Orange County Brewers (Facebook | Website) is currently in a soft opening phase, where they open at 4 p.m. daily, leading up to a grand opening at a later date that is yet to be announced. Orlando Pizza and Wing Co (Facebook),...
Due to work associated with I-4 Ultimate the westbound lanes of I-4 between Colonial Drive and the 408 will be closed between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m., from Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25. During the closure,...
Each week on Bungalower and the Bus, Jon Busdeker and Brendan O’Connor discuss the top headlines of the week, restaurant openings and closings, and the top events of the coming week. This week’s episode was recorded at the Brass Tap in...
LYNX is launching their first all-electric bus into the streets of Downtown Orlando this Friday, August 18 at 9:30 a.m. The launch is part of a pilot project to explore the use of zero-emissions vehicles for the entire Downtown fleet...
The City of Orlando has issued an advisory to downtown commuters that Hughey Avenue will be reduced to one travel lane throughout August and into mid-September due to work associated with the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project. Work is scheduled to...
"Have you heard anything about the city paying for murals on the new Gertrudes walk extensions or something like that?" - Scott Mann, Highforge Solutions Mr. Mann reached out with the above question over the weekend, and according to the...
As reported by The Daily City, Act for America will be hosting a nation-wide rally on September 9, including a local event at Lake Eola. The Facebook event page states: "Join us in celebrating America’s exceptionalism, supporting President TRUMP'S national security...
The Great Orlando Craft Beer Fest and Crawl: Endless Summer Edition will be held on Saturday, August 12 from 3-7 p.m. in Downtown Orlando. Sample 15 beers at 15 separate Downtown bars. Registration begins at 3 p.m. at Sideshow in...
EDIT: The photo referred to in this post are actually, reportedly, stored in the Washington and Lee University Art Collection. The photos submitted to us were sent to us via the Orange County Regional History Center.   At 10 a.m. on...
The long-stalled Cambria Hotel and Suites project at the corner of East Washington Street and North Rosalind has started moving again. The project would transform a vacant lot at 170 E. Washington Street , adjacent to the St. George Orthodox...
Artborne Magazine (Facebook | Website) is for sale. The owner of the fledgling arts magazine, Jonathan Yubi, has moved to New York City and is looking to sell. The asking price is $30,000. Yubi told Bungalower that in its first year of operations,...
According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, a cafe is looking to open on the corner of Orange Avenue and Washington Street in Downtown Orlando . The 6,295 SF first floor retail has been vacant for years and...
A musical parody on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones is coming to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this January. The 90-minute musical comedy looks at the first six seasons of the show, showcasing the warring families in...
Dominique Greco has been hired as the City of Orlando's first ever Night Manager; a position that will oversee the growing needs of Orlando's Downtown nightlife scene. Greco comes to the job following eight years as the Project Director for...
The popular Winter Park coffee shop, Foxtail Coffee Co. (Instagram | Website), celebrated the grand opening of its second location, on the ground floor of the Bank of America building in Downtown Orlano . Occupying space within the French-inspired Dovecote...
Award-winning Canadian vocalist and songwriter, Rufus Wainwright, will be performing his February in Florida tour at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on February 8, 2018 at 9 p.m. Grammy-nominated Wainwright has worked with Elton John, David Byrne, Robbie Williams, Joni...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Following a City-wide call for submissions, the  Downtown Development Board has chosen their finalists for the Best of DTO photography contest. Orlandoans can now vote for their favorite photo simply by following the link below and clicking the corresponding box. The top 10...