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 each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using Facebook Live to...
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,...
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...
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...
The City of Orlando has begun taking steps to move the Confederate statue out of Lake Eola. Friday afternoon, crews had sectioned off the plaza surrounding the statue in order to set up 3-D image capturing cameras. The white balls...
The night-blooming cereus is a type of epiphytic cactui that grows in trees, and as the name states, they only open at night. The cactus itself is long and skinny, with beard-like roots hanging downwards to absorb moisture from the...
UPDATE: The deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, June 26 Orlando residents can now begin submitting their entries for the Downtown Development Board's Best of DTO photography contest. This year's contest has five categories: Live: Dealing with Downtown's urban environment; historic...
SPONSORED by lil indies (Facebook): 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...
Mather’s Social Gathering (Website), the new library/speakeasy/watering hole we wrote about in January HERE, will soft open on Friday, May 12 at 9 p.m. The new venue is an effort by Team Market Group, the people behind Red Mug Diner, and...
Harry P. Leu, the namesake of Leu Botanical Gardens in Audubon Park, is one of Orlando's most memorable residents. In 1926 Leu purchased four acres of land next to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad and Garland Street, and converted an old...
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...
Visitors to the Downtown Information Center will be able to take home a free Orlando poster. The poster's feature winning photographs from the latest Best of DTO Photo Contest. Click HERE to see the winners. To get your poster, simply check-in to Downtown...
The 2017 Easter Bonnet Jubilee was held Saturday, April 15 at The Venue in Ivanhoe Village, and saw over 50 people creating over-the-top hats as part of a fundraiser for the Zebra Coalition (Website). The hats were paraded in a...
The #TearAwayWalls social justice campaign made waves on social media this past March when Alan Cumming shared a photo on his Instagram. Now the project is coming to Orlando from April 22-24 to do a series of photographs with Orlando residents. #TearAwayWalls...
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...
UPDATE: Ace Cafe will open for business at 7 a.m. Friday, May 19   Ace Cafe Orlando (Website) just hosted their first hard-hat media tour, on Tuesday, March 28, of their soon-to-open 35,000 SF Downtown entertainment plaza. The England-based company has been...
You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that in mind, local photographer Brian Carlson, has introduced an ongoing photo and Q&A series called 11 Questions where...
By Brian Carlson (Website) You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that in mind, local photographer Brian Carlson, has introduced an ongoing photo and Q&A...
By Brian Carlson (Website) You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that in mind, local photographer Brian Carlson, has introduced an ongoing photo and Q&A...
Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen (Facebook | Website) opened in the former home of the Ravenous Pig at 1234 Orange Avenue, Winter Park in early February, on a strict dinner-only basis. More on the opening HERE. As of March 7,...
Bungalower and lululemon's Winter Park shop on Park Avenue teamed up to host an hour of free yoga on Orlando's hottest new rooftop venue, The Balcony (Facebook | Website). The Balcony Orlando is located in suite 1120 of the Chase...
By Brian Carlson (Website) You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that in mind, local photographer Brian Carlson, has introduced an ongoing photo and Q&A...
PHOTO VIA DOWNTOWN ORLANDO PARTNERSHIP PROMO: Late last year, Bungalower was invited to participate in a new program headed by the Downtown Orlando Partnership (Website), called Connect DTO. The program is a six-month course that offers an in-depth look at what...
  After more than 18 years in Winter Park, Orlando Vintage Clothing and Costume (Website) is moving to College Park later this year. The shop on Fairbanks Avenue known for its funky styles from the 1890s to the 1990s will move...