We've been following the Corrine situation since 2015 when we wished for a "Calmer Corrine" in our I Wish This Was ... column. Since then, MetroPlan Orlando has launched a Complete Streets project that could reshape the contentious corridor into something...
A new retail concept has moved into the former home of the Hide Shop in Mills 50. The 700 SF stand-alone building is located just behind Snap! Orlando at 728 N. Thornton Avenue and will be the new home...
New Moon Market (Website) has signed a lease on a vacant storefront in the Citrus Center, in Downtown Orlando. New Moon Market told Bungalower that while the lease is signed, they are still waiting on permits, which is why they...
Foxtail Coffee Co. (Website) will now provide the barista service at DoveCote Brasserie (Website) in Downtown Orlando . The menu will parrot the offerings at the Winter Park location, with to-order espresso drinks, French press, on-tap cold brews, and more. Mayor...
SPONSORED by lil indies: 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,...
Smoke Shop Tobacco and Pipes  has moved up the street to 1119 E. Colonial Drive, to the former home of Anthony's Pizza . As part of the move into the larger space, they are now called Climax Smoke Shop (Website)....
Following a successful three years of pop-up business, Humble Bumble Kombucha (Instagram | Website) has officially opened their own storefront in Bob Swanson's Ivanhoe Row . Nestled between Paper Goat Post and the Hammered Lamb, store owner Brandon Stewart shared with...
According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, a water-less car wash is looking to legalize their current set up shop at the Colonial Marketplace, just west of the Fashion Square mall . Green Phantom Eco Wash (Website) uses...
The downtown location of Siegel's Clothing Co. (Website) has closed after 15 years of business. When asked about the reason behind the closure, a shop clerk told Bungalower that, "It's not the same clientele we used to have . It was...
PROMO: We've added even more designs to our hyper-local Orlando Shirts shop at shop.bungalower.com. Everything is printed directly to the shirt, per order, and then shipped out. We also have an in-store pickup option at the new home of our...
This June marks 49-years in business for Beefy King Restaurant in the Milk District. The local restaurant has been owned by the same family that started the restaurant nearly 50 years ago, by Freeman and Margaret Smith. The space is...
Educe Salon (Website) has placed as a finalist in the L'Oreal Professionnel's Color and Style Trophy, hair competition, out of 226 submissions. Phillip Rosado was named in the Styling and Cutting and Men's Image Awards categories and will compete live...
Pay-what-you-want coffee shop Downtown Credo (Facebook | Website) has recently transitioned from a 501 c 3 into a majority-owned benefit corporation. Founder and CEO Ben Hoyer told Bungalower in an emailed statement that, “The most important thing is that our...
As seen on a recent Orlando Weekly article, HERE, a Philadelphia-based designer has created a series of stickers inspired by his hatred of interstate highways across the country, including I-4. Corey Danks (Etsy | Website) is selling his "I Hate I-4"...
The Milk District Postal (Facebook) has opened in the formerly vacant office space at 320 S. Bumby Avenue, just across the street from Southern Nights in the Milk District . Milk District Postal is an extension of the owner's previous...
After more than 80 years in business, Blodgett Gardens (Website) is closing its College Park location by the middle of this month. Blodgett Gardens co-owner Nick Francisco, whose grandfather began selling plants at the same location in 1936, told Bungalower...
Last year, Bungalower collaborated with Downtown Credo on a limited edition poster book, comprised of work created by local designers that was inspired by city parks. Half of the proceeds from the sales of the posters and the books...
UPDATE: "Friendly" is not a word we should have used when referring to this new shop.     A new retail shop will be opening in the heart of the Mills 50 District on June 10, in the former home of A Place...
"Hi! So the restaurant, Square One, on the corner of Mills and Minnesota in Winter Park abruptly closed today without warning ... I'm standing at the first green bank, watching a lot of customers show up, then walk away...
VIDEO BY JON BUSDEKER REI, Recreational Equipment, Inc., (Website) held their soft opening on Thursday evening, May 11. Click HERE for more information. Their Winter Park location is located at 430 N. Orlando Avenue .
Mather’s Social Gathering (Website), the new library/speakeasy/watering hole we wrote about in January HERE, will soft open on Friday, May 12 at 9 p.m. The new venue is an effort by Team Market Group, the people behind Red Mug Diner, and...
Ace Cafe Orlando  (Facebook | Website) has formally announced that they will be opening their doors on Friday, May 19 at 7 a.m. The 35,000 SF motor-themed entertainment complex was expected to open in late April, but was delayed until May. The...
The Mills 50 Main Street District has brought back their #Mills50Local promotional offer, for 2017. Orlando residents can purchase a collection of 36 coupons, featuring 31 Mills 50 businesses, for $25. Offers include BOGO's, free items, and discounts to businesses...
Adrenaline Films (Facebook | Website) has created a short called After Artegon that follows a handful of vendors after the closure of Artegon Mall. The artisans profiled in the piece include: Genki Goth Studios (Website) Silly Rabbit Crafts (Website) Pure Choice Organics (Website) Adrenaline...
Two years after the designs were submitted to the City for approval, the new sign has been installed at the new Downtown Walgreens. The smaller signs on the exterior were installed earlier in the month. The larger blade sign was fabricated...