We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
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...
Tampa-based city-shapers DeBartolo Development (Website) has the long-term leasehold interest on the mall building under contract for the Orlando Fashion Square Mall, and is expected to close in February. The company is currently in just the early fact-finding/due diligence phase...
Signs have been posted at Colonial Landing announcing that Lucky's Market (Website) will be moving into the space formerly occupied by Sports Authority at 3225 E. Colonial Drive . The currently vacant 36,340 SF space has been marked as "specialty...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
Paperwork has been filed asking for the rezoning of the southwest corner of Fern Creek and Colonial Drive, the current home of Ice Cold Auto Air, from Mixed Use High Intensity to Planned Development for a future Starbucks. While the...
In a surprising follow-up to our post from February concerning the Mars Landing-like soil amendment equipment on the old Chevron site  on the corner of Fern Creek and Colonial, Bungalower has just learned that a Kobe Steakhouse is not...
Savvy, skyward looking night owls may have noticed massive flowers hanging over their heads this week in Colonialtown. The night-blooming cereus, an epiphytic cactus that grows in mature trees, has been blooming since the weekend. The special cacti are long...
The Phuoc Loc Tho Super Oriental Market (Facebook) is halving the footprint of their Mills 50 grocer/import store, located at 2100 E. Colonial Drive . The move will allow for the opening of Teletron Luxury Lifestyle (Website) a Vietnamese-owned electronics...
Is this your chicken? Orlando residents have been following this chicken's progress as it slowly made its way northwards along Bumby Avenue the past few days. According to posts on Nextdoor.com, the black chicken was first noticed around Bumby and Jamie...
SPONSORED: This compound of three separate buildings is perched atop a corner lot, tucked away on one of the best streets in Colonialtown South, at 447 N. Shine Avenue , directly across the street from the Downtown Orlando YMCA. This...
An event that blends the theme of Marvel's hit movie Black Panther with actual African history will be coming to Orlando by way of Tampa this fall. A Night in Wakanda is an immersive event that features a dinner of traditional African cuisine,...
By Sarah Bolandi Backyard venue, The Person Cave (Facebook), has quietly made its footprint in the Colonialtown North neighborhood as a new and notable pace for local artists to showcase their talents on an intimate platform. The limited-capacity locale is tucked...
Discount chain Five Below (Website) has opened a new location in Colonial Plaza. The publicly-held chain offers goods that cost up to $5 and serves children, teens, and pre-teens like games, fashion, candy, room decor, stationery, school supplies, and more....
In the latest in a series of shakeups in the plans for the northeastern corner of Colonial Drive and Fern Creek Avenue, we've recently learned that a six-pump Racetrac will be moving in. Despite plans that were submitted earlier in the...
Chan's Chinese Cuisine (Website) is an award-winning restaurant that has been open for more than 20 years in the Colonialtown neighborhood. The property is now listed for sale on LoopNet. "After a very successful run, now it is time to...
Sus Hi Eatstation (Facebook | Website) has now opened in the former home of Mai Bistro, located at 1830 Colonial Drive . The fast-casual, build-your-own sushi concept is owned by locals Robert Ly and...
That new Lucky's Market (Website) we told you back in February 2018 was moving into the former Sports Authority at 3225 E. Colonial Drive finally has an approximate opening date. According to a...
According to Mr. Scott Joseph, Baja Burrito Kitchen has closed after 20 years of service. Baja Burrito Kitchen (Website) was located in the Colonial Plaza at 2716 E. Colonial Drive near Total Wine....
Unicorp National Development has announced that they have made a deposit on the roughly 50-acre site that hosts the long-struggling Orlando Fashion Square Mall in East Orlando, to the tune of $23 million. While...
Olive Garden's new Orlando location will open in an unlikely location this week; the Orlando Fashion Square Mall. The new location is part of the Darden Restaurant-led rebrand to the Italian family restaurant...
The much-anticipated Colonial Landing Lucky's Market will officially open on Wednesday, June 19 at 3230 E. Colonial Drive in the former Sports Authority space. This is the seventh store to open...
The Girl Scouts of Citrus Council (Website) are hard at work earning a merit badge for being amazing at life by bringing a something really special to their office building at 341 N. Mills Avenue in...
SPONSORED: This historic two-bedroom, one-bathroom bungalow was built in 1925 and is located at 541 N. Shine Avenue , near Lake Eola and the popular Mills 50 District, and just blocks away from the downtown YMCA, trendy...
SPONSORED: This move-in ready three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is located at 2319 Weber Street on the edge of the Colonialtown and Coytown neighborhoods. The 1,336 sqft home has a brand new roof, a new...