PROMO: Team Market Group, the brains behind Mather’s Social Gathering (Website) are opening a new performance and event right next door at 22 S. Magnolia Avenue . The three-story Celine Orlando (Website) is currently still being built out in the former...
This one-of-a-kind lakefront estate and revamped boathouse could be a real conversation starter for those holiday get-togethers ... or somewhere to fashionably escape to during a zombie apocalypse. The 3,754 SF castle is the crown atop a beautiful 7.44-acre property...
Art LaBellman, owner of LaBelle Furs (Facebook | Website), will be retiring after 46 years in the fur business. The business, located at 351 N. Orange Avenue , has actually been in operation since 1957, but actually goes back to...
Our readers like to ask a lot of questions. Which is great, because we like to be nosy. This time though, we had to defer to an expert. "The recent report on the many new 7-Eleven locations had me thinking......
Following on the earlier announcement that Dr. Phillips Charities would be transforming western College Park with their new Packing District development, even more information has been released. We already knew that the 100+ acres that are being gifted to the...
A mural that has been in the works since the Pulse shooting in June 2016 has finally been installed on the side of the building that houses Burton's Bar in Thornton Park. The mural is the creation of multiple local...
The 800 SF single-family home located at 717 Virginia Drive was recently bulldozed to make way for a new development. The house was built in 1940 and according to the Orange County Property Appraiser, the lot sold in July...
The National Food Mart has applied for assistance through the City of Orlando Small Business Facade Program to pay for new paint, new storefront windows and doors, landscaping, and parking lot upgrades. The Audubon Park gas station is located at...
Dr. Phillips Charities has finally released their plans for a new mixed-use "Packing District" in west College Park that we hinted at HERE in 2016. The project will develop more than 200-acres of property that has been carefully assembled over...
We first wrote about the upcoming 8-acre Grills Family Restaurant (Facebook | Website) project in July, 2015 HERE and then again in 2016 HERE. Now, according to the restaurant team, they are preparing to finally open in the first week of January, 2018. Grills...
Lineage Coffee Roasting  (Facebook | Website) has opened their new Mills 50 location in the former Cruises Only building at 1011 E. Colonial Drive . The grand opening was held on December 2, revealing a completely redone interior featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, a service counter...
The vacant 13,590 SF Lombardi's building, located at 1152 Harmon Avenue , will soon have a new retail tenant. Contrary to rumors that a new paint store would be moving in, the new retail concept will instead be spearheaded by...
Plans for a three-story townhome development have been submitted to the Municipal Planning Board for the corner lot of East Concord Street and North Bumby Avenue . The plans call cor a Planned Development rezoning that would allow for a...
Stirling International Real Estate (Website) has just filed for a permit for their new offices in Thornton Park, located at 27 N. Summerlin Avenue . Their new home is a two-story office building was built in 1999 and features a...
Boston Bakery and Cafe (Facebook) has expanded into the space next door to their Mills 50 shop located at 1525  E. Colonial Drive . The shop is known for their affordable and tasty banh mi selection as well as their boba...
In a seeming blink of an eye, Gaviota Brasas, the second location of the South Eola-based Gaviota Restaurant (Facebook | Website), has already closed and been replaced by a new concept. We wrote about the new Peruvian concept HERE back in February as it...
Plans to convert the Colonial Bowling Lanes (Website) property into a three-story personal storage facility are one step closer to reality, as of mid-October. The Municipal Planning Board marked the plans for recommended approval at their October 17 meeting, despite a...
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The Winter Park City Commissioners have unanimously approved Adjaye Associates' conceptual design for the upcoming Winter Park Public Library and Events Center. Bungalower was in attendance at the unveiling of the plans on November 2, HERE, when the public was...
This 20-minute promotional video was created roughly 60 years ago to attract tourists to the City Beautiful and was originally published by Daniel Piraino to YouTube in 2016. It was created by the Orlando Chamber of Commerce and entitled, The...
The City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board has released their latest calendar in a series that celebrates Orlando's treasured landmarks and National Register properties. This most recent edition of the annual undertaking takes an appreciative look at Orlando's mid-century...
The Mills 50 Main Street District is hosting a tour of historic homes in the Colonialtown North neighborhood this Saturday, November 11 at 1 p.m. Tour-goers will get a first-hand look at some of the classic bungalows and mid-century homes...
The Glass Knife (Facebook | Website) will officially open for business this Friday, November 10 at 7 a.m. Bungalower was invited to a press preview Wednesday morning to sample some of the food and see the new interior of the completely renovated...
PaintMix Gallery (Facebook | Website) opened in Thornton Park back in November, 2016. Since that time they have held countless workshops at their Washington Street studio. Gallery owner Robert Carney told Bungalower that he's looking to move out of the neighborhood by...
By Jon Busdeker The City of Orlando is considering relocating its Pottery Studio two miles away to Grand Avenue School, according to a city spokesperson. City officials are exploring Grand Avenue School, which closed earlier this year, as a “potential site...