A new maker studio space cum retail shop is opening in a bungalow in Ivanhoe Village this fall called Beaux Studios. Beaux Studios (Facebook | Website), located at 542 Virginia Drive , will function as a jewelry "makery space" and a...
UPDATE: Jessica Kinnee of Retro City Cycles has informed us that they have taken over the Blue Bonnet space and that Harmon's Photo has signed on for their old space, which is next door. Blue Bonnet, a small retail shop...
We told you back in May that Korean-American multi-media artist, Jiha Moon, would be exhibiting at the Mennello Museum, HERE. Well, the opening is this Friday, June 29, preceded by an Artist Talk at 5:30 p.m. Moon's work is whimsical and...
Gypset (Facebook | Website), the popular handcrafted jewelry business based out of a mobile boutique, has just opened a brick and mortar shop in Ivanhoe Village. Tucked away in the rear of the A&T Antiques building at 1620, Gypset already hosted...
EDIT: The cask-tapping event with the Mayor is invite-only. Public beer drinkers are invited to come by at 4 p.m. Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company (Facebook | Website) is hosting a private, Inaugural Cask Tapping event on Friday, June 29, which will also...
Edit: We're fully aware of the typo. But we think it's funny. No need to email us.  The Creative City Project (Website), the group behind Immerse, will be hosting a standalone event on Friday, June 29 called, Projected: A Creative...
TEDxOrlando (Facebook | Website) will be hosting a salon (mini TED Talk event) on Wednesday, July 18 at the Orlando Science Center. This month's theme is "Using Business as a Force for Good" and will feature five speakers: Rob Panepinto,...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Website) has announced that Kenya (Robinson) has been named as the recipient of the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  Jenya (Robinson) is a Gainesville-based artist specializing in multimedia like performance, sculpture, and installation works. Her...
If you follow our Instagram page, you already knew that the Orlando Science Center has been working on a new Makerspace called "The Hive." The Hive is a new hands-on, collaborative workspace that allows guests to use high tech equipment...
The Orlando Ballet (Website) has issued plans to the Municipal Planning Board for approvals to raze their current home at the Loch Haven Community Center and to replace it with a new building. The City of Orlando approved a 50-year...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street (Website) has issued a Call to Artists for their Art Box initiative; a program pushed by the City of Orlando to help brand the city's Main Streets. Whereas the subject matter for Mills 50's art...
The Orlando Science Center unveiled a new mixed-media art installation on May 10, utilizing a former installation of origami hearts. Local artist Christy McCutchen (Website) was asked to create a tribute to Pulse victims and survivors using hearts that had...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Museum of Art will be celebrating the opening of the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art from 6-10 p.m. Friday, June 1. In this celebration of the fifth year of the Florida Prize exhibition, the Museum will feature the culinary creativity of some of Orlando's premier restaurants and...
SPONSORED: As we announced earlier in the month, the Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website) has released their 2018 artist lineup for their annual blockbuster exhibit, Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  As in previous years, the chosen artists range from emerging to mid-career, with...
The Orlando Museum of Art is hosting a workshop to teach Orlandoans how to embrace their inner drag queen on Wednesday, May 23. The two-hour workshop will be led by Sorcha Mercy, a regular face in the Ladyboys of Peek-a-Boo...
"Hey Bungalower, what's the plan for Lake Ivanhoe in regards to I-4 Ultimate? Will there be walk ways?" - Bungalower Reader According to our contacts at the Florida Department of Transportation, there will be a number of pedestrian access points...
That last remaining slice of Mills Park that remains to be developed, is for sale right now. The original developers of Mills Park, Forge Capital Partners and DeBartolo Development, kept ownership of the 2.5-acre lot when they sold the rest...
As we announced last week, the new designs for the Holocaust Memorial Center in Ivanhoe Village were released on May 2 at a public event. The following designs for the Holocaust Museum for Hope and Humanity were prepared by star...
Video via Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art The Mennello Museum of American Art (Website) will host work by the multi-media Korean-American artist, Jiha Moon, in an upcoming solo exhibition, Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Here. Moon is based...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street is in need of a new Executive Director. Again. The Board of Directors for the local Main Street program issued a statement late in the evening of Monday, April 30, stating that they had "...
EDIT: We originally posted that the architect, Maurizio Maso, was responsible for "the impending Mennello Museum expansion" based on a press release we received for the upcoming unveiling event. Contrary to this information, the Mennello Museum has informed us...
The City of Orlando is installing a biker bar at the corner of Princeton and 17-92 for cyclists to use on the Orlando Urban Trail. As first reported by the Orlando Bike Coalition, the bar allows for cyclists, primarily those...
Orlando resident Rhonda Bates lost her fiance Michael in the weeks leading up to their wedding. Rather than cancel her scheduled pre-wedding photo shoot, Bates decided to take the wedding decor she'd already purchased and take the photographs anyway. Complete...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website) has announced the artists that have been selected for the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  Each year the museum chooses a selection of the State's most progressive artists to be represented in...
"Hey Bungalower, do you know why a bunch of dudes were wearing giant hats this past weekend in ivanhoe village?" - Bungalower reader The Extravagant Easter Bonnet Jubilee came back for its second year of fundraising greatness this past weekend and...