Cindy Wilson of the B-52's will take the stage with The Pauses, and the Sh-Booms at Will's Pub on Thursday, July 27 at 9 p.m. Wilson's new song styling is being described as, "Cindy Wilson’s current endeavor is as far...
The Mills 50 Main Street program is installing six new bike-shaped bike racks along the Mills corridor this month. The bikes are each a different color and have the Mills 50 branding on the front tire.  The orange bike rack was the...
A new retail concept has moved into the former home of the Hide Shop in Mills 50. The 700 SF stand-alone building is located just behind Snap! Orlando at 728 N. Thornton Avenue and will be the new home...
SPONSORED by lil indies: Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office,...
Our partners at Orlando Shirts (Facebook | Instagram) were broken into last week and lost over $1,000 worth of merchandise. A man threw a piece of a fire hydrant through the shop window, entered the store, and left with the...
Smoke Shop Tobacco and Pipes  has moved up the street to 1119 E. Colonial Drive, to the former home of Anthony's Pizza . As part of the move into the larger space, they are now called Climax Smoke Shop (Website)....
According to Colin Wolf of the Orlando Weekly, Four Rebels American Taco Kitchen and Bar (Facebook) will be moving into the former home of Segafredo in Mills Park . Four Rebels describes themselves as an "unapologetically American taco experience."A timeline for an...
As of Friday, June 30, Vita Luna Cafe has closed their pop-up shop at lil indies in Mills 50. Vita Luna owner, Danny Alvarez, told Bungalower that he made the decision to close the pop-up in order to focus on...
Educe Salon (Website) has placed as a finalist in the L'Oreal Professionnel's Color and Style Trophy, hair competition, out of 226 submissions. Phillip Rosado was named in the Styling and Cutting and Men's Image Awards categories and will compete live...
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 or cultural event each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts...
PROMO: On Saturday, June 10, Go Big Marketing will be hosting a collective of local businesses during an event that will honor the 49 souls Orlando lost on June 12, 2016. The first 200 guests will receive a special Pulse...
As we reported in May, HERE, a new restaurant concept called Brooklyn Coffee Shop (Facebook) has moved into the former home of Restaurant Ash. Their grand opening will be held on Sunday, June 4, at 10 a.m. The menu offers...
UPDATE: "Friendly" is not a word we should have used when referring to this new shop.     A new retail shop will be opening in the heart of the Mills 50 District on June 10, in the former home of A Place...
The Center (Website) and WFTV are filming a short video called "Love from Orlando to Manchester" in response to the recent explosion at an Ariana Grande concert that resulted in the deaths of 22 people. Filming will take place at 1:30...
According to Faiyaz Kara of the Orlando Weekly, a new restaurant will soon be moving into the space vacated by Giraffas Brazilian Grill, in Mills Park .  Too Much Sauce (Facebook | Website) will offer wings, quinoa/rice bowls, salads, and more. The...
Travel site, Culture Trip (Website), recently published a story called, "Travel to Southeast Asia in Orlando's Little Vietnam" sharing an insider's look at the cultural hotspot that is the intersection of Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive. The site appeals to...
Tap and Grind Bar (Facebook | Website) will be opening a new location in Mills 50, next to BART, according to the Orlando Weekly.  They will be moving into a space that was formerly occupied by Thang Q. Bui, Accupuncture, at...
Brooklyn Coffee Shop (Facebook) will be taking over the recently-vacated home of Restaurant ASH in the Mills 50 District. As we reported in April, HERE, FMI Restaurant Group had decided to find a new tenant for their Mills Avenue-facing space...
The "King of Junk Joint Swing," Wayne Hancock (Website) will be performing at Southern Fried Sunday on Sunday, May 32 at Will's Pub . Southern Fried Sunday is an ongoing early-day concert series that includes a BBQ dinner, and live...
The Mills 50 Main Street District has brought back their #Mills50Local promotional offer, for 2017. Orlando residents can purchase a collection of 36 coupons, featuring 31 Mills 50 businesses, for $25. Offers include BOGO's, free items, and discounts to businesses...
UPDATE: Watermark recently revealed, HERE, that Ashley Nickell has left Restaurant Ash to give Parliament House's Rainbow Cafe an overhaul before moving to New York City to work as a private chef. Funky Monkey's Restaurant ASH (Facebook | Website) concept will...
Lineage Coffee Roasting (Facebook | Website), the craft coffee roaster based out of East End Market, is opening a second location in the former Cruises Only building by Lazy Moon Pizza, at 1011 E. Colonial Drive . According to the...
EDIT: We received the following comment from Jill Ramsier, Partner/Co-Owner of Quantum Leap Winery in response to being labeled a "mixery" in this post when it originally went public: "We are actually a real working winery - we just start...
By Brian Carlson (Website) You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that in mind, local photographer Brian Carlson, has introduced an ongoing photo and Q&A...
MILLS 50 ART BOX BY LEE VANDERGRIFT, PHOTO BY DANNY GARCIA Vain Nightclub (Facebook | Website) is at the center of an uproar in Mills 50 after photos were posted on the Mills 50 Main Street District Facebook page showing...