Take note Orlando, we lost someone special today. Billy’s heart was too big for his fragile body. Not that he’d let on. You’d hug him tight when you’d see him and his hips would dig into you, as if in...
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 a Complete Streets project that could reshape the contentious corridor into something...
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 is a moment for the Mayor to reflect on accomplishments and to...
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 our main menu. If you’d like to have your event added to our...
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 the curb and strike the museum's iconic trumpeting angel sign and launch...
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 made by the national coding school's board, and that all operations would...
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 employment agreement was filed to hire  Joseph England as a Sustainability Project...
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 each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using Facebook Live to...
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 new concept, the Downtown Community Paper (Facebook), is being led by Michelle...
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 at 728 N. Thornton Avenue and will be the new home...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist, Jane...
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 levels. A long stretch of sand even started to show on the...
As the popularity of Orlando’s downtown bungalow neighborhoods rise, so too do their rents. In an effort to keep our Creative Class of Orlandoans living within the City limits, we’ve launched an ongoing series of posts that gather up...
The City of Orlando is working on building a new 22,500 SF office warehouse for permitting and code enforcement field inspection staff. The single-story building will essentially be a shell co-working space with WiFi access, so employees can upload and...
Pop-up dinner event company, the Dinner Party Project (Website), has partnered with local ceramics artist LeAnn Siefferman, on a series of dinners where people will share a meal and ideas on topics not often discussed around the dinner table. The new...
The Orlando Tech Association (Website) and the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce (Website) are launching a weekend-long civic hackathon event. A civic hackathon is when creative problem solvers in the non-profit, business, and tech communities come together to engage in...
Door Dash (Website) launched their on-demand delivery service in Orlando on July 12. Restaurant listings include Krungthep Tea Time, Huey Magoo's, Fiddler's Green Irish Pub, Einstein Bros Bagels, Ethos Vegan Kitchen, Zeytin Turkish Cuisine, P is for Pie, Tako Cheena,...
The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation (Website), via a gift to United Arts (Website), has established the Jerry Hilbrich Arts Leadership Award for "outstanding community leaders who support the arts." The award comes with a $5,000 gift that each recipient will...
A new Winter Park-based beer bus called Hop On Tours(Facebook) is being launched in Winter Park this August. Backed by Deez Hops LLC, a company founded by Brian Quain of What Ales Ya podcast, Kevin Jones, and Ivan Rios, the...
The new-ish Winter Park Ben and Jerry's shop will be hosting a meet-and-greet with one-half of the founding duo, Jerry Greenfield. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at 521 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park . Ben (Cohen)...
New Moon Market (Website) has signed a lease on a vacant storefront in the Citrus Center, in Downtown Orlando. New Moon Market told Bungalower that while the lease is signed, they are still waiting on permits, which is why they...
Encore Cast Performing Arts (Website) will be presenting Hairspray at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, July 22-23. The award-winning musical won eight Tony Awards and is set in 1962 Baltimore, starring a "plus-size" teen, Tracy Turnblad who wants to...
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform live to a screening of Star Wars: A New Hope in the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The score of the film, composed by John Williams,...
UPDATE: According to company spokeswoman, Victoria Lasavath, the new restaurant will be hosted in a brand new, 3,800 SF building, including the addition of a 1,000 SF patio which will face Colonial Drive. This will be the new flagship...
Foxtail Coffee Co. (Website) will now provide the barista service at DoveCote Brasserie (Website) in Downtown Orlando . The menu will parrot the offerings at the Winter Park location, with to-order espresso drinks, French press, on-tap cold brews, and more. Mayor...