Workers begin to build out Ta-Ke Sushi Bar in the old Casa Sorrento space on Orange Ave. in Ivanhoe Village. We called the Take Sushi place in Kissimmee to see if it's the same owners. It is not. Know...
UPDATE: Project 7 Yoga no longer offers pilates or BarreAmped classes. Project 7 Yoga opens tomorrow at 612 Virginia Drive (btw. Asher Ln & Baltimore Ave.). Project 7 offers Yoga, Pilates and BarreAmped classes. Classes begin tomorrow morning. For their...
We mentioned last month that Ta-Ke Sushi was coming to Lake Ivanhoe Village on 1421 N. Orange Ave. (& Ivanhoe Blvd.). Scott Joeseph reports today that the restaurant officially opened on Friday. Scott's Blog has more details on the...
Here’s our pick of what to do this weekend in the Bungalow Neighborhoods. Friday, August 9 Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Mad Cow Theatre Running until August 25 Arthur Miller’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece could not be more relevant in a post-recession...
The owners of a new beer and wine bar in Ivanhoe Village are building out their bar in a warehouse space off Alden Rd. The Thirsty Topher Beer & Wine Bar (Facebook) will feature an intimate environment including a...
The Imperial Wine Bar  (website | Facebook ) at 1800 N Orange Ave. is now offering food in the evening. The bar located inside of Washburn Imports in the Lake Ivanhoe Village District offers small plates in addition to...
A  "Happy Holidays, Happy New Year" sign on top of the old OUC building on Lake Ivanhoe was a landmark during the holiday season for a number of years. City of Orlando Commissioner Robert Stuart helped to secure funding to...
Rick Frederick opened Caffé Divina (website | Facebook) back in May and already he's ready to more than double the size of the shop. The shop located at 1811 N Orange Ave. (btwn. New Hampshire St. & Vanderbilt St.) in the Ivanhoe...
Florida Hospital Orlando is in the midst of a major buildout for their Health Village. A key part to the Health Village concept is creating mixed use development as opposed to just medical use. We have seen very little...
Mold in the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center at Lake Ivanhoe located at 1111 North Orange Ave. (btwn. Magnolia Ave. & Highland Ave.) which was once an OUC plant is forcing the arts groups that use the building to leave. The...
The Homegrown Co-op (Website | Facebook) is temporarily closing their online farmers market and reducing their operating hours of the retail location. The Homegrown Co-op located at 2310 N Orange Ave. (btwn. Orlando St. & Smith St.) provided an online farmers...
Photo by www.StevenMillerPix.com The various Orlando Main Streets will each host a cocktail contest to designate a signature cocktail for their Main Street. Tonight the College Park Partnership will host their contest for the partnership members at Truffles and Trifles at 5:30...
We told you last month that the Happy Holiday's sign on top of the old OUC building, now the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts, and how the sign is coming back this year. They are able to do this...
Last night crews tested the "H" on top of the old OUC building on Ivanhoe. The letters will eventually spell out Happy Holidays and will be lit up later this year in time for the holiday season. Ivanhoe Village...
The Ivy Residences at Health Village Apartments (Website | Facebook) starts pre-leasing this week. The apartment building is located at 2760 Dade Ave, at the corner of Dade Ave and Winter Park St (one block west of Orange Ave.)...
The Orlando Ballet began rehearsals yesterday at the Church Street Exchange building. The Central Florida Community Arts and  The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra are working to find permanent homes. The three arts groups were forced to move after mold was discovered...
The Ivanhoe Foundation was set to receive just under $15,000 of  funding to help operate the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center at Ivanhoe. That was until the Foundation pulled their annual funding request just before the meeting. The City Council...
First Watch is set to open their Mills Park location at 1414 North Mills Ave at the end of October . First Watch Chief Marketing Officer Chris Tomasso told Bungalower that they are on schedule to open on Monday, October 28th. The...
OPD along with Best Foot Forward (Website | Facebook) setup in Ivanhoe Village to enforce pedestrian traffic laws. The enforcement took place this morning on Virginia Drive at the Orlando Urban Trail . The enforcement consisted of a plain clothed OPD...
The owners of Savoy Orlando (Website | Facebook) plan to open a retail store that will sell packaged alcohol. The store will be called Ivanhoe Wine and Spirits at Savoy and will be located in the space just south of...
The City of Orlando is working with the various cultural organizations at Loch Haven Park to help better define the area. Scottie Campbell, Executive Director of the Ivanhoe Village Main Street points out , "Loch Haven Park has long been...
Orlando Retro posts are written by Steve Herring of OrlandoRetro.com. The history behind Orlando's bungalow neighborhoods is a special part of their charm, and each neighborhood has unique stories about its origins. A great example of this is a story...
  Ivanhoe Village is the latest Orlando Main Street to turn their utility boxes into art. Ivanhoe Village is doing their utility box art project a little different in that all of the boxes will be painted by local artist Andrew...
The old OUC water and light plant just off Lake Ivanhoe at 1111 North Orange Ave  became the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts more than a decade ago. But as of last week that was no more. The sign...
This weekend you residents take advantage of PlayFest as the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. The festival give patrons an opportunity to try out new plays for $5. The actors will do readings of new works and you get an opportunity to interact...