The Downtown Arts District hosted an exhibition of a donated collection of modern art, gifted by the Walt Disney World. Over 50 pieces of art, created by 27 artists, were given to the Downtown Arts District in the hopes of...
Colonial Drive has reopened for east and westbound traffic at the Interstate 4 intersection with Garland Avenue following a brief closure over the weekend. Unexpected detours through Downtown Orlando had traffic backed up along Orange Avenue and several downtown sidestreets...
Juice Bike Share (Facebook | Website) is celebrating their third year of operating Orlando's first bike share system with a party/bike ride on Tuesday, May 1. Party-goers are invited to meet at Wall Street Cantina (Facebook) for event registration and...
New kid on the Downtown block Blackstar (Website) is hosting RuPaul alum Naomi "look at those gams" Smalls and DJ Dani Toro this Friday. The event is part of a Brink throwback takeover in honor of the short-lived gay bar/LGBTQ...
The Facilities Management Division is looking to sign a contract with Freeport Fountains (Website) to upgrade the lighting system of the Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain on Lake Eola. Freeport Fountains actually refurbished the fountain in 1999 and is already...
As we revealed HERE in December, 2017, Venue 578, formerly Firestone, has been undergoing extensive renovations as it slowly becomes a new concept called Vanguard. The renovations are part of a campus-wide rehab of three separate venues that include the...
A new coffee shop called Deeply Coffee (Instagram) is moving into the Aspire building at 111 N. Magnolia Avenue . While the address is no longer listed on their socials, you can clearly see the unique window and view of...
An entity named Midtown Opportunities XIIIB, LLC has applied for a MAster Plan amendment that would allow them to place a 900-unit, multi-family, mixed-use development on a vacant lot located at 434 N. Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando. The...
PROMO: UCF Celebrates the Arts (Website) is the local university's annual showcase of student, staff, and community partner presentations. This year's event will be hosted from April 6-14 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown...
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 by Olde Town Brokers: This 1,486 SF penthouse loft at the Metropolitan, located at 151 E. Washington Drive in Downtown Orlando, has some of the best views of of Lake Eola in the City. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom LA-style loft...
New designs have been submitted for the much-anticipated Class A office remodel for the former AT&T building located at 500 N. Orange Avenue . We previously wrote about the ambitious 111,650 SF project HERE in May, 2017. Since then the developer,...
On Saturday, March 17, Celine Orlando (Website), the beautiful new three-story event venue on Magnolia Avenue that opened this past New Year's Eve is hosting another block buster holiday party, this time in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The event will feature...
"... Seems the powers-that-be have decided that auto-paying with a credit card is far too modern, and now we must go back to mailing checks ..." - Bungalower reader We were tagged in the above post on Facebook and decided...
The Florida Legislature just passed a bill that allows smaller restaurants in Downtown Orlando to serve liquor. Bill HB1447 passed by a vote of 38-0 and allows restaurants that measure at least 1,800 SF and sit at least 80 people...
The Historic Preservation Board was asked to consider approval of a new digital sign on the north tower of the Chase Plaza this week. The sign would be placed on the opposite side of the plaza from the one that...
The Orange County Library System (Website) has been named among the top 29 finalists for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The medal is one of the highest national honors for museums and libraries in recognition of...
FDOT will be temporarily closing ramps overnight at the 408/I-4 interchange to replace girders for a brand new flyover ramp. Constrution will cause the following changes: Westbound 408 on-ramp from Division Avenue will close from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m....
“This partnership provides a wonderful branding opportunity and a lot of unique exposure to the performing arts world which other retail outlets would not normally provide. We can’t wait to share our story and our product with hundreds of...
Actress, author, and neuroscientist Dr. Mayim Bialik will kick-off the second season of the OUC Speakers at Dr. Phillips Center on Saturday, April 14 in the Walt Disney Theater. Bialik, best known for her role in Big Bang Theory and Blossom, will explore topics...
Orlando-based commercial real estate firm BishopBeale (Website) has organized a new food truck pod (collection of trucks) at the First Green Bank building at 250 N. Orange Avenue . This is the first of a potential new series of two-truck...
The City of Orlando's Pottery Studio (Website) has been open since 1968, tucked away in a corner of the Downtown Recreation Complex - where they recently lost their shed for the construction of a new road. The Orange County Regional...
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...