The City of Orlando launched its Downtown Ambassador Program in the summer of 2018 to provide on-the-street services that range from escorts for workers and residents, to working with the homeless, to simple wayfinding for downtown visitors....
The City of Orlando's Downtown Development Board (Facebook | Website) has just announced a new collaborative campaign with Uber Eats to incentivize orders from downtown restaurants. Through the new "Order Up Downtown" effort,...
A new liquor store will be opening this summer in a retail space right next to Insomnia Cookies at 131 N. Orange Avenue ,]" target="_blank">GMap]. The Liquor Library is a new project by Sean...
Following a directive put forth by Governor Ron "I Need A Haircut" DeSantis, work on the I-4 Ultimate project will be intensified this week while traffic is reduced due to the pandemic. Beginning...
SPONSORED: The City of Orlando has just approved a program proposed by the Community Redevelopment Agency (Website) that would temporarily fund parking costs in the downtown area to encourage consumer spending and increase visitation to downtown businesses....
Lime will relaunch a limited fleet of scooters for public use today, Friday, May 8, after having removed them from the streets during the pandemic. Along with the relaunch comes the new Lime...
Cholo Dogs (Facebook | Website), the Mexican hot dog cart that launched last September, is opening a stall in downtown food hall, Market on Magnolia next month. The menu will be expanding to...
The Florida Department of Transportation is closing South Street under Interstate 4 as of 8 p.m. Monday, May 4. Westbound South Street will close first followed by eastbound South Street at 8 p.m....
A new donut shop is signing a lease for a retail space in the downtown library garage at 139 E. Pine Street . Pattie-Lou's Donuts will rent the 835 SF bottom floor retail space...
City Council will vote at its upcoming April 13, 2020 e-meeting on whether or not to float the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts during its pandemic-caused closure. A motion is in play...
UPDATE: Chela Tequila and Tacos management has informed us that they closed ahead of schedule, after lunch service yesterday. They will not be open until the 29th. Chela Tequila...
The City of Orlando and Orange County Public Schools have collaborated on an initiative called the Banner Project which features student artwork. Orange County Public School art students were provided with old banners...
Mecato's Bakery and Cafe (Website) is now open on the ground floor of the CenterState Bank building at 20 N. Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando. The new Colombian coffee shop is the...
The Broadway hit musical, inspired by the 2004 Tina Fey film (she did the book for the musical too), is coming to Orlando. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=uGmgEoOF7Gs The musical premiered in...
DGX, the fancy new retail concept by Dollar General, will soon open its shop in Modera Central downtown. The new store, which we told you about HERE in October 2019, will offer quick...
The Orange County Clerk of Courts is hosting a special group wedding ceremony on Valentine's Day for 20-30 couples who manage to register before the deadline (today). The OCCC is offering a special V-Day...
SPONSORED: The Grand Bohemian Gallery (Facebook) will host an opening for Donna Dowless's latest art show, her "16th Annual Heart and Soul Exhibition" on Friday, February 7 from 6-9 p.m. The evening will...
Lynx (Website) has released its red scooters in downtown Orlando, joining Lime's 200 rigs that hit the streets late last month. Lynx will charge $1 to unlock their units and 15-cents per minute...
The Central Florida Brewer's Guild (Facebook) will host a special Beer Festival from 1-5 p.m. at Ace Cafe on Saturday, February 22. The event is being billed as, "... the...
Alicia Keys will stop in Orlando for her pending world tour on Saturday, September 19, 2020. The 15-time Grammy Award-winner will be performing a collection of her greatest hits across North America and...
Poo-Pourri (Website), the toilet spray company that helps you avoid smelly embarrassment in public restrooms, is touring the world with a giant inflatable poo installation and they're bringing it to Lake Eola this weekend.
Orlando is ramping up to finally launch some scooters since passing the new Motorized Scooters Pilot Program ordinance this past December. At this time, roughly four different companies have applied for a scooter...
SPONSORED: The Orange County Regional History Center will celebrate Orange County’s official beginnings with free admission and fun activities for the whole family at the second annual Heritage Day on January 25. This year’s...
According to a report by WESH 2 News, which you can see below, Orlando Police officers arrested a man named Ryan Sarjoo downtown for allegedly firing an AR-15 rifle in public in the early hours of January...
CityArts and the Downtown Arts District hosted a community fundraiser at their new headquarters in the historic Rogers Kiene Building on January 11 to fund an ambitious courtyard expansion planned for a long-ignored alleyway that encircles the...