Orlando City Soccer president Phil Rawlins is meeting with Major League Soccer officials and team owners today to discuss Orlando's bid to enter the MLS. The meeting this evening in Kansas City is part of MLS's annual All-Star game...
One of the unique characteristics of most of our bungalow neighborhoods is that we have door-to-door delivery and therefore no curbside mailboxes. That may be about to change. The House Oversight Committee in Congress approved a change this week...
We got an email from a Bungalower asking us: I've started seeing neighborhood signs for some of the neighborhoods in Orlando. They are great way to know what neighborhood you are in. Is every neighborhood getting one? We reached out...
The Tinker Building in Downtown on the National Register of Historical Places Forecast: Orlando home prices to soften after sharp run-up SunPass now works in North Carolina — Georgia Next? Hotelier Harris Rosen speaks up on Orlando venues projects Dubsdread...
The Florida Department of Transportation announced today that Hertz 24/7 was selected to bring a Carsharing Program to the Orlando. The program will allow residents to rent cars by the hour from various locations. The program is expected to start...
I promise to not have too many posts about the site, but wanted to say thank you for reading Bungalower.com. The site has only been live a little over a week but the reaction from readers has been fantastic. I've...
Photo source: City of Orlando Twitter UPDATE August 9, 2013 6:00 pm: The Tourist Development Council approved the plan 8-0. The next step is for the plan to go to both city and county commissioners for a vote. The City and...
Photo from SunRail Photographer Mike Wacht. A sneak peak at what the inside of the SunRail Trains will look like. This shot was taken inside of the upperdeck on one of the trains waiting at the SunRail Vehicle Storage and Maintenance...
The Orlando Regional Realtors Association reported that the median price of existing homes sold in July jumped by 25 percent when compared with a year ago. This is the largest year-to-year increase since January 2006. ORRA Chairman Steve Merchant, owner-broker...
Friday, August 16 THE FACTS OF LIFE: The Lost Episode (Adults Only) The Footlight Theater The Parliament House Resort 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail Hilarious Parody Inspired by the Popular 80s Sitcom. Dildos, prostitution, cerebral palsy, and lesbian sex are just a few of the...
The City of Orlando Fire Department announced that they received Accredited Agency Status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation, International. This just after receiving their ISO 1 rating for the second year in a row. Orlando is only one of 15 departments...
Today is the first day of school in Orange County. Good luck to all the students as they head back today and remember the school zone speed limit is 20 mph and it's illegal to pass a school bus...
Did you know Bungalower.com has forums? We'll regularly feature a forum post or discussion on the blog. You can ask for business recommendations,  remodeling and real estate questions, lost/found pets and anything else impacting your bungalow neighborhood. Visit the Bungalower forums...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 Orlando Shakes Open House Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 East Rollins Street Orlando, FL 32803 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Spend the day with the Orlando Shakespeare Theater and enjoy music, crafts, theater games, building tours, open rehearsals, and other festive activities....
The Times-Shamrock Company has announced that is is selling multiple dailies and alternative weeklies which includes the Orlando Weekly. The various alternative weeklies owned by the company are reporting that the company is selling all five of it's alternative weeklies. The...
Photo courtesy of City of Orlando on Flickr Orlando Mayor Dyer and the Mayor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, hosted “Let Freedom Ring,” an event to honor the 50th Anniversary of the historic March on Washington.
Photo by www.StevenMillerPix.com The various Orlando Main Streets will each host a cocktail contest to designate a signature cocktail for their Main Street. Tonight the College Park Partnership will host their contest for the partnership members at Truffles and Trifles at 5:30...
If you're having trouble buying a house because your constantly competing with cash offers, you're not alone. According to one report Florida leads the nation in cash-only home sales. Cash sales make up 66 percent of home sales in Florida...
Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month starts this Sunday and runs through September. It's a great time to check out a new restaurant of just get a good meal at one of your staples. The program is simple. You pick a...
Metro Orlando came out as one of the highest areas for homes that are deeply underwater. A report out this morning from RealtyTrac shows that in the four county Central Florida area 43% of homes are deeply underwater. These are homes where...
The City of Orlando is considering two proposals for a bike share program in Orlando. The city put out a request for proposal asking for companies bid to startup and manage the bike share program. The program will include 200 bikes...
Friday, September 6, 2013 Date Night at Leu Gardens Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time at 8:30 p.m. Harry P. Leu Gardens 1930 N. Forrest Ave Enjoy an outdoor movie in a beautiful garden. Blanket/chairs are recommended. You may bring a dinner picnic basket....
A new report out from HomeAway shows that while more Orlando vacation rental owners listed their homes this year, even more users are looking for vacation rentals in Orlando. The vacation rental site tells Bungalower that for the Orlando area...
A reader wrote in asking us: I heard something on TV last night about them starting to ticket pedestrians for jaywalking near SunRail stations. Is that really happening? It turns out she heard correctly but it's not the case. Amanda Day...