United Arts dishes out almost $1.5 million to local organizations

United Arts of Central Florida (Website) announced their list of Operating Support Grants recipients this week, to which they will be providing $1.495 million. A total that...

WalletHub says Orlando is the best place to celebrate Christmas in the country

The folks over at WalletHub have made another list, because they can't stop themselves, and in this one Orlando has made out like a bandit and is...

GREAT READS: ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY’S DECEMBER BOOK SELECTIONS

SPONSORED: “Great Reads” is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. No matter what shape your December...

Get 25 percent off your hipster-friendly fiddle leaf fig this Christmas

Palmer's Garden and Goods (Facebook | Website) is offering 25 percent off of fiddle leaf fig plants this holiday season - while supplies last. While some of you...

11 QUESTIONS WITH SHAWN WELCOME

By Brian Carlson (Website) You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that...

City-foreclosed event venue in Parramore has re-opened for business

"At no point prior to closing did we ever believe our building to be unsafe for occupants." - Kevin Keelan, 1010 West Facility Director   Following a sudden City-imposed closure last...

Orange County hosting Citizen Planner Academy workshop on January 19

Orange County government officials will host a Citizen Planner Academy workshop called "Planning Basics" on Saturday, January 19. The workshop will explain the process behind local land development...
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Orlando Brewing releases epic holiday video

Orlando Brewing (Facebook | Website), the City Beautiful's flagship beer maker, is celebrating the holidays with a giant video thank you to its patrons. The song "Darn Good Beer" is performed...

Orlando Health is venting some steam in 2019

Orlando Health will be updating sections of their utility piping system in January 2019 which will release massive jets of steam and scary noises. So they're putting...

Ask Bungalower: Where are the Christmas lights at Lake Eola?

"I would like to know why this year Lake Eola has absolutely no Christmas lights except for the tree ... Where are they this year?" - Chris...

Local neighborhood association wants your help to Complete their Streets

The College Park Neighborhood Association recently issued a call for participation to help push forward plans with the Florida Department of Transportation to continue a Complete Street initiative...

Colonial Drive closing for Ped Bridge construction

Scheduled work on the Colonial Drive Pedestrian Bridge will lead to the closure of the major road at the intersection of Interstate 4 this weekend. Crews will be installing...
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House of the Day: This 2/2 in Rowena Gardens is asking $290,000

SPONSORED by Beth Sells Florida: This two-bedroom, two bath home in Rowena Gardens, just outside of Colonialtown North, measures in at 1,600 SF and is move-in ready. Both bedrooms feature their...

Last History in a Glass event of the year is Thursday, Dec 13

SPONSORED: Orlando's favorite cocktail competition meets history class is back for one more shin-dig before 2019 hits us in the face, in the latest edition of this monthly...

Cool Job Alert: Market Manager at Lyft

Lyft, the rideshare giant, is looking to bring their Lyft Bikes and Scooters to Orlando. To facilitate that launch they'll be hiring a new full-time Market Manager to...

House of the Day: Renovated 1950’s home in Colonialtown wants $319,900

Sponsored by FBC Mortgage, LLC: This renovated 1950 home measures in at 1,298 SF and features three bedrooms and two baths. Tucked away in Colonialtown North at 1506 Oregon Street...

Sarah McLachlan to play Dr. Phillips, March 2019

"Hold On," Canadian heartbreaking songstress and '90s emo goddess Sarah McLachlan will be playing the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 1, 2019. The Lilith Fair-founder...

Take the Main Street Parking Survey

The City of Orlando is conducting an analysis of parking in College Park, Ivanhoe Village, and Mills 50 Main Street Districts and they need your help. The analysis will...

Orlando Firefighter wins on Netflix’s “Nailed It! Holiday!” special

"When you make a good donkey, you throw the world at it." - Gavin Schmidt   Orlando firefighter Gavin Schmidt made out as the first winner in Netflix's Nailed It! Holiday! special, Episode...

Parking fines could increase by another five dollars

Orlando City Council is considering increasing parking fines. According to a recent report by FOX 35, the City is facing a large loss in profits from the removal...

Ring in 2019 at the Orlando Museum of Art

The Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website) will be hosting another blockbuster New Year's Eve event featuring full museum access and hosted by special guest Jorge...
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