As mentioned in a recent blog post on the City of Orlando website, the City is looking to transform an empty Downtown lot into a "modern interactive public gathering space." The lot in question sits on the corner of Orange...
Spacious (Website) is a service that partners with restaurants to rent them out to coworkers during their off-hours. The innovative start-up connects freelancers and remote workers with otherwise empty venues to hold meetings, presentations, or just to take advantage of...
LYNX joined a nationwide call to arms on October 10, asking Congress to include transit in all infrastructure improvement programs moving forward. The event was part of Voices For Public Transit, a movement that supports increased funding for public transportation,...
Work began in the early hours of Wednesday, October 11 to install a rainbow walkway by the Pulse Nightclub site. The walkway will connect across Esther Street between Pulse and Dunkin' Donuts. More information on the project is available HERE.
Project for Public Spaces (Website) is hosting a four-day event in Amsterdam this week from October 10-14 all about placemaking and placemakers. The conference has representatives from over 46 countries sharing their work to improve public spaces, streets, and markets...
This past July we wrote about a petition to have the City install a rainbow crosswalk near Pulse site. The Mayor has since announced that the City of Orlando will in fact be installing one near the nightclub this week. The...
We have officially entered the next stage in Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacob's search for Orlando's Signature Dish; Voting. Those who care to, can scroll through THIS list of 29 submitted recipes for honey-centric suggestions for Orlando's signature dish. Some of...
The City of Orlando has released a Debris Collection by Neighborhood map that shares how the cleanup is progressing thus far. Scroll below to see the map for yourself   Debris collectionbyneighborhoodsmap2017 7 from Brendan O'Connor
The City of Orlando's HOLA office (Hispanic Office for Local Assistance) is a branch that helps plug in bilingual residents and newcomers into Central Florida, by linking them to over 100 community resources that can help them find jobs,...
As seen in the above video, two of the Orlando Fire Department's vehicles have been wrapped in pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This initiative was paid for by Orland Health.
United Arts of Central Florida has launched a fundraising project to raise $80,000 for arts organizations adversely affected by Hurricane Irma. The Irma Arts Fund will award small grants to United Arts-funded cultural groups that have been identified as needing...
Playground City (Website) is creating four interactive installations for the upcoming Immerse art festival on October 21, hosted by Creative City Project. The overriding story for the four installations will see the audience trying to stop an evil villain, Desaturo,...
The One Pulse Foundation has submitted plans for an interim memorial to be located on the Pulse Nightclub site on South Orange Avenue. The plans, penned by Dix Hite landscape architects, focuses on the grounds themselves and the parking lot...
The League of Women Voters of Orange County (Website) are hosting a District 5 Candidate Forum on October 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the Dr. J. B. Callahan Neighborhood Center . This is a great opportunity to get to hear...
The Lake Eola Heights neighborhood is hosting a 'hood-wide yard sale on Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, the same weekend as Fiesta in the Park at Lake Eola Park. If you're a resident of the Lake Eola Heights...
We revealed on August 6, 2017 that a developer had filed paperwork with the City of Orlando to see if it would be possible to build a self-storage facility on the Colonial Lanes property. Click HERE to see that...
Kimley-Horn has released their 24-page report on how to improve parking in Downtown Winter Park. The report was commissioned by the City of Winter Park to address residents' concern of a growing parking issue in the Park Avenue shopping corridor....
Orlando-based photographer, Lee Vandergrift, has been documenting men's beards since 2013. His series, the "Beard Envy Project," was prompted by Vandergrift's own struggle to grow a lush full beard. Since he began, he's photographed over 200 furry faces. Vandergrift is...
The City of Winter Park has released a statement that all curbside debris should be collected in the next 45-60 days. Waste Pro will be collecting all yard waste that is bagged and contained while Ceres Environmental Services has been...
Original estimates on the damage Leu Gardens experienced from Hurricane Irma seem to have been drastically low-balled. Leu Gardens Director Robert Bowden told his Board of Directors early Wednesday morning that his staff has performed a comprehensive inventory of the...
If your roof was damaged from Hurricane Irma, you can sign up for a free tarp at the Orange County Library's Edgewater branch, located at 5049 Edgewater Drive . This program is a partnership between the Federal Emergency Management and...
The City of Orlando has just released an update on what to expect from the upcoming hurricane cleanup process. According to a release from the City, they are cleaning up more yard debris than they would normally handle in over...
The Sunlite Grocery and Market has applied for assistance through the City's Small Business Facade Program in order to freshen up their exterior. The owners of Sunlite Grocery, which is located at 211 N. Parramore Avenue , are looking to...
The OnePulse Foundation (Website)'s first Town Hall event was meant to be held on September 13 but was rescheduled due to complications with Hurricane Irma. The new date for the first in a series of public workshops will be held...
We announced in August, HERE, that the City of Orlando would be launching a call for artists to adorn two new walls that will frame a new extension of Gerdtrude's Walk in Downtown. That call has just been launched. The...