The sixth issue of our eight-page penny saver/zine-inspired print edition of Bungalower is out on the town, y'all. Each month we share a new print edition of our hyper-local online coverage from the previous month; including our top ten headlines,...
We announced HERE in December that a new national coworking chain would be opening an Orlando location in the Lincoln Plaza building Downtown. They have officially begun construction and build-out of their new 10th floor home. We have plenty of...
Uncle Tony’s Donut Shoppe (Website) is hosting a three year anniversary party on Friday, February 23 at the new Blackstar (Facebook) venue at 42 W. Concord in Downtown Orlando. Read more about the venue HERE. Tickets are being sold for...
The City of Orlando has entered a Lease Agreement with Dr. Phillips City Center, LLC in regards to a vacant parcel of land at 274 N. Orange Avenue at the corner of Orange Avenue and Robinson Street  . As we...
The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center (Website) at the Orlando Public Library will host the Melrose Creative Expo on Saturday, February 17, showcasing local tech, creative projects, and makers. This year's event will feature something new; Virtual Karaoke. The innovative new...
A new home decor and accessories shop will be moving into the former home of Java Lava in Downtown Orlando this summer, at 47 E. Robinson Street . Craft and Common (Facebook | Website) will carry "curated modern home decor...
The online forums are abuzz at the moment with rumors of a potential 40+ story, three-tower high rise coming to Downtown Orlando called "Vertical Medical City." The pie-in-the-sky project would see the erection of a massive self-sustaining, tech-driven, LEED Certified...
As revealed in the latest This Little Underground column by Orlando Weekly's Bao Le-Huu, Backbooth is now the Soundbar. The Soundbar Grand Opening event was held on Saturday, February 3 in the former Backbooth space at 37 W. Pine Street . Soundbar (Facebook |...
The Great Escape Room (Website) in Downtown Orlando has redone their original room and transformed it into a new experience called "The President's Bunker." The Bunker is a multi-chamber event where players try to stop a deadly missile launch in...
Rebuild Globally (Website) is an Orlando-based non-profit focused on alleviating poverty in Haiti via education and providing a more sustainable, entrepreneurial solution for survivors of the 2010 earthquake. Rebuild Globally job training programs are based on a social enterprise model...
The award-winning Broadway musical Disney's The Lion King is coming to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from February 14-March 11. Based on the hit animated movie, the production has won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical and was originally...
EDIT: The address for the new location Downtown is 131 N. Orange Avenue.  Texas-based Fuzzy's Taco Shop is opening a new location at 131 N. Orange Avenue, sandwiched (or taco'd) between Insomnia Cookies and Orange County Brewers . This is the...
Tin and Taco owner, Rob Bair, has just informed Bungalower of where he will be opening his second taco eatery in the SODO district , the Kimchi Korean Grill space. Bair told Bungalower that the Kimchi owner was ready to retire and...
The Orlando Public Library will host their third annual OCLS Writers Converence on Saturday, January 27 at the downtown branch. This event features lectures on topics like branding, how to get an agent, contracts, and basic writing workshops. Visit ocls.info/writersconference for a list...
EDIT: We originally stated that Omar Delgado was terminated for recording Regina Hill during a medical call, which is obviously incorrect. That sentence has been changed.  Filmmaker Charlie Minn will be hosting an evening at the Orlando Public Library on...
The current owner of the two story office building that houses the Gallery at Avalon Island (Website) has decided to donate it to the City of Orlando. The Queen Anne-style Rogers building is owned by Ford W. Kiene, Chairman of City...
The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their event programming for the month of February. Events include step team championships, Chinese New Year celebrations, and the Melrose Creative Expo. For more information about events, call 407-835-7323. You can also check...
Bungalower was invited to taste the new menu at Chela Tequila and Tacos (Website), the replacement concept for KASA restaurant in Downtown Orlando, on Saturday, January 13. The restaurant is scheduled for a public opening on Tuesday, January 23 which...
UPDATE - LYNX is running a regular weekday schedule, except for Links 416 and 427.   SunRail will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Service will resume Tuesday morning. The 2018 Downtown Orlando MLK Parade will...
Justin Timberlake will take his Man of the Woods Tour, his first tour in four years, through Orlando on May 14. Timberlake's "Man of the Woods" album hits the airwaves in early February before his Super Bowl halftime performance. Tour tickets...
Restaurant partners have released more details following the announcement that KASA would be re-branding as new concept, Chela Tequila and Tacos  (Website) at the end of the month. Chela will officially open for business on Tuesday, January 23 with a...
They City of Orlando has established eight new loading zones for residents to catch their rides out of Downtown. The zones are meant to make it easier for those leaving at nighttime to use ride-sharing services or to catch...
KASA Restaurant (Facebook | Website) has announced a re-branding of their Downtown concept in early January. KASA Tapas and Raw Bar opened in the Chase Plaza in 2013 and specialized in modern small plates. We covered the opening HERE. KASA will...
Artisan's Table (Website | Facebook) has named a new Executive Chef, and it's part-owner Monica McCown. McCown has been working behind the scenes at the Downtown restaurant since its opening in March, 2014 but never helmed the food ship herself, choosing to always hire...
Venue 578, Brink, and Club Nokturnal are transitioning into an entirely new entertainment complex concept, as we speak. Brink, a short-lived gay club concept located behind Venue 578 at 47 W. Amelia Street will transition into two separate sister...