As we wrote HERE in January, Citrus Restaurant will be replaced by a new Mexican concept. That new concept, Reyes Mezcaleria (Facebook | Website), will soft open on Monday, May 1, if all goes well with the City. Jason Chin, the...
Irish Shannon's Pub (Facebook) is a new Irish-themed bar that will open in the former home of the Dubliner Irish Social House on Church Street . The space is owned by Church Street Entertainment Group (Website) which also owns Chillers,...
The owners of The Lodge (Facebook) and The Woods (Facebook) in Downtown Orlando have taken the helm of the recently vacated Burton's Bar and Grill in Thornton Park . Following the news that the bar had closed this past February, business partners...
After 20 years of business, Kathmandu (Facebook), an import and curio shop in Downtown Orlando has changed its branding in favor of a more green aesthetic. Traditionally, shoppers could find imported goods from countries like Brazil, India, Turkey, and...
The Sears department store at Fashion Square Mall closed in November, 2016, after being in business for 50 years. The closure was a result of the property being reclaimed by Seritage Growth Partners, who had worked a reclamation agreement into...
REI, Recreational Equipment, Inc., (Website) is set to open their new Winter Park location on May 12. The new outdoor equipment shop, located at 430 N. Orlando Avenue , will host a two day Grand Opening event with outdoor classes, activities,...
As reported by Scott Joseph, HERE, Mucho Tequila and Tacos (Facebook) will be closing up shop on Sunday, May 7, following Cinco de Mayo Mucho co-owner, Todd Ulmer of Beacon Hill Group, informed Bungalower that they will be maintaining ownership of...
Funky Monkey's Restaurant ASH (Facebook | Website) concept will be moving to a new location in the near future. Eddie Nickell, of FMI Restaurant Group, told Bungalower that they are looking for a new tenant for the 912 N. Mills Avenue...
After nine years of business in Orlando, Doorstep Delivery has merged with The Bite Squad. The merger happened in late March. Doorstep will now have access to an improved customer service platform, better tech, and mobile apps, in the hopes...
UPDATE: We originally posted that Shana Trenille was a part-owner of Trevi Pasta, but she is in fact the Marketing Coordinator. Angelo Falcone is the owner of both locations mentioned below.  Both Trevi Pasta Express in Ivanhoe Village and Trevi...
UPDATE 4/17: The new owners have informed us that this will be an "American Casual Neighborhood-style restaurant" offering gourmet burgers, wings, and flatbreads. There will be a full bar and craft beers available on draft, bottle, and can. This...
  "What's happening with the Orlando Inc building after they move into the downtown building with orlando economic partnership." - Sarah Elbadri The Orlando Economic Development Commission and the Central Florida Partnership announced that they would be merging, HERE, this past...
As reported on the Scott Joseph Orlando website earlier today, Baoery Asian Gastropub (Facebook | Website) will be closing up shop on Friday, March 31. The Baoery was known for their ping pong tables, rotating screenings of classic kung-fu movies, and...
Ace Cafe Orlando (Website) just hosted their first hard-hat media tour, on Tuesday, March 28, of their soon-to-open 35,000 SF Downtown entertainment plaza. The England-based company has been building their first American location on the 2.94 acre Harry P. Leu...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist...
Colibri Mexican Cuisine (Facebook | Website) is opening a new craft cocktail lounge next to its Baldwin Park location, at 4963 New Broad Street . The new concept, The Nest (a nod to the name its parent restaurant colibri which means...
Lineage Coffee Roasting (Facebook | Website), the craft coffee roaster based out of East End Market, is opening a second location in the former Cruises Only building by Lazy Moon Pizza, at 1011 E. Colonial Drive . According to the...
"This morning I saw a sign for the new brewery opening up on the corner of Orange and E Jefferson Street. I figured it might fit well in the Eye on The Street column for your site. Have a...
Mesa21 (Website), the new Mexican restaurant that will be moving into the former City-owned Gargi's Ristorante space in Gaston Edwards Park , will be opening at the end of the month. Tommy Rios, General Partner at Camden Partners, told Bungalower that...
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...
Although they were expected to open back in January, the new Winter Park Ben & Jerry's is expected to open on March 16. The new store is located near Rollins College at 521 South Park Avenue . Bungalower Bundle subscribers will be...
Humble Bumble Kombucha (Facebook | Website) will be opening their new Ivanhoe Village location in just a couple of weeks. They will be hosting a soft opening on Friday, March 24 from 6-9 p.m. and the Leguminati (Facebook | Website) will...
A construction permit was just granted to the owner of the upcoming Iron Cow cafe in the Milk District. Located at 2438 E. Robinson Street the 2,700 SF renovated industrial space will feature 15-foot high ceilings and plenty of...
A new Orlando-based website has been launched that takes a close look at the world of LGBTQ video game news. The Gaymer will share all LGBTQ-related news in the video game industry. Stories covered so far include "5 video game daddies...
A nail salon will be moving into the former home of Twisted Bliss at 1807 N. Orange Avenue in Ivanhoe Village . Bungalower spoke with the owner earlier today, who informed us that the space would be opening in...