UPDATE: The grants are currently recommended for approval by the Mayor. Commissioners will vote on Monday, December 11 at the upcoming Council Meeting on whether or not to award the grants to the below organizations (they always do). As part...
Colonialtown Square Park, located at 820 N. Fern Creek Avenue , is getting a facelift via Commissioner Patty Sheehan and the City of Orlando. This park is at the center of a stretch of Colonialtown that has seen a number...
As we noted in May, HERE, the CRA/DDB had initiated a Request for Proposals for the position of their Downtown Orlando Farmers Market Manager. The contract has been awarded to Red Top Productions (now RTP Corporation), which has been running...
SPONSORED: This beautiful estate in Thornton Park was custom-built in 2003 and is sandwiched between Lake Olive and Lake Lawsona itself, at 115 S. Hyer Avenue . The four-bedroom, four-bath home measures in at 3,328 SF and features high quality...
A petition has been launched to ban the installation of blue LED lights in residential neighborhoods in Orlando. The petition claims that blue LED lights are "too bright and are too blue" for those areas and goes on to say, "The...
There are two pop-up foodie events happening tonight; "Back Alley Polynesia with Kappo/Kadence" and the "Swine and Sons Pop-up." The Swine and Sons pop-up will be held at Redlight Redlight in Audubon Park from 6-9 p.m. The menu includes Nashville hot...
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"...
Visitors to the Downtown Information Center will be able to take home a free Orlando poster. The poster's feature winning photographs from the latest Best of DTO Photo Contest. Click HERE to see the winners. To get your poster, simply check-in to Downtown...
"Hey there, the paper came down off the windows and they left the lights on, like an invitation for the neighborhood to see the progress inside. In case you hadn't seen yet, here are a few sneak peek views....
Orlando's very own, China Taylor is one of the dancers performing with Lady Gaga at the 2017 Super Bowl this year.  Last month, 20-year old Taylor also performed with Lady Gaga at the Victoria Secret Fashion Show. Taylor is one...
PHOTO VIA DUDA|PAINE ARCHITECTS The Winter Park Health Foundation applied for a permit back in September to construct a new Wellness Center at 2005 Mizell Avenue. Plans for the new Center include a YMCA, medical offices, and a 270+ space parking...
As the popularity of Orlando’s downtown bungalow neighborhoods rise, so too do their rents. In an effort to keep our Creative Class of Orlandoans living within the City limits, we’ve launched an ongoing series of posts that gather up...
The Florida Department of Transportation has released their service schedule for Saturday, November 19. Scroll through the image below to see a list of events along the service corridor.  
Mill Creek Residential will break ground on their Modera by Mill Creek development at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 26. Modera by Mill Creek is located on the site which formerly housed the University Club building, at 150 East Central Boulevard...
PHOTO VIA DA KINE POKE FACEBOOK PAGE Da Kine Poke (Facebook | Website) food truck is opening their new Winter Park brick and mortar today, Wednesday, October 5.  They will be located in a section of the Meat House at...
A Conditional Use Permit has been filed for an empty retail space at 2405 East South Street in the Milk District . The venue is in the same complex as parent company Southern Nights, which applied for an ABL...
As reported by Bob Moser of GrowthSpotter, HERE, a local development group is looking to build the region's largest roundabout, at the corner of SR 17-92 and Orange Avenue in Winter Park, as a centerpiece to an up-and-coming mixed-use...
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “Events” in our main menu. If you’d like to have your event added to our calendar, simply send a link...
SPONSORED: According to science, summer started on Monday, June 20. However, for me, summer in Orlando doesn’t begin until the first night of Sak Comedy Lab’s Brawl for All. Which means this year, the season starts 11:30 p.m. Friday, July...
The following photos were sent over via DoveCote (Facebook | Website), the much anticipated new restaurant opening  in the former Harvey's Bistro . We wrote about the project back in August of 2015 HERE when we first heard the news...
OneBlood (Website) is still collecting blood donations. If you are able and willing, please seek out the nearest Donor Center from the list below: Winter Park Donor Center, 2242 Aloma Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792. TUES, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., WEDS &...
According to a recent report by the Orlando Sentinel, the brewery that is eyeing up the former downtown Fiat dealership, will also have a pizzeria aspect. The report, by Kyle Arnold, revealed that the concept will be a full-service pizza restaurant and brewery...
The change in management is effective immediately, but team chairman and co-owner, Joe Haleski, will be stepping in as interim CEO. Fore more information, go to Orlando Business Journal.
Photo via bikewalkcentralflorida.org The City of Winter Park has received the 2016 Urban Land Institute Trendsetter Award in recognition for its design and construction of the Cady Way Cycle Track. The cycle track combines two bike lanes on one side...