TripAdvisor to begin charging TDT for short-term rentals

Orange County has inked a deal that will allow them to collect the Tourist Development Tax to some short-term rental properties via TripAdvisor; one of...

City funds affordable housing unit rehabs via Hannibal Square Community Land Trust

On July 23, 2018, City Council approved, as part of the FY 2018 Annual Action Plan, a request from Hannibal Square Community Land Trust, Inc....

Broken Strings and Black Cauldron have amicably un-coupled

Broken Cauldron Taproom (Facebook) opened their Parramore tasting room and brewery in June 2016 as a collaborative effort between Broken Strings Brewery (Facebook) and Black...
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Yo-Yo Champions descend/retract at Orlando REP, March 2

"Why did the yoyo cross the road? Because it was walking the dog." The 2019 South East Yo-Yo Championships (Website) are taking...

Ask Bungalower: What’s up with these new red bikes?

"whatcha know, Bungalow? Seen in new packing district area ..." - @thesuperrookie, Twitter JUMP (Website) is Uber's...

M Lounge expanding next door for new catering kitchen

According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, Headquarters Investments (HI), aka the folks behind M Lounge, are planning to open a new concept...

Swine and Sons splitting off from Ravenous Pig fam

The Petrakises have sold Swine and Sons to the long-time operators, Rhys and Lexie Gawlak. Lexie Gawlak told Bungalower that they will...

House of the Day: Lakefront mid-century home in College Park wants $1,395,000

This luxury mid-century home is located on the southeastern lobe of Lake Fairview in College Park's Palomar neighborhood at 1507 Anchor Court .

Real estate startup, REX, launches in Orlando

Another new real estate startup has launched that is attempting to cut out the middleman and break the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) grip on the...

LOCAVORE: COCONUT CAKE AT 4RIVER’S SMOKEHOUSE

A “locavore” is a person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food. Along those lines, every month, local chefs welcome...

Craft and Common now serving alcohol

Craft and Common (Facebook | Website), the retail/coffee shop that moved into the former home of Java Lava, has been in operation since last June and the just...
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Bill filed to define “Tiny Homes” in Florida law

A bill is being filed that seeks to increase affordable housing options and combat homelessness through the proliferation of tiny homes.

Anastasia the Musical coming to Orlando this May

Tickets are on sale for the Broadway production of Anastasia which will come to Orlando, May 14-19. Inspired by the 1997 film of the same name and...

Winter Park hosting community bike ride, March 7

The City of Winter Park will host a "Bike Winter Park" group bike ride on Thursday, March 7 in celebration of Florida Bicycle Month.

Magic Pet opening in former Mama B’s this March

Magic Pet (Facebook | Website), the pet food supply store we wrote about back in March 2017 when they purchased the Downtown Mama B's Giant Subs location,...
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City Hall hiring full-time Project Director for Smart City initiatives

The City of Orlando recently approved an employment agreement for a new Project Director for Smart City Projects, Michael Hess. The...

Cool Job Alert: Leu Garden’s Event Coordinator Assistant

The City of Orlando is hiring a temporary Event Coordinator Assistant for the Harry P. Leu Gardens (Website). The position is responsible...

Cool Job Alert: Public Food Waste Collection Associate

The City of Orlando is hiring a temporary position for their Public Food Waste Collection program. The Public Food Waste Collection...

Orlando Ballet announces new 19-20 season

Orlando Ballet (Facebook | Website) has announced their lineup for the 2019-20 season, which brings back the vampires and nut-cracking toys alongside glass shoe-wearing princesses...

MARCH EVENT ROUNDUP FOR THE ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY

The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their event programming for the month of March. For more information about events, call 407-835-7323....
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Winter Park Mayor broadcasting Annual State of the City, Feb 22

The City of Winter Park and the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the City Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 22 at The...
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Orlando’s Trinity the Tuck Taylor co-wins ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 4

Home-grown queen, Trinity the Tuck Taylor, now has a crown and an official title to go with the monicker.

Cool Job Alert: News writer for 32805 News

32805 News (Website), an effort by David Porter Communications Inc., is hiring a freelance news writer for their online news site.

Eyes on the Street: The Pie in College Park has closed

"The Pie college park closed indefinitely we learned today after trying to call and physically stop in." - Brittany Ann

TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and...

BUNGALOWER AND THE BUS – EPISODE 106: CAFE PERKS, HALLOWEEN BARS, AND PIZZERIAS

The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not reflect the official policy or...