The District is a reoccurring series, hosted by our partners at Studio 17 TV (Facebook | Instagram| Website), that operates as your guide to what’s happening in the City Beautiful. Each month, Bungalower and Studio 17 TV round up the most exciting...
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...
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...
  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...
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...
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...
Architect Magazine (Website) recently wrote an article on Downtown Orlando called, "Assume There’s No Magic Kingdom for Five Minutes," which looked at Orlando's changing urban fabric. Highlights of the article include: A nod to Orlando's car-centric design grid that led to...
Atlanta-based duo, Duet for Theramin and Lap Steel, will perform at the Gallery at Avalon Island (Website) on April 28. The duo, comprised of Scott Burland on the theramin and Frank Schultz on lap steel, will perform an ambient soundtrack...
IDignity will be hosting a casino night fundraiser on April 29 to support their mission to help Florida residents to gain legal identification documents and fight against joblessness and homelessness. IDignity (Website) helps Orlandoans to gain Florida ID cards and licenses,...
The groundbreaking of Steinmetz Hall, the long-awaited second-phase of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, was held on March 6, and construction has already begun. The 1,700 SF acoustical hall will feature three tiers as well as a moving shell...
The District is a reoccurring series, hosted by our partners at Studio 17 TV (Facebook | Instagram| Website), that operates as your guide to what’s happening in the City Beautiful. Famous comedian, actor, director, producer, and writer, Chris Rock, will be performing...
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...
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...
Ace Cafe Orlando (Website) just hosted their first hard-hat media tour, on Tuesday, March 28, of their soon-to-open 35,000 SF Downtown entertainment plaza. The England-based company has been building their first American location on the 2.94 acre Harry P. Leu...
Bungalower shared a photo of a man catching a bass out of Lake Eola in the afternoon of Monday, March 27. We posted the photo to our Instagram account, @orlandobungalower. The photo seemed to incense some of our Instagram followers,...
"This morning I saw a sign for the new brewery opening up on the corner of Orange and E Jefferson Street. I figured it might fit well in the Eye on The Street column for your site. Have a...
See Art Orlando (Website) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization that funded a series of outdoor public sculptures around the perimeter of Lake Eola. One of those sculptures, The Muse, is getting a face lift. The Muse was created by Indiana-based artist, Meg...
The Department of Transportation will be temporarily closing the Orange Avenue exit for State Road 408 some time next summer. The closure will create a 2-mile detour, sending drivers to South Mills Avenue and northward to South Street, in order...
The Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency have launched a search for a new Night Manager for Downtown Orlando. The official title of the newly minted position is DDB/CRA Project Manager, Nighttime Economy and it will pay between $60,299 to $77,272...
Thousands of people will be headed Downtown this weekend to attend a line-up of large-scale events that include; NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at the Amway Center, Orlando City Soccer Club match at the Orlando City Stadium, Orlando Philharmonic: Rimma...
The Melrose Center (Website) in the Downtown Library will host a new series of talks called Script Orlando, where the community nominates individuals to speak each month. The nominated individuals then share how they started their career or business with...
 Project Runway Season 14 contestant, Merline Labisiere, will headline the 7th Annual In the Artist's Studio fundraiser for the Downtown Arts District, as part of their visiting artist program series. The Hatian-American Miami-based designer is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art...
The District is a reoccurring series, hosted by our partners at Studio 17 TV (Facebook | Instagram| Website), that operates as your guide to what’s happening in the City Beautiful. The first and second rounds of the 2017 NCAA Division Men's Basketball...
UPDATE: Scroll down to see a photo of what the installation looks like, unveiled. Photo by Trung Nguyen of Snap! Studio Booth (Website).   "Lake Eola - the 3 flags - what's covered up there?" - Blake Ringholz As the City prepares...
Creative City Project (Facebook | Website) has changed the name of their annual art event to Immerse.  While the popular October event name will change, the organization behind it will remain under the Creative City Project banner. The upcoming October 21, 2017 event...