Bags (Website), a company specializing in valet and baggage services, has initiated a land purchase deal with the City that would allow them to build their new corporate headquarters in Parramore, just across the street from the Well's Built...
Downtown Credo (Facebook | Website) has announced that they are closing their downtown coffee bar located in the Church Street Exchange building. They posted the following announcement on their Facebook page declaring January 26 as their last day of service...
  EDIT: The liquidation sale is actually expected to last six to eight weeks, not until January 17 as we originally posted. That date range was specifically for the distribution list that received the original letter.  Hinge (Website | Facebook) opened their College...
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...
After almost three years of business, our friends and partners at Orlando Shirts are calling it quits. The family-run, hyper-local and Florida-focused shirt shop was owned and operated as a side hustle by parent company Go Big Marketing (Website). The owner...
A Master Plan request has been filed to build a three-story mixed-use development on a 1.41-acre piece of land on the corner of Magnolia and East Colonial. The request calls for permissions to build a mixed-use development comprised of 11,900...
The Winter Park stationary store, the Paper Shop, Inc. (Facebook | Website) has close. After years of business, the store posted a "last call" sale of 60 percent off all merchandise that lasted from January 2-6 on their Facebook page...
StrikeOuts Bowling and Entertainment Center has closed their Orlando Fashion Square location after three years of operating in the struggling mall. StrikeOuts (Facebook) was located on the second floor of the building, just across the aisle from Showtimes at Premiere...
Award-winning cookie shop, Gideon's Bakehouse (Facebook | Website) was just featured in a video by Insider as part of their ongoing dessert series. Gideon's is a local bakery based in the East End Market. It first opened in July, 2016...
Tuan Mai of VIP Investments LLC has filed paperwork to amend the Growth Management Plan for a lot located at 1100 W. Colonial Drive to Mixed Use Corridor Medium Intensity. The rezoning would allow for the development of a...
Miller's Hardware (Facebook | Website) is hosting their annual Customer Appreciation Party on Saturday, 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Miller's Hardware is one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned businesses in Winter Park. To save you the math, the shop...
Art LaBellman, owner of LaBelle Furs (Facebook | Website), will be retiring after 46 years in the fur business. The business, located at 351 N. Orange Avenue , has actually been in operation since 1957, but actually goes back to...
If you realized last week that you forgot to do some holiday shopping for a loved one, who happens to be entirely forgettable, we’ve got you covered. Here is a list of some fantastic Orlando-based and Orlando-themed designers and...
Our readers like to ask a lot of questions. Which is great, because we like to be nosy. This time though, we had to defer to an expert. "The recent report on the many new 7-Eleven locations had me thinking......
The National Food Mart has applied for assistance through the City of Orlando Small Business Facade Program to pay for new paint, new storefront windows and doors, landscaping, and parking lot upgrades. The Audubon Park gas station is located at...
Dr. Phillips Charities has finally released their plans for a new mixed-use "Packing District" in west College Park that we hinted at HERE in 2016. The project will develop more than 200-acres of property that has been carefully assembled over...
The vacant 13,590 SF Lombardi's building, located at 1152 Harmon Avenue , will soon have a new retail tenant. Contrary to rumors that a new paint store would be moving in, the new retail concept will instead be spearheaded by...
The long-vacant retail space by the Thornton Park 7-Eleven finally has a new tenant. The 2,400 SF space at 30 N. Summerlin Avenue  is in fact owned by 7-Eleven, Inc, according to the Orange County Property Appraiser. The space has...
UCF grad student Jerry Jasmin knows how hard it is to get a Christmas tree in your Downtown condo. He knows the pain of negotiating an Uber-delivered spruce through a lobby and up 10 floors in an elevator and...
A jeweler will be moving into a ground floor retail space in the Kress Building, left vacant by the departure of Therapi Hair Studios, at 130 S. Orange Avenue . C6, named after the sixth element in the periodic table...
Boston Bakery and Cafe (Facebook) has expanded into the space next door to their Mills 50 shop located at 1525  E. Colonial Drive . The shop is known for their affordable and tasty banh mi selection as well as their boba...
Jay Smith, the long-time owner of Cavenaugh's Fine Wines (Facebook | Website) has sold his shop to a former wine distributor after being in business for roughly 20 years. Smith told Bungalower that he was looking forward to his retirement...
Plans to convert the Colonial Bowling Lanes (Website) property into a three-story personal storage facility are one step closer to reality, as of mid-October. The Municipal Planning Board marked the plans for recommended approval at their October 17 meeting, despite a...
7-Eleven corporate is looking to open 14 new locations in the Orlando area, including at least two Downtown. According to the "Franchises for Sale" section on 7-eleven.com, upcoming locations include: 5640 Hoffner Avenue 6946 Clarcona-Ocoee Road 6994 W....
The Glass Knife (Facebook | Website) will officially open for business this Friday, November 10 at 7 a.m. Bungalower was invited to a press preview Wednesday morning to sample some of the food and see the new interior of the completely renovated...