Colonial Town South is on the move. Home prices in the neighborhood are up 9.3% this quarter (Q2) according to Zillow. If that growth holds over the next quarter that will put Colonial Town at an average listing price...
A new Jazzercise studio is opening at 927 N Mills Ave. (btwn. Webber St. and Marks St.). The owners currently teach classes in College Park and at the Marks Street Recreation Center and decided to open up their own...
Taggers vandalized one of the mural's in the Mills 50 district over the weekend. The reason the City of Orlando originally paid for the mural was because the wall was constantly being tagged. The mural was created by  artist...
Mills 50 launched their first Kickstarter campaign to fund their Urban Art Museum. The idea is to crowdsource funding for various art installations in the district. For the first installation they are looking to raise $4,400. Supporters at the...
After years of having the property on the corner of Mills & Virginia sitting empty, The Fresh Market at Mills Park opens today. The supermarket is the first of a variety of business and an apartment complex to open...
UPDATE December 17, 2013: Photo Tour: The Strand Ready to Open in Mills 50 UPDATE August 22, 2013: The Strand Neighborhood Restaurant Coming to Mills 50 We noticed that there is a sign for a new restaurant at 807 N. Mills...
Photo of last years Bike Rally from Downtown CREDO Here's our pick of what to do this weekend in the Bungalow Neighborhoods. Friday, August 3 Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden. Blanket/chairs are recommended. You may bring a dinner picnic...
The Russian Academy of Ballet hosts a Grand Opening today. After 13 years at the Plaza Theater the school moved this week to 618 N. Mills Ave. (next to Colonial Photo and Hobby). The grand opening of the new...
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill (Website | Facebook ) plans to open in the large restaurant space in the front of Mills Park. The North Carolina restaurant doesn't currently have any Florida locations. This would be their first. Firebirds is owned...
Photo credit: Snap! Orlando Facebook Page Snap! (Facebook | Website) the four day photography event will get a permanent location this fall in the Cameo Theater at 1013 E Colonial Dr. (btwn. N Thornton Ave. & Hyer Ave.) in the Mills...
New location for Loch Haven Veterinary Clinic The Loch Haven Veterinary Clinic (website | Facebook) on 2000 N Mills Ave. is set to move down the street to a new location. The new location will be at 921 N Mills Ave. They...
We mentioned at the end of July that some folks in Mills 50 district were raising money for the installation of a public art piece. With less than 10 days left in the Kickstarter fundraising campaign, the project passed it's...
  Brian asked Bungalower: What's happening with the old Barney's Steakhouse on Colonial. I noticed that there is a sign that says Kobe is coming soon. Brian's correct, it does say coming soon. But that sign has been there for a while...
The large office building on 1011 East Colonial Dr. known to most as the Cruises Only building will undergo major renovations. Grabhorn Properties purchased the building, now being called 1011 East Center, in December of 2012. According to details provided by Stephen Yeow, VP...
UPDATE December 17 2013: Photo Tour: The Strand Ready to Open in Mills 50 One of our first posts was on The Strand in Mills 50. At the time we didn't have any information other than a sign on Mills...
I spend my days driving around looking to see what's coming and going in the bungalow neighborhoods. There are a handful of places that are close to opening.  The reason I never wrote about some of them is because...
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...
iFixYourI (Website | Facebook) opened at the corner of Mills Ave. and Colonial Dr. this week. The business has taken over the Kazarian Building at 1200 E Colonial Dr. (at Mill Ave.) in the Mills 50 District. Despite Ralph Kazarian Auto...
Black Bean Deli (Website | Facebook) will open a new location at 1835 E Colonial Dr. (at Meridale Ave.) at the old Vega’s Cafe this Saturday. The new location is bigger than their current Winter Park location and includes outdoor seating. For now the...
A new 7-Eleven opened in the Mills 50 area this weekend. The connivence store located at 1600 E Colonial Dr. (at Fern Creek) is the latest 7-Eleven to move into the Bungalow neighborhoods. Ever since Wawa has...
Owners plan to open St. Matthew's Tavern and Beer Garden at 1300 N Mills Ave. (at Montana St.) in the Mills 50 District . Owner Matt Fassl told Bungalower that the inside will be a tavern and the outside a...
Signs for Mills Park began going up late last week for the mixed-use development on the corner of Mills Ave and Virginia . The new signs include a wood and steel look that can be seen in other areas of...
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...
Veggie Garden restaurant opened at 1216 E Colonial Drive this month . The new vegan and vegetarian Vietnamese restaurant is still finalizing their menu but it include homemade pre-cooked meals and fresh soup. Most of their menu items will be around $7. They...
Bubbles and Ice (Facebook | Website) opened this week at 813 N Mills Ave in the Mills 50 District . The dessert bar serves everything from boba tea and shaved snow to juices and fried ice cream. They are located in...