The Electric Daisy Carnival is taking place November 9 and 10 at Tinker Field, with its thumpa-thumpa dance music, full-size carnival rides, performances, and art installations. Leading up to the festival, a massive art car will be parking on Church Street...
SunRail and Bombardier are teaming up to run special late-night trains for their southbound riders, leaving from Church Street Station. The later train service will be offered during six Orlando Magic home games on November 2, 5, 7, 9, 14,...
Iron Chef alum Chef Roberto Treviño has just confirmed the closure of his El Buda (Website) restaurant in Downtown Orlando. The short-lived fusion restaurant replaced another short-lived space, Maddy's Craft and Cru at 116 West Church St  back in December 2017, and specialized in a...
Cafe Frutos Selectos (CFS Coffee) has opened their new Church Street location in Downtown Orlando. This is the second location for the newly rebranded Colombian coffee shop; the first shop is located in Winter Park's Hannibal Square at 430 W....
In October 1912, Buffalo Bill's circus visited Orlando. Bill's oldest, and subsequently largest, buffalo took it upon himself to run away from the circus and meander his way along Orange Avenue. A group of "punchers," or cattle prodders that totally ushered the buffalo from...
The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Bungalower Media.   SPONSORED: This week’s episode was recorded at Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant on...
As we told you last week, Ferg's Depot has closed and been sold to new owners. We now know that those owners are none other than Rob and Joe Nunziata, of FBC Mortgage. If that name sounds familiar, its because...
UPDATE - Mark Ferguson has confirmed that he has sold Ferg's Depot.  Ferg’s Depot (Facebook | Website), the ambitious tenant of the historic Church Street Station has closed. The 15,000 SF restaurant/bar took over three years to open and hit a number...
Schumann's Yager Haus (Facebook) has closed their downtown restaurant, located at 25 W. Church Street . There had been rumors for months that the owners were looking to pull out of their German "multi-cuisine" restaurant and bar but that had...
Edit: We originally posted that move date would be this summer, which is impossible. The expected move-in date for the new building is summer, 2019. Rumors around SunTrust (Website) intending to move out of their current home started popping up back...
Nashville-based coworking chain, E|Spaces (Website), has signed on to open a new space in Downtown Orlando. Jon Pirtle, CEO of the coworking firm, confirmed the move HERE in 2017 with Orlando Business Journal. They plan to take over 29,000 SF of space...
According to a recent post on their Facebook page, California Tortilla (Facebook | Website) will open their new Church Street location at 54 West Church Street on March 14. California Tortilla is a chain that specializes in "re-imagined" Mexican...
Over 25 vineyards from around the world will descend on Church Street for the International Wine Fest. The event will be held on Church Street on Saturday, March 24, and run from 2-7 p.m. It will feature vineyards from eight...
The three-story Church Street Exchange Building has a new set of owners in Digvijay Gaekwad and Robert Yeager. The 87,000+ SF home of publicly subsidized coworking space Canvs and PlanSource should be remaining in tact as Gaekwad told the Orlando Sentinel in a recent...
Downtown Credo (Facebook | Website) has announced that they are closing their downtown coffee bar located in the Church Street Exchange building. They posted the following announcement on their Facebook page declaring January 26 as their last day of service...
Chef Roberto Treviño will open his new Latin/Asian restaurant concept, El Buda (Website), on Thursday, December 7. The new restaurant is located in the former home of Chicago Pizza and the short-lived Maddey's Craft and Cru at 116 West Church St ...
As announced back in early August, HERE, Hughey Avenue will close on October 2 for over a year to allow for I-4 Ultimate-related construction. The closure will affect the section of Hughey between Central Boulevard and South Street, on the...
The Church Street location of Flame Broiler (Website) has closed. The rice bowl-based restaurant chain opened the Church Street location three years ago, which we covered HERE. No news on what will replace it.    
Each week on Bungalower and the Bus, Jon Busdeker and Brendan O’Connor discuss the top headlines of the week, restaurant openings and closings, and the top events of the coming week. This week's episode was recorded at Pepe's Cantina on Church...
Ferg's Depot (Facebook | Website) on Church Street has been listed for sale for $4,700,000. Bungalower spoke with the owner, Mark Ferguson, who informed us that they are currently dealing with repayments for a substantial bridge loan that was making it...
The City of Orlando is considering an agreement with Atlanta-based Lincoln Church Street, LLC, to cover the costs of new commuter rail station that will be part of a new Downtown development called Tremont Tower. Lincoln was approved to build...
The Iron Yard (Website) made an announcement on their blog on July 20, HERE, that they would be closing all of their campuses. The announcement stated that decision was made by the national coding school's board, and that all operations would...
The second location of Pepe's Cantina (Facebook  | Website) is now open on Church Street. The new Mexican restaurant is located in the former home of Hamburger Mary's Side Bar Cafe at 110 W. Church Street . Margarita Mondays featuring $3.99 house margaritas all...
Lion's Pride Orlando (Facebook | Website) is now open for business in the  historic Teele Building, in the Church Street District . The restaurant and bar is fully-outfitted with plenty of screens to catch a live soccer game, with a...
According to Orlando Weekly, HERE, Pepe's Cantina will be opening a second location in the Church Street District this summer. Pepe's Cantina (Facebook  | Website) opened their Winter Park location in October, 2015. This new space will be located in...