UPDATE: The Wally's management team has announced that the official opening will be on Monday, June 17. When Wally’s Mills Avenue Liquors closed suddenly in late August of last year, Orlando residents were...
Wally's has closed after 64 years of business in the Mills 50 District. The sudden news was posted on their social platforms and the local watering hole's doors early this morning, August 21. Bungalower was told by a friend of the...
Starbucks is moving forward with the Ice Cold Auto Air project that we first told you about HERE in May 2018. A minor plat request was filed with the City of Orlando for...
The property on which the infamous St. Matthew's Tavern (Facebook | Website) stands in the Mills 50 District, is for sale. Located at 1300 N. Mills Avenue ,  the 2,800 SF building was built in 1950 and has housed a...
UPDATE: The closure was confirmed by Craig Linton of Evans Properties. Evan Dimov of Too Much Sauce told Bungalower that the listing of their space as available is in error and that they have no intention of closing.    Four Rebels American...
A new venue will soon open in the former home of BART in Mills 50, located at 1205 N. Mills Avenue . Conrad's Shanty (Facebook) is a new concept by the team behind the Gnarly Barley properties that include GB Bottle...
Sonny Nguyen of DOMU fame will open his new Tori Tori concept "very soon." Bungalower was able to be among the lucky few who were invited to a recent tasting event at the new...
Former Brunch Bros cohost Jordan Eichenblatt and marketing man Chris Delahoz are launching a fancy new Mexican hot dog cart this week that will operate only in Mills 50. Cholo Dogs (Instagram) will feature...
Pizza Bruno (Website) will be opening their Mills 50 pizzeria concept some time this spring, according to owner Bruno Zacchini. Slice by Pizza Bruno will be opening in the former Class C office...
In a follow-up to a report from one year ago, permits have finally been filed for an upcoming Out of the Closet Thrift Store and Pharmacy (Website) location in Mills 50. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation purchased the corner lot Circle K...
We told you HERE in 2018 that the owners of Guesthouse in Mills 50 would be opening a new bar in the space next door. Well, they are finally ready to open to the public.
As we told you HERE in January, the long-vacant building at 720 N. Mills Avenue  by Pho 88 will soon house a new Kushiyaki concept by local food genius, Sonny Nguyen - owner of Domu at East End Market. Tori Tori (Facebook)...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town. When that happens, we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
Hoi Nguyen, one of the brains behind King Bao and Poke Hana, has just told Bungalower that he is opening a new concept just up the street in partnership with his brother Vic Nguyen.
Noodles and Rice Cafe (Facebook | Website) has closed their shop at 813 N. Mills Avenue in the same retail strip as the British Shoppe and The Strand. The self-described "nice place"...
A new retail concept has moved into the former home of the Hide Shop in Mills 50. The 700 SF stand-alone building is located just behind Snap! Orlando at 728 N. Thornton Avenue and will be the new home...
The prominent southeastern corner of Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive has sold to new owners, An D and Patrick Dang for $2.59 million. We wrote about the property being for sale back in 2015 HERE when the listing price was...
Wally's Mills Avenue Liquors closed suddenly in late August, following the poor health of then co-owner and ops manager Martin Snellgrove, who passed way not that long after. People lit candles at the door for weeks. Despite the surprise closure, the...
The first-ever Hawkers location at 1103 N. Mills Avenue is listed for sale on LoopNet, a commercial real estate site. We reached out to the owners of Hawkers for the story and their press person told us that despite...
We told you HERE just last week that Tori Tori, the new Japanese Kushiyaki concept by DOMU-owner Sonny Nguyen and the DOMU Dynasty Group , would be opening "soon." We now know just how soon they...
  Plans were recently filed with the City for a Conditional Use Permit to construct a retail strip at 1010-1022 E. Colonial Drive in Mills 50, directly across Colonial from Lazy Moon Pizza. The plans, filed by Dominic Sandori of...
As we reported in May, HERE, a new restaurant concept called Brooklyn Coffee Shop (Facebook) has moved into the former home of Restaurant Ash. Their grand opening will be held on Sunday, June 4, at 10 a.m. The menu offers...
A new space has opened in Mills 50 called Grumpy's. Grumpy's Underground Lounge (Facebook) popped up recently at 1018 N. Mills Avenue , tucked away next to Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall. We don't know much about their menu but we know...
Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office, the streets of...
UPDATE: Chris Iacuzzo of AlphaGraphics has informed us that they are not moving but rather condensing their square footage to one side of the building after disposing of old equipment that was "taking up space." They will remain in...