Bumby Avenue is expected to open to through-traffic on, or before April 14, following a two-year closure of the east-west north-south-running corridor. The closure was initiated by the City of Orlando in order to replace all of the underground...
Coytown's Lake Druid Park has seen a number of improvements in the past year; including a dog park and mountain bike track. More on those stories, HERE and HERE. Other improvements to the 22-acre park include removal of 50,000 SF...
BANH MI PHOTO VIA MAI BISTRO FACEBOOK PAGE The owners of Mai Bistro (Facebook | Website) have applied a Business Assistance Program Agreement with the City of Orlando. The space, located at 1826 E. Colonial Drive , was once the home of...
2/22 UPDATE: THIS HOME HAS SOLD FOR $258,000, ACCORDING TO ZILLOW 2/21 UPDATE: THIS HOME HAS A PENDING OFFER This historic bungalow was originally built in 1935 and was recently restored and updated, including a newer roof, windows, kitchen, and bathroom....
SPONSORED: This three bedroom, two bath house has been built out from a smaller cottage. The completely reconstructed home is located at 825 Garden Plaza in the Colonialtown North neighborhood . The modern kitchen features soft-close doors and drawers, quartz counter tops,...
"What's up with Casa Barcelona on Colonial? There are For Rent signs up on the windows." - Andrea Urrea UPDATE: We previously reported that Casa Barcelona had closed before ever opening, which was incorrect. They opened for approximately two months...
Fashion Square Mall officials have issued the following statement concerning their strategy to reposition Fashion Square Mall, UP Fieldgate US Investments. They have filed a petition for reorganization relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. This is in response...
  The owners of Orlando Fashion Square Mall are being sued by the Bancorp Bank, which is claiming the developer behind the mall owes them more than $400,000 of missed payments on their $42M loan. That number allegedly reflects three...
This two-story, four bedroom, three bath home measures in at 2,285 SF. It has clean, modern lines inside and out and features a 20 foot-tall entry foyer and an open-plan kitchen. Large windows throughout the home allow for plenty of...
SAM FLAX MURAL BY ANDREW SPEAR Sam Flax is currently accepting applications for their 2017 mural event, where artists will re-paint the exterior of the art shop's building in Colonialtown North . Guidelines for this year's participating artists are designs dealing...
PHOTO VIA THE SANCTUM FACEBOOK PAGE The Sanctum (Facebook) opened in January, 2016, and it is already looking to expand. The whole food, plant-based restaurant will be knocking down a wall and stretching out into a space left vacant by their...
On November 29 roughly 50 Orlando-area nonprofit organizations will be participating in Orlando Gives Day (Facebook) at the Fashion Square Mall. Shoppers will be able to interact and donate to different nonprofits at their booths, all day. For more information on the...
PHOTO BY COLLEEN BURNS VIA YELP The City of Orlando will be expanding the dog park at Lake Druid Park, which is located in Orlando’s Coytown neighborhood between Bumby Avenue and the Fashion Square Mall . The park already has a 1,500 square-foot...
This two bedroom, one bath single family home is right on the edge of Colonialtown and Coytown at 1006 Glenwood Avenue . The 918 SF home sits on a 6,577 SF lot with a large backyard and has been freshly...
This 1,046 SF home is located on a 7,492 SF corner lot in Colonialtown North, one of the hottest real estate markets in town right now. The home was originally built in 1951 but according to the listings, and what...
Bungalower readers have always been interested in the Kobe/Chevron site at the corner of Fern Creek Avenue and Colonial Drive and we've written two separate Ask Bungalower posts about it, HERE and HERE, just to keep you updated. The owner...
UPDATE: Click HERE to see a great blog post about the origins of the building, by Old Florida. According to employees of Uniform City (Facebook | Website), they will be moving into the former Tire Kingdom building before the end...
This newly renovated two bedroom, one bath home in Colonialtown was a remodel winner in the 2016 Parade of Homes. The owners recently replaced the roof, siding and insulation, ceiling insulation, plumbing, and HVAC, electrical wiring, windows, water heater, wall...
We broke the news of Mia Supermarket replacing the former Colonialtown Winn-Dixie back in December, 2015, HERE. The Asian supermarket has finally opened in the Coytown Shopping Center . Mia Supermarket has a wide variety of affordable seafood and produce as...
"‪#‎wtf‬ ...  can I Ask Bungalower? " - Chelsea Leigh Simmons via Facebook We received the above message on Facebook in regards to a photo a reader had taken of a sign posted on a tree stump in Colonialtown North. The...
SPONSORED: Designer Ashley Krogman and her husband Eric have been hard at work on renovating their first home in Colonialtown North for the past two years. Estimated to have been built in 1928, the two-story Frame Vernacular gem was in...
The Sanctum (Facebook), which we wrote about previously HERE, is now open. The new whole foods and plant-based restaurant is located at the intersection of Fern Creek and Colonial Drive . The restaurant had predicted that they would be open before Christmas...
"Any word on the old Winn Dixie on Bumby? Drive by earlier and there's some work going on outside the building." - Greg Wathen "Any updates on the old Winn Dixie at Bumby and 50? I'm thinking it's going to...
According to City Hall, Orlando will be getting its first official Sharrow Route soon. "Sharrows" are markings that identify given lanes that are to be shared between automobile and bicycle traffic. The 1.5 mile route will connect the Orlando Urban Trail in...
CORRECTION: We stated in the original article that the owner was one Chau Nguyen. We have since learned that that information was incorrect.  According to a report by Paul Brinkmann of the Orlando Sentinel, the owners of the long-promised Colonialtown...