A 13-story multi-family residential tower is being proposed for 108 E. Livingston Street , called Magnolia Rose. The property has been affectionately labeled as "The Wedge," for years in urban planning forums. The proposed 320 unit development would also include...
After 20 years of business, Kathmandu (Facebook), an import and curio shop in Downtown Orlando has changed its branding in favor of a more green aesthetic. Traditionally, shoppers could find imported goods from countries like Brazil, India, Turkey, and...
The Sears department store at Fashion Square Mall closed in November, 2016, after being in business for 50 years. The closure was a result of the property being reclaimed by Seritage Growth Partners, who had worked a reclamation agreement into...
REI, Recreational Equipment, Inc., (Website) is set to open their new Winter Park location on May 12. The new outdoor equipment shop, located at 430 N. Orlando Avenue , will host a two day Grand Opening event with outdoor classes, activities,...
UPDATE: We originally posted that Shana Trenille was a part-owner of Trevi Pasta, but she is in fact the Marketing Coordinator. Angelo Falcone is the owner of both locations mentioned below.  Both Trevi Pasta Express in Ivanhoe Village and Trevi...
The Bungalower Bazaar powered by Coopers’ Craft will be taking place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at 514 Virginia Drive, just next door to The Hideaway Bar . This special night market will feature local Makers and businesses showcasing their...
Peel Surf Co. (Facebook | Website) is a surfing accessory business, based out of Audubon Park. They first came to Bungalower's attention on Instagram when we noticed their fun Florida-themed merchandise. Peel Surf Co has launched a new product idea called...
We learned in December, 2015 that Walgreens would be moving into the former Valencia College administration building, on the corner of Church and Orange Avenue . Since then, the renovation work has been focused on the interior of the Downtown historic...
UPDATE: The City of Orlando has postponed the hearing to May.  The West Art District is a 45,000 SF campus comprised of a group of colorful buildings, located in Parramore, at the corner of Central Boulevard and Westmoreland Drive. The former...
Instagram and selfie-culture dictate today's trends, so much so that only the most photogenic can survive. With that said, we want our local bakeries and cupcakeries to hop on this fun new trend; cactus cakes. The only thing more popular...
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 Facebook...
A pop-up plant shop will be opening in the former home of Fairwater Florist, at 985 W. Fairbanks Avenue , featuring all-native plants. Horticulturalist and Landscaper, Amanda Martin, is the owner and operator of Grounded Solutions, Inc. (Website), which offers...
Master tailor, Bonnie Lewis, has launched a new sustainable Orlando-based fashion line called Common Wares (Instagram | Website) in Ivanhoe Village. Common Wares specializes in three minimal shapes cut to three lengths; crop, tunic, and dress. Each piece is hand-made,...
EVENT RUNS 7 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT SATURDAY, APRIL 15 AT 514 VIRGINIA DRIVE Bungalower and Coopers' Craft have joined forces to bring you a night filled with Orlando's best Makers and businesses, in a new event space in Ivanhoe...
Ace Cafe Orlando (Website) just hosted their first hard-hat media tour, on Tuesday, March 28, of their soon-to-open 35,000 SF Downtown entertainment plaza. The England-based company has been building their first American location on the 2.94 acre Harry P. Leu...
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...
A nail salon will be moving into the former home of Twisted Bliss at 1807 N. Orange Avenue in Ivanhoe Village . Bungalower spoke with the owner earlier today, who informed us that the space would be opening in...
A medical marijuana card application shop has opened in Downtown Orlando, and it's called Dr. Green Relief Orlando Marijuana Doctors (Facebook | Website). Dr. Green Relief specializes in helping people to get their medical marijuana cards, and has locations across...
"Hey Bungalower, did you hear that the Ragin Cajun Bike Shop is closing?" - Peter Martinez Ragin Cajun Bike Shop (Facebook | Website) will be quietly closing their Sodo shop next week. The shop hasn't answered our calls at the...
  After more than 18 years in Winter Park, Orlando Vintage Clothing and Costume (Website) is moving to College Park later this year. The shop on Fairbanks Avenue known for its funky styles from the 1890s to the 1990s will move...
Ikea has launched a new gift registry service online HERE, as well as on Android and iOS apps. Users can now simply scan product bar codes in the store with their app or manually enter the numbers into the website at...
Freehand Goods, is the latest pop-up in East End Market. Freehand Goods (Facebook | Instagram) is a Florida-centric retail outfit run by Jacob Zepf, the man behind Outfitters Co in Winter Park, which we've written about previously, HERE. You...
Timely Tableware (Facebook | Website) is a dishware rental company based out of Orlando. They rent curated heirloom-quality china, glassware, flatware, and linens for weddings and special events. The business was founded following a wedding where the groom's mother had collected all...
PICTURED, ALPINE CHEDDAR AND KALE STOVETOP MACARONI AND CHEESE - MORE INFO HERE SPONSORED: Cabot Cheese has released a mouth-watering array of cheesy-delicious recipes as part of their tasty Legacy Collection cheeses; White Oak, Alpine, New York Vintage, and Farmhouse Reserve...
PHOTO VIA GYPSET FACEBOOK PAGE A local artist, Samantha Lynch, has launched a handcrafted jewelry line called Gypset (Website). Lynch has been selling her wares online and wholesale to local boutiques but has just launched her own mobile boutique. Gypset will be...