Victoria Bardega Headshot

Victoria Bardega

City Editor
From theme park ride parts to lottery tickets, there are some amazing things manufactured in Lakeland.
We’re highlighting the 25 best parks that Columbus, OH has to offer — complete with playgrounds, walking trails, pet-friendly green space, and water activities.
We’re highlighting the 20 best parks that San Antonio, TX has to offer — complete with Confluence Park, Denman Estate Park, and Coyote Park.
We’re highlighting the 25 best parks that Fort Worth has to offer — complete with natural features, doggie destinations, and sports and skate centers.
We’re highlighting the 25 best parks that the Seattle area has to offer — including Discovery, Woodland, and Marymoor Parks.
We’re highlighting the best parks that Boston has to offer — complete with athletic courts, dog areas, and waterfront views.
We’re highlighting the best parks that Greenville, SC has to offer — complete with Falls Park on the Reedy, Paris Mountain State Park, and Unity Park.
Explore the leading economic drivers in Lakeland — from exciting, new technology to top leaders in growing and distributing delicious eats.
As Columbia continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.
TBAY restaurants, cafes, and diners serving up all the eggs, pancakes, mimosas, and other brunch favorites you want to eat.
Find out where you can sample some of the best vegan delicacies in Music City.
Need that big backyard for the kiddos to roam? Or does a vibrant street scene draw you in? Our fun quiz will help you pick the Lakeland neighborhood that’s right for you.
We connected with BringFido — the ultimate pet-friendly resource and compiled a few recommendations of patios and restaurants where you and your pup can enjoy an outing together.
We’re highlighting the best parks that Portland, Oregon, has to offer — complete with roses, fountains, forests, and sports fields.
Our town has become a regular star on the silver screen — how many of these movies have you seen that were filmed on location in Lakeland?
We’re giving you the 411 on the 863’s landmarks — from the Southgate Sign to “Sputnik.” Learn about their history, fun facts, and just why Lakelanders and visitors alike find them so iconic.
We’re highlighting 20 of the best parks that Kansas City has to offer — complete with Ernie Miller Park, Loose Park, and Macken Park.
Find activities, history, nature, and family fun
We’re highlighting the 37 best parks that Raleigh has to offer — complete with playgrounds, trails, and tennis courts.
Get away to explore America’s oldest city and fall in love with its Spanish roots.
Here’s what you need to know about St. Pete’s free holiday shopping event.
Here’s a list of local restaurants open on Thanksgiving.
Learn all about casting your vote in the upcoming elections, including voting locations and more.
Check out these spook-tacular events happening at our local aquariums.
Here’s your guide to all things cigar rolling in the Tampa Bay area.
Frontier Airlines proudly introduced a new aircraft at TIA.
Here’s what you need to know about Hillsborough County’s latest initiative.
See this dino-mite live experience featuring 70 realistic dinosaurs.
Where to attend services for Yom Kippur.