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...
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.
The long awaited Colonial Drive Pedestrian Bridge is finally finished and open to the public. We first wrote about the project HERE in 2014 when Matt Broffman was still covering the news for...
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...
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...
The Florida Department of Transportation is opening a new overpass over Colonial Drive. Additional testing of the new structure has been completed and it is ready to be opened to traffic with a scheduled opening date of Monday, January 7. The...
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...
Two local chefs, Chef Kristoffer Anderson and Chef Wendy Lopez, are teaming up with World Central Kitchen to provide free meals for people who have been impacted by the pandemic. The meals will...
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...
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...
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...
Tonda Corrente of La Femme du Fromage (Facebook | Website) is opening a second location in the North Quarter this summer. Corrente told Bungalower (while attending Rockin' Robinson in The Milk District) that...
A request for a Major Certificate of Appearance Approval was submitted to the Appearance Review Board to allow for the long-awaited extension of the Orlando Urban Trail through the North Quarter District to the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge...
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...
We told you HERE in December 2017 that Church Street Entertainment had taken over North Quarter Tavern. Well, they are finally about to open. City Pub Orlando (Website) will be soft opening this weekend and operating with limited hours leading...
As reported by Orlando Weekly's wily Faiyaz Kara, a Bagel World (Website) will be opening in the North Quarter at 743 N. Magnolia Drive . The New Smyrna Beach-based bagelry will be serving breakfast...
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.
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 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...
The Caro-Bama BBQ food truck (Website) team will be moving on from their brick-and-mortar concept in the North Quarter to concentrate on their food truck business, according to a recent post on their social media accounts.
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
Vinyl Arts Bar has now become MamaJuana Latin Bistro and Rum Bar (Website), a new Latin-themed casual dining restaurant. The new space held a grand opening in mid-September at 75 E. Colonial Drive...