"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...
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...
UPDATE: Ace Cafe will open for business at 7 a.m. Friday, May 19   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...
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...