Downtown Orlando has two public restrooms and they're both located at Lake Eola Park. The result of the poor access to public restrooms means when the bars let out at the end of the night, those heavy drinkers have...
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...
Modera Central, a new residential and retail development in Downtown Orlando, will soon open with 350 luxury apartments, the new University Club, and over 12,700 SF of ground floor retail. The new 22-story tower is located at the corner of...
Michelle Visage, of RuPaul's Drag Race fame, will be a grand marshal at Orlando's Come Out With Pride parade on Saturday, October 13. Visage will be playing second-fiddle to community organizer and warrior angel, Nancy Rosado, a former NYPD sergeant and mental health...
Noir Cafe (Facebook) opened in the former Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, attached to the CityArts Factory, in June of 2017. They recently told Bungalower that they will be closing. "It was not an easy decision to make yet as a business...
Memphis-based Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc., is eyeing up 2+ acres of land owned by the Diocese of Orlando for a new nine-story apartment building in Downtown Orlando. The 325-unit development would be located on the corner of Orange and Robinson at...
ReThink Your Commute (Website) is encouraging Orlando residents to carpool to work on Thursday, September 20 as part of their Go DTO: Downtown Orlando Commute Challenge. One carpool group will be chosen to win a VIP parking spot in front...
The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center in the Downtown Library will host their first-ever Melrose Film Festival on Saturday, September 15. The day-long event kicks off at 10 a.m. with a showcase of 48 films that have been curated from 2,800...
The Orlando Ballet (Website) will be opening their 45th season with a production of Carmina Burana in collaboration with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park (Website). The Ballet debuted Carmina Burana in 2013 as part of the grand opening celebration for the Dr....
Your Pie (Facebook | Website) opened an Orlando location back in June 2017 in the bottom floor of Skyhouse. That location has since closed. We were unable to contact the previous owners of the downtown pizzeria, but a new tenant is already moving...
The final piece of the Orlando Sentinel printing press was trucked away late last week from the local paper's warehouse located at 633 N. Orange Avenue. The Orlando Sentinel Media Group announced in June 2017 that they would cease printing their own...
SPONSORED: Craft cocktail competition meets history class in this local version of Drunk History hosted by the Orange County Regional History Center. Local craft bars compete for bragging rights by creating tasty libations inspired by local history. Past muses have included local...
BurgerIM (Website), an Israeli hamburger franchise, is opening a new restaurant in Downtown Orlando. The fast-casual hamburger restaurant specializes in 3-oz burgers that guests can customize with a choice of bun, 11 patties, and a variety of toppings and sauces....
Le Pho (Facebook | Website), which opened in the bottom floor of the Chase Plaza in December 2017, has closed. The fast-casual restaurant opened in the former home of Spice Burgr at 165 S. Orange Avenue and specialized in a variety of rice/vermicelli...
The Orlando Public Library is hosting a Fall Fiber Festival in celebration of Central Florida's fiber arts scene. The daylong festival will take place on Sunday, September 30 from 2-4 p.m. and will include demonstrations, exhibitors, hands-on activities, and a...
“This is a great day for the Orlando Solar Bears. We couldn’t be more excited to form this partnership with a model franchise like the Tampa Bay Lightning.” - Dan devos, orlando magic The Orlando Solar Bears just entered a three-year...
Emily Kinney, the Luna Lovegood of AMC's The Walking Dead, will be performing at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts on September 25. Kinney, who's Walking Dead character Beth Greene was killed by a Post-Apocalyptic police officer in 2015, is coming to...
SPONSORED: Great Reads is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. Declare your independence from ignorance this month – check out one of these titles from the library today. Visit ocls.info and click...
The Orange County Library System is looking to hire a new instructor for their Fab Lab in the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center in the Downtown Branch. The Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) offers hands-on classes in subjects like 3-D printing, electronics,...
As of Wednesday, August 1, the new Downtown Ambassador Program has officially been launched and our Ambassadors will be out on the streets ambassador'ing in downtown Orlando. The Ambassador Program was launched to provide an on-the-street connection seven days a week to provide services...
"We want something that's clean, sexy, and service-oriented." - Romi Mawardi Team Market Group, the company that owns a collection of popular downtown venues like Celine Orlando (Website) and Mathers Social Gathering (Website), are currently working on a new lounge space,...
We told you HERE in April that Deeply Coffee (Facebook | Instagram) would be opening a new coffee shop in Downtown Orlando. They officially soft-opened on Saturday, July 28 and have been going strong ever since. The new shop has plenty of...
Orlando residents, and undoubtedly some visitors, will be marching around Lake Eola Park on Saturday, August 4 from 2-5 p.m. to "fight for our right to medicate with whole plant-based cannabis." It is still a crime in Florida to possess...
Plans have been submitted by Highwoods Properties, Inc., to renovate the exterior of the Eola Park Centre office building at 200 E. Robinson Street in Downtown Orlando. The subject site is bounded on the north side by East Robinson,...
Fuel Orlando (Facebook | Website) is now open in the back-end of Frosty's Christmastime Lounge at 50 E. Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando. We told you HERE in June that the new venue by Beacon Hill Group was coming to Downtown. Co-owner...