LYNX has signed a partnership deal with ridesharing giant, Lyft, to enhance their ACCESS LYNX program. The deal will allow LYNX to meet the demand of their para-transit passengers during peak utilization periods by enabling their passengers to use Lyft's...
The Harvard Graduate School of Design is offering another free online urbanism course, on the heels of the architecture one we wrote about HERE last month. “CitiesX: The Past, Present, and Future of Urban Life” starts on February 15 and...
The Florida Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing on possible  improvements that have been pitched for Orange Avenue, between just north of Grant Street and Lake Conway Drive. The hearing will include an open house format at 5:30...
On November 2, 1920, one black man in Ocoee, Florida tried to vote. As a result, over 50 to 60 African-Americans were killed, African-American-owned homes and businesses were razed to the ground, and over 500 people of color fled...
Toughbiker (Facebook | Website), the crew of cyclists that takes on crazy and challenging urban mountain bike challenges in an ongoing pop-up event series, is hosting a self-defense class on Monday, February 26. The event is for women only and...
Rebuild Globally (Website) is an Orlando-based non-profit focused on alleviating poverty in Haiti via education and providing a more sustainable, entrepreneurial solution for survivors of the 2010 earthquake. Rebuild Globally job training programs are based on a social enterprise model...
A questionnaire is circulating via the Jackson Middle School website asking parents for feedback concerning a possible name change. According to the post, located on the Principal's Message board, the name change conversation was spurred by a request from a...
This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Be sure to listen to our latest episode of Bungalower and the...
The Orlando Economic Partnership finally let their HQ2 cat out of the bag yesterday, following the big reveal that Amazon.com had passed on our offer to make Orlando the home of their second headquarters. Amazon announced their top 20 potential...
PROMO: Keep Orlando Beautiful's annual fundraiser and fashion show, Trash 2 Trends, is set to return in 2018 at SeaWorld Orlando on February 3. The evening features a runway of unique, up-cycled designs made from recycled and discarded materials -...
EDIT: The attached copy is from an email sent to Huffington Post by the City of Orlando prior to the story being published. It is not in response to their article. The Huffington Post released an article entitled, "Even Breathing...
Don Price, Sexton of Greenwood Cemetery, has a treasure trove of Orlando memorabilia in his office, one of which happens to be the music from the winner of the Orlando Song Contest Winner in 1970. Price has provided Bungalower with...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's 13th Annual Neighborhood and Community Summit will be held on Sautrday, February 10 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. The summit assembles some of the best neighborhood, arts and cultural, community and faith-based...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, kicked off their year-long study of the Corrine Drive corridor in Audubon Park in February 6, 2017. We wrote about it HERE. During that time, they have held...
The Thornton Park Main Street District has issued a Call to Artists to participate in their next public art project, a series of murals in the Thornton Park Central Parking Garage. The murals will adorn the bottom level of the...
According to a report by Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has approached the City of Orlando to lease the former Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce building in Ivanhoe Village. The 7,000 SF...
The City of Winter Park has purchased their new Christmas Tree, to be installed in Central Park this Friday, January 19 at 11 a.m. The original tree was deemed unfit for the holidays last year after sustaining heavy damage during...
SOLE Orlando (Facebook | Website) is a new organization that specializes in pop-up adult education and development opportunities in the City Beautiful. SOLE will specialize in offering courses, workshops, and special events centered on topics that "we didn't cover in...
UPDATE - LYNX is running a regular weekday schedule, except for Links 416 and 427.   SunRail will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Service will resume Tuesday morning. The 2018 Downtown Orlando MLK Parade will...
EDIT: Fleet Farming is a program that operates under the non-profit IDEAS For Us and not a separate non-profit as we posted earlier.  The local pedal-powered Fleet Farming (Website) has recently announced that they will be expanding their yard-farming services...
All UCF students, faculty, and staff are now able to ride all LYNX routes at no cost if they show a valid UCF-issue ID card. This deal also includes KnightLYNX routes that serve the main campus between 6 p.m. and...
The owner of the building that hosted the Inside/Out Project mural installed in November of last year has changed their mind concerning the installation being located on their wall. The project was spearheaded by JR, an award-winning artist that is...
Like what you see? Consider supporting this series by clicking HERE. Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether...
UPDATE: Lola was found inside Dong A Supermarket.  Lola the 20-pound French bulldog wandered off Sunday afternoon at the corner of Thornton and Park Lake in Park Lake Highland . Lola is very friendly and loves to hide under cars and...
Green Builder Media (Website) is back in Orlando with their second annual sustainability-minded event, Sustainability Symposium 2018: Champions of Change, on January 8 at the UCF campus. Attendees will learn from and interact with internationally celebrated leaders as they share...