The Orlando Indie Comedy Festival (Facebook | Website) will return in March, 2018 with more acts than ever. The festival committee received 140 applications from Florida comics alone and another 272 applications from across the country. The festival is a...
The Milk District, one of Orlando's newest Main Street Districts, will soon be hanging banners to mark their territory, because Main Street. The City has allowed nine other Main Streets to hang street pole banners in an effort to brand...
Plans to convert the Colonial Bowling Lanes (Website) property into a three-story personal storage facility are one step closer to reality, as of mid-October. The Municipal Planning Board marked the plans for recommended approval at their October 17 meeting, despite a...
Milk District Postal, which opened this past June at 320 S. Bumby Avenue  has closed. We covered the opening HERE. No reason for the closure has been given and the Milk District is once again post office-less.
Guarapos Cafe (Website) has opened in the former home of Arepas and More Bumby Cafeteria, at 207 N. Bumby Avenue in the Milk District . This is an entirely new concept that has moved in to the Bumby Cafeteria with...
We revealed on August 6, 2017 that a developer had filed paperwork with the City of Orlando to see if it would be possible to build a self-storage facility on the Colonial Lanes property. Click HERE to see that...
Milk District bar, Spacebar, has officially closed, after limping through the last three months as a retail shop. Yet a new concept called Phas3 has already opened in its place The new retail shop is a collaborative space with five...
CORRECTION: The soft opening is scheduled for October 11, not October 5 as originally written. A craft cocktail bar that we first wrote about on Bungalower in September, 2016, HERE, will finally soft open next month. Southern Craft (Facebook) is a...
The weekly food truck rally, Tasty Takeover (Facebook) will be setting up in their regular Milk District parking lot to serve food tonight from 630-10 p.m., in the back lots of 2424-2432 E. Robinson Street . Tonight's trucks include: Bem...
UPDATE 8/8: A PUBLIC HEARING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THE MUNICIPAL PLANNING BOARD TO HEAR THIS CASE AT 8:30 A.M. SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 AT CITY HALL. CLICK HERE FOR THE PROJECT OVERVIEW.   Winter Park-based Titan Properties is looking to redevelop...
The Milk Street Main Street District is hosting a networking event for local residents and business owners at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at the Plaza Live . The event will feature a discussion with Richard Lee, son of...
This June marks 49-years in business for Beefy King Restaurant in the Milk District. The local restaurant has been owned by the same family that started the restaurant nearly 50 years ago, by Freeman and Margaret Smith. The space is...
The Milk District Postal (Facebook) has opened in the formerly vacant office space at 320 S. Bumby Avenue, just across the street from Southern Nights in the Milk District . Milk District Postal is an extension of the owner's previous...
The Antioch21 Church at the corner of Bumby Avenue and East Robinson Street will be replaced by a new mixed-use concept this summer. The warehouse has already been gutted, painted, and is currently in the process of being thoroughly renovated...
Puddles, the 7-foot tall sad singing clown Youtube sensation, will be bringing his touring Pity Party show to Orlando's Plaza Live on Saturday, July 15. Puddles made a name for himself with a collaborative YouTube performance with Postmodern Jukebox in...
A new craft beer house and package store called Whippoorwill will be opening on the southern edge of the Milk District; what some people call the Almond Milk District, due to its proximity to vegetarian-friendly Market on South. According to...
This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home in the Milk District has been completely renovated. The 714 SF single-family house was originally built in 1954 which shows in the shape and feel, but inside has a more updated aesthetic. There is...
Orlando's newest Main Street program, The Milk District (Facebook | Website) is looking for local artists to paint a series of electrical storage boxes in the neighborhood. The call for artists, available HERE, lists a variety of possible inspiring subjects,...
The Orlando Business Journal recently recognized Atrium Management with a Community Impact award, in recognition for their Milk District property redevelopments in the past year. Atrium Managment is led by Adam Wonus, who came into the public eye after purchasing...
Disenchanted the Hilarious Hit Musical is a show that features a comedic look at Disney princesses. This performance is not for children and is recommended for guests aged 13 and older. The musical will run from April 11 to 20 at...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using...
A construction permit was just granted to the owner of the upcoming Iron Cow cafe in the Milk District. Located at 2438 E. Robinson Street the 2,700 SF renovated industrial space will feature 15-foot high ceilings and plenty of...
The State of Florida has recently passed a series of laws that will require Cities and Counties to update their regulating processes concerning height restrictions around airports. The City of Orlando is considering making a number of new amendments to...
Spacebar (Facebook) posted the following message and graphic on their Facebook page last night: "Ok friends. It's a bit weird over here right now but things will get better. I promise. In the meantime we could use a little love...
UPDATE: The current soft open hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Bad As's Sandwich shop (Website) has soft opened their first brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Milk District, in the former home of Se7enbites Bake Shop . Chef John Collazo started...