2017 Robotics Summer Camps Host: Clockwork Mania, Orlando Science Schools, 2427 Lynx Lane Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19-23 Ages: 9-13 Cost: $300 Students learn the basics of robot programming, 3-D printing, and other hands-on science activities, in a STEM-driven curriculum. Click HERE...
This Arts-Based Placemaking webinar was presented in July, 2015, by Project for Public Spaces Senior Vice President and Creative Placemaking expert, Cynthia Nikitin. Arts-Based Placemaking creates opportunities for communities to reclaim and reinvigorate public spaces through and Arts and Culture...
Mural Arts Philadelphia (Website) is hosting a revolutionary event in the fall of 2017, called Monument Lab; a participatory, city-wide project that asks residents for their vision of a monument that best represents Philadelphia. In 2015, the Monument Lab team collected over 400...
John Crossman, President of Crossman and Company, has just released his first book, Career Killers, Career Builders.  The book is based on Crossman's favorite speech, The Top Five Ways to get Fired and the Top Five Ways to Keep From Being Fired.  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...
The Albin Polasek Museum nd Sculpture Gardens (Facebook | Website) is hosting a one-day lantern-making workshop on Sunday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will be led through the craft by artist Marla E (Website). Pre-registration is required,...
Orlando residents can now begin submitting their entries for the Downtown Development Board's Best of DTO photography contest. This year's contest has five categories: Live: Dealing with Downtown's urban environment; historic preservation, housing, civic activity, arts and culture, the environment, and transportation. ...
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 each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using Facebook...
Last week we revealed that the tenant of CityArts' coffee shop space would be called Noir Cafe, HERE. Today we learned that Chef Bob Milligan III will open his new space for an early preview of the space during...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Museum of Art will be celebrating the opening of the 2017 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art on June 2, at 7 p.m. This is the fourth year for the Florida Prize exhibition, and this year's event will...
UPDATE: Bungalower originally stated that the decision to move the statue was based on a Council vote, however, this was in fact an executive decision made by th eMayor.  Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer made an executive decision The Orlando City...
Local blogger, David Porter, will address City Council 2 p.m. Monday, May 15, demanding the removal of the Confederate Statue at Lake Eola by Orlando United Day, June 12, 2017. The memorial was originally erected by a local chapter of...
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. Each month, Bungalower and Studio 17 TV round up the most exciting...
PROMO: The touring production of Matilda the Musical has arrived at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and will run through May 19. The musical is based on the cult-favorite film from 1996 of the same name, which was in...
There will be a free screening of the film Bikes vs. Cars at the Gallery at Avalon Island at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. Bikes vs. Cars (Website) is a film project that looks into the "daily global drama in traffic," presenting solutions...
Vote for your favorite flag finalist by clicking HERE. Voting ends May 22.
Art in Odd Places (Website) is back for their third year of putting odd art in places in Downtown Orlando. The outdoor visual and performance art festival, sponsored by the Downtown Arts District, places a smorgasbord of contemporary installations along Magnolia Avenue...
CityLab Orlando (Website) is an off-campus program run by the University of Florida, in their Graduate School of Architecture, and is located in Downtown Orlando. The three-year program teaches students about architecture and urban theory, and allows for individual research...
In this episode of "Only in Japan," host John Daub takes viewers on a trip through the eye-pleasing world of Japanese manhole covers. The culture around Japanese manholes is so established that there is even a series of manhole conferences,...
The City of Orlando has released modified designs for the top four flag submissions, in the Flag Redesign competition. The Flag Redesign Committee met last month and directed City staff to tweak the top four designs, based on public feedback. The...
Adrenaline Films (Facebook | Website) has created a short called After Artegon that follows a handful of vendors after the closure of Artegon Mall. The artisans profiled in the piece include: Genki Goth Studios (Website) Silly Rabbit Crafts (Website) Pure Choice Organics (Website) Adrenaline...
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 the Parramore District. The chosen Pride of Parramore design should reflect the surrounding community...
As we wrote HERE in January, Citrus Restaurant will be replaced by a new Mexican concept. That new concept, Reyes Mezcaleria (Facebook | Website), will soft open on Monday, May 1, if all goes well with the City. Jason Chin, the...
Visitors to the Downtown Information Center will be able to take home a free Orlando poster. The poster's feature winning photographs from the latest Best of DTO Photo Contest. Click HERE to see the winners. To get your poster, simply check-in to Downtown...
As Mayor Buddy Dyer hinted at in our recent episode of Bungalower and the Bus, HERE, there is a new step in the flag re-design process. The City will be working with the top four finalists to improve the selected...