Lotus Lounges and Honey prepare to open next week. The two restaurants will go in the space vacated by Nick's Italian Kitchen and Prickly Pear in the Sanctuary building located downtown on South Eola Dr. and Pine St. The countdown on...
We went by the new Lotus and Honey restaurants on Sunday to see what progress was being made. As we mentioned last week both restaurants are  scheduled to open in the Sanctuary downtown this week. We didn't see any...
We told you it was coming, posted  menus and we even gave you a peak inside and this weekend Lotus Orlando officially opened in Eola Square at 100 South Eola Drive Suite 105 (btwn. Pine St. & South St.). The...
It looks like the space that was Altamoda Salon will soon be Atelier Salon. Workers inside the space at 411 E Central Blvd. in the Thornton Park District began building out the space this week. The plans were for...
Workers on Monday lowering and shortening the wall (in progress). Workers began taking down part of a wall this week that blocked the view of Lake Eola from Central Blvd. The wall is part of the patio for the World...
Urban ReThink (Website | Facebook)  the collaborative workspace, event space and  offices for all around great community programers will close their storefront location at 625 E Central Blvd. in Thornton Park by the end of September. "I cannot speak to the...
City Council members deferred the first reading of a proposed alcohol ordinance that would have allowed bars within the Downtown area to serve alcohol until 3 a.m. the mornings following Thursday through Saturday. However the bars would have been required...
Photo by www.StevenMillerPix.com The various Orlando Main Streets will each host a cocktail contest to designate a signature cocktail for their Main Street. Tonight the College Park Partnership will host their contest for the partnership members at Truffles and Trifles at 5:30...
An apartment building is being proposed at 420 E Church St. (btwn. Lake Ave & Osceola Ave.). We told you about how the City Council approved plans for the ORMC hotel and in the same approval they approved the...
Lynx is working over the next couple of months to add a new LYMMO route in downtown Orlando. The new East-West route will be the second route for the free downtown bus service. The East-West route runs between Westmoreland Dr....
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 4 City Commissioner Patty Sheehan will officially cut the ribbon to open the Eola House in Downtown’s Lake Eola Park this morning. The Eola House is located at 512 East Washington St in the southeast corner...
A new crêpe restaurant will be opening at 12 N Summerlin Ave in Thornton Park in the former Chilly Spoons Location. In addition to crepes the owner Yanis Rock tells us he plans to serve wine and craft beer. It...
We told you back in August that Urban ReThink would be closing at the end of the month. Today is their last day and Founding Director Darren McDaniel posted the following letter on their Facebook page: Today, as we close the door...
Local artist Jake Harmeling put the finishing touches on his sculpture late last week. His sculpture titled "Cedar of Lebanon" is the second of eight sculptures being installed downtown as part of See Art Orlando. The three-story high sculpture is...
Thirsty Dog, a hot dog and ice cream shop, opened in Thornton Park at 898 Washington St in Thornton Park . The shop serves hot dogs, ice cream and milk shakes out of the location that used to be Planet...
The new patio wrapping around Post Parkside at Lake Eola is now complete . We mentioned the patio back in August because the height of one of the walls was blocking the view of Lake Eola. That has been fixed...
The sixth See Art Orlando is installed Lake Eola Park. The newest installation is located on Robinson St and Eola Drive across from Panera . The statue stand 25 feet tall and is a wind-driven kinetic stainless steel/aluminum sculpture. Multiple "wings" move in unpredictable...
$2,100 322 E Central Blvd, South Eola 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms 1,632 square feet DARRYL HUNT Re/max Town Centre We couldn't help ourselves with this one. Who wouldn't want these kind of views downtown. Luxury condo at the Waverly with Lake Eola and City skyline...
We covered the opening of Lotus back in August in the space that used to be occupied by Prickly Pear. Unfortunately the reviews were not positive. Today Scott Joseph is reporting that the owners plan to change the concept. The new...
Scott Joseph is reporting that Chef Greg Richie plans to open a new restaurant into the HUE space in Thornton Park at 629 E Central Blvd . HUE closed back in May. Richie  previously was the chef at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop at...
$1,455,000 119 N Hyer Ave, Thornton Park 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms 3,688 square feet JULIE BETTOSINI STOCKWORTH REALTY GROUP Photo Tour: See This Property » This residence is a modern interpretation of early Florida cracker style Architecture located in the heart of the downtown Orlando Historic...
Don't Tell Anyone Bar (Website) is open in the Thornton Park District of Downtown Orlando and we're telling everyone. The bar is located in the 101 Eola building at 101 South Eola Drive. The entrance is actually on Church...
The Thornton Park District will work with local businesses and the city to transform fourteen parking spaces on Central Blvd tomorrow into gather spaces for residents. This is the second time the City is creating the One Less Car, One...
We told you how local businesses were transforming fourteen parking spaces on Central Blvd today into gather parklets. The One Less Car, One More Park created nice change for Central Blvd during the day today. Katie Bray Homes designed the winning...
A juice bar is opening in Thornton Park later this month. Raw Juice Bar and Health Eats (Website | Facebook) will open at 898 East Washington St in the Thornton Park District. This is the same location that used to be...