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Trump Praises ‘Incredible’ First Responders While Visiting Florida

Trump Praises ‘Incredible’ First Responders While Visiting Florida

mag863 September 15, 2017 0

Walking through mobile homes ravaged by Hurricane Irma in Naples, Fla., President Trump praised first responders and residents for doing an “incredible” job on rescue and recovery. Earlier in his one-day visit to Florida,

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Former WWII Prisoner of War Marks POW/MIA Day in Lakeland

Former WWII Prisoner of War Marks POW/MIA Day in Lakeland

mag863 September 18, 2016 0

Randall Edwards stood up as straight as the 20-year-old sailor he once was after being unexpectedly introduced early Friday morning in a tree lined Veterans Memorial Park in Lakeland. The occasion was an observance

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Where To Eat Lunch Today? Mister Fish In Lakeland Makes Our List

Where To Eat Lunch Today? Mister Fish In Lakeland Makes Our List

mag863 August 29, 2016 0

If you’ve lived here for long enough, chances are you’ve tried nearly every good restaurant (and nearly every item on the menu). If you’re getting bored with your local establishments, why not take a little

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Explore Florida’s Ten Best Bike Trails

Explore Florida’s Ten Best Bike Trails

mag863 July 31, 2016 0

With plenty of sunshine, natural beauty, and unique landscapes, Florida has a variety of trails perfect for a leisurely bike ride. Discover some of the most diverse and scenic trails found in the Sunshine

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The World’s Largest Private Aircraft Collection Resides in Polk County

The World’s Largest Private Aircraft Collection Resides in Polk County

mag863 July 25, 2016 0

With more planes than the Cuban military, Fantasy of Flight displays a living history of manned flight with everything from small barnstormers to massive super-fortresses. Owner and founder of Fantasy of Flight, Kermit Weeks,

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Possibly the Most Beautiful Carillon in the World is Set Atop Iron Mountain in Polk County

Possibly the Most Beautiful Carillon in the World is Set Atop Iron Mountain in Polk County

mag863 July 9, 2016 0

Bok Tower Gardens was Edward Bok’s gift to the American people. The property encompasses Iron Mountain, one of the highest points in Florida. The carillon tower was built atop the 295-foot high hill. Within

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Casey Mears, Young Fan Build Bonds at LEGOLAND

Casey Mears, Young Fan Build Bonds at LEGOLAND

mag863 June 21, 2016 0

Ten-year old Layla Popoff was ready for the green flag. Lined up alongside NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran Casey Mears for a race through Legoland’s intricate Miniland creations on Monday afternoon, Popoff’s brick car jumped off

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Polk State Honors Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims During Pair of Events

Polk State Honors Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims During Pair of Events

mag863 June 20, 2016 0

More than 150 students, employees and community leaders gathered at Polk State’s Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses on Monday to honor the victims of last week’s Orlando nightclub shooting. “It is important that we

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The Best Invention to Ever Come Out of Florida is No Shocker

The Best Invention to Ever Come Out of Florida is No Shocker

mag863 July 31, 2015 Comments Off on The Best Invention to Ever Come Out of Florida is No Shocker

America was founded on the principle of fresh ideas, so it’s no surprise that many of the world’s most important innovations and inventions of the last few hundred years were born here. But what

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BOK TOWER GARDENS… HIDDEN GEM

BOK TOWER GARDENS… HIDDEN GEM

mag863 March 20, 2015 Comments Off on BOK TOWER GARDENS… HIDDEN GEM

Bok Tower Gardens was the dreamchild of Dutch-American publisher and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward W. Bok. His desire was to create an outdoor sanctuary that would “touch the soul with its beauty and quiet”

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