The Milk District Main Street program was approved to install branded banners along their streets last December. Now they are looking for local designers and artists to submit their ideas to be considered for possible installation. Artists can submit as...
The City of Orlando will bring back their outdoor film screening series, Movieola, on Friday, April 27 with the film, Coco.  The event starts at 6 p.m. with games, music, and food with the film beginning at 8:15 p.m. in the...
By Sarah Bolandi The "story of Thornton Park" is now officially on display on select walls of the Thornton Park Central parking garage. Earlier this year, Thornton Park Main Street District (Website) sent out a call to artists to participate in...
Orlando was host to the first racially-integrated Little League baseball game in the South in 1955. The all-black Pensacola Jaycees played against the all-white Orlando Kiwanis at Lake Lorna Doone roughly 63 years ago. Up until that point, white youth...
The City of Orlando is a week into their two-block-long Safe Streets Initiative on Curry Ford, and people have a lot of feelings about it. Orlando and the Central Florida Region have repeatedly placed in the Top Ten Metropolitan Areas...
The Facilities Management Division is looking to sign a contract with Freeport Fountains (Website) to upgrade the lighting system of the Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain on Lake Eola. Freeport Fountains actually refurbished the fountain in 1999 and is already...
The City of Orlando has awarded a Professional Engineering Services contract to HDR Engineering, Inc., to update the City of Orlando Bicycle Plan. Two firms responded to a Request for Qualifications Statements for Professional Engineering Services in December, 2017; Toole...
The Rally Social Enterprise Accelerator (Website) is currently accepting applications for their second class, which will launch May 1. The program, spearheaded by the Central Florida Foundation (Website), works with local social entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into self-sustainable ventures...
The City of Winter Park will host their annual Earth Day/Arbor Day in the Park celebration in Central Park on Sunday, April 15 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The free public event will feature live music all day, an art contest,...
The City of Orlando will apply a Safe Street initiative to Curry Ford's streetscape this week stretching between South Bumby Avenue to South Crystal Lake Drive, making it a temporary biking and pedestrian-friendly oasis. Contractors are already onsite installing temporary...
The Milk District Neighborhood Association (Facebook) is hosting a neighborhood watch and crime prevention workshop on Wednesday, April 4 at the City of Orlando Families Parks and Recreation Department, located at 595 N. Primrose Drive . NextDoor and online forums have...
In recognition of Earth Day, the National Recreation and Park Association, Disney, ABC Television Group and ESPN are looking to revitalize park spaces across the country with their Parks Build Community initiative. The annual Meet Me at the Park Earth...
SPONSORED: This one-of-a-kind event, hosted by Florida Citrus Sports, is held in the suites and premium spaces in the Camping World Stadium and features small plates and desserts served up by restaurants from all over Orlando, along with unlimited...
SODO Main Street is hosting a volunteer event on April 7 from 8-11 a.m. at the Amtrak Station and needs some extra hands. CleanUp GreenUp is a community cleanup event to beautify one of the few historic buildings left in the...
A "participatory budget" is a democratic platform tool that allows ordinary people to decide how to allocate part of a municipal budget. This "democratic deliberation" process allows citizens to identify, discuss, and prioritize certain public spending projects and gives...
"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...
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in our main menu. The City of Orlando is working with Waze, a GPS...
The City of Orlando Fire Department is giving away free smoke alarms right now, in response to a deadly home fire on South Street earlier this week. More on that HERE. City residents can fill out a form HERE to...
The Florida Legislature just passed a bill that allows smaller restaurants in Downtown Orlando to serve liquor. Bill HB1447 passed by a vote of 38-0 and allows restaurants that measure at least 1,800 SF and sit at least 80 people...
The City of Winter Park's City Manager, Randy Knight, issued a statement on February 16 on behalf of the City commission concerning a number of proposed House and Senate Bills that were expected to be presented to State Legislature. You...
United Arts of Central Florida has announced its latest recipients in its February cycle of Mini-Grants, Arts Learning Mini-Grants and Diverse Programming Grants. Seven organizations were awarded Mini-Grants totaling $8,400; five organizations were awarded $5,050 for the Arts...
The Orange County Library System (Website) has been named among the top 29 finalists for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The medal is one of the highest national honors for museums and libraries in recognition of...
UPDATE: The Museum's Marketing Director, Francesca Ascione, responded with the following message concerning parking: "In regards to parking, those details will be developed later after we launch the campaign and with the hiring of a campaign manager - hopefully in...
SPONSORED: For the next 31 days of March, contemporary artists from across the country will be creating new works and engaging with the public on the Art and History Museums - Maitland's campus. Art31 is a series of exhibits and...
The City of Orlando's Green Works Orlando team is seeking public input and feedback concerning an impending update to the City's Community Sustainability Action Plan, as part of the Mayor's mission to become one of the most sustainable cities...