The Florida Department of Transportation announced today that passengers can now purchase passes, cards and tickets to ride SunRail both online and at the station platforms. Passengers can ride SunRail for free until May 16, but starting a week from...
The Habit Burger Grill (Website) chain has closed its three Orlando-based locations as of this Sunday. The closures include locations in SODO at 2205 S. Orange Avenue, Winter Park at 1040 N. Orlando...
UPDATE: As of 8:30 p.m. Monday evening, OUC had restored  power to roughly 24 percent of their customers - which translates to 37,000 people.   The worst of the storm has passed and the sound of chainsaws is replacing the sound...
"Hey Bungalower, do you know what's up with all the "Protect Yo Heart" messages that have been spray painted all over the downtown sidewalks? Thanks!" - Lisa Ngai Protect Yo Heart Day is a community art event by New York...
Take note Orlando, we lost someone special today. Billy’s heart was too big for his fragile body. Not that he’d let on. You’d hug him tight when you’d see him and his hips would dig into you, as if in...
Wildflower Farm (Facebook) is a homestead farm in East Orlando that raises free-range chickens, grows vegetables and citrus, and makes their own soaps and cheese from their American Alpine dairy goats. Every so often, Orlandoans also have the opportunity...
"When you make a good donkey, you throw the world at it." - Gavin Schmidt   Orlando firefighter Gavin Schmidt made out as the first winner in Netflix's Nailed It! Holiday! special, Episode 1. The first challenge was to recreate three characters that were featured in...
We first wrote about the upcoming 8-acre Grills Family Restaurant (Facebook | Website) project in July, 2015 HERE and then again in 2016 HERE. Now, according to the restaurant team, they are preparing to finally open in the first week of January, 2018. Grills...
Amazon is getting into the mail order tiny house game. The Allwood Solvalla is a new garden house kit that shoppers can order online and have delivered straight to their homes.
"why did I just get yelled at by Pete davidson." - @jeanellehowee SNL comedian Pete Davidson is under fire for his UCF performance on Monday, August 26 at the Addition Financial Arena during a...
Food Network's Andrew Zimmern is in Orlando this week, eating his way through our most popular restaurants and foodie hubs. Andrew Zimmern (Website) is a trained chef, television personality, radio host, director, food critic, and all-around foodtrepreneur. He can be...
Happy Fourth of July, Orlando. In an effort to make this a fun, safe, and memorable holiday we've rounded up some of the best events and tips to get through this crazy day. But first, let's take a minute to...
The City's newly launched flag redesign contest has moved on to its second phase. The Flag Design Committee has selected their favorite designs from all of the submitted options. The public will now rank them, via votes. The Committee...
There are a number of tiny houses currently available online at the moment. This one, affectionately named the "Wandering Turtle" is made of cypress and heart pine, and is currently located in Orange City, Florida. The asking price for this...
A former water storage tank turned "castle" is being given away for free on Craigslist. The 9x8 foot tall structure sits on an 8x8 foot plywood platform and has been used as a playhouse, but, as the seller notes, could...
A local Orlandoan has listed a red fox for sale on Craigslist, which according to Florida Fish and Wildlife, is completely legal with the right permit.   In this case that's a Class III no-cost personal pet license, which can be...
The City of Orlando's flag re-design contest attracted over 1,000 submissions, from around the world, including Belgium and Canada. Although the top ten submissions have already been chosen, we asked for permission from the Mayor's office to sort through the...
The Florida Department of Transportation District Five is currently in the third phase of the SunRail extension to the Orlando International Airport. The study is meant to measure the validity of a transit connection between the SunRail system and the...
Orlando has seen an explosion of taco restaurants in the past year. We know this for certain because we're the ones writing about them every week - HERE. To help us understand the scale of how many taco/burrito/Mexican/delicious restaurants we...
Jim Philips, host of the Philips Phile on Real Radio 104.1, announced on air that he would be delaying his retirement. This follows an announcement in June that he would be retiring in January, 2018 after 30 years of...
UPDATE: It's Thursday, so everyone's open now. We won't be updating this list anymore. Thanks, Orlando! Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 2 storm and still making its way up...
An 8-acre restaurant project could be coming to OBT, just outside of College Park . The 8.17 acre project would consist of a restaurant, separate restroom building, and a massive wooden deck with outdoor seating area with connected tiki bar. The...
Amazon's Treasure Truck (Website) is in Orlando. The online retailer has launched their glorified pickup/deliver truck across the country and now Amazon users in Orlando can take advantage of the service. The Treasure Truck program allows shoppers to pick specific Treasure...
All Aboard Florida has applied for a permit to begin construction of the Orlando segment of their new privately-owned and operated Brightline concept. This is the second phase of Brightline construction, the first being service between Miami and West...
Jim Philips of Real Radio 104.1's "The Philips Phile," has announced that he will be retiring in January 2018. The program has aired for the past 30 years, providing a platform for real-world, tongue-in-cheek dialogue on local and national topics...