakeland, we’ve made our resolutions, marked our calendars, and prepped for a year of growth, fun, and learning. If you haven’t already, check out our stories about Lakeland New Year’s...

New Year, New You, New Lakeland Resolutions Guide

A new year means a fresh start, a chance to accomplish any leftover goals from 2017 and to start setting new ones. Whether it’s exercising more, eating healthier, or volunteering time to give back to the community, we’re right there with you. We’re so excited to start...

20 Questions with Elizabeth Hults of ART/ifact

An alumni of Florida Southern College, Elizabeth found herself torn between her art and Lakeland post-graduation. She needed a place to house and sell her artwork, which ranged from large-scale paintings to graphic design, but no such place existed. After realizing...

Late Nite Study Spots with YLakeland

It’s “that” time of year again. No, not Christmas…FINALS. The ineffable time that creeps around the corner and strikes at all the most inopportune moments, finals is upon us again. The stress becomes palpable, the pressure discernible upon...