"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...
The Downtown Orlando Partnership hosted their 2017 Golden Brick Awards on March 7, 2017 at the historic Ballroom at Church Street. This was the 28th year for the annual awards luncheon that recognizes community and development projects that positively impact...
Bungalower and lululemon's Winter Park shop on Park Avenue teamed up to host an hour of free yoga on Orlando's hottest new rooftop venue, The Balcony (Facebook | Website). The Balcony Orlando is located in suite 1120 of the Chase...
The new phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the construction of Steinmetz Hall, is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6. Steinmetz Hall will be a 1,700 three-tier acoustical hall featuring a moving shell...
PROMO: Orlando Soup (Facebook | Website), the micro-grant dinner where diners vote on a community project to fund as part of their dessert. Diners enjoy a simple supper of soup and salad before listening to four speakers pitching a community action...
The Downtown Development Board is hosting a walking tour to highlight historic points of interest in Downtown Orlando on Thursday, March 2. The 45-minute walking tour will feature multiple guest speakers, including Michael Perkins, Executive Director of the Historical Society...
A medical marijuana card application shop has opened in Downtown Orlando, and it's called Dr. Green Relief Orlando Marijuana Doctors (Facebook | Website). Dr. Green Relief specializes in helping people to get their medical marijuana cards, and has locations across...
PHOTO VIA DOWNTOWN ORLANDO PARTNERSHIP PROMO: Late last year, Bungalower was invited to participate in a new program headed by the Downtown Orlando Partnership (Website), called Connect DTO. The program is a six-month course that offers an in-depth look at what...
What do pizza, tacos and fresh-baked cookies have in common? All three are now late-night food options in downtown Orlando. Insomnia Cookies (Facebook | Website), which has more than 110 locations across the U.S., opened its second store in Orlando last week...
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...
PHOTO: DELIRIOUS FRITES BY LES ASTRONAUTES, QUEBEC CITY Orange County is currently accepting proposals for their next round of Sculpture on the Lawn participants. Selected artists will be awarded $3,500 to loan their sculptures to the Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs office...
Talbert Gray, the first African American TV newsman in Florida, will be speaking about his career at 2 p.m. February 26 at the Orlando Public Library. Talbert Gray was hired by WESH-TV in 1969, becoming the first black newsman on a...
PHOTO VIA JIM HOBART 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...
The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center at the Orlando Public Library will be hosting a free open-house event to showcase VR technology, demonstrations of their in-house audio, video, and photography studios, and more, from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, February 11. Exhibitors include...
New York City DJ and RuPaul's Drag Race alum Pearl Liaison will be performing a set at Tier Nightclub (Facebook | Website) on Wednesday, February 8 between 9 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. There is a lineup of opening DJs who will perform before...
The Orlando Public Library is hosting a celebration of African American literature, as read and performed by a variety of local notables, including: Commissioner Regina Hill WMFE President and General Manager LaFontaine Oliver Orlando Weekly Editor-in-Chief Jessica Bryce Young ...