The City of Orlando has just released an update on what to expect from the upcoming hurricane cleanup process. According to a release from the City, they are cleaning up more yard debris than they would normally handle in over...
We announced in August, HERE, that the City of Orlando would be launching a call for artists to adorn two new walls that will frame a new extension of Gerdtrude's Walk in Downtown. That call has just been launched. The...
This video, by Meraki Media, takes a look at the role of art in the gentrification of neighborhoods specifically in regards to Wynwood, Miami.
After taking a week-long hiatus, SunRail service has returned, albeit in a limited capacity. SunRail (Website) will be free Monday, September 18. Scroll down for the schedule.    
UPDATE: You can register for the cleanup event HERE. Registration will help the organizers know how many people to expect.  As we wrote last week, the Harry P. Leu Botanical Gardens were savaged by Hurricane Irma. According to Robert E....
A couple of ex-Google employees have launched an app-only accessible pantry full of sundries, snacks, and items you may be able to find in a bodega or corner store, and are calling it "bodega." Bodegas often serve as small, familiar...
Due to the excessive amount of rainfall during Hurricane Irma - combined with residential and commercial uses - the City's sewage system is working overtime and having problems processing waste water. Compounding the capacity issue, a number of lift stations...
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, the streets of...
OUC issued a media advisory at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 15 stating that they currently have 14,000 customers that remain without electricity. They have restored power to approximately 131,000 customers who lost service during the hurricane. They had announced earlier...
While still in the early planning stages, the Hourglass District is beginning to take shape. Led by the husband-and-wife team Elise Sabatino and Giovanni Fernandez, the new project will completely remake the intersection of Bumby Avenue and Curry Ford Road....
The Orlando Science Center (Website) will be open Wednesday, September 13 to provid day camps for families affected by Irma-induced power outages. The Science Center will be open until 5 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday, including KidsTown, with children in...
Coworking hub, Canvs (Facebook | Website), is offering free admission to their downtown Church Street exchange location for Orlando residents who are still without power due to Hurricane Irma. Guests can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, work space,...
Cities across the continent are clamoring to catch the eye of Amazon, following an announcement that the company was looking for a new home for their planned "HQ2" or second headquarters. The company is looking to invest over $5 billion...
UPDATE: According to a recently posted Lake Alert, the City estimates that roughly 15,000 gallons of waste were discharge into Lake Formosa from this incident, that was caused by a pump failure in the lift station. Cleanup of the...
UPDATE: OUC has issued the following statement: "OUC currently estimates that we will have our entire service territory restored by 10 p.m., Friday, September 15. Please keep in mind that the last 2 to 3% of our customers will be the most...
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, the streets of...
Leu Gardens (Website) has been heavily damaged from the recent Hurricane Irma. Due to what appears to have been some sort of microburst/tornado occurrence, dozens of trees have been leveled and the historic Leu House has also been damaged. The Director...
We will continue to update this post over the next few days as the storm approaches.    MAYOR JACOBS HAS ISSUED AN ORANGE COUNTY CURFEW STARTING 7 P.M. SUNDAY, SEPT 10   Check out the Current Weather in Orlando Visit the National Weather Service for the most...
Windup Sport and Social (Website) is an adult sports league specializing in co-ed dodgeball. The semi-competitive league plays every Tuesday night from 7-9 p.m. at Barnett Park Gym . As mentioned, teams are co-ed with eight players each and a maximum...
SPONSORED: This beautiful Mediterranean Revival is located at 6 Broadway Court in the Lake Eola Heights Historic District, just outside of Downtown Orlando . The fully-renovated, three bedroom, two-and-a-half bath, home is turn-key ready. Features include original hardwood floors, restored...
UPDATE 8/30: Lake Alert Issued for Clear Lake lifted BUT CITY OF ORLANDO - Lake Alert Remains in Effect for Barker Park Canal (adjacent to Clear Lake). For the third time in two years, a Lake Alert has been issued for...
United Arts of Central Florida has received funding from both Wells Fargo and the Harvey and Carol Massey Foundation that has helped them to increase funding to their programs that support local teachers. Public schools in Lake, Orange, Osceola, and...
WUCF has launched a series of at least six videos that focus on the "Little Vietnam" neighborhood that exists around the intersection of Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive - otherwise known as the ViMi District or Mills 50. The series...
The development team behind Creative Village have just released their Public Art Guidelines plan, which will govern how they treat public art in the new Parramore campus; which they've identified as a key component of their urban infill project. Besides...
VIDEO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO During Monday's City Council meeting, commissioners will vote on whether or not to issue a Temporary Use Permit for a one-year expansion of the Artistic Mural Pilot Program, specifically in reference to the West Art...