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...
SPONSORED: “Great Reads” is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. The air is full of renewed hope and juicy possibilities as we bid farewell to the Year of...
The historic Angebilt building was purchased by Novel Coworking LLC. on January 3, 2019. The Chicago-based coworking company paid The New Angebilt Corp. a reported $13,700,000 for the 100,323 SF former hotel turned office tower. Novel Coworking (Website), once Level...
Team Market Group, the family-run company behind popular downtown venues Celine Orlando (Website) and Mathers Social Gathering (Website) will open their latest endeavor, The Robinson Cocktail Room (Website), on Friday, January 4. The new modern cocktail room will be bringing...
UPDATE: City PIO Karyn Barber told us after this piece was published that each piece is a custom cut piece of frosted acrylic. To replace them they will either have to be cut from an acrylic block and machined down to...
Clandestino Orlando (Facebook | Website) is a new cocktail lounge that has opened in the former home Rock Room in Downtown Orlando, that can only be accessed via an alleyway. Which is fitting as clandestino means "clandestine" in Spanish. Editor's Note: It's...
This vintage trailer that is being sold on Craigslist, is advertised as being in excellent condition, and pre-gutted for an easier remodel. The 1968 Serro Scotty Gaucho is a favorite for trailer tinkerers, as seen in this video below. Mostly...
SPONSORED BY CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMISSION ON HOMELESSNESS: 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. If you missed us on Real...
PROMO: Celine Orlando (Facebook | Website) is hosting a massive New Year's Eve event starting at 8:30 p.m. on December 31. Headlined by DJ Crespo, the night will also feature performances by the Moulin Rouge girls, an open bar from...
"Just saw on the OBJ that DPAC is going to build an apartment complex on-site. Have you seen any plans?" - Bungalower reader Well, the short answer is, probably not. The Orlando Business Journal published a story on December 14 stating that...
The consummate Downtowners over at Wall St. Plaza were gifted a new gateway sign by the CRA/Downtown Development Board this week. The CRA, operating according to the DTO Outlook guidelines, is meant to encourage neighborhood and district gateway features and...
We told you about The Kitty Beautiful (Facebook) back in December 2015 HERE, a new cat cafe concept that will combine adoptable cats with a coffee shop, and they've finally accrued enough money in the kitty to secure a space. The...
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...
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 celebrations, the astronomical phenomenon of winter solstice brings with a feeling of...
"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 Kowalski Every year the City of Orlando has been decorating the Central Business...
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 local Drunk History lesson, hosted by the Orange County Regional History Center. Local craft bars compete...
"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 was "Drawn to the Rythm" at a young age and has won...
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 of the public parking lots under the I-4, estimated in the amount...
The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not reflect the official policy or position of Bungalower Media, our readers, or our advertisers.   SPONSORED: This episode was recorded on a LYMMO Bus...
The Kendrick B. Melrose Family Foundation has given a $500,000 endowment to The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation, and Creativity at the Downtown Branch of the Orange County Library System. The endowment will be used to update the Center's...
The Rotary Club of Orlando is hosting a Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 8 at 4 p.m. This is the inaugural Christmas Parade for the Rotary Club of Orlando and it will feature floats, pedestrian groups, and branded vehicle fleets....
"Anyone know the story behind the giant saxophone mural on the back wall of The Beacham building? It must be 40 feet tall ..." - Jim Hobart The Beacham Building was purchased by Larry and Sherry (great names!) Carpenter in 1975, who...
The special "late-night" southbound SunRail services that were launched in November for Orlando Magic home games have been extended through December. The later train service will be offered during five more games at the Amway Center, including: Wednesday, December 5 ...