A video, recorded by Orlando resident Hogan Birney, is making the rounds on social media of a local UPS truck driving on a bike path alongside Bumby Avenue in Audubon Park. This isn't an isolated case, as anyone in the...
Orlandoan, Mike DiMauro, launched a petition on Change.org to have SunPass to waive fees for customers caught in a mess created as a result of a technological snafu. The aforementioned snafu comes as a result of a failed upgrade to the...
SPONSORED: This 2,154 SF home sits on over a half acre, with a massive back porch and a private dock on Lake Mary-Jess, in South Orlando. Located at 400 Summerow Lane , this four-bedroom, three bath home is ideal for people...
American Planning Association Florida (Website) is looking for nominations for the Great Places in Florida award. The APA FL celebrates streets, neighborhoods, public spaces, and downtowns throughout the state that have "exemplary character, quality, and planning." A great place should have...
A private contractor damaged a sanitary sewer line near a storm drain that leads to Lake Lawne late last week that released an estimated 50 gallons of sanitary waste Due to the elevated fecal coliform counts caused by the leakage,...
The City of Orlando is hosting a free event for residents and businesses to safely recycle electronics and household textiles on Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Orlando residents can help prevent lead, mercury and other toxic materials from ending up in local...
PROMO: The annual Taste! Central Florida event is returning to the Orlando World Center Marriott on September 8, 2018, serving food from top regional restaurants and raising funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosted his annual State of the City address in the Rich Devos Family Room at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, August 7. The theme for this year's pep rally centered on...
SPONSORED: Great Reads is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. Declare your independence from ignorance this month – check out one of these titles from the library today. Visit ocls.info and click...
Following an unexpected Irma-sucker punch, the radio tower for WPRK was rendered useless, knocking the college-run radio station off the air and onto a streaming service while they sorted through the rubble. The rehab efforts hit an eagle-shaped roadblock in...
The Orange County Regional History Center (Website) and the Wells' Built Museum of African American History and Culture (Website) have launched a cooperative $10 joint ticket program that launched in July. The new partnership is a result of a $5,000...
As of Wednesday, August 1, the new Downtown Ambassador Program has officially been launched and our Ambassadors will be out on the streets ambassador'ing in downtown Orlando. The Ambassador Program was launched to provide an on-the-street connection seven days a week to provide services...
Orlando residents, and undoubtedly some visitors, will be marching around Lake Eola Park on Saturday, August 4 from 2-5 p.m. to "fight for our right to medicate with whole plant-based cannabis." It is still a crime in Florida to possess...
The City of Orlando hosted a media event on Tuesday, July 24, as an official follow-up to the embattled Curry Ford Road Saftey Demonstration project which was hosted by Smart Growth America in April of this year. The monthlong experiment transformed...
Dr. Phillips Charities announced their 200-acre Packing District development last December, planned for western College Park, with an estimated economic impact of $41 million. Since that time we've shared a few news stories concerning updated plans and their first official...
Contrary to an announcement made earlier this year, China-based dockless bike sharing company, ofo (Website), will not be coming to Orlando. The Beijing-based company is presently found in over 30 different American markets, but as of last week, they will be...
SPONSORED: Great Reads is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. Declare your independence from ignorance this month – check out one of these titles from the library...
"What should we as a community know to ensure smart planning and development for now and into the future? How do we meet our growing needs while keeping Florida beautiful?" - League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters...
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 Jane...
German street artist Mark Gmehling painted a five-story mural on the former Cruises Only building in 2014, coinciding with the Snap! Attacks exhibition that was being hosted by local art instigators, Snap! Space. The mural, featuring his trademark "melty" figure with...
The City of Orlando is hosting a workshop to discuss a study that is currently underway to analyze the current transportation network in both the Milk and Mills 50 Districts and make them safer for pedestrians, residents, and drivers. The...
Work began last October to transform a segment of Winter Park's Denning Drive into a two-lane road with a new multi-use trail that would run parallel, to the east. The new 10-foot-wide multi-use trail, which is already completed, now runs from Mead...
Late last week the City of Orlando unveiled a fowl new bike rack at Lake Eola. The City decided to that there was a need to replace some aging hanger racks that had been located on the eastern edge of Lake...
In a follow-up to a story we did last November, plans have finally been released for the upcoming renovations of the vacant Grand Avenue School, located at 800 Grand Street . The City of Orlando will be moving multiple programs...
The contract between the City of Orlando and Amazon has ended; one that allowed for a pilot program testing Amazon's fledgling facial recognition software, Rekognition. Orlando was reported as being one of, if not the first, police forces in the country to...