Green Day Cafe has closed its location in the North Quarter. The eco-friendly fast food restaurant chain had opened a location in the former home of the Virgin Olive Market, that we wrote about back in April. At the time...
North Quarter Tavern (Facebook | Website) will open its sister space, the Bar Room, this Thursday, October 15 ath 5 p.m. The Bar Room, was originally being referred to as the "back room" and is adjacent to the Tavern. It's...
The renderings for the upcoming Colonial Drive pedestrian bridge have yet to be created, but we have here a structural layout of what it could look like. According to City Hall, structural layouts are more of a "skeleton type of...
At a recent What's Up Downtown, an event hosted by the Downtown Information Center, a map of Downtown Orlando (posted below) was shown that raised a few questions for the Bungalower team. The district that caught our eye the most was the...
We discovered this updated rendering of the upcoming Colonial Drive pedestrian bridge project that we've written about previously HERE and HERE.
Vinyl Arts Bar has opened their massage-parlor-turned-performance-venue in Orlando's North Quarter . We wrote about the renovation of the infamous Green Tea Massage Parlor back in August HERE. Permitting issues delayed their opening but they have finally opened and launched...
Due to work being done on the Interstate bridge, the Florida Department of Transportation will be temporarily closing Colonial Drive between Hughey and Garland Avenues each night from 10 p.m. til 5 a.m. from February 2 until March 4. This...
15-year-old local business Pearson's Catering (Website) has moved into the former Green Day Cafe/Virgin Olive Market space in the North Quarter . Pearson's Cafe (Facebook | Website) has an estimated opening date for March of this year. According to the...
Garland Avenue between Colonial Drive and Marks Street is now closed for about 14 months. The long-term closure will allow space for crews to relocate utilities, install drainage and dry ponds, realign Garland Avenue, and reconstruct the SR 50 interchange including a new...
North Quarter cafe, Coffee Culture Café & Eatery (Website | Facebook) closed its doors in mid February. Both the Nora offices and Coffee Culture headquarters have simply stated that this location is "closed until further notice." There is no word on when...
I Wish This Was is a series of badly Photoshopped images that transform ignored, vacant lots and properties in Orlando into something the City Beautiful can be proud of.  Following the recent closure of Coffee Culture Café & Eatery (Website | Facebook) on...
Green //// shows where roads will be closed to traffic, orange marks where sewers will be replaced The City of Orlando is installing new infrastructure in the North Quarter, including; sanitary sewer and potable water lines, asphalt, curbs, gutters, driveways,...
The OUC-issued water advisory that was put into place on April 12 has now been lifted. Roughly 50 customers near the site were advised to boil their water this week due to a massive water main break near the intersection...
Southland bid graphic EDIT: City Council voted to approve the Advisory Committee's ranking and approved the CPO to execute a contract with Southland Construction, Inc., in the amount of $8.714M at the May 9 Council Meeting.  Two companies have submitted design bids...
The recent plans for the Colonial Overpass Project have revealed plans to expand Colonial Drive, in a project that we've seen referred to repeatedly in City documents as "Ultimate Colonial." Colonial Drive is currently composed of primarily five 10-foot lanes as it...
We often get photographs from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, and we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our hero Jane Jacobs. Bungalower Brad...
The Pizzuti Companies will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and other local dignitaries this Thursday at their newly opened development, The Sevens. The celebration beings at 5:30 p.m. We first wrote about the new...
We attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new North Quarter development, The Sevens (Website), last Thursday, July 14, and snapped a couple photos for those of you who didn't get the invitation. The Sevens is located at 777 North Orange...
Downtown Credo (Facebook) has announced their latest venture, the North Quarter Market, opening in the former home of Coffee Culture, located at 855 N. Orange Avenue . The collaborative space is being run in cooperation with the Farmacy (Facebook) and...
The resurfacing of all lanes on Colonial Drive between OBT and Shine Avenue is about to begin. Colonial Drive was last milled and resurfaced in 2003 and FDOT states that the pavement on this stretch of road has reached the end of...
The fight is over for Mama B's Giant Subs in Downtown Orlando. The single-story family-owned restaurant refused to sell to nearby developments for years, which led the 0.211-acre property to being slowly surrounded by multi-level buildings, a la Carl Fredricksen...
PHOTO BY COLIN FORWARD Editor's Note: This is a rare opinion piece from us. We apologize for straying from our regular formula, but we felt the need to inform you of this interesting addition to Orlando's growing third place scene.  The...
According to a recent press release from FDOT, the railroad crossing at Colonial Drive near the I-4 ramp will be closed to traffic in both directions between 9 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 and 3 a.m.Monday, October 17, 2016. Detour...
EDIT: The opening was pushed back to Monday, November 21 due to permitting issues. Both the Credo and Pop Parlour parts of the shop will be open between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., with Farmacy stocking their produce shelves later...
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...