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Central Florida philanthropist, Harriett Lake, has died

One of Central Florida's most prolific philanthropists, Harriett Lake, has died at the age of 96. Lake was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, in 1922 and she served in...

Maker studio space opening in Virginia Drive bungalow

A new maker studio space cum retail shop is opening in a bungalow in Ivanhoe Village this fall called Beaux Studios. Beaux Studios (Facebook | Website), located at...

SODO’s “Love” mural damaged by car accident

Michael Owen, the artist behind the Baltimore Love Project (Website), came to Orlando in October 2016 to install a Pulse-inspired mural on the southern face of the local...

Jimmy Hula’s opening inside The Basement

“We’re really excited about this location because it’ll have all the classic Jimmy Hula’s favorites with a few new twists for the downtown community,” - Zach Hartman, Vice...

House of the Day: 2014 Parade of Homes winner for sale in Delaney Park

SPONSORED: This beautiful 1950s mid-century modern home was built in 1954 and was the Orlando Parade of Homes Grand Winner in 2014. It's located at 1818 S. Summerlin...

Q&A with The Heavy crew in Winter Park

The folks behind The Heavy, the mixed retail concept moving into the vacant Lombardi's building at 1152 Harmon Avenue , has been raising more questions than answers since...

Blue Bonnet closing Ivanhoe retail shop

UPDATE: Jessica Kinnee of Retro City Cycles has informed us that they have taken over the Blue Bonnet space and that Harmon's Photo has signed on for...

OPD announces further testing of Amazon’s facial recognition tech

In an email released earlier today, the Orlando Police Department and the City of Orlando have announced their intent to continue to test facial recognition technology, following...

Schumann’s Lager Haus to be replaced by new concept

Schumann's Yager Haus (Facebook) has closed their downtown restaurant, located at 25 W. Church Street . There had been rumors for months that the owners were looking to...

Look at preliminary report for SunRail extension to OIA

The Florida Department of Transportation District Five is currently in the third phase of the SunRail extension to the Orlando International Airport. The study is meant to measure...

TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

SPONSORED by the Legacy Life Project: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news,...

BUNGALOWER AND THE BUS – EPISODE 74: BIG TIME STREET FOOD, FASHION SQUARE, AND...

The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Bungalower Media This...

BUNGALOWER’S TOP 11 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, JULY 6-8

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”...

Noodle bar replacing Gnarly Barley at Market on Magnolia

By Sarah Bolandi The Gnarly Barley (Website) has closed their stall at the Market on Magnolia food hall. The locally-loved, bites and brews hotspot has been serving sandwiches to...

Construction work mars mural in Mills 50

German street artist Mark Gmehling painted a five-story mural on the former Cruises Only building in 2014, coinciding with the Snap! Attacks exhibition that was being hosted by...

Big Time Street Food Co. now open in Thornton Park

Big Time Streetfood Co. (Facebook) is now open in Thornton Park. The new grab 'n' go commissary is located next to Burton’s Bar at 805 E. Washington Street ...

North Quarter could go both ways, if they pass the test

The City of Orlando is interested in signing Canin Associates to assist with the second phase of a "one-way to two-way" study on both Orange Avenue and...

Paris Banh Mi moving into space by Lineage and Snap

Asian Florida Investmetns, Inc., is attempting to build a new Banh Mi sandwich shop in the Mills 50 District and has applied for facade improvement grant, under...

Downtown Ambassador Program finds new home in Centroplex Garage

According to an agenda item for the upcoming City Council meeting on July 9, the City of Orlando has found a home for their upcoming Downtown Ambassador...

Phase 2 2017-2018 Mayor’s Matching Grant recipients announced

The City of Orlando is awarding 18 grants to local projects and organizations, totaling $95,000, as part of the Mayor’s Matching Grant program, Schools and 501(c)3 non-profit organizations...

Developer building storage warehouses by Cowboys on OBT

A group operating under the name "1400 Rio Grande Development," represented by Kimley-Horn, has filed a Master Plan request to develop a storage facility at 1216 S....

More parking for Downtown Winter Park, maybe

Rollins College has been planning to build a new parking garage at 200 E. New England Avenue but now Winter Park is looking to join the...

Public Workshop: Milk and Mills 50 Bicycle and Pedestrian Study, July 12

The City of Orlando is hosting a workshop to discuss a study that is currently underway to analyze the current transportation network in both the Milk and...

Meza Grill in Baldwin Park sets opening date

Meza Orlando (Facebook | Website) has been in the works since December 2016, when owner Nazih Sebaali announced his intentions to close popular downtown eatery Cafe Annie. More on...

Orlando City SC Hires James O’Connor as Head Coach

In case you missed it, Orlando City Soccer hired a new Head Coach. James O'Connor joins the Lions from a stint at Louisville City FC, taking the reigns...