In response to the deferment of their application for a density bonus, Alliance Realty Partners, LLC, will be hosting a follow-up neighborhood workshop to discuss their proposed project on Friday, March 31. For more information on the deferment HERE. The workshop will...
A privately-led Memorial Task Force will begin meeting in the near future, spearheaded by Pulse Nightclub owner, Barbara Poma. The City of Orlando had originally planned to purchase the property to create their own memorial, but Poma decided against selling....
UPDATE: A PUBLIC MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 31. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.  The proposed 288-unit Broadstone Lake House project, that we've written about previously HERE, was denied a request for a density bonus by the Municipal Planning...
According to local transit watchdog blog, SunRail Riders (Website), there were over 12,000 boarding this past Saturday for weekend service. The Florida Department of Transportation offices reported that there were 12,842 boardings this past Saturday. There were multiple reports of...
This video was originally posted on the Transport for London Facebook page. Transport for London is a non-profit that focuses on news and information about London's transportation network.
The City of Orlando is hosting a public information open house on April 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the Callahan Neighborhood Center for residents who are interested in learning more about the project. Construction will take place during the...
Bumby Avenue is expected to open to through-traffic on, or before April 14, following a two-year closure of the east-west north-south-running corridor. The closure was initiated by the City of Orlando in order to replace all of the underground...
UCF Librarian, Carrie Moran, is the recent recipient of funding from the Citizen Curator Project (Website) and will be using the funds to curate and display an exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery, based on Pulse. Moran is also the...
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 Downtown Orlando Partnership hosted their 2017 Golden Brick Awards on March 7, 2017 at the historic Ballroom at Church Street. This was the 28th year for the annual awards luncheon that recognizes community and development projects that positively impact...
Spacebar (Facebook) posted the following message and graphic on their Facebook page last night: "Ok friends. It's a bit weird over here right now but things will get better. I promise. In the meantime we could use a little love...
PROMO: Orlando Soup (Facebook | Website), the micro-grant dinner where diners vote on a community project to fund as part of their dessert. Diners enjoy a simple supper of soup and salad before listening to four speakers pitching a community action...
A medical marijuana card application shop has opened in Downtown Orlando, and it's called Dr. Green Relief Orlando Marijuana Doctors (Facebook | Website). Dr. Green Relief specializes in helping people to get their medical marijuana cards, and has locations across...
Attention volunteers, Non-profit and local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Keep Orlando Beautiful (Facebook | Website), is looking for some able bodies to volunteer their time at some of the following events Electronic Waste and Textile Recycling Collection. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday,...
UPDATE: SCROLL DOWN FOR SERVICE SCHEDULE SunRail's next Saturday Service date will be on March 18. The date was selected in order to transport crowds to the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, and the NCAA March Madness Tournament at the Amway Center. The...
The City of Orlando is launching a public design competition to overhaul the municipal flag, which was originally designed in 1980. Community members are asked to submit their idea for a new design by Wednesday, March 22. Key things to keep...
"Hey Brendan, wanna report on OCPS voting to rename Lee Middle to College Park middle so as to not be named after a racist?" - Brad The School Advisory Council of Robert E. Lee Middle School voted to change the...
The Mennello Museum of American Art is asking the public for feedback before conducting a five-year strategic plan. Executive Director, Shannon Fitzgerald, will be using the information gathered to develop a Strategic Vision Plan for the campus, in cooperation...
A steering committee of Valencia faculty, staff, and community partners has recently launched the Pulse Memorial Scholarship to aid the LGBTQ and Hispanic population in pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities in Central Florida. Over 40 percent of homeless youth are LGBTQ...
PHOTO: DELIRIOUS FRITES BY LES ASTRONAUTES, QUEBEC CITY Orange County is currently accepting proposals for their next round of Sculpture on the Lawn participants. Selected artists will be awarded $3,500 to loan their sculptures to the Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs office...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, has kicked-off a year-long study that will look at trying to reshape the Corrine Drive corridor from U.S. 17/92 to Bennett Road, in Audubon Park as part...
The Orlando Public Library is hosting a celebration of African American literature, as read and performed by a variety of local notables, including: Commissioner Regina Hill WMFE President and General Manager LaFontaine Oliver Orlando Weekly Editor-in-Chief Jessica Bryce Young ...
RED BULL CAN HEADDRESS DESIGNED BY PATRICK O'CONNOR, PHOTO BY JORGE SUAREZ At the time of this post, there were only thirty tickets remaining for this year's Trash 2 Trends runway show at SeaWorld Orlando. The annual recycled fashion show event...
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...
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,...