South Eola is getting a hybrid concept shop in Camden Thornton Park later this year that combines a few different concepts into one. Bynx Orlando (Facebook | Website) is a new concept by the...
A new protected cycle path is in the works for downtown Orlando as part of the long-awaited Orlando Bicycle Beltway project. The 8.5-mile Beltway will take riders throughout downtown Orlando via a connecter...
A new restaurant concept is in soft opening at 407 E. Central Boulevard by Lake Eola, home most recently to Tre Bambine which closed in May 2019. Osphere Grill and Bar is...
The Central Florida Composers Forum (Website) will join forces with Orlando Story Club (Website) for an upcoming collaborative event called Joyland produced by the Downtown Arts District. Storyletters will share personal experiences accompanied...
A 12-story mixed-use tower is being planned for one of the densest neighborhoods in downtown Orlando, South Eola. Vive on Eola (Website) will be located on the corner of Church Street and South...
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Camden Lake Eola (Website) is a new apartment complex opening at 520 E. Church Street in the South Eola neighborhood in early 2020. City Council approved a plan that will allow short-term...
A public cuddling workshop will be held on December 6 at YogaMix Orlando in South Eola. According to the event page, the attendees of the workshop will: "... cocreate a...
A new bakery will open in a 2, 450 SF space on the bottom floor of the Citi Tower at 101 Lake Avenue on Friday, December 6.
"Are they expanding the dog park a Constitution Green? It looks like they're doing something." - Bungalower Reader Short answer, reader, yes they are expanding the dog park. The City...
In June 2018 we told you HERE that a new Italian restaurant would be opening in the former home of Spice Modern Steakhouse, overlooking Lake Eola Park, and we are happy to report that they will be...
A fire destroyed the Second Chance Wildlife Sanctuary (Website) in the middle of the night, killing 31 of the 300+ animals that the owner had on the property. Including three of his four dogs.
A new Mexican restaurant has opened in the space formerly occupied by Gaviota Seafood and Fine Peruvian Cuisine, located in the base of the Sanctuary Building at 100 S. Eola Drive . Coco soft-opened this past week, sneaking in under...
Orlando Brewing (Facebook | Website) is hosting an ongoing pop-up beer garden in South Eola that will run through January 1, 2019. Launched on November 16, the beer garden opens on Saturday and Sundays only, from noon to 8 p.m. Guests...
Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, will be performing at the Abbey in South Eola on Friday, February 8 at 9 p.m. Big Freedia (Freddie Ross), is known for pushing the Bounce genre since the early 90s, which is a subset...
Todd Ulmer of Beacon Hill Group informed Bungalower last week that he has sold his New Orleans-style restaurant, Muddy Waters. The restaurant, located in the bottom floor of South Eola's Sanctuary 101 Eola building, opened in June 2017 in the former...
Mayor Buddy Dyer will be turning 60 years old next month. As such, there will be a public party held at The Abbey from 5:30-7:30 p.m.August 7 to celebrate. Attendees are asked to refrain from giving gifts and to donate to...
SPONSORED by Olde Town Brokers: This two bedroom, two bath condo is perched on the tenth floor of the luxury high-rise, The Sanctuary Downtown, located at 100 S. Eola Drive . The 1,970 SF Suite #1007 features an open kitchen...
Spice Modern Steakhouse (Website) closed for business back in July 2017, which we wrote about HERE, but a new concept has already been announced for the vacant space overlooking Lake Eola. Tre Bambine Italian Kitchen has already submitted plans for review to...
The V Group (Website) announced in December of last year that they were closing Herman’s Loan Office (Website) and refocusing their efforts on a new venture in Thornton Park. They have just announced that their new concept is set to...
A new ice cream shop has opened in the 420 Building in South Eola that specializes in imaginative, scratch-made recipes. Greenery Creamery (Facebook | Website) serves both dairy-based and vegan options that are handcrafted in small batches so some of...
The Downtown Arts District (Website) will be hosting Baltimore-born artist Derrick Adams at their upcoming In The Artist's Studio event on Friday, April 20 from 6-9 p.m. at the Mezz in South Eola. Adams currently lives and works out of...
Orlando-based Colorist Creative (Facebook | Website) is releasing a documentary called Seduction of the Pines which shares the story of an Orlando resident trying to find records of lost family land in Cuba. The premiere of the film is scheduled for...
Orlando's newest opera company, Opera del Sol (Facebook | Website), was launched this past June and is ramping up for their first fully-staged and scripted production, Opera Wars.  We covered the launch of the new non-profit production company HERE. Opera del Sol is meant...
Artisan popsicle-maker, the Pop Parlour (Facebook | Website), now offers full service in their Lake Eola-adjacent store. The new menu includes tea, coffee, and espresso drinks, including their own house-made cold brew that they will be bottling and selling around...