WARNING - STRONG LANGUAGE IN VIDEO. 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...
Wildflower Farm (Facebook) is a homestead farm in East Orlando that raises free-range chickens, grows vegetables and citrus, and makes their own soaps and cheese from their American Alpine dairy goats. Every so often, Orlandoans also have the opportunity...
In November 2016, we wrote a Bring to Orlando column about the Repair Cafe phenomenon popping up around the world, HERE, and now one is coming to the Winter Park Public Library (Website). A Repair Cafe is a pop-up event...
UPDATE: A PUBLIC MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 31. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.  The proposed 288-unit Broadstone Lake House project, that we've written about previously HERE, was denied a request for a density bonus by the Municipal Planning...
The Department of Transportation will be temporarily closing the Orange Avenue exit for State Road 408 some time next summer. The closure will create a 2-mile detour, sending drivers to South Mills Avenue and northward to South Street, in order...
Are you a Bungalower Bundle subscriber? Each month we send out 3-5 curated offers to some of the great, new places that we’ve written about the month previous. It costs just $9.95 a month and you get between $30-$50 in savings mailed to...
This video was originally posted on the Transport for London Facebook page. Transport for London is a non-profit that focuses on news and information about London's transportation network.
The Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency have launched a search for a new Night Manager for Downtown Orlando. The official title of the newly minted position is DDB/CRA Project Manager, Nighttime Economy and it will pay between $60,299 to $77,272...
Orlando-based DocumentLife (Facebook | Website) and Rauce Padgett's Commedy (Facebook) have collaborated on a series of shorts that look at the "big questions" Central Floridians are asking right now. Like this video about why the interstate/508 connector is so awful.
Bungalower’s Editor in Chief, Brendan O’Connor, in cooperation with journalist-extraordinaire Jon Busdeker, have launched a new series called Bungalower and the Bus, which airs on Real Radio 104.1 every Friday at 9 p.m. Each week Busdeker and O’Connor discuss the...
The City of Orlando has already broken ground on the Colonial pedestrian bridge that will connect the Orlando Urban Trail to Gertrude's Walk in Downtown, as shown below. The 200 foot-long bridge was already approved by the Appearance Review Board...
Bumby Avenue is expected to open to through-traffic on, or before April 14, following a two-year closure of the east-west north-south-running corridor. The closure was initiated by the City of Orlando in order to replace all of the underground...
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...
This locally-made promo for the Orlando City Soccer Foundation was played before the first game in the team's new stadium, on March 5, 2017. The mission of the Foundation is to "use the sport of soccer to promote a healthy...
VIDEO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO The City of Orlando's public Pottery Studio (Facebook | Website) was originally established in 1968. The focus of the public program is to provide a safe place for City residents to learn and explore the art...
Keep Winter Park Beautiful (Website) and Winter Park Blooms will be selling caladium bulbs at the Winter Park Farmers Market throughout March and April between 8 a.m. and noon. They will not be at the market on March 18. Funds from...
The City of Orlando has qualified five firms, following a Request for Qualifications for an Orlando Main Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Study. The firms qualified include: 1. Cribb Philbeck Weaver Group, Inc. 2. HDR Engineering, Inc. 3. Renaissance Planning Group, Inc. 4. Vanasse Hangen...
A project overview entitled "Division Avenue Dedications" has been filed to do a preliminary review for possible streetscape improvements of the Downtown corridor. The City-initiated amendment to the Growth Management plan is looking to create a new subarea policy to...
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...
Coytown's Lake Druid Park has seen a number of improvements in the past year; including a dog park and mountain bike track. More on those stories, HERE and HERE. Other improvements to the 22-acre park include removal of 50,000 SF...
Orlando City Soccer applied to get Temporary Use Permits to allow for parking on five lots, reviewed by City Council at the February 27th Council Meeting. The permits would allow for parking for media and employees at 925 W. Church Street...
MILLS 50 ART BOX BY LEE VANDERGRIFT, PHOTO BY DANNY GARCIA Vain Nightclub (Facebook | Website) is at the center of an uproar in Mills 50 after photos were posted on the Mills 50 Main Street District Facebook page showing...
Orlando Venues is requesting approval from the City of Orlando for funds to purchase upgrades for their existing Wi-Fi infrastructure. The Venues are asking for $121,371.55 from the City to purchase upgrades which will provide full coverage to the Amway...
A steering committee of Valencia faculty, staff, and community partners has recently launched the Pulse Memorial Scholarship to aid the LGBTQ and Hispanic population in pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities in Central Florida. Over 40 percent of homeless youth are LGBTQ...
IMAGE VIA ROLLINS.EDU The Rollins College has scheduled a building dedication for their new Hume House Child Development and Student Research Center (Website) on Friday Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Hume House will be a working laboratory pre-school...