After 20 years of business, Kathmandu (Facebook), an import and curio shop in Downtown Orlando has changed its branding in favor of a more green aesthetic. Traditionally, shoppers could find imported goods from countries like Brazil, India, Turkey, and...
The Sears department store at Fashion Square Mall closed in November, 2016, after being in business for 50 years. The closure was a result of the property being reclaimed by Seritage Growth Partners, who had worked a reclamation agreement into...
REI, Recreational Equipment, Inc., (Website) is set to open their new Winter Park location on May 12. The new outdoor equipment shop, located at 430 N. Orlando Avenue , will host a two day Grand Opening event with outdoor classes, activities,...
As reported by Scott Joseph, HERE, Mucho Tequila and Tacos (Facebook) will be closing up shop on Sunday, May 7, following Cinco de Mayo Mucho co-owner, Todd Ulmer of Beacon Hill Group, informed Bungalower that they will be maintaining ownership of...
Funky Monkey's Restaurant ASH (Facebook | Website) concept will be moving to a new location in the near future. Eddie Nickell, of FMI Restaurant Group, told Bungalower that they are looking for a new tenant for the 912 N. Mills Avenue...
This two bedroom, one bath home is located in Coytown, and was originally built in the 1940s. The 10,336 SF lot is close to Colonial Drive but tucked away under a canopy of mature oaks. It features wood floors throughout, original...
Visitors to the Downtown Information Center will be able to take home a free Orlando poster. The poster's feature winning photographs from the latest Best of DTO Photo Contest. Click HERE to see the winners. To get your poster, simply check-in to Downtown...
Connecting American cities with a high-speed rail network is a hot topic amongst transportation engineers right now. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing connectivity is crucial to a healthy national outlook. Another high-speed rail project, Brightline, is working on a Miami-Orlando...
  I Wish This Was is a monthly series that transforms ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of. This series is made possible by our partnership with Interstruct Inc., a leading design...
As Mayor Buddy Dyer hinted at in our recent episode of Bungalower and the Bus, HERE, there is a new step in the flag re-design process. The City will be working with the top four finalists to improve the selected...
SPONSORED BY ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news. We’ve also started including some of the headlines you may have missed in...
A Lake Alert has been issued for Lawne Lake . A blockage in a sanitary line has resulted in approximately 800 gallons of sanitary waste being discharged into the lake. City Water Reclamation crews managed to remove the blockage and...
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...
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...
SPONSORED: This episode of Bungalower and the Bus is brought to you by Kaleidoscope Venue for the Arts (Facebook | Website), a new warehouse/gallery located in Longwood, Florida.  Bungalower’s Editor in Chief, Brendan O’Connor, in cooperation with man-about-town Jon Busdeker, have...
The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their programming for the month of May. Events include a lecture on Wonder Woman's impact on the American psyche, a new speaker series at the Melrose Center, dog training...
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Visit the complete events calendar by clicking on EVENTS in our main menu. If you’d like to have your event added to our calendar, simply send a link...
90.7 WMFE is celebrating National Poetry Month by asking Central Florida residents to submit original poems about their ZIP codes, “ZipOdes” if you will. "Each ZIP code is five numbers, so we’re asking that each ZipOde be five lines—the number of...
As of April 13, the Orlando Date Night Guide (Facebook | Website) has launched a national site entitled "Date Night Guide," sharing tips to inspire quality time for couples across the country. Topics will still cover travel, conversation starters, and...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Facebook | Website) will host a new exhibit called Our Orlando from May 19 to June 18, featuring work by five local artists; Katrina Constantine, Hillery Powers, Chris Tobar Rodriguez, Andrew Spear, and Rhett Withey. Our...
Orlando's newest Main Street program, The Milk District (Facebook | Website) is looking for local artists to paint a series of electrical storage boxes in the neighborhood. The call for artists, available HERE, lists a variety of possible inspiring subjects,...
There will be a series of traffic shifts overnight on April 20 and in early May that will be shifting traffic on westbound and eastbound I-4, over to newly constructed, temporary bridges. Motorists should expect multiple lane and ramp closures...
The 2017 Easter Bonnet Jubilee was held Saturday, April 15 at The Venue in Ivanhoe Village, and saw over 50 people creating over-the-top hats as part of a fundraiser for the Zebra Coalition (Website). The hats were paraded in a...
UPDATE 4/21: There will be a new step in the flag selection process, following the most recent meeting of the Task Force. The City will be working with the top 4 finalists to improve the designs before opening them...
The City of Winter Park has launched a new app to better serve its residents. The Ask Winter Park app will allow users to report potholes, broken street lights, janky sidewalks, or any other infrastructure issue that should be addressed...