MamaJuana Latin Bistro (Website), which used to be Vinyl Arts Bar, has now changed concepts again and is now a "Hemp Cafe." Vinyl Cafe (Facebook) will offer a lounge-inspired atmosphere with a billiard table...
We told you HERE in July 2018 that the City of Orlando was launching a study that would weigh the feasibility of making Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue two-way streets in downtown's North Quarter district.
New designs have been released for Ponte Health Properties pie-in-the-sky Vertical Medical City development. The much-touted development has reportedly settled on a large vacant commercial lot in the North Quarter, located at 1000...
SPONSORED by Orlando Ballet: "14 Questions" is a new interview series looking at the local rock stars that make our city beautiful, as seen through the lens of a lineup of various local photographers.
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...
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 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...
Our friends and allies over at Urbanista Orlando (Website), have been hard at work rounding up the latest occupancy rates of the downtown residential towers for us. Data for Crescent Central Station, 420 Artisan, Sevens, and Lexington Court was not...
We've had a number of our Bungalower readers asking us about the timeline for the upcoming Colonial Drive pedestrian bridge project. We first wrote about the planned connection between the Orlando Urban Trail and Gertrude's Walk back in March...
Coral Gables-based company, Continental Properties Acquisition Group (CPAG), is purchasing five hotels from Alena Hospitality, formerly owned by Nikesh Patel, following the scandal last year that saw him faced with federal charges. The hotels include the former Marriott Hotel near the...
LYNX announced last month that it would be making some system-wide changes by April. The LYNX Board of Directors will be voting on service change proposals at their upcoming March 26 meeting. The biggest change would see an extension to the...
The Sevens, a mixed-use building project at 777 N Orange Ave in the North Quarter district of Downtown Orlando, will break ground later today. When we first told you about the nine-story building a year ago, the project was originally...
SPONSORED: NORA (Website | Facebook) began pre-leasing their apartments this week. The new six-story apartment complex is located at 899 N Orange Ave in the North Quarter district . Residents will be able to begin moving into the first phase of the 246-unit...
The Virgin Olive Market (Website | Facebook) located at 807 N Orange Ave in the North Quarter plans to close this week . Scott Joseph is reporting the last day for the cafe will be this Friday. Virgin Olive Market moved...
Bungalower has learned that the City of Orlando received funding from the Florida Department of Transportation to build a pedestrian bridge over Colonial Drive in-between Orange Ave and I-4. The bridge has long been discussed as a way to connect...
The NORA (Website | Facebook) construction is well underway with a late spring/early summer expected opening. The mixed-use apartment building is at 899 N Orange Ave on the corner of  North Orange Avenue and Marks Street in the North Quarter/Uptown area of...
The Sevens, a mixed-use building project at 777 N Orange Ave in the uptown/north quarter area , is scheduled to break ground in the spring with an eventual opening in the fall of 2015. The nine-story building is being developed...