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...
SPONSORED: This episode of Bungalower and the Bus is brought to you by Kaleidoscope Venue for the Arts (Facebook | Website), a new warehouse/gallery located in Longwood, Florida.  Bungalower’s Editor in Chief, Brendan O’Connor, in cooperation with man-about-town Jon Busdeker, have...
90.7 WMFE is celebrating National Poetry Month by asking Central Florida residents to submit original poems about their ZIP codes, “ZipOdes” if you will. "Each ZIP code is five numbers, so we’re asking that each ZipOde be five lines—the number of...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Facebook | Website) will host a new exhibit called Our Orlando from May 19 to June 18, featuring work by five local artists; Katrina Constantine, Hillery Powers, Chris Tobar Rodriguez, Andrew Spear, and Rhett Withey. Our...
Orlando's newest Main Street program, The Milk District (Facebook | Website) is looking for local artists to paint a series of electrical storage boxes in the neighborhood. The call for artists, available HERE, lists a variety of possible inspiring subjects,...
The 2017 Easter Bonnet Jubilee was held Saturday, April 15 at The Venue in Ivanhoe Village, and saw over 50 people creating over-the-top hats as part of a fundraiser for the Zebra Coalition (Website). The hats were paraded in a...
UPDATE 4/21: There will be a new step in the flag selection process, following the most recent meeting of the Task Force. The City will be working with the top 4 finalists to improve the designs before opening them...
Atlanta-based duo, Duet for Theramin and Lap Steel, will perform at the Gallery at Avalon Island (Website) on April 28. The duo, comprised of Scott Burland on the theramin and Frank Schultz on lap steel, will perform an ambient soundtrack...
Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It is an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether at home, in an office, the streets of...
Local art supply shop, Sam Flax (Facebook | Website), commissioned Orlando-based artist Kevin Wood (Website), to create portraits of two fallen officers. The portraits commissioned by the business were of Orlando Police Lieutenant Debra Clayton and Orange County Sheriff's Office...
The City of Orlando's flag re-design contest attracted over 1,000 submissions, from around the world, including Belgium and Canada. Although the top ten submissions have already been chosen, we asked for permission from the Mayor's office to sort through the...
The groundbreaking of Steinmetz Hall, the long-awaited second-phase of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, was held on March 6, and construction has already begun. The 1,700 SF acoustical hall will feature three tiers as well as a moving shell...
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...
Park Lake Presbyterian Church (Website) has filed paperwork with the City of Orlando, declaring their intent to expand the footprint of their existing Faith Arts Village campus. Faith Arts Village Orlando (Facebook | Website), or FAVO, is a series of...
Disenchanted the Hilarious Hit Musical is a show that features a comedic look at Disney princesses. This performance is not for children and is recommended for guests aged 13 and older. The musical will run from April 11 to 20 at...
By Brian Carlson (Website) EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS INTERVIEW WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED BY CARLSON ON HIS OWN BLOG IN 2014. NEW INTERVIEWS WILL BE POSTED ON BUNGALOWER THIS SPRING.  You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good...
The #TearAwayWalls social justice campaign made waves on social media this past March when Alan Cumming shared a photo on his Instagram. Now the project is coming to Orlando from April 22-24 to do a series of photographs with Orlando residents. #TearAwayWalls...
The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival (Facebook | Website) is on May 16, 2017 in Loch Haven Park. Each year the festival attracts thousands of theater-goers from around the world to the parks and Loch Haven Cultural Park venues;...
The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art is an annual exhibition that recognizes ten outstanding Florida artists. The artists range from emerging to mid-career, with significant achievements and exhibitions under their belts. The artists to be featured in the next Florida Prize in...
Master tailor, Bonnie Lewis, has launched a new sustainable Orlando-based fashion line called Common Wares (Instagram | Website) in Ivanhoe Village. Common Wares specializes in three minimal shapes cut to three lengths; crop, tunic, and dress. Each piece is hand-made,...
EVENT RUNS 7 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT SATURDAY, APRIL 15 AT 514 VIRGINIA DRIVE Bungalower and Coopers' Craft have joined forces to bring you a night filled with Orlando's best Makers and businesses, in a new event space in Ivanhoe...
The City's newly launched flag redesign contest has moved on to its second phase. The Flag Design Committee has selected their favorite designs from all of the submitted options. The public will now rank them, via votes. The Committee...
Bungalower’s Editor in Chief, Brendan O’Connor, in cooperation with journalist-extraordinaire Jon Busdeker, have launched a new series called Bungalower and the Bus, which airs on Real Radio 104.1 every Friday at 9 p.m. Each week Busdeker and O’Connor discuss the...
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...