"I would like to know why this year Lake Eola has absolutely no Christmas lights except for the tree ... Where are they this year?" - Chris Kowalski Every year the City of Orlando has been decorating the Central Business...
"Anyone know the story behind the giant saxophone mural on the back wall of The Beacham building? It must be 40 feet tall ..." - Jim Hobart The Beacham Building was purchased by Larry and Sherry (great names!) Carpenter in 1975, who...
"Hey Bungalower! Any news on what's coming in, replacing Tacos El Rancho?" - @darceydinh Tacos El Rancho is closed for repairs. According to a notice posted in their window, there was a fire in the kitchen and the "kitchen got burned ..."...
"I was driving down Virginia this morning and there is a Herbal something sign covering the sign at the planned parenthood building. Looks like it may become a weed dispensary. Any idea what happened to planned parenthood and what...
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 Jane...
A video, recorded by Orlando resident Hogan Birney, is making the rounds on social media of a local UPS truck driving on a bike path alongside Bumby Avenue in Audubon Park. This isn't an isolated case, as anyone in the...
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 Jane...
"Where are the Amazon cameras in Orlando? Please tell." - Jack Whitemann In case you missed it last week, the Orlando Police Department made headlines after saying they were not participating and then that they were participating in a new...
The first-ever Hawkers location at 1103 N. Mills Avenue is listed for sale on LoopNet, a commercial real estate site. We reached out to the owners of Hawkers for the story and their press person told us that despite...
"Did Peppino's on Curry Ford Close?" - Khalil Makdah Peppino's Organic Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria (Facebook) has closed. Pete, the former owner, named the pizzeria after his father, who taught him the craft back in New York where he grew up. Peppino's opened...
"Hey Bungalower, what's the plan for Lake Ivanhoe in regards to I-4 Ultimate? Will there be walk ways?" - Bungalower Reader According to our contacts at the Florida Department of Transportation, there will be a number of pedestrian access points...
"My wife and I were wondering what was being built at Osceola and Pineloch behind the Publix on South Orange Ave." - Chris Berndt A triangular spur of land that guts out into the intersection of Pineloch Avenue and Osceola Street...
"Do you know what is going in the old Pookies location in Winter Park?" - Cristina Venturini Pookie's Pet Nutrition and Bow Wow Bakery (Website) recently left their old space at 1500 W. Fairbanks Avenue to move up the street...
"Hey Bungalower, that foam-snow is still all over Downtown. Are they really going to clean it up?" - Bungalower Reader As we wrote about previously HERE, it has been "snowing" Polystyrene in Downtown Orlando for the past few months. The source...
We at Bungalower know what you’re going through, putting on an Orlando Fringe show – no really, like firsthand we do – and the challenge that’s ahead of you to make your show stand out. Listen, you can do the...
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 Jane...
"Hey Bungalower, not sure if you'v heard anything but the hours were just cut back at Princeton Park in College Park. Do you know why?" - Bungalower Reader Princeton Park is a public park located at the northeastern corner of...
  "The old bank building at the SW corner of Minnesota & S. Orlando in WP is no more.  Any idea what is moving in?" - Dan Luby Tampa-based , fast-casual chicken restaurant PDQ (Website) is building a new location at...
"... Seems the powers-that-be have decided that auto-paying with a credit card is far too modern, and now we must go back to mailing checks ..." - Bungalower reader We were tagged in the above post on Facebook and decided...
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 Jane...
"I went to the parking lot behind King Bao yesterday and saw this. Do y'all know what it could be?" - @dorsadorsa via Instagram First of all, "@dorsadorsa" is a totally bangarang Instagram name. Secondly, this question gave us a...
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"Why is Amelia Street not allowed to cross over Magnolia and is instead met with this barrier? Amelia runs both ways right before Magnolia!" - Andrew According to pretty-City Press Secretary Cassandra Lafser, the island that blocks said traffic at...
"My neighbors keep telling me about the Beeman Bubblegum House in my neighborhood. It looks like an old dollhouse in Audubon Park. What’s the story behind this house? Thanks for all you do!" - Jenny Edwin Beeman, the "Chewing Gum King"...
"Hi! Do you have any info on what's happening to Lake Lucerne? They seem to be draining it and transferring the water across the street to Lake Cherokee ..." - Emily Winters Miss Winters is correct, Lake Lucerne is indeed...