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...
The Orlando Chapter of the Awesome Foundation will be handing out free money on the weekend of December 9 and 10 around Lake Eola Park. The Awesome Foundation is a worldwide network of groups comprised of ten people that donate...
SPONSORED: Downtown Orlando local businesses and organizations will celebrate the holiday spirit this year by participating in Deck the Downtown 2017. Also known as Deck the DTO, this program is a collaborative effort between the Downtown Arts District, Downtown Orlando Partnership, Church...
OUC will be installing a number of pedestrian lights around the Park of the Americas dog park and visitor area located at 201 Andes Avenue . The utility company will be relocating 39 lights from Parramore Heritage Park to Park...
"We have a crisis… First, the fountain was turned off in advance of Irma.  Smart move. BUT – then it never was turned back on.  Why? THEN – earlier this week, they brought this boat in…and poof, next thing...
The City of Winter Park has opened their seasonal skating rink, located in Central Park’s West Meadow at 150 North New York Avenue . You can skate for $13 a person or $25 for a pair. There are also discounts available...
The Winter Park City Commissioners have unanimously approved Adjaye Associates' conceptual design for the upcoming Winter Park Public Library and Events Center. Bungalower was in attendance at the unveiling of the plans on November 2, HERE, when the public was...
The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (Website) was just awarded a $100,000 grant as part of a new Cycles and Sprouts program in the Holden Heights neighborhood. This project is one of six separate projects that were awarded...
Keen observers may recall that we already posted this job back in June, HERE. The job description has since been changed and reposted, closing for new applications on November 19. The Assistant Director would assist the Division Director with all general...