Tuan Mai of VIP Investments LLC has filed paperwork to amend the Growth Management Plan for a lot located at 1100 W. Colonial Drive to Mixed Use Corridor Medium Intensity. The rezoning would allow for the development of a...
Our readers like to ask a lot of questions. Which is great, because we like to be nosy. This time though, we had to defer to an expert. "The recent report on the many new 7-Eleven locations had me thinking......
The 800 SF single-family home located at 717 Virginia Drive was recently bulldozed to make way for a new development. The house was built in 1940 and according to the Orange County Property Appraiser, the lot sold in July...
Rideshare company Zipcar has released a map based on a survey of over 10,000 Americans on ho they pass the time while stuck in holiday traffic. Each state had a minimum sample size of 200 respondents that were not...
The Orlando Police Department has installed an E-Commerce Exchange Zone outside their new headquarters at 1250 W. South Street . The Exchange Zone is meant to give online shoppers a safe place to exchange money for goods that they purchase...
Orlando was chosen to participate in Smart Growth America's Safe Streets Academy; a crash course in how to make streets safe for everyone, regardless of how they're moving from A to B. According to the program's Memorandum of Understanding, City...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town. When that happens, we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
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....
The new Marriott Hotel project located on the rebranded Sheraton Hotel corner in Downtown Orlando has just filed to replat the southern portion of the property for a proposed parking garage. The new full-service hotel would use the new three-story...
MetroPlan is neck deep in their Corrine Drive Complete Streets study and held their first public workshop at Leu Gardens on July 27. The above video was a promo for the workshop which has already taken place, which presented...
The Mills 50 Main Street program is installing six new bike-shaped bike racks along the Mills corridor this month. The bikes are each a different color and have the Mills 50 branding on the front tire.  The orange bike rack was the...
The Homegrown Local Food Cooperative (Website) is hosting a summer art fundraiser on Sunday, July 16 at their Health Village venue, 2310 N. Orange Avenue . The evening will include local art, a coloring contest, and refreshments. Individuals who would like...
According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, a water-less car wash is looking to legalize their current set up shop at the Colonial Marketplace, just west of the Fashion Square mall . Green Phantom Eco Wash (Website) uses...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Science Center (Facebook | Website) is hosting a  Summer Kick-Off Sale, a flash sale on annual memberships. For a limited time, just today and tomorrow (Friday, June 9 to Saturday, June 10), the Science Center will be...
Juice Bike Share (Facebook | Website) sent out the below message to bike share members, concerning discontinuing their bike valet service at Orlando City Soccer games. Public bike racks are still available at the soccer stadium. Read the message below...
As of Monday, April 10, both Cith Lot 10 and City Lot 9 will close permanently to public parking use. The lots are located under the interstate overpass, between Pine Street and Washington Avenue. The closures were instigated by the overhead bridge...
A 7x34 aluminum gypsy trailer/tiny house is for sale on Craigslist, HERE. The trailer was originally used as a six-hourse slant before being renovated into this interesting abode. The interior features patterned wallpaper, storage, antique cabinetry, and its own restroom -...
Orlando City Soccer applied to get Temporary Use Permits to allow for parking on five lots, reviewed by City Council at the February 27th Council Meeting. The permits would allow for parking for media and employees at 925 W. Church Street...
The City of Orlando launched a study of the Virginia Drive corridor in July, 2016, including an area bound by Princeton to the north, Mills Avenue to the east, Marks Street to the south and Orange Avenue to the...
The City announced the latest recipients of their Mayor's Matching Grant cycle on December 11, which we wrote about HERE. One of those finalists was the Mills 50 Main Street District which received $3,500 to use towards installing six custom...
ROBINSON IMAGE VIA PROJECT DTO The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has been carrying out a Planning Study on the Robinson Street Corridor between Hughey Avenue and Maguire Boulevard, in partnership with the City of Orlando. According to their site, “Its goal...
SPONSORED: PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-sourced global event where Creatives and citizens temporarily transform parking spaces into temporary public places, called "parklets." Orlando's PARK(ing) Day event is on September 16 in College Park. The movement was founded by in...
Park Day Orlando (Facebook) is a local group that transforms City parking spaces into mini public parks, for one day a year. Last year we "participated" in something similar, the City's One Less Car Event (Facebook), but we did a...
The recent Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) issued by MetroPlan Orlando (Website) breaks down the next 20 to 25 years to identify current and projected transportation needs. The plan is updated every five years, and the following plan was approved...
It appears we have received our first look at what the City may have planned for the upcoming Bridge District project. Project DTO identified the parking lots under the I-4 as a potential home of a potential new park space...