UPDATE: The Orchid Garden will not be affected by this development, but the Ballroom will be removed for the new tower. The 28-story office and hotel tower, SunTrust Plaza...
Blue Star, the founder of BlueLaLa Entertainment and local mover and leg shaker, has found a new home for herself and her crew, following the demolition of their longtime home at The Venue in Ivanhoe Village last...
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...
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...
Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Facebook | Website) will not reopen following a temporary closure during the coronavirus pandemic. The restaurant, which is located at 125 W. Church Street in downtown Orlando,...
The first phase of Lincoln Property Company's downtown two tower property is nearing completion. The 28-story tower will house a hotel and offices at the corner of South Street and Garland Avenue. The second...
Remember that Make Orlando Great survey that the new owners launched to try to figure out what to put in the recently vacated Ferg's Depot building on Church Street? Well, the Nunziata brothers of FBC Mortgage have...
We told you HERE that Mason Capital Partners, the new owners of Bumby Arcade Building, would be opening a new food hall concept in the historic Church Street building at 128 W. Church Street . Well, we...
We told you HERE about the Church Street Main Street's rumored expansion into the Parramore neighborhood and now we have a copy of their new, approved boundaries which will, as it states, "... expand the City's Main...
William and Kathleen Blake have sold their popular downtown restaurant, Rusty Spoon, located at 55 W. Church Street . The Church Street farm-to-table has been sold to Michelle Lagerweij, a Netherlands-based restaurateur. According to...
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...
The local chain Graffiti Junktion has closed its Church Street location. The location just wasn't serving enough burgers, according to an earlier report by Jack Witthaus of Orlando Business Journal. Read Witthaus's full...
New suites have opened at the top of Church Street's 55 West building (Website).  The top floor of the 32-story downtown apartment building now features a newly opened sky loft and penthouse apartments. Most of the new rooms have open floor plans...
Mason Capital Partners, the new owners of the historic Bumby Arcade Building on Church Street, have filed plans with the City of Orlando to construct a free-standing addition to the east side of the building as part...
  Not much is known about Gertrude Sweet, namesake of Gertrude's Walk, as most of the historical data we could find at the Orange County Regional History Center, sadly had to do with the men in her life and not...
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 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...
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...
Did You Know-town is a series of hyper-local trivia bits about the City Beautiful. Mr. Joseph Bumby was one of Orlando's best-loved pioneers and many of the city's buildings and even a street bare his name. Joseph Bumby married the love...
Elize Restaurant, the recently-opened restaurant that took over the former home of Rusty Spoon, at 55 W. Church Street , has closed. We first wrote about the new concept HERE in July 2019...
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 ...
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...
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...
California Tortilla (Facebook | Website) closed their Church Street location in December 2018, which we told you about HERE. The "reimagined" Mexican restaurant allegedly left behind a bit of a leasing mess when, according to statements...
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...