Bungalower shared a photo of a man catching a bass out of Lake Eola in the afternoon of Monday, March 27. We posted the photo to our Instagram account, @orlandobungalower. The photo seemed to incense some of our Instagram followers,...
See Art Orlando (Website) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization that funded a series of outdoor public sculptures around the perimeter of Lake Eola. One of those sculptures, The Muse, is getting a face lift. The Muse was created by Indiana-based artist, Meg...
Coytown's Lake Druid Park has seen a number of improvements in the past year; including a dog park and mountain bike track. More on those stories, HERE and HERE. Other improvements to the 22-acre park include removal of 50,000 SF...
The Downtown Development Board is hosting a walking tour to highlight historic points of interest in Downtown Orlando on Thursday, March 2. The 45-minute walking tour will feature multiple guest speakers, including Michael Perkins, Executive Director of the Historical Society...
The City of Winter Park will hosts the Orlando Philharmonic's Race for Space concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 12 in Central Park. The event will feature space-inspired music by John Williams, including scores from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars, Star Trek:...
I Wish This Was is a monthly series that transforms ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of. This series is made possible by our partnership with Interstruct Inc., a leading design...
ADAM KIEFER, ‘XAVERINE.’ VIRUNGA RANGER, 2015 Orlando-based photographer, Adam Kiefer (Website), specializes in conservation, and his work has been taking him to Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2013. Virunga was founded in 1925 by King Albert I...
The next Movie Night in Leu Gardens is on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at 1920 N. Forest Avenue . The outdoor movie this month will be Jurassic Park. Attendees are asked to bring their own blankets or chairs, and dinner...
Local photographer, philanthropist, and consummate lover of Orlando, Jim Hobart, has been working on a series of featuring photos of Orlando's live oak trees, specifically the ones filled with resurrection ferns. Resurrection ferns (Pleopeltis polypodioides) is an epiphytic species of...
UPDATE: March 6, 2017 - Lake Alert for Lake Arnold has been LIFTED UPDATE: Febrary 1, 2017 - Lake Alert remains in effect for Lake Arnold UPDATE: January 26, 2017 - Lake Alert Remains in effect for Lake Arnold The City of Orlando...
UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake of the Woods - LIFTED, Feb 2, 2017   A sanitary sewer overflow, that originated near the intersection of South Orange Avenue and West Gore Street, has forced the City of Orlando Stormwater Section to issue...
Editor's Note: Bungalower is a proud media sponsor of this event.   SPONSORED: Leu Gardens has installed a series of life-size dinosaur sculptures throughout their campus, ranging in size from 14 inches to 33 feet long. The exhibit will last from...
SPONSORED: United Arts of Central Florida (Facebook | Website) will be hosting "Arts For All Day," a community open house of arts and cultural organizations throughout the region. The new arts festival is a family-friendly affair taking place in Loch Haven Park's outdoor...
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...
UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Mann  - LIFTED on December 22 The City Stormwater division was made aware of an sewer discharge incident that may have contaminated Lake Mann . As a result, the City is ceasing any water and...
UPDATE - CITY OF ORLANDO - LAKE ALERT FOR LAKE PINELOCH AND LAKE WADE- LIFTED City Stormwater personnel have uncovered elevated fecal coliform levels in Lake Pineloch and nearby Lake Wade. The City is advising that all activities on both...
UPDATE - CITY OF ORLANDO - LAKE ALERT FOR LAKE ROWENA - LIFTED An "undetermined volume" of sanitary waste was released into ake Rowena when a bypass hose came out of a manhole at a nearby City Lift Station. Lift...
IMAGE VIA FLORIDA STATE PARKS If you're looking for a way to combine your love of the holidays with your love of Florida, this list by Florida State Parks is for you. Click HERE to get all the details you need...
Barbara Poma, one of the owners of Pulse Nightclub, has just announced that she will not be selling the club to the City of Orlando. Poma had been approached by the City to sell the property for $2.25M following...
UPDATE: The Lake Alert for Park Lake has been lifted. Resume normal activities around the lake.   The City's Stormwater Division has issued a Lake Alert for Park Lake due to water quality concerns following a sanitary sewer overflow. Grease blockage in a...
PHOTO BY COLLEEN BURNS VIA YELP The City of Orlando will be expanding the dog park at Lake Druid Park, which is located in Orlando’s Coytown neighborhood between Bumby Avenue and the Fashion Square Mall . The park already has a 1,500 square-foot...
PROMO: Downtown Credo (Facebook | Website)  partnered with the City’s Families, Parks and Recreation Department, to launch a poster campaign to promote local parks, a la the Work Projects Administration Poster Collection.  Half of the proceeds will be donated to...
Once a year the City of Orlando and a gaggle of volunteers paddle across Lake Eola and herd all of the swans into a pen to be counted, weighted, and fully examined by a doctor and given their inoculations. This...
PHOTO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO The City has found space to relocate the Boy Scouts, out of their current home at Lake Lorna Doone Park, across from Camping World Stadium. The relocation is part of a larger effort being spurred by...
MEMORIAL PHOTO VIA ORLANDO HEALTH The City of Orlando has reached a deal with the owners of Pulse nightclub to purchase the property for $2.25M. City staff is hoping to transform the nightclub into a memorial for mourning visitors in the...