Issue 42

This issue of The Lakelander is all about business. From small startup to for Fortune 500 corporations, we explore our city’s vibrant community of commerce. In our cover story, you’ll get to know Chris McArthur. With more than 10 years of success since launching Black & Brew and now taking on his newest venture as a coffee roaster with Patriot Coffee, Chris shares some of the valuable lessons he’s learned along the way. 

Lakeland also has a rich heritage of family business. Take a look at companies that have been passed down from generation to generation in Legacy and Lineage. You’ll yet to know faces and stories behind some of your favorite restaurant establishments in The Business of Food. All this and more in The Bussiness issue.

Cover Photo by Dan Austin.