Eric Pera, The Palm Beach Post

Eric Pera

The Palm Beach Post

Lakeland, FL, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Publix launches new line of fan apparel

Publix Super Markets Inc. is cashing in on fan devotion with a new line of colorful merchandise featuring fan faves like the Pub Sub, bogos and chicken → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $16M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $16M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $16M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $15M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $15M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $15M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Bok Tower Gardens: A national treasure in Florida gets $15M renovation project

The Lake Wales sanctuary perched atop the highest elevation in peninsular Florida will unveil its newly remodeled visitor center Saturday to coincide with the annual Rootstock Plant and Garden Festival. → Read More

Coffee shop with artsy twist coming to Bartow

The unique emporium with a simple name — Unfiltered — promises to be part coffee house, bookstore and vintage marketplace selling upcycled furnishings, clothing, art, home décor and more. → Read More

Legoland Florida announces 2nd hotel will open ahead of schedule at Winter Haven resort

The 150-room Pirate Island Hotel will open April 17, the Winter Haven theme park announced Thursday. → Read More

Legoland Florida announces 2nd hotel will open ahead of schedule at Winter Haven resort

The 150-room Pirate Island Hotel will open April 17, the Winter Haven theme park announced Thursday. → Read More

Polk native 'Born & Bread' for bakery success

Jennifer Smurr exhibits a fierce independence, having tackled a notoriously difficult trade through gutsy ambition, charm and the sort of blind passion that motivates artists of every stripe. → Read More

Swan Brewing signs with Orlando distributor

LAKELAND – Lakeland’s Swan Brewing has signed with an Orlando distributor to put its core products into taprooms, bars and restaurants in parts of Orange County.The partnership with Sunshine State Distributing also expands Swan’s reach in Polk County, where sales have been limited to the brewery and taproom at the edge of downtown near Lake Wire.Swan’s expansion comes with an assist from the… → Read More

Swan Brewing signs with Orlando distributor

LAKELAND – Lakeland’s Swan Brewing has signed with an Orlando distributor to put its core products into taprooms, bars and restaurants in → Read More

New Haines City bakery bringing sweets with a Brazilian flavor to Polk

Her Haines City bakery, Yumm Cake, implies dessert, but it's much more. Dedicated primarily to wholesale clients, the small enterprise just off East Hinson Avenue near downtown will open to the public sometime in June with an expanded menu. → Read More

New Haines City bakery bringing sweets with a Brazilian flavor to Polk

Her Haines City bakery, Yumm Cake, implies dessert, but it's much more. Dedicated primarily to wholesale clients, the small enterprise just off East Hinson Avenue near downtown will open to the public sometime in June with an expanded menu. → Read More

Lakeland Manny's Chophouse closes

Tuesday’s closure caught employees and customers by surprise. The company apologized to its customers on Facebook, giving no indication as to what prompted the sudden closure. → Read More

Girls Inc. honors 3 for commitment to community

LAKELAND — A trio of women from the municipal sector was honored Thursday by Girls Inc. of Lakeland.The agency’s annual She Knows → Read More

Nineteen61 chef to open restaurant at Lakeland Linder

LAKELAND — Marcos Fernandez is polishing his D’Lucas concept for a run atop the second floor of Lakeland Linder International Airport.The → Read More

Aerospace students pair with nonprofit to give wings to the disabled

LAKELAND — The Zenith CH 750 Cruzer comes in a box — a large wooden crate, actually — ready to build.Members of the Lakeland Aero Club for Polk County high school students have only just begun piecing the aircraft's shiny, aluminum parts together as an after-school project in conjunction with a North Carolina nonprofit called Able Flight.Over the next several months students and instructors will… → Read More