Artisan popsicle-maker, the Pop Parlour (Facebook | Website), now offers full service in their Lake Eola-adjacent store. The new menu includes tea, coffee, and espresso drinks, including their own house-made cold brew that they will be bottling and selling around...
If you throw up, get ready to pay up at the Stubborn Mule. The popular downtown Orlando restaurant and brunch spot has a policy that states that any guest who pukes on the premises must clean it up or pay...
According to Scott Joseph, Spice Modern Steakhouse (Website) management informed the staff on Sunday that they would be closing. Spice owner, Manny Tato, also recently closed his other businesses Spice Burgr and Verde Cantina. Both spaces are currently still vacant. Rumors...
I Wish This Was is a monthly series that transforms ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of. This series is made possible by our partnership with Interstruct Inc., a leading design...
As we wrote in April, HERE, Mucho Tequila and Tacos is no more. In its place stands a new concept from the Beacon Hill Group, Muddy Waters. Muddy Waters is a New Orleans-style restaurant headlined by the talent behind Two...
There will be a special edition of What's Up Downtown on the evening of June 1 at the Downtown Snap gallery, at 420 E. Church Street . The focus of the night will be "creative placemaking" which is a practice...
According to Paul Brinkmann of the Orlando Sentinel, Boston-based firm, Northland Paramount LLC, has purchased the 16-story Paramount on Lake Eola building for approximately $65.2 M. The purchase included 266 units, along with the spaces that house Publix, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, and...
As reported by Scott Joseph, HERE, Mucho Tequila and Tacos (Facebook) will be closing up shop on Sunday, May 7, following Cinco de Mayo Mucho co-owner, Todd Ulmer of Beacon Hill Group, informed Bungalower that they will be maintaining ownership of...
A new all-way stop sign was recently installed at the intersection of Lake and Central Avenues, in front of the Downtown Publix . The three-way intersection is a popular crossing point for pedestrians coming and going to Lake Eola and...
Florida Theatrical Association is bringing back their New Musical Discovery Series this fall at the Mezz and the Abbey in South Eola, this fall. The series showcases new musicals written by aspiring playwrights from across the nation. Works are submitted...
SPONSORED: This professionally-designed,  three-bedroom, two bath unit is located on the sixth floor of the Jackson Condominium building in South Eola , just a few steps away from Constitution Green. The 2,009 SF corner unit features several recent upgrades, including custom...
ADAM KIEFER, ‘XAVERINE.’ VIRUNGA RANGER, 2015 Orlando-based photographer, Adam Kiefer (Website), specializes in conservation, and his work has been taking him to Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2013. Virunga was founded in 1925 by King Albert I...
The Abbey (Website) will host "Sing Along with the Muppet Movie" for three consecutive days at their South Eola venue this March. The event was inspired by participatory film experiences like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, where actors reenact the film in...
The recently formed South Eola Neighborhood Association (Facebook | Nextdoor) is looking for residents to join their ranks. The South Eola neighborhood comprises the increasingly dense residential area between Summerlin Avenue to the east, Robinson Street to the north,...
The Orlando Modern Quilt Guild (Website) put out a call for quilts after the Pulse tragedy this summer. The response, resulted in over 1,500 quilts being donated from across the world. The guild will be presenting quilts to Orlando Mayor...
The City of Orlando's first public dog run in Downtown Orlando will open at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 13 at Constitution Green, on the corner of Summerlin Avenue and Jackson Avenue . Following the grand opening, there will be a...
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. Bungalower...
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. A reader,...
If approved, three separate lots on East Pine Street could be the future home of the Olive (Website). The three lots, comprised of 619,621, and 623 East Pine , could soon host a new three-story, six-unit development. The proposed building...
June's What's Up Downtown event, hosted by the Downtown Development Board and the Community Redevelopment Agency, will focus on Creative Placemaking. The event is on June 2, at 5:30 p.m., and will be hosted at Snap! Downtown in 420...
Popular Clermont restaurant, Wallace Grill (Facebook), will be opening a new location in the Sanctuary building in Thornton Park (or South Eola, depending on whom you are speaking with). They will be taking the former Nick's Italian Kitchen/Sanctuary Diner space. We've...
A 1,765 SF condo in the Star Tower building is available for purchase. This unit has great views of Downtown Orlando through its floor to ceiling windows, and is centrally located just south of Lake Eola and Thornton Park ....
The Orlando City Commission voted to save Constitution Green from developers on Monday, to the price tag of $5.9M. The current owners, the Caruso family, will be paid $3.3M from the CRA budget, and will be given a parcel of...
This tampered sign was spotted by avid Bungalower reader, Tairi Perez today. The sign is located near the intersection of South and Bumby. Apparently it also said, "PRAISE BOB." The sign has since been fixed.  
Mingos in Thornton Park is now closed. Mingos was located at 100 S Eola Dr in the South Eola neighborhood of the Thornton Park District. The restaurant owner Nikesh Patel has been facing legal troubles. A judge appointed a third-party to oversee business operations....