New ramen restaurant opening in Thornton Park

According to our friend Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps, a new ramen restaurant will be opening in the former home of Tijuana Flats, next to the Starbucks,...

New Brewery looking to open on Alden Road

UPDATE: The name of the brewery has been changed to Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company. Their flagship beer with be the Joyland IPA. Paperwork filed with the City of...

Ask Bungalower: What’s happening at the Orange Hill Cemetery?

"Has anybody asked you about the two mounds of dirt that are at the old cemetery across from Johnny's filling station? Did they exhume a person(s)?" -...

Cindy Wilson, Sh-Booms, and a new Bungalower cocktail, Thursday, July 27

Cindy Wilson of the B-52's will take the stage with The Pauses, and the Sh-Booms at Will's Pub on Thursday, July 27 at 9 p.m. Wilson's new song...

Cool Job Alert: Teachers at the School of Performing Arts

CFCArts (Website) is looking for teachers to work at their School of Performing Arts. Instructors in all methods of performing arts are also being hired to teach...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak at Rollins, April 4, 2018

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will present his talk, Writings on the Wall: An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m., in the Warden Arena at the Alfond...
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Rufus Wainwright to perform at Dr. Phillips Center, February 8

Award-winning Canadian vocalist and songwriter, Rufus Wainwright, will be performing his February in Florida tour at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on February 8, 2018 at 9...

Mills 50 installs first of six new bike-shaped bike racks

The Mills 50 Main Street program is installing six new bike-shaped bike racks along the Mills corridor this month. The bikes are each a different color and have...

City to fund new Tremont Tower SunRail Station

The City of Orlando is considering an agreement with Atlanta-based Lincoln Church Street, LLC, to cover the costs of new commuter rail station that will be part...

The Stubborn Mule charges to clean up your puke

If you throw up, get ready to pay up at the Stubborn Mule. The popular downtown Orlando restaurant and brunch spot has a policy that states that any...

Bungalower and the Bus: Episode 23, July 21

Each week on Bungalower and the Bus, Jon Busdeker and Brendan O’Connor discuss the top headlines of the week, restaurant openings and closings, and the top events of...

Guest Column: Corrine Drive Study Update

We've been following the Corrine situation since 2015 when we wished for a "Calmer Corrine" in our I Wish This Was ... column. Since then, MetroPlan Orlando has launched...

Live feed of Mayor’s State of the City address

Join Mayor Buddy Dyer for his 2017 State of the City address at 10:30 a.m. This video is a live feed provided by the City of Orlando. The address...
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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 11 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, JULY 21-JULY 23

Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in...

Three-car crash takes out sign at Mennello Museum

At 11 a.m. on July 20, three cars were involved in an accident at the entrance of the Mennello Museum (Website). One of the cars managed to hop...

Iron Yard to close all coding campuses this summer

The Iron Yard (Website) made an announcement on their blog on July 20, HERE, that they would be closing all of their campuses. The announcement stated that decision was...

City of Orlando developing mandatory commercial and multi-family recycling

According to an item on the City of Orlando Council Agenda for July 24, 2017, the Sustainability Department is looking to to update the municipal recycling program. An...
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Townie Tourist: Downtown Craft Cocktail Tour

Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando-native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood...
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College Park Community Paper expanding Downtown

Debbie Goetz, owner of the College Park Community Paper, is launching a new monthly periodical that will focus on Downtown Orlando, Thornton Park, Lawsona, and the surrounding neighborhoods. The...

Online fashion retailers opening Mills 50 brick and mortar

A new retail concept has moved into the former home of the Hide Shop in Mills 50. The 700 SF stand-alone building is located just behind Snap! Orlando...

Did You Know-town: Lake Eola used to have a beach

It's hard to believe that just over a month ago, Orlando was suffering from a drought. Social media posts declared that Lake Eola was at unheard of...
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