"Hey Bungalower, do you know why a bunch of dudes were wearing giant hats this past weekend in ivanhoe village?" - Bungalower reader The Extravagant Easter Bonnet Jubilee came back for its second year of fundraising greatness this past weekend and...
The Mennello Museum of American Art's new exhibit, When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan opens this Friday, March 23 with an artist tour and opening reception. Heffernan's work imagines new alternative worlds that arise in response to environmental disaster...
The upcoming Enduring Beauty: Seminole Art and Culture exhibit at the Orlando Museum of Art is considered to be the largest collection of Florida Seminole material held in private hands. The pieces are drawn from the collection of I.S.K. "Keith" Reeves V...
The Orlando Museum of Art was gifted 24 pieces for their collection by Florida artist Purvis Young. The donation, by New York-based collector Daniel Aubry, came with an additional ten paintings that are on long-term loan to the museum. "Purvis Young...
Stir (Facebook | Website) is in soft opening in the former NOVA space in Ivanhoe Village. We first wrote about the new concept moving to the corner of Virginia Drive and North Orange Avenue HERE on February 18. Stir will begin...
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...
UPDATE: The Museum's Marketing Director, Francesca Ascione, responded with the following message concerning parking: "In regards to parking, those details will be developed later after we launch the campaign and with the hiring of a campaign manager - hopefully in...
The much-anticipated mixed-use development project, The Yard at Ivanhoe, is finally going vertical. The roadwork is all but completed and the project developers are about to erect over 31,000 SF of retail and restaurant space alone. The project will also include...
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, in partnership with UCF, TheatreUCF, Mad Cow Theatre, and the Orlando Repertory Theatre is hosting two workshop sessions on Saturday, March 3 on preventing sexual harassment and abuse in the Orlando arts community. The workshop is...
As announced last week by Orlando Sentinel, a new restaurant concept will be moving into the former home of Nova in Ivanhoe Village. Stir Restaurant and Bar (Facebook | Website) is a new effort backed by Dallas Cowboys lineman, Kadeem Edwards, who is...
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival (Website) has launched a new VIP package that would make one person a king or queen for a day during this year's fest. The "Your Fringe For A Day" package allows one individual Fringer...
The Council of 101, a fundraising group that supports the Orlando Museum of Art, will be hosting their 36th annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show, from Friday, February 16-Sunday, February 18 at OMA. The event will feature antiques, art, jewelry, vintage collectibles,...
The Orlando Science Center (Website) has launched a new educational animal show that focuses on animal adaptations and real-life technology that parallels them. Examples include chameleons and their thermochromatic skin, parrots' strong beaks, heat-sensing snake-vision and more. The new show runs 1:15...
The 2006 Opera Guild home is now for sale. Located at 1521 W. Ivanhoe Boulevard this home was originally built in 1949 on the shore of Lake Ivanhoe. Modifications were put into place in 2006 to make it show...
PROMO: This spring, Central Florida will have a unique opportunity to get a glimpse of private art collections by collectors from all over the state of Florida. State of Excellence: Treasures from Florida Private Collections opens on January 26...
The Junior League of Greater Orlando (Website) has announced that they will close their Bargain Box thrift store at 2010 N. Orange Avenue in Ivanhoe Village . The Junior League has been operating thrift shops to supplement their income since...
According to a report by Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has approached the City of Orlando to lease the former Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce building in Ivanhoe Village. The 7,000 SF...
This time last year we discovered one of our favorite local Instagram accounts. OrlandoIsSleeping (Instagram). Created by a talented ICU nurse, Ashley (last name withheld, because privacy), who took to photography as a way to chill out post-shift work, the...
This two-bed, one-bath bungalow is located at 1429 Asher Lane , tucked away in Ivanhoe Village's Formosa neighborhood; an area notorious for homes that don't stay on the market long. The 860 SF home sits on a 6,425 SF lot...
The Orlando Science Center (Website) will host Otronicon, Orlando’s interactive technology expo, for the 13th consecutive year on the weekend of January 12. Guests will be able to interact with industry leaders and learn about STEM careers; experience the future of games and...
Two separate neighboring commercial lots are listed for sale in Ivanhoe Village at the moment; 724 Brookhaven Drive and 820 Virginia Drive. According to the recent City-led Virginia Drive Corridor Study, this area is targeted for much more dense development...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Website) is hosting its second Mennello Museum Invitational beginning January 19, 2018 through March 3, 2018. This group exhibition highlights new work by regional contemporary artists whose work "enriches our community and our lives in Central...
As we announced HERE, Alden Road is being rerouted around the under-construction The Yard at Ivanhoe Village development, and will be absorbing a portion of Philadelphia Avenue, which runs parallel to its original trajectory but just to the east. The intersection...
The Orlando Science Center (Website) is looking for a local artist to make a permanent exhibition piece called Love Reshaped that would be comprised of origami pieces from a former installation. The new installation must make use of the 1300 origami hearts...
The 800 SF single-family home located at 717 Virginia Drive was recently bulldozed to make way for a new development. The house was built in 1940 and according to the Orange County Property Appraiser, the lot sold in July...