The City of Orlando's Downtown Development Board and the Community Redevelopment Agency are working to launch a pilot program for a late night rideshare program that could help to streamline the  nightly exodus of the thousands of patrons leaving Downtown Orlando's entertainment area on...
According to a recent report by Orlando Business Journal and Orlando Weekly a new Steve McQueen-themed cocktail lounge will be opening downtown this spring. Mcqueens Social Lounge (Facebook | Instagram) is a new effort...
Juice Bike Share was Orlando’s first public bike share program and it launched in 2016 2015 and since then, Juice riders have taken over 115,000 trips and ridden over 200,000 miles. But that will end on March...
SPONSORED: The Orange County Regional History Center's popular Retro Game Night event will return at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29 at their downtown location. Event-goers will be able to play treasured games from...
The Texas-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop (Website) has closed their downtown location. The restaurant/bar opened between Insomnia Cookies and Orange County Brewers at 131 N. Orange Avenue in June 2018.
SPONSORED: “Great Reads” is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. Orange County Library System has launched a new tagline that we...
The Downtown Orlando Foundation (Website) has launched new effort in the form of a foundation, focusing on supporting Downtown initiatives. The Avrio Foundation (Website) was launched on March 5 at the Citrus Club,...
SPONSORED by OCLS Library's Farm-to-Cup Coffee event: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed.
Award-winning singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has announced that he will bring his 2019 tour to Orlando's Amway Center on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. His international tour includes special guest Alessia Cara (Website).
"whatcha know, Bungalow? Seen in new packing district area ..." - @thesuperrookie, Twitter JUMP (Website) is Uber's new electric bike share system, and it's coming to Orlando.
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 got the green light to sell alcohol. Lindsay Duensing,...
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 adapted by the Tony Award-winning creators of Ragtime, the show focuses on...
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, will open for business in early March. The...
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 and feral jungle children. Season subscriptions go on...
EDIT: Jeff Stelter is also a partner in this project. The team behind hit arcade bar Joysticks (Website) have announced that they will be opening a new Halloween-themed speakeasy venue just up...
Orlando Ballet will present a Latin-infused show at Dr. Prhillips Center from February 15-17. Bailamos will include a mix of salsa, tango, and Latin-infused choreography to songs like "Gracias a la Vida" and "I Love Salsa" at this new production. Orlando Ballet is...
A show inspired by the iconic TV game show, Double Dare Live, is coming to the Bob Carr Theater for the Performing Arts on May 10. The show features two teams comprised of carefully selected audience members that compete for prizes by...
The Downtown Arts District is hosting their Third Thursday Gallery Hop on February 21 at a different venue this month as their new home at the Rogers Kiene Building continues to be built out. The new venue, located at 108...
SPONSORED: “Great Reads” is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. With Valentine’s Day snuggled in the middle, February itself feels like love. We spent January making goals to...
Taco Bell Cantina will be opening their second Central Florida location, ever, in downtown Orlando by the end of the year. The Instagram-friendly Cantina brand, which features familiar Taco Bell favorites, is skewed to more urban audiences with open kitchens,...
Plans have been filed to build a new 19-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Orlando anchored by a 256-room luxury hotel. The hopeful new hotel would be a Radisson Blu (Website) brand which they describe as "upper upper scale" with a...
A new concept will soon be opening in the former Vintage Lounge space, located at 114 S. Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando. Room 22 (Website), described as retro, Gatsby-themed venue, will feature a "contemporary mix of burlesque and professional dancers..."...
The City of Orlando has begun painting dockless parking boxes across Downtown Orlando to encourage riders to leave their bikes in areas that are out of the way of pedestrians and oncoming traffic. Orlando City Hall adopted revisions to the existing...
Like we told you before in this previous Did You Know-town column, at one time Orange County was known as Mosquito County. The name, which was inspired by early Spanish explorers, was changed in January 1845 after brief stints as Leigh Read...
A digital lottery will be held for Hamilton tickets during its run at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from January 22-February 10. Forty tickets will be sold at $10 each, opening at 11 a.m. Sunday, January 20 through Tuesday, January...