Learn all about the top headlines, new restaurants, and best-bet events to attend this weekend with Bungalower and the Bus. Hosted each week by Jon Busdeker and Brendan O’Connor. This week’s episode was recorded at Jax Thornton Park, a newly...
This beauty in Thornton Park measures in at 1,456 SF and has two bedrooms and two baths and is located at 1601 E Washington Street . The most obvious feature of the house is a massive front porch overlooking the...
Following the recent news that Spa Orlando had closed their Thornton Park business (more on that HERE), the building they once occupied is now open for lease. Located at 23 N. Summerlin Avenue the freestanding office building measures in...
Spa Orlando (Website) announced on Wednesday, September 6 that they had closed, after 20 years in business. The spa was located at 20 N. Summerlin Avenue in the Thornton Park District. According to the Orange County Property Appraiser website,...
EDIT: Contrary to what we were told, the owner, Jack Thompson, was not in the photo. However, his brother-in-law George is to the left.  Jax Thornton Park (Facebook | Website) is now open in the former home of the Baoery,...
This beautiful five bedroom, four bath home in Thornton Park was the winner of the 2017 City of Orlando Centennial Award, and is located at 907 E. Washington Street . The 2,446 SF home, built in 1921, was burned down...
"What's going on at the end of Washington Street by lake Eola? I took these photos this morning - 2 RVs and hidden cameras up a palm tree and an orange juice stand." - Blake Ringholz We received the above...
According to our friend Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps, a new ramen restaurant will be opening in the former home of Tijuana Flats, next to the Starbucks, in Thornton Park. Construction of the Jinya Ramen Bar (Website) will begin in the...
The City of Orlando began carefully disassembling the Confederate statute at Lake Eola Park this morning, as part of its relocation to the Confederate veterans section at Greenwood Cemetery. The following Facebook Live video was captured by local freelance writer and...
The City of Orlando has begun taking steps to move the Confederate statue out of Lake Eola. Friday afternoon, crews had sectioned off the plaza surrounding the statue in order to set up 3-D image capturing cameras. The white balls...
Renovations are currently underway that will transform the former home of The Baoery into the Jax Thornton Park. The Baoery closed on March 31, more on that HERE. Jax is backed by  group of local investors and Jack Thompson, who once...
The Thornton Park Starbucks location closed on Sunday, June 4 to undergo a series of renovations as part of their five-year remodel. According to one of the workers inside, touch-ups include a new paint job (black and cream replacing the...
Burton's Bar closed in late February, after 80 years in business but is now under new ownership - more on that HERE, who held a soft opening for friends and family on June 4, which we were able to...
The City of Orlando will install a Florida Historical Marker at the site of the former home of past Nobel Peace Prize-winner John Raleigh Mott. The home was torn down in 2013 to expand Lake Eola Park. Four historic homes were...
UPDATE: We were originally informed by Difrawi that DMS Group would be moving into this space. In fact, the location will be branded as "Xpand Labs" and will operate outside of the DMS Group. We have updated this story...
Chef Greg Peters, President of Graffiti Junktion, will be returning to his former building in Thornton Park to open a new concept called Truck Stop Restaurant. Graffiti Junktion moved out of its space at 900 E. Washington and...
The District is a reoccurring series, hosted by our partners at Studio 17 TV (Facebook | Instagram| Website), that operates as your guide to what’s happening in the City Beautiful. Each month, Bungalower and Studio 17 TV round up the most exciting...
Local blogger, David Porter, will address City Council 2 p.m. Monday, May 15, demanding the removal of the Confederate Statue at Lake Eola by Orlando United Day, June 12, 2017. The memorial was originally erected by a local chapter of...
The District is a reoccurring series, hosted by our partners at Studio 17 TV (Facebook | Instagram| Website), that operates as your guide to what’s happening in the City Beautiful. Each month, Bungalower and Studio 17 TV round up the most exciting...
The owners of The Lodge (Facebook) and The Woods (Facebook) in Downtown Orlando have taken the helm of the recently vacated Burton's Bar and Grill in Thornton Park . Following the news that the bar had closed this past February, business partners...
SPONSORED: This 2,862 SF Victorian-inspired home in Thornton Park is located in the heart of Thornton Park historic district, just a few minutes' walk from Lake Lawsona, Dickson Azalea Park, and the adjacent Thornton Park Main Street District . This...
As reported on the Scott Joseph Orlando website earlier today, Baoery Asian Gastropub (Facebook | Website) will be closing up shop on Friday, March 31. The Baoery was known for their ping pong tables, rotating screenings of classic kung-fu movies, and...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using...
This 2,851 SF three bedroom, three bath home sits on a quiet corner, in the heart of Thornton Park at 915 E. Washington Street . The historic home was rebuilt in 2007 and now features a number of beautiful architectural...