The Sports and Entertainment District that is replacing the block formerly occupied by the OPD Headquarters, the Orlando Rescue Mission, and the Church Street Garage, will be a large mixed-use development hosting a hotel, offices, expo space, retail, and...
Bungalower contributor and co-host of our weekly radio show "Bungalower and the Bus" on Real Radio 104.1, Jon Busdeker, will be hosting a pop-up dinner party at Nikki's Place Southern Cuisine in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood on Thursday, September 20...
VIDEO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO During Monday's City Council meeting, commissioners will vote on whether or not to issue a Temporary Use Permit for a one-year expansion of the Artistic Mural Pilot Program, specifically in reference to the West Art...
Plans were approved for Wall Street's off-campus venture, Tubbs Brewing, in November 2016. The concept would take hold in a 1925-built warehouse in Parramore at 617 W. Central Avenue , with an outside bar and entertainment area. The project was...
With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...
VIDEO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO The City of Orlando's public Pottery Studio (Facebook | Website) was originally established in 1968. The focus of the public program is to provide a safe place for City residents to learn and explore the art...
The third phase of construction costs for the streetscape improvements on West Central Boulevard were approved last month, the total cost of which will be $4,317,537.   The corridor in question stretches along West Central Boulevard between Glenn Lane and Hughey...
The grand opening of the new Orlando Police Department Headquarters is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The new 96,000 SF building is located at 1250 W. South Street and was designed to incorporate public spaces into...
The City's Creative Village Development Review Committee has issued a recommendation for approval on plans submitted for a building that will anchor UCF's Downtown campus (Website). The Dr. Phillips Academic Commons is the first building to reach this point in...
Orange County Brewers (Website) has just announced that they are on board to open a new 12,000 SF contract brewing facility near the under-development Creative Village. Brew Theory will house a large brewing facility to make product for other breweries,...
According to the West Orlando News, there are over 250 registered sex offenders that live near the new multi-use path that was recently installed along Westmoreland Drive, calling it "Mayor Dyer's Sex Offender Sidewalk." Read their full story HERE. According...
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...
Pop-up dinner event company, the Dinner Party Project (Website), has partnered with local ceramics artist LeAnn Siefferman, on a series of dinners where people will share a meal and ideas on topics not often discussed around the dinner table. The new...
UPDATE: Central Avenue should reopen by 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 5 We often get photographs from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town so we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in...
Creative Village is edging ever nearer to its due date this month as we collectively give birth to Orlando's new twins; Valencia and UCF Downtown. The first phase of development in Creative Village...
Monster Jam has announced that Orlando, Florida will be the first host city in Monster Jam World Finals in 2019 and 2020. “Bringing the Monster Jam World Finals to Camping World Stadium next year is a big deal for Orlando...
A Conditional Use Permit has been applied for to allow for a new event space at 1032 W. Robinson Street in the Parramore District. The 4,688 SF building will be shared by...
A new Vietnamese restaurant has opened on Church Street in Parramore's City View building. Le House Vietnamese Restaurant (Facebook | Website) held their grand opening on Tuesday, January 8 in their new home at 595 W. Church Street with the Mayor...
Bags (Website), a company specializing in valet and baggage services, has initiated a land purchase deal with the City that would allow them to build their new corporate headquarters in Parramore, just across the street from the Well's Built...
The new Parramore Farmers Market is now accepting applications for vendors. The new market will open on January 6, 2018 and run every Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Orlando City Soccer Stadium. Vendors mus submit their applications by...
OUC and Orlando City executives have announced that they have selected a design for a solar-powered art sculpture that will be installed the entrance to the Orlando City Soccer Stadium on the corner of West Church Street and Glenn...
The development team behind Creative Village have just released their Public Art Guidelines plan, which will govern how they treat public art in the new Parramore campus; which they've identified as a key component of their urban infill project. Besides...
Planet Fitness Orlando will try to break the Guinness World Record for the "World's Largest Macarena Dance" on Sunday, April 29 at the Orlando City Soccer Stadium. The fitness center is hoping to register more than 2,500 people in order...
By Frank Flanagan and Brendan O'Connor Rich in cultural history Orlando’s Parliament House, now in its fortieth year, is celebrated in a new short-form documentary from David Bains of the GLBT History Museum of Central Florida (Website). The documentary was published...
Lynn Nicholson, the current market coordinator at the Parramore Farmer's Market, will soon be retiring, leaving the City with the task of finding someone to fill his rubber boots. The City of Orlando hosts a weekly farmer's market at the...