The V Group (Website) announced in December of last year that they were closing Herman’s Loan Office (Website) and refocusing their efforts on a new venture in Thornton Park. They have just announced that their new concept is set to...
A local company under the name of SideWard Brewing Co. (Facebook) has signed the lease for the rear of the recently renovated warehouse at 210 Bumby Avenue in the Milk District. The 3,900 SF warehouse was recently renovated by Giovanni...
The first-ever Hawkers location at 1103 N. Mills Avenue is listed for sale on LoopNet, a commercial real estate site. We reached out to the owners of Hawkers for the story and their press person told us that despite...
Colonial Lanes (Website) announced last week on their Facebook page that they will be closing their Milk District bowling alley on Thursday, May 24. The building sold to Titan Properties in February, which had previously filed to turn the property, located...
"Did Peppino's on Curry Ford Close?" - Khalil Makdah Peppino's Organic Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria (Facebook) has closed. Pete, the former owner, named the pizzeria after his father, who taught him the craft back in New York where he grew up. Peppino's opened...
Manny's Original Chophouse (Facebook | Website) has opened a new location in the former home of Lago, the Italian restaurant that used to sit on the shore of Lake Baldwin. Located at 4979 New Broad Street , Manny's will sit at...
We announced back in May 2016, HERE, that a new concept called The Grape and The Grain would be opening in the former home of the rarely open Angels Landing second-hand shop at 1110 Virginia Drive . The bar specializes...
The owners of Oblivion Taproom in East Orlando have announced that they will be closing their bar/restaurant on May 26. Oblivion, located at 5101 E. Colonial Drive , first opened in 2011 but closed briefly in 2016, only to be sold to long-time...
The Appearance Review Board approved a Major Certificate of Appearance Approval for renovations of a Stadium-adjacent building located at 642 W. Church Street back in 2017. Original plans for the renovations of the building called for a new mesh-covered...
As we announced HERE last October, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice (Website) will be opening a new College Park location in the former Subway space at 2213 Edgewater Drive . The Jeremiah's corporate office has finally announced an opening for the new location;...
Edit: We originally wrote that Paul Huggett was a "co-owner" of New Moon but it is actually a family-owned enterprise that he supports as an awesome family member.   Local juicer, New Moon Market (Website), will be expanding their College Park...
A new furniture and design business is moving into 2421 Edgewater Drive . Saxon-Clark Furniture, Patio, and Design (Website) actually opened their first location in College Park in 1996 before opening a new space in Altamonte Springs, which has since...
A developer has applied to update the Future Land Use of the lot at 409 N. Magnolia Street where the Travelodge currently sits from Office-High to DT-AC. If granted by the Municipal Planning Board on May 15, the change...
According to a recent report by Paul Brinkmann of Orlando Sentinel, the owners of Southern Nights in the Milk District are looking to open a new club right next door to their popular LTBTGIA (rainbow of fruit flavors) club located at...
Paperwork has been filed asking for the rezoning of the southwest corner of Fern Creek and Colonial Drive, the current home of Ice Cold Auto Air, from Mixed Use High Intensity to Planned Development for a future Starbucks. While the...
Bites and Bubbles (Facebook | Website) held a soft opening on Friday evening for friends and family in their new home at 912 N. Mills Avenue . We wrote about the new concept HERE in March. Bites and Bubbles is a new concept by Eddie...
A new type of event venue will be opening in Downtown Orlando this summer, one that focuses on throwing stuff. Epic Axe Throwing (Website) is a throwing range for axe-tossing enthusiasts aged 14 and up. Anyone under the age of...
According to Orlando food-sherpa Scott Joseph, the Winter Park restaurant Firefly Kitchen and Bar is being rebranded to the Hangry Bison. Located at 480 N. Orlando Avenue in the Winter Park Village, Hangry Bison will replace Firefly's Southern-inspired menu...
"Why is our College Park Fairwinds closing this month??? should I be worried?" - Laurie Anne Campbell, via Bungalower Buddies Facebook Group Fairwinds Credit Union (Website) will indeed be closing its College Park branch, at the end of the business day on...
"“When a girl kicks you out of her apartment you don’t spend a week hanging around her parking lot.” - scott vocca to scott joseph Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub (Facebook) is finally in soft opening in their new home in...
King's Pizza (Instagram | Website) has opened a new location at 2840 Curry Ford Road , smack-dab in the middle of the new Curry Ford road diet. The first shop is located at 6550 International Drive but this second space...
Fresh Kitchen (Facebook | Website) will open their second Orlando location  of their build-a-bowl restaurant concept, on May 7 in the SoDo District, at 2855 S. Orange Avenue . Founded in Tampa, the chain now has locations in Sarasota, St....
You may recall when we told you last August that the Little Blue Donut Truck (Facebook) would be opening a brick and mortar in Winter Park. We announced it HERE. The owners of the popular made-to-order donut truck, Mike and...
Frenchpressery (Facebook | Website), that secret speakeasy that we wrote about HERE, has released some more information about what they have planned for the Milk District. The concept, powered by the folks at Coffeefueled Marketing (Website), is set-up to be an invite-only shop...
Parramore-based Re-Runz Records (Facebook | Website) is moving to a new home on Orange Blossom Trail. Owner Ed Smith, who we've profiled before HERE, announced on Facebook that after two years he was moving into a larger space "... in a much...