MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, kicked off their year-long study of the Corrine Drive corridor in Audubon Park in February 6, 2017. We wrote about it HERE. During that time, they have held...
This cleverly outfitted 72 SF Pace Cargo Trailer comes complete with a shower, kitchen, porta potty, and a two-person dining area that folds into a bed. The additional cargo space at the rear of the trailer also features an additional tw0-person...
Expedia.com's travel blog, Viewfinder, did a roundup of the top 12 Most Searched For Cities and ranked them according to recent search data. They then coupled the top 12 cities with three can't-miss recommendations of what to do when...
SOLE Orlando (Facebook | Website) is a new organization that specializes in pop-up adult education and development opportunities in the City Beautiful. SOLE will specialize in offering courses, workshops, and special events centered on topics that "we didn't cover in...
EDIT: Fleet Farming is a program that operates under the non-profit IDEAS For Us and not a separate non-profit as we posted earlier.  The local pedal-powered Fleet Farming (Website) has recently announced that they will be expanding their yard-farming services...
All UCF students, faculty, and staff are now able to ride all LYNX routes at no cost if they show a valid UCF-issue ID card. This deal also includes KnightLYNX routes that serve the main campus between 6 p.m. and...
The  Grills Family Restaurant group has finally opened their new Orlando-based concept, Grill's Lakeside Seafood Deck and Tiki Bar (Facebook) after two years of construction. Grills Family Restaurants owns two other popular restaurants in Melbourne and Port Canaveral. We first wrote...
UPDATE: The Stormwater Division has assessed that the recent sewage leak is not the cause of the elevated fecal coliform counts in the lake and is working to assess the cause.  The City of Orando's Streets and Stormwater Division has...
The owner of the building that hosted the Inside/Out Project mural installed in November of last year has changed their mind concerning the installation being located on their wall. The project was spearheaded by JR, an award-winning artist that is...
The Sun Sentinel wrote on December 28 that Brightline (Website) would be rolling out its high(er) speed passenger train service the week of January 8. The service will launch with the shorter Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach route, followed by the additions of...
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OneBlood (Website) has announced the release of their new documentary based on the importance of blood donations following the Pulse tragedy on June 12, 2016. Lifeline: The Untold Story of Saving the Pulse Survivors premiered at a June 10 event at...
The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Pinelock, due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in the water, due to a sanitary sewer overflow. A blockage in a sanitary line near the intersection of...
Green Builder Media (Website) is back in Orlando with their second annual sustainability-minded event, Sustainability Symposium 2018: Champions of Change, on January 8 at the UCF campus. Attendees will learn from and interact with internationally celebrated leaders as they share...
UPDATE: December 28, 2017- Lake Alert Issued for Lake Winyah LIFTED The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Winyah, a smaller lake just north of Lake Estelle due to a sanitary sewer overflow near the intersection of...
"Why is Amelia Street not allowed to cross over Magnolia and is instead met with this barrier? Amelia runs both ways right before Magnolia!" - Andrew According to pretty-City Press Secretary Cassandra Lafser, the island that blocks said traffic at...
Master Class (Website) is a series of online courses that feature that given subject's best and most talented thought leader. Watch the videos below to get an idea of some of the intimate setups in each learning video. Classes start at...
Premium co-working provider Industrious (Facebook | Website) is opening a location in Orlando next year, according to a recent job description they posted HERE on LinkedIn this past November. According to their website, the new space will be located in...
The City of Orlando has initiated a Bicycle and Pedestrian Study for the Milk and Mills 50 Main Street Districts and they need public input on what areas they should be focusing on for possible improvements. Possible points of interest...
SunRail will be offering special train service on December 28 and January 1 for those looking to attend the Camping World Bowl and/or the Citrus Bowl. The Camping World Bowl at Camping World Stadium (Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State) will...
The City of Orlando has posted a Request for Qualification Statements in regards to aiding them in the construction of a Downtown Connector Trail. The City of Orlando and Mayor Buddy Dyer have espoused a renewed interest in creating a...
The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their event programming for the month of January. Events include the the Human Library, one-minute film festivals, and a book swap. For more information about events, call 407-835-7323. You can also check for...
As we announced HERE, Alden Road is being rerouted around the under-construction The Yard at Ivanhoe Village development, and will be absorbing a portion of Philadelphia Avenue, which runs parallel to its original trajectory but just to the east. The intersection...
Patrice Banks is an engineer from Philadelphia who started a movement that caters to women who need help with their cars. Banks owns an all-women auto shop called Girls Auto Clinic (Website) that wants to empower women through their cars...
Energy-Saving Trees is a program designed by the City of Orlando, Arbor Day Foundation, Orlando Utilities commission, and the Florida Forest Service that helps Orlando residents to increase the City's tree canopy while reducing energy consumption. Residents who live in...