The Facilities Management Division is looking to sign a contract with Freeport Fountains (Website) to upgrade the lighting system of the Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain on Lake Eola. Freeport Fountains actually refurbished the fountain in 1999 and is already...
In recognition of Earth Day, the National Recreation and Park Association, Disney, ABC Television Group and ESPN are looking to revitalize park spaces across the country with their Parks Build Community initiative. The annual Meet Me at the Park Earth...
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 Jane...
"Hey Bungalower, not sure if you'v heard anything but the hours were just cut back at Princeton Park in College Park. Do you know why?" - Bungalower Reader Princeton Park is a public park located at the northeastern corner of...
SPONSORED: This move-in-ready, mid-century ranch was built in 1956 and is located at 3411 Ibis Drive in the Audubon Park neighborhood. The three-bedroom, two-bath home sits on a corner lot, just next to Songbird Park where the local Main...
Although not a hyper-local type of story, we covered the Pokemon Go fad quite a bit when it first launched because of its immediate impact on our public parks and streets in Orlando - there were people in them. The...
The City of Orlando released the above video as part of their "bag it, don't blow it" campaign. The campaign targets those people, you know who we're talking about, who just blow all of the leaves and detritus from their...
The One Pulse Foundation has announced that they will begin building their temporary memorial as early as February 26, 2018. We announced HERE in October that the local non-profit had filed plans for the interim memorial on the site of...
The Harvard Graduate School of Design is offering another free online urbanism course, on the heels of the architecture one we wrote about HERE last month. “CitiesX: The Past, Present, and Future of Urban Life” starts on February 15 and...
February 14, 2018- UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Beardall LIFTED A Lake Alert has been issued by the City's Stormwater Division due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in Lake Beardall. A sanitary sewer overflow near the intersection of...
The City of Orlando has entered a Lease Agreement with Dr. Phillips City Center, LLC in regards to a vacant parcel of land at 274 N. Orange Avenue at the corner of Orange Avenue and Robinson Street  . As we...
Keep Winter Park Beautiful and the City of Winter Park's Sustainability Program are looking for schools to apply to their Green School Grants program by Friday, February 23. Green School Grants support sustainability efforts by schools in Winter Park as...
The Florida Department of Transportation's Local Agency Program (LAP) is entering an agreement with the City of Orlando to close two gaps in the Orlando Urban Trail network; in the North Quarter and in the SODO Main Street area...
According to a report by Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has approached the City of Orlando to lease the former Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce building in Ivanhoe Village. The 7,000 SF...
The City of Winter Park has purchased their new Christmas Tree, to be installed in Central Park this Friday, January 19 at 11 a.m. The original tree was deemed unfit for the holidays last year after sustaining heavy damage during...
UPDATE: Lake Alert for Park Lake - LIFTED January 22, 2018 UPDATE: The Stormwater Division has assessed that the recent sewage leak is not the cause of the elevated fecal coliform counts in the lake and is working to assess...
Like what you see? Consider supporting this series by clicking HERE. Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether...
The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Pinelock, due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in the water, due to a sanitary sewer overflow. A blockage in a sanitary line near the intersection of...
UPDATE: December 28, 2017- Lake Alert Issued for Lake Winyah LIFTED The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Winyah, a smaller lake just north of Lake Estelle due to a sanitary sewer overflow near the intersection of...
"My neighbors keep telling me about the Beeman Bubblegum House in my neighborhood. It looks like an old dollhouse in Audubon Park. What’s the story behind this house? Thanks for all you do!" - Jenny Edwin Beeman, the "Chewing Gum King"...
"Hi! Do you have any info on what's happening to Lake Lucerne? They seem to be draining it and transferring the water across the street to Lake Cherokee ..." - Emily Winters Miss Winters is correct, Lake Lucerne is indeed...
The labyrinth we wrote about HERE in October has been installed and will be unveiled at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 20. The memorial is dedicated to the lives lost during Pulse on June 12, 2016 and is meant as a...
EDIT: While this building is very castle-like in nature, it is not the original Glen Turner Castle. It is in fact, just the boathouse. The original castle was four stories tall, built to resemble an existing castle in France.  This...
Following on the earlier announcement that Dr. Phillips Charities would be transforming western College Park with their new Packing District development, even more information has been released. We already knew that the 100+ acres that are being gifted to the...
Dr. Phillips Charities has finally released their plans for a new mixed-use "Packing District" in west College Park that we hinted at HERE in 2016. The project will develop more than 200-acres of property that has been carefully assembled over...