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...
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...
The City of Winter Park has launched a new app to better serve its residents. The Ask Winter Park app will allow users to report potholes, broken street lights, janky sidewalks, or any other infrastructure issue that should be addressed...
The Municipal Planning Board has approved new plans for the Broadstone Lakehouse project, to be located on the northern shore of Lake Ivanhoe. The proposed residential tower will replace the Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home with its historic rooftop neon sign. The...
Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamil just posted the following Tweet and photo after a visit to the Children's wing at Florida Hospital. "Thanks @FloridaHospital 4 letting me visit the kids in your care & @StarlightUS 4 providing #SW backpacks filled w/goodies!" Hamil is...
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...
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...
Visit Orlando will attempt to develop a signature dish for Orlando, in partnership with a curated team of local chefs. The announcement was made during Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs' State of the County address, April 7 at I-Drive 360. Jacobs...
UPDATE: As of 6 p.m. Thursday evening, Beulah has been reunited with her owners. She was found in Dover Shores.    Beulah is a black pit bull who went missing on April 1, as she was startled by the Wrestlemania fireworks....
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 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...
We generally don't post about lost pets on Bungalower, but given the fact that we've seen more than a handful pop up on neighborhood message boards and on Craigslist this week, we thought we'd lend a hand. The following pets...
The City of Orlando will begin switching to a new solid waste service schedule this May, one that halves garbage collection and doubles recycling pickups. The news follows on the tail of a successful trial project in curated Orlando neighborhoods, that...
EDIT: The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. The City of Winter Park and representatives from GAI Consultant's Community Solutions Group will be hosting a community meeting at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center aboutu the future...
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...
The Central Florida Commuter Rail Technical Advisory Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. at the Lynx Central Station, in the second floor Multipurpose Room . For more information about SunRail, including fares, schedule and station...
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with Disney | ABC Television Group, and ESPN to improve parks across the country in the Parks Build Community campaign. One of three City of Orlando parks will receive a...
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...
Orlando residents are being asked to participate in a survey as part of the MetroPlan Orlando Corrine Drive Complete Streets project we wrote about earlier in the year, HERE. Participants are asked to share their vision of what the perfect...
A new service is turning texts into faxes for lawmaking decision makers, with the hit of a button. Resistbot (Website) is a free service that allows users to reach out to politicians across the country, by transcribing their texts into...
SPONSORED: Experience Kissimmee, the official destination marketing organization for Osceola County, is hosting a casting call for models for an upcoming photo shoot. The photos will be used around the world to market Kissimmee and Central Florida, in high-exposure...
UPDATE: THE ORLANDO UNITED DAY WEBSITE SEEMS TO BE EXPERIENCING SOME DIFFICULTIES.  The city of Orlando and the owners of Pulse Nightclub are preparing for to mark the one-year anniversary of the tragedy with the declaration of "Orlando United Day...
Central Florida homelessness advocate Andrae Bailey and former Orlando Sentinel/WESH-TV reporter (and sometime Bungalower contributor) Jon Busdeker have joined forces to launch a new project that seeks to strengthen local nonprofit leaders and agents of social change. The Collective is an...