The Milk Street Main Street District is hosting a networking event for local residents and business owners at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at the Plaza Live . The event will feature a discussion with Richard Lee, son of...
Studio 17 TV is releasing two curated summer playlists each week on their SoundCloud. Click HERE for this weekend's freshest tracks by @DjJayRmusic. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328857150" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]
The City of Winter Park wrapped up their Vision Winter Park sessions in April of this year, and adopted the outcomes as updates to the Comprehensive Plan. Part of that process uncovered the need for an evaluation of the...
FDOT and the I-4 Ultimate work crews planted their first tree in late May. It also got 20 identical neighbors, signifying the beginning of the gradual landscaping efforts to come along the 21-mile interstate project. The $2.3 billion project has...
The City of Orlando Streets and Stormwater Division has issued an alert for Clear Lake due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts, a nearby sanitary sewer overflow. "Out of an overabundance of caution, the alert is being issued." The leak occurred...
With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...
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 toiletsoforlando@gmail.com to submit a toilet that you think...
UPDATE: Due to a weather projection of heavy rainfall, this event will be held at Uncanny Fitness, at 857 Pennsylvania Avenue .   PROMO: Join lululemon ambassador Danielle Cosgrove and Africa Yoga Project (Facebook | Website) instructor, Millie Weke, who is...
I Wish This Was is a monthly series that transforms ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of. This series is made possible by our partnership with Interstruct Inc., a leading design...
The City of Orlando is looking to fill a currently vacant position at the Harry P. Leu Gardens (Facebook | Website), that of Assistant Director. The Assistant Director is a professional-level administrative role that assists the Executive Director in the...
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...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Science Center (Facebook | Website) is hosting a  Summer Kick-Off Sale, a flash sale on annual memberships. For a limited time, just today and tomorrow (Friday, June 9 to Saturday, June 10), the Science Center will be...
PROMO: The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their event programming for the month of July. Events include the Orlando Book Festival, the Summer reading Program, and much more. For more information about events, call 407-835-7323. You...
Shortly after celebrating their one-year birthday, our friends at Studio 17 Television have launched a Studio 17 TV Summer #SummerAllTheThings campaign. As part of the Studio 17 TV Summer, all of their summer programming will be filmed pool-side, at the beach, and even...
There will be a special edition of What's Up Downtown on the evening of June 1 at the Downtown Snap gallery, at 420 E. Church Street . The focus of the night will be "creative placemaking" which is a practice...
"I seem to see one glaring error already in the planning of Creative Village ..." - BUNGALOWER READER We received the following message from a Bungalower reader who wished to remain anonymous, concerning the Creative Village development in Downtown Orlando's Parramore neighborhood. " ... In...
Minnesota-based advocacy group, Strong Towns (Facebook | Website) visited Baldwin Park recently, a performed an audit of sorts, on its over-all design and functionality. Strong Towns seeks to challenge the discourse around American cities, and shine spotlights on those municipalities...
The City of Winter Park has named the design team for their new 50,000 SF library development; Adjaye Associates and Hunton-Brady Architects. Adjaye Associates will serve as the design leads while Hunton-Brady will serve as the executive architects. Adjaye Associates' principal...
Filmmaker Luiz Fernando Schultz documented the late-night bar scene in 90s Orlando, firsthand, and it was screened at the Florida Film Festival in 1998. It follows local DJ Remark (Mark Snyder), during a nostalgic time in Orlando's dance music...
The City of Orlando has just launched a prototype website, alpha.orlandofl.gov, in an effort to test and update their online services. Services that are currently available on the website include: Reporting a Problem: Let the City know when you see...
  2017 Robotics Summer Camps Host: Clockwork Mania, Orlando Science Schools, 2427 Lynx Lane Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19-23 Ages: 9-13 Cost: $300 Students learn the basics of robot programming, 3-D printing, and other hands-on science activities, in a STEM-driven curriculum. Click HERE...
This Arts-Based Placemaking webinar was presented in July, 2015, by Project for Public Spaces Senior Vice President and Creative Placemaking expert, Cynthia Nikitin. Arts-Based Placemaking creates opportunities for communities to reclaim and reinvigorate public spaces through and Arts and Culture...
UPDATE: A representative of the Canin Family Foundation has informed us that the webinar is not  a prerequisite of the in-person workshop.  The Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District is partnering with the Incremental Development Alliance and Canin Family Foundation on...
Mural Arts Philadelphia (Website) is hosting a revolutionary event in the fall of 2017, called Monument Lab; a participatory, city-wide project that asks residents for their vision of a monument that best represents Philadelphia. In 2015, the Monument Lab team collected over 400...