Scheduled work on the Colonial Drive Pedestrian Bridge will lead to the closure of the major road at the intersection of Interstate 4 this weekend. Crews will be installing cables and truss on the new bridge between Friday and Sunday causing...
Sanford's award-winning marshmallow shop, Wondermade (Website), will be popping-up in the North Quarter Market starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 8. The popular shop will be selling ice cream, s'mores, and boxes of their famous marshmallows in a new stall...
As of Friday, October 19, Pearson’s Cafe (Facebook | Website) has closed their North Quarter storefront, located at 807 N. Orange Avenue . The cafe, an extension of their 15+ year business Pearson's Catering, was known for their gourmet sandwiches and pastries...
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...
Colonial Drive will close to traffic from 10  p.m. Saturday, July 14 to 6 a.m. Sunday, July 14 for the installation of a truss for the new Pedestrian Overpass. Colonial will be closed between Orange Avenue and Garland Avenue to...
The City of Orlando is interested in signing Canin Associates to assist with the second phase of a "one-way to two-way" study on both Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue in Orlando's North Quarter District (uptown), north of Colonial Drive. The...
With the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge support tower nearly finished, Orlando residents are suddenly becoming much more aware of the bridge project than they were before. The 200 foot-long bridge is being hailed as the missing connection between the Orlando Urban...
We told you about Caro-Bama BBQ food truck (Website) moving into the North Quarter Market (Website) last November and now they're almost ready to open. The popular food truck will be opening their new sandwich window in the cafe/market on Friday,...
Local developer and Creative Village champion Craig Ustler has announced a new partnership with Church Street Entertainment to take the helm of his North Quarter Tavern and Bar Room properties. Church Street Entertainment is the company behind Downtown favorites like...
As announced by other media outlets earlier in the week, organic grocer the Farmacy (Website) will be pulling out of its space at North Quarter Market (Website). However, a number of other vendors will be moving into the space left...
The demolition has begun on the former home of Mama B's Giant Subs at 692 N. Orange Avenue . The building will soon house Magic Pet (Facebook | Website), a premium pet food and supply store, which we wrote about previously HERE in February. Mama...
The North Quarter Market (Facebook) was originally a joint effort between Downtown Credo, the Farmacy, and Pop Parlour, which opened in late November, 2016. The collaborative market concept was built around the idea of having a community market and coffee...
The Orlando Tech Association (Website) and the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce (Website) are launching a weekend-long civic hackathon event. A civic hackathon is when creative problem solvers in the non-profit, business, and tech communities come together to engage in...
A new entrance ramp to eastbound I-4 from Garland Avenue is scheduled to open during the morning of Thursday, June 15. The new ramp will replace the current loop ramp from eastbound Colonial Drive. Drivers coming from the west will now...
As we wrote HERE in January, Citrus Restaurant will be replaced by a new Mexican concept. That new concept, Reyes Mezcaleria (Facebook | Website), will soft open on Monday, May 1, if all goes well with the City. Jason Chin, the...
Master tailor, Bonnie Lewis, has launched a new sustainable Orlando-based fashion line called Common Wares (Instagram | Website) in Ivanhoe Village. Common Wares specializes in three minimal shapes cut to three lengths; crop, tunic, and dress. Each piece is hand-made,...
Last May we discussed the impending improvements for the Colonial/I-4 interchange, an "Ultimate Colonial." Changes will include I-4 entrance and exit ramp overhauls and a complete makeover of the Colonial Drive intersections near and under the I-4 overpass, including: On the...
The City of Orlando is hosting a public information open house on April 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the Callahan Neighborhood Center for residents who are interested in learning more about the project. Construction will take place during the...
The City of Orlando has already broken ground on the Colonial pedestrian bridge that will connect the Orlando Urban Trail to Gertrude's Walk in Downtown, as shown below. The 200 foot-long bridge was already approved by the Appearance Review Board...
Magic Pet (Facebook | Website), a premium pet food supply store, is looking to open a new location in the former home of Mama B's Giant Subs. Bungalower spoke with the owner who informed us that they were currently signing...
PROMO: Credo Conduit, the newish co-working arm of the pay-what-you-can coffee shop franchise Downtown Credo, has found a new home at 1001 N. Orange Avenue in the North Quarter . The mission of Credo Conduit is to "cultivate a network...
The long-promised pedestrian bridge that will connect Gertrude's Walk to the Orlando Urban Trail will break ground this month, according to a recent post on DowntownOrlando.com. According to the post, construction will be taking place during the day, Monday through Friday,...
The award-winning Citrus Restaurant will close on January 28, after 10 years of being in business in the North Quarter. Jason Chin, the brain behind Seito Sushi and Osprey Tavern, will be taking over the space at the end of...
Convenience stores aren’t supposed to carry locally grown, organic kale and free-range chicken. But The Farmacy, which recently opened in the North Quarter Market in Downtown Orlando, isn’t a typical quick-stop shop. Uncured hot dogs, local eggs from Lake Meadow Naturals in...
Local tech company TEEPS (Facebook | Website) is expanding and moving to Downtown Orlando. According to the following post by TEEPS owner Terrence Donnelly on social media, he has signed a lease for an office in the ground floor of Ustler...