The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation (Website), via a gift to United Arts (Website), has established the Jerry Hilbrich Arts Leadership Award for "outstanding community leaders who support the arts." The award comes with a $5,000 gift that each recipient will...
The new-ish Winter Park Ben and Jerry's shop will be hosting a meet-and-greet with one-half of the founding duo, Jerry Greenfield. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at 521 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park . Ben (Cohen)...
Orlando-based comedian Rauce Padgett’s (Facebook) has released the third video in his a series of videos that look at the “big questions” Central Floridians are asking right now. This latest video shines the spotlight at Camping World Stadium's name. The real...
World-renowned artist and urban designer, Candy Chang, will speak at Rollins College on January 18 at 7:30 p.m., thanks to the on-going generosity of the Winter Park Institute's free public lecture. Chang has spearheaded a number of game-changing community engagement...
Mayor Buddy Dyer has announced that the City of Orlando, through a partnership with United Arts of Central Florida and local indie-publisher Burrow Press, is looking to appoint their first Poet Laureate. The new appointment is ceremonial in nature and...
Following a City-wide call for submissions, the  Downtown Development Board has chosen their finalists for the Best of DTO photography contest. Orlandoans can now vote for their favorite photo simply by following the link below and clicking the corresponding box. The top 10...
SPONSORED by lil indies: 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 that be at home, in an office,...
Award-winning rapper and recording artist Jay-Z will be performing at the Amway Center on November 11 at 8 p.m. The 4:44 Tour is Jay-Z's 13th platinum album. It was highly anticipated to be his response to wife Beyonce's Lemonade album. Tickets run $26-$266...
An Orlando resident is looking to get rid of his old book collection, which includes free titles like: Hitler Could Have Won World War II Searching for God Boxing Serves One Great Baseball Writing Tactics on Bass The Root...
As of Friday, June 30, Vita Luna Cafe has closed their pop-up shop at lil indies in Mills 50. Vita Luna owner, Danny Alvarez, told Bungalower that he made the decision to close the pop-up in order to focus on...
According to multiple sources, Kevin Fonzo, has sold his K Restaurant Wine Bar concept to chef Chad Phelps. K Restaurant and Wine Bar (Facebook | Website) is a popular venue in College Park. Fonzo told Scott Joseph, HERE, that the decision...
After six years serving up fancy hotdogs, Frank and Steins (Facebook | Website) will close for renovations in July, as it makes the transition into becoming a food hall. Frank and Steins' owner, Pete Downing, told Bungalower that the space...
The Central Florida Foundation (Website) has launched a new social enterprise accelerator, to connect early-stage entrepreneurs with the funding, training, and mentorship needed to have sustainable businesses that address community needs. The new six-month program will be hosted at the...
SPONSORED: The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art exhibit is still going strong at the Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website). The exhibit, featuring some of the top artists in the state of Florida, will run through August 20. Click HERE...
Opera del Sol (Facebook | Website) is a new production company that will specialize in opera pop-ups and contemporary operatic performances, staged in "unique and intimate settings" around Central Florida. The new venture is led by Nicole Dupre, formerly of...
Inhabit is a new 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 that be at home, in an office, the streets...
The Orlando branch of the national group, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Abbey of St. Gertrude de Nivelles, will be hosting a tribute to the John Waters' muse, and 80s B-movie queen, Divine. The Divine Sisters of Filth variety show...
Rock Hard Revue (Website) is seeking "athletic-looking males" to join their team of dancer/performers. The male revue performs all over Central Florida at special events and venues, but most regularly in Orlando and Tampa. Take a look at their current roster of...
A new Instagram account called Toilets of Orlando (Instagram) is twelve toilets deep in documenting porcelain thrones across the City Beautiful. The tagline for the endeavor is" "unlimited, unmasked, unashamed." Be sure to email [email protected] to submit a toilet that you think...
This June marks 49-years in business for Beefy King Restaurant in the Milk District. The local restaurant has been owned by the same family that started the restaurant nearly 50 years ago, by Freeman and Margaret Smith. The space is...
Educe Salon (Website) has placed as a finalist in the L'Oreal Professionnel's Color and Style Trophy, hair competition, out of 226 submissions. Phillip Rosado was named in the Styling and Cutting and Men's Image Awards categories and will compete live...
SPONSORED: As you probably realize, your branding is an essential part of having a successful business or organization. You should always ask yourself, “How does my audience perceive and experience my business?” or “What does my website, print material,...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando-native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood or cultural event each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts...
DJ ASADI (Facebook | SoundCloud) finger drummed his way into our hearts with this viral video of his Harry Potter remix track, filmed at the Winter Park SunRail station. The music producer used a simple Native Instruments Machine to remix the...
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Orlando (Website) will be hosting a panel on "Public Impact and Social Innovation" at 5:30 p.m. at the National Entrepreneur Center in the Fashion Square Mall . Learn about diverse local nonprofits and how...