While still in the early planning stages, the Hourglass District is beginning to take shape. Led by the husband-and-wife team Elise Sabatino and Giovanni Fernandez, the new project will completely remake the intersection of Bumby Avenue and Curry Ford Road....
SPONSORED: This two-bedroom, one-bath home in the Hourglass District is all about the curb appeal with symmetrical architectural lines and lush Florida landscaping that will make you look twice. The 1,188 SF home...
EDIT: The Coffee Garden (Facebook) moved out of the Ferncreek building and into to a the SODO Shopping Center in April, 2017 . Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream (Website) is expanding into a new location this fall, taking over the former...
UPDATE - THE PRICE OF THIS HOME HAS BEEN REDUCED TO $319,900. SPONSORED: This three-bedroom, two bath pool home is located at 1316 Newcastle Drive in the hot new Hourglass District, just southeast of Downtown Orlando. The mid-century home was...
Le Ky Patisserie (Instagram) is the latest hot spot to open in the Hourglass District on Curry Ford. The new pastry shop opened in a portion of the soon-to-come Hourglass Social House in...
Hourglass Brewing (Website) has been hard at work on their new Curry Ford satellite brewery for what seems like over a year. The popular Longwood-based brewery signed on for their second location early...
EDIT: To be clear, any quotes in the post below are not our own. They are pulled directly from the Smart Growth America study.    "Orlando’s project faced significant resistance, especially from people who care more about their speed than others’...
This craftsman-style home built in 1926 is located on a 1.07-acre lot on Lake Hourglass at 1721 Hour Glass Drive . Yes, there's a real Lake Hourglass. The 2,649 SF home has five...
You may be familiar with local architect Ryan Young from previous I Wish This Was ...  columns that he's done with us. Young is an architect and founder of leading design and construction group Interstruct Inc, which is responsible for projects like...
"“When a girl kicks you out of her apartment you don’t spend a week hanging around her parking lot.” - scott vocca to scott joseph Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub (Facebook) is finally in soft opening in their new home in...
SPONSORED by Olde Town Brokers: This four-bedroom, three bath home is located in the new Curry Ford West Main Street District at 1327 Edmundshire Lane , just a stone's throw from popular restaurants like Pizza Bruno,...
SPONSORED: This renovated two-bedroom, one-bathroom home is located at 1942 Essex Place in the up-and-coming Hourglass District, on a quiet, residential street. A long, paved driveway leads to the main entrance complete...
Foxtail Coffee Co. (Website) has soft-opened their new Hourglass District location, located at 2401 Curry Ford Road . The new store is located in a former gas station/convenience store on the corner of Bumby and Curry Ford. The name of this...
A small, self-serve car wash at 2416 Curry Ford Road in the Hourglass District will soon become a new retail plaza, care of National Real Estate. The car wash is part of...
This 985 SF home is located at 3103 Page Avenue near Bass Lake with easy access to nearby shops in the SoDo and Hourglass Districts, as well as Downtown. To the right, as you come through the main entryway,...
"Did Peppino's on Curry Ford Close?" - Khalil Makdah Peppino's Organic Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria (Facebook) has closed. Pete, the former owner, named the pizzeria after his father, who taught him the craft back in New York where he grew up. Peppino's opened...
" Is this something the Bungalower might be interested in looking into? We're not happy that they want cut down some gorgeous oak trees ..." - Bungalower reader Plans...
According to Scott Joseph, Rogue Pub has swapped their "g" for a "q" to avoid a legal tussle. Click HERE to read Joseph's whole report, but the skinny is that another pub had the same name and raised a stink. Roque...
King's Pizza (Instagram | Website) has opened a new location at 2840 Curry Ford Road , smack-dab in the middle of the new Curry Ford road diet. The first shop is located at 6550 International Drive but this second space...
Popular food truck, Tamale and Co. (Website), has announced the opening of their new brick and mortar location, Tamale Co. Hourglass, will take place on Sunday, May 5. The new 1,300 SF restaurant is...
The Peaceful Peacock (Facebook | Website) is a new yoga studio located at 2500 Curry Ford Road in the Hourglass District that offers a variety of workshops and classes for yogis of all levels of ability but on...
Peppinos Organic Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria (Facebook) is now open in the privately-owned Hourglass District. Peppinos, named after Pete the owner's father, specializes in wood-fired pizzas and handcrafted sandwiches made to order. They also offer a selection of local craft...
Orlando was chosen to participate in Smart Growth America's Safe Streets Academy; a crash course in how to make streets safe for everyone, regardless of how they're moving from A to B. According to the program's Memorandum of Understanding, City...
Freehand Goods (Facebook | Website), the local goods shop based out of East End Market in Audubon Park, will be joining forces with handmade jewelry retailer, Gypset (Facebook | Website). They will be...
Our editor, Brendan O'Connor, gets a chance to sit with real estate mogul Giovanni Fernandez; one half of the husband and wife team behind National Real Estate and headline-grabbing development projects like The Hourglass District in southeastern...