Here are the news stories we’ve been reading from the past week City to pay Magic $1.7M to add conference space downtown  Red-light ticket hearings commence at Orlando City Hall  East End Market Opens New MLS Soccer Stadium...
The Bungalower Events Calendar has plenty for you to do this Halloween. Here are some of the highlights (Click here for all our Halloween events): Family Friendly: Trunk or Treat October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Faith Arts Village Orlando, 221 E. Colonial Dr. This...
At last nights Orlando Main Street Awards the eight main streets participated in the Battle of the Main Streets: Mixology. As we've covered before each main street entered in a cocktail that represents their area. Of the eight Orlando Main...
As part of last night's Orlando Main Street Awards the City of Orlando recognized the main streets for their various programs. Established in 2007 by the City of Orlando, the Orlando Main Street program is dedicated to empowering neighborhood business...
Here are the news stories we’ve been reading from the past week City Council votes today on land sale to Orlando Magic   Hershey the pit bull's death spurs Orange shelter reforms  Dogmatic Coming to Mills Park Hardships...
The Orlando City Lions will play their next season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. While Orlando City Soccer will be building a new stadium it won't be ready in time for this season. Last season they played...

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We want to say a big thanks to all our veterans for their service. This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. -Elmer Davis Photo: Tuskegee Airmen Circa 1943. The Ret...
After 20 years, the Tower of Light will shine again City Council approves deal to sell land to Orlando Magic  New works of art dot downtown Orlando  Date set for MLS expansion...
The top stories we're reading from local news websites:  Money stops SunRail train from making it to OIA  Creative Village will not demolish Bob Carr center  Metro Orlando's median home price down slightly in October "Newsies" is first show...
As the holiday season gets underway (yes it's already here) we wanted to share with you some great local events happening this month and next. You can click here to checkout our full Bungalower Holiday Events Calendar. Friday — Happy Holidays...
We've been covering Orlando City Soccer's move to become an MLS team. The team owners along with MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that the Lions will be MLS' latest expansion team making them the 21st MLS team. The announcement took place...
Startup Weekend Orlando brings together people in Orlando to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch companies all in three days starting tomorrow. "Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the...
Links from the news stories we've been reading this week. Happy Holidays Sign on Historic Ivanhoe Building Lit Orlando's East End Market shifts foodies' view of city Turnaround towns: How Orlando and Phoenix are making a comeback Developers decide...
Relief may be on the way for those who enjoy a mimosa or bloody mary with brunch or just like to get started early (we're not judging). The City of Orlando is considering allowing alcohol sales at restaurant, bars and...
After a controversy in College Park over front yard vegetable gained national attention, the City of Orlando is looking to update the city's landscape regulations including allowing for front yard vegetable gardens. "We want to support people who want to...
A team of Orlando residents created Art Starter (Website | Facebook) to help artists crowdfund, market and connect with their audience. The idea grew out of Orlando's participation in the National Day of Civic Hacking. "It was the perfect market on...
Bungalower wishes you a happy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. We're taking the rest of the week off to spend time with family and friends. We'll be back on Monday with our regular posting of stories.     Be sure to checkout: >> Bungalower Events...
Links to local Orlando new stories from the past week. Why eyesore 'graffiti' on city streets, sidewalks is legal  Bottoms up: Orlando may ease Sunday alcohol sales  Gardeners prevail in Orlando turf war: Veggies OK in front yard, too  Artists take...
Two great local holiday events are happening tonight. The first is Holiday on the Drive in College Park. This annual event takes place on Edgewater Drive. They close down the street and fill it with vendors and activities for families including train...
There's plenty happening on the Bungalower Events Calendar tonight but here's a look at our top picks for today. Holiday Lights Orlando December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm The City’s annual Holiday Lights Orlando event on Friday, December 6, 2013, will feature the...
Here's a look at some of the events happening today. Visit the Bungalower Events Calendar for a complete listing of all of the events happening today. Orlando Pottery Festival December 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Dozens of potters from across Central Florida will...
FDOT plans to pay Lynx for feeder bus service to SunRail  Orlando Christmas tree will sparkle with LED extravaganza  Wisconsin, South Carolina to play in Capital One Bowl  City tearing out historic bricks from Parramore  Being mayor comes with sweet...
Shopping local can be fun and to help you out friends of Bungalower Pam Evans and Roger Amundsen put together a local shopping guide that include local Orlando business. We're working to include most of those businesses in our Bungalower...
The City of Orlando City Council approved two new ordinances today. One will allow alcohol sales at restaurant, bars and liquor stores earlier on Sunday and the other makes modifications to the City's landscape code to allow for front yard...
Here's a look at the top local Orlando news stories from the past week. Beard Foundation will Announce Award Nominations at East End Market 100 things you must do in Orlando before you die City of Orlando dedicates College...