The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, in partnership with UCF, TheatreUCF, Mad Cow Theatre, and the Orlando Repertory Theatre is hosting two workshop sessions on Saturday, March 3 on preventing sexual harassment and abuse in the Orlando arts community. The workshop is...
As announced last week by Orlando Sentinel, a new restaurant concept will be moving into the former home of Nova in Ivanhoe Village. Stir Restaurant and Bar (Facebook | Website) is a new effort backed by Dallas Cowboys lineman, Kadeem Edwards, who is...
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival (Website) has launched a new VIP package that would make one person a king or queen for a day during this year's fest. The "Your Fringe For A Day" package allows one individual Fringer...
The Council of 101, a fundraising group that supports the Orlando Museum of Art, will be hosting their 36th annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show, from Friday, February 16-Sunday, February 18 at OMA. The event will feature antiques, art, jewelry, vintage collectibles,...
The Orlando Science Center (Website) has launched a new educational animal show that focuses on animal adaptations and real-life technology that parallels them. Examples include chameleons and their thermochromatic skin, parrots' strong beaks, heat-sensing snake-vision and more. The new show runs 1:15...
The 2006 Opera Guild home is now for sale. Located at 1521 W. Ivanhoe Boulevard this home was originally built in 1949 on the shore of Lake Ivanhoe. Modifications were put into place in 2006 to make it show...
PROMO: This spring, Central Florida will have a unique opportunity to get a glimpse of private art collections by collectors from all over the state of Florida. State of Excellence: Treasures from Florida Private Collections opens on January 26...
The Junior League of Greater Orlando (Website) has announced that they will close their Bargain Box thrift store at 2010 N. Orange Avenue in Ivanhoe Village . The Junior League has been operating thrift shops to supplement their income since...
According to a report by Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has approached the City of Orlando to lease the former Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce building in Ivanhoe Village. The 7,000 SF...
This time last year we discovered one of our favorite local Instagram accounts. OrlandoIsSleeping (Instagram). Created by a talented ICU nurse, Ashley (last name withheld, because privacy), who took to photography as a way to chill out post-shift work, the...
This two-bed, one-bath bungalow is located at 1429 Asher Lane , tucked away in Ivanhoe Village's Formosa neighborhood; an area notorious for homes that don't stay on the market long. The 860 SF home sits on a 6,425 SF lot...
The Orlando Science Center (Website) will host Otronicon, Orlando’s interactive technology expo, for the 13th consecutive year on the weekend of January 12. Guests will be able to interact with industry leaders and learn about STEM careers; experience the future of games and...
Two separate neighboring commercial lots are listed for sale in Ivanhoe Village at the moment; 724 Brookhaven Drive and 820 Virginia Drive. According to the recent City-led Virginia Drive Corridor Study, this area is targeted for much more dense development...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Website) is hosting its second Mennello Museum Invitational beginning January 19, 2018 through March 3, 2018. This group exhibition highlights new work by regional contemporary artists whose work "enriches our community and our lives in Central...
As we announced HERE, Alden Road is being rerouted around the under-construction The Yard at Ivanhoe Village development, and will be absorbing a portion of Philadelphia Avenue, which runs parallel to its original trajectory but just to the east. The intersection...
The Orlando Science Center (Website) is looking for a local artist to make a permanent exhibition piece called Love Reshaped that would be comprised of origami pieces from a former installation. The new installation must make use of the 1300 origami hearts...
The 800 SF single-family home located at 717 Virginia Drive was recently bulldozed to make way for a new development. The house was built in 1940 and according to the Orange County Property Appraiser, the lot sold in July...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street will host their iconic sign lighting holiday kick-off event on Friday, November 17 at 6 p.m., as they switch on the OUC historic Happy Holidays/Happy New Year sign. This is the official signal that the...
Orlando Weekly broke the story on Thursday evening that Nova Scratch Kitchen (Facebook) in Ivanhoe Village will be serving its last meal this Sunday, November 5. Nova opened in February 9, 2016 in the former home of the short-lived Elliott's Public House...
Learn all about the top headlines, new restaurants, and best-bet events to attend this weekend with Bungalower and the Bus. Hosted each week by Jon “The Bus” Busdeker and Brendan O’Connor. This week’s episode was recorded at the Thirsty Topher...
We often get photographs from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, and we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our hero Jane Jacobs. Our friends at...
The Orlando Museum of Art is hiring a new Associate Curator for Community Engagement. This position is responsible for managing activities, materials, and programs that serve and build youth and family audiences. The successful candidate will serve as the museum's...
Upshot Capital Investors (Website) purchased the former WDBO site in early September for $3.5 million and have recently applied for a demo permit, which is still being processed by the City of Orlando. WDBO moved into the Art Deco building...
The Orlando Museum of Art is hosting an experimental event on September 22 that will transform the front foyer into an immersive, DIY pop-up event. Night Shift: An Evening of New Media will showcase a diverse range of mediums including installations,...
The Orlando Science Center is offering a $10 Admission Day on Sunday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is regularly $20.95 for adults and $14.95 for youth aged 3-11. Discounted tickets are limited and tend to sell...