With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...
"I seem to see one glaring error already in the planning of Creative Village ..." - BUNGALOWER READER We received the following message from a Bungalower reader who wished to remain anonymous, concerning the Creative Village development in Downtown Orlando's Parramore neighborhood. " ... In...
The City of Orlando's Creative Village Development Review Committee has approved plans for a 15-story student housing development, for the Downtown UCF/Valencia College campus in Parramore. The planned mixed-use building would house 7,700 students when completed, if approved by City...
UPDATE: The deadline for submissions has been extended to June 30, 2017 The City of Orlando is accepting conceptual renderings for a bronze relief sculpture, to be installed on the front wall of the new Fire Station 2 building in...
Juice Bike Share (Facebook | Website) sent out the below message to bike share members, concerning discontinuing their bike valet service at Orlando City Soccer games. Public bike racks are still available at the soccer stadium. Read the message below...
The City's Creative Village Development Review Committee has issued a recommendation for approval on plans submitted for a building that will anchor UCF's Downtown campus (Website). The Dr. Phillips Academic Commons is the first building to reach this point in...
UPDATE: The City of Orlando has postponed the hearing to May.  The West Art District is a 45,000 SF campus comprised of a group of colorful buildings, located in Parramore, at the corner of Central Boulevard and Westmoreland Drive. The former...
The Orlando Regional Realtor Foundation (Website) will be gifting homes to two of six families that are receiving mortgage-free homes this year. The families are those of income-qualified veterans and it is part of their collaborative project with the City...
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. As Stevie Nicks’ 24 Karat Gold Tour With Special Guests Pretenders winds...
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...
The grand opening of the new Orlando Police Department Headquarters is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The new 96,000 SF building is located at 1250 W. South Street and was designed to incorporate public spaces into...
Take a tour of the sprawling West Art District (Facebook), which is located on Central Boulevard between Orange Blossom Trail and Westmoreland Drive. The new art space in Parramore held an open house on Sunday, March 5 and Jon Busdeker had...
VIDEO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO The City of Orlando's public Pottery Studio (Facebook | Website) was originally established in 1968. The focus of the public program is to provide a safe place for City residents to learn and explore the art...
The third phase of construction costs for the streetscape improvements on West Central Boulevard were approved last month, the total cost of which will be $4,317,537.   The corridor in question stretches along West Central Boulevard between Glenn Lane and Hughey...
A project overview entitled "Division Avenue Dedications" has been filed to do a preliminary review for possible streetscape improvements of the Downtown corridor. The City-initiated amendment to the Growth Management plan is looking to create a new subarea policy to...
Orlando City Soccer's debut game in the new stadium brought a sea of purple and gold to the Parramore neighborhood. Bungalower and Jon Busdeker were on-site to see the sights, chant, and raise a glass. An estimated 25,527 people attended the...
Orlando City Soccer applied to get Temporary Use Permits to allow for parking on five lots, reviewed by City Council at the February 27th Council Meeting. The permits would allow for parking for media and employees at 925 W. Church Street...
Orlando Venues is requesting approval from the City of Orlando for funds to purchase upgrades for their existing Wi-Fi infrastructure. The Venues are asking for $121,371.55 from the City to purchase upgrades which will provide full coverage to the Amway...
A request has been made to the City Planning division to approve the development of a 7-Eleven gas station and convenience store on the corner of West South Street and South Orange Blossom Trail . Currently, the lot houses both...
Camping World Stadium will be transformed into a Topgolf Crush field from March 10-12. Topgolf Crush is a game where participants hit balls into giant targets on the field, that range between 40 and 150 yards away. A tracer...
SOAP IN ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA 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...
Jimmy Buffett will be performing with the Coral Reefer Band at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at the Amway Center. Ticket sales will be open to the general public on February 24 at 10 a.m. HERE.
  The City of Orlando will demolish two racquetball courts and a storage shed that dates back to the 1930s to make way for a new road extension in the Parramore neighborhood. Bungalower has confirmed the racquetball courts outside the Downtown...
Orlando City Soccer Club will be hosting a community open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new stadium on Saturday, February 25. All locker rooms, stadium seats, and premium VIP spaces will be open as well. Attendees will...
UPDATE: February 3, 2017 - Lake Alert for Lake Dot - LIFTED   Due to a blockage in a sanitary line near the intersection of West Robinson Street and Beggs Avenue, approximately 200 gallons of sanitary waste has made its way...