“We’re really excited about this location because it’ll have all the classic Jimmy Hula’s favorites with a few new twists for the downtown community,” - Zach Hartman, Vice President Jimmy Hula’s. Central Florida-based restaurant chain, Jimmy Hula's (Website), has announced that...
In an email released earlier today, the Orlando Police Department and the City of Orlando have announced their intent to continue to test facial recognition technology, following news that their original six-month contract with Amazon had ended in late June. The...
By Sarah Bolandi The Gnarly Barley (Website) has closed their stall at the Market on Magnolia food hall. The locally-loved, bites and brews hotspot has been serving sandwiches to patrons in they opened in September 2017. Despite its popularity, Gnarly Barley...
This 1,550 SF retail/office space is located at 345 N. Orange Avenue just down the street from the Orange County Courthouse. The space is currently occupied by Cookies by Design (Website), a cookie delivery company.  It does not have...
Craft and Common (Facebook | Website), the retail/coffee shop that moved into the former home of Java Lava, is officially in soft-opening. The owners, transplants from the West Coast with Florida roots, open their new hybrid shop Monday, June 25 to the public....
The CityArts Factory is considering a move down Pine Street into a fancy Victorian, according to an item on this week's City Council agenda. Local businessman Ford W. Kiene, gifted the historic Rogers Building to the City of Orlando on...
Pete Downing has announced that he, in partnership with Sarah and Vinnie Olivieri of Treehouse Truck (Website) and the newer Grovetucky Farms (Website) food truck, have taken over the kitchen at Orange County Brewers in Downtown Orlando. Red Claw (Facebook) will serve...
The Downtown Information Center will be closing temporarily in order to be fully-remodeled and fancified, beginning Friday, June 29. The Downtown Development Board and the City of Orlando hired local branding agency, Prismatic (Website) to create a proposal for a new...
The Downtown Arts District is accepting artist submissions for the upcoming CityArts Factory Exhibit at Aqua Art Miami. Select works will be featured at Aqua Art Miami from December 5-9. Aqua Art Miami takes place in a South Beach hotel...
The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their event programming for the month of June. For more information about events, call 407-835-7323. You can also check for more library events online at www.ocls.info. This post uses copy that was written by a...
A new bar called Fuel Orlando (Facebook | Website) will be opening next to Frosty's Christmastime Lounge at 50 E. Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando. Fuel will take over the current front entryway and the back piece of Frosty's,...
The Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs office is accepting submissions for their fourth annual Sculpture on the Lawn exhibition. Selected sculptures will be featured at the entrance to the Orange County Administration Center, located at 201 S. Rosalind Avenue in...
As seen in the viral video above, Mexico City has installed vertical gardens on their highway pillars, not only for aesthetic reasons but also to help the environment. Via Verde (Website), when completed, will wrap roughly 1,000 highway support pillars...
The Orange County Library System just released a roundup of different ways to get to their branches using alternative transportation on their blog - which we love. Click HERE to find out the best bike trails, SunRail times, and LYNX...
The Texas-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop (Website) opened their new Downtown location at 131 N. Orange Avenue, between Insomnia Cookies and Orange County Brewers last Thursday. Fuzzy's specializes in made-to-order tacos, salads, burritos and burrito bowls, nachos, quesadillas, and breakfast options....
The Orange County Regional History Center (Facebook | Website) has announced a new memorial exhibit in honor of the June 12 shootings at Pulse nightclub. The exhibition, Another Year Passes: Orlando After the Pulse Nightclub Massacre, will open Saturday, June 2 and...
The Orange County Regional History Center is hosting a special meet and greet with artists from the renowned Florida Highwaymen. The Highwaymen are a group of 26 self-taught, African-American landscape artists that have worked together since 1951, in the height of the...
"Where are the Amazon cameras in Orlando? Please tell." - Jack Whitemann In case you missed it last week, the Orlando Police Department made headlines after saying they were not participating and then that they were participating in a new...
Representatives of the University Club announced yesterday that they had closed on their new home at Modera Central, the 22-story tower that was built on the grounds of their former building at 125 E. Pine Street . The University Club...
UPDATE: Venture X is expected to open this August.    Venture X (Website), a membership-based coworking company, will be opening a new location this fall at 100 E. Pine Street in Downtown Orlando. The new 21,000 SF space will function as flexible co-working with...
UPDATE: The Mayor is unable to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and will be replaced by District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill.    The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (Website) is partnering with Aloft Orlando (Website) to launch a new foster dog...
The City's Community Redevelopment Agency's Advisory Board will be looking at a proposal at their upcoming meeting on Thursday, May 24 to possibly bring back the short-lived Downtown Ambassador program. The program, in partnership with Block by Block (Website), to...
SPONSORED: Orlandoans have another option to keep cool this summer with a new series of Sunday matinees movie screenings, featuring films that are linked to Florida. The Orange County Regional History Center will supply the popcorn and beverages, along with interesting...
EDIT: Live Nation Urban and TCG Entertainment wanted everyone to know, via Donovan Public Relations, that Questlove only helped curate it, but that it's not all about him.    Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots has curated and directed an estate-approved...
Noir Cafe (Facebook) opened in the CityArts Factory back in 2017, almost a year ago. For their one year anniversary, the Downtown coffee and sandwich shop will be celebrating by giving away BOGO coffee/caffeinated beverages all day on Thursday, May...