Orlando Brewing (Facebook | Website) has been slinging locally crafted beer since 2004, but its first home was in a warehouse that was seized by FDOT under eminent domain to create the South Street exit on Interstate-4. The locally-owned brewery...
SPONSORED: This charming bungalow is straight out of our logo, even down to its paint color, and is tucked away just south of Downtown at 1020 S. Mills Avenue . The two-bedroom, one-bath home measures in at 1,379 SF, not...
The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the hosts alone and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Bungalower Media.   This week’s episode was recorded at Swirlery Wine Bar in the SODO District...
PROMO: Boone High School students will be headed off-campus this year as they await the construction of a brand new auditorium. The award-winning theatre program lost their auditorium, which was built in 1952, this year and has been forced to...
East West Records (Facebook) has been operating in Orlando since 1971, specializing in, well, records, for 47 years. East West Records was recently sold to a life-long customer, Robert Serros, Jr, who grew up riding his bike to the store...
The OnePulse Foundation has launched an initiative to aggregate suggestions for their permanent memorial at the Pulse Nightclub site in Downtown South. An interim memorial was opened to the public on May 8, but as the name alludes to, the...
Michael Owen, the artist behind the Baltimore Love Project (Website), came to Orlando in October 2016 to install a Pulse-inspired mural on the southern face of the local Einstein Bros Bagels, which we covered HERE. The piece was made possible through...
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: The Donut Experiment is totally into that Michigan space, so we're all good. Here's a quote from the owner: "We are still definitely set to open up at Michigan and Orange. We are really excited to...
SPONSORED by Olde Town Brokers: The under-construction Icon Residential townhomes we wrote about in 2015 HERE are finally hitting the market. Located in the SODO District, SoDo Place is a 23-unit townhome community located just across the street from the...
Tin and Taco's second location has finally opened. The SODO sister restaurant is located at 419 E. Michigan Street , just north of the upcoming 11-acre Pineloch development, soft-opened the morning of Monday, June 25. The new space is roughly twice as large as the...
Accidental Music Festival (Website) is an annual avant-garde classical, jazz, electronic festival that has been holding pop-up performances for the past eight years. AMF will be hosting a day-long marathon concert event on Saturday, May 12 at the SoDo Shopping...
OnePulse Foundation has announced that a private, invite-only dedication for the Interim Pulse Memorial will take place from 10-11 a.m. and a public opening at 3 p.m. on May 8. New features of the temporary park space include enhanced landscaping, benches and...
Construction on the interim memorial park on the Pulse Orlando property began in Late February, under the direction of the privately-led onePULSE Foundtation. The new greenspace will wrap around the exterior of the building and utilize some of already existing...
Timucua Arts Foundation is hosting  the Orlando debut of Venezuela's Betsayda Machado and Parranda El Clavo at their Downtown South house-turned-concert hall on April 19. This band has been acting as the voice of Venezuela for the past 31 years...
The City of Orlando will apply a Safe Street initiative to Curry Ford's streetscape this week stretching between South Bumby Avenue to South Crystal Lake Drive, making it a temporary biking and pedestrian-friendly oasis. Contractors are already onsite installing temporary...
SODO Main Street is hosting a volunteer event on April 7 from 8-11 a.m. at the Amtrak Station and needs some extra hands. CleanUp GreenUp is a community cleanup event to beautify one of the few historic buildings left in the...
The Court of Master Sommeliers (Website) inducted 20 new Advanced Sommeliers this month following an exam in Portland, Oregon, including an Orlando resident. Melissa J. McAvoy, the owner of The Swirlery Wine Bar (Facebook | Website) just south of Downtown...
Aardvark Beverages is going through some changes. Aardvark (Facebook | Website) is a craft beer, wine, keg, and draft supply store located in Downtown South at 2610 S. Ferncreek Avenue . The business was purchased at the beginning of the year...
The One Pulse Foundation has announced that they will begin building their temporary memorial as early as February 26, 2018. We announced HERE in October that the local non-profit had filed plans for the interim memorial on the site of...
The Florida Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing on possible  improvements that have been pitched for Orange Avenue, between just north of Grant Street and Lake Conway Drive. The hearing will include an open house format at 5:30...
According to a recent post on their Facebook page, Downtown taco eatery Tin and Taco is opening a second location in the SODO neighborhood. "It's going to be a game changer." - Rob Bair Tin and Taco opened in the former...
Gringos Locos (Facebook | Website) announced via their Facebook page on Tuesday, January 11 that they had finally opened their new location on 517 E. Michigan Street . This location is in soft opening over the next few days as they iron...
SPONSORED: This meticulously renovated mid-century home has been lovingly restored with an architect's eye for detail. Located at 3411 S. Summerlin Avenue the 1,716 SF home was originally built in 1956 to crown a 7,405 SF lot and...
The City of Orlando has issued a Lake Alert for Lake Pinelock, due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in the water, due to a sanitary sewer overflow. A blockage in a sanitary line near the intersection of...
Orlando Homebrew Supplies (Website) is launching a new small-batch brewery and taproom in SODO in partnership with three local beer enthusiasts. The new beer collaborative has been serving their beers up at local events and farmers markets for the past...