The City of Orlando's Downtown Development Board (Facebook | Website) has just announced a new collaborative campaign with Uber Eats to incentivize orders from downtown restaurants. Through the new "Order Up Downtown" effort,...
The City of Winter Park's Urban Forestry Division has implemented a new TreeKeeper software that allows them to keep a running inventory of the over 22,000 trees that are growing in public parks and property to manage...
The Orange County, Winter Park, and Maitland library systems are offering a reciprocal card that lets you check out materials at all branches now. Reciprocal Borrowing Cards allow visitors to check out materials...
The City of Orlando's Historic Preservation Board is currently seeking submissions from local photographers that feature Orlando's historic structures fr its upcoming 2021 calendar. The City of Orlando has printed a special historic preservation...
A group of various arts leaders, Feed The Need Florida, and St. Luke's United Methodist Church have been feeding artists during the pandemic. The groups host a drive-thru meal operation from 11 a.m.-1...
PROMO: Our friends at Impress Ink (Facebook | Website) have updated the Bungalower shirt that's in their online OrlandoMerchStore.com shop, and we think it's pretty funny. OrlandoMerchStore.com features designed submitted by local restaurants, businesses, and organizations that...
While restaurants slowly reopen across the state in the face of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC is still asking Americans to wear masks when they leave their homes and to practice physical or social distancing by...
The weather is great and everyone is outside, but you can't interact like you used to do because of the pandemic and the government-recommended six-foot social distancing rule. But luckily, that rule doesn't mean you have to...
Chicken and chicken care-related equipment sales have reportedly gone up an estimated 500 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic as Americans fall back on more sustainable sources for food that's sourced from their backyards instead of braving local...
Keep Orlando Beautiful (Facebook | Website) has launched a program called Adopt-A-Spot that will help give residents some agency in their neighborhoods during the pandemic. Interested families and individuals can reach out to...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer shared the news Tuesday, May 12 that the city would be canceling its annual Fourth of July Fireworks at the Fountain celebration due to the coronavirus pandemic. The annual...
We told you HERE in February about the struggle that a number of Orlando Sentinel employees had launched to start their own union. Well, the struggle is over and they have won their right to a union....
The City of Orlando has just approved a program proposed by the Community Redevelopment Agency (Website) that would temporarily fund parking costs in the downtown area to encourage consumer spending and increase visitation to downtown businesses.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings will lift the curfew put in place last month, effective 5 a.m. Monday, May 11. The curfew was put in place on March 20 to keep people home...
Orange County has launched a new initiative called PPE for Small Biz in Orange County through which it will dispense personal protective equipment to help small businesses reopen, at no charge. The County...
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We told you HERE that Orlando City Hall would be waiving restrictions on outdoor dining capacity during the first phase of reopening set in place by Governor DeSantis. The move was made in an effort to help...
The Rally Social Enterprise Accelerator (Website) is currently accepting applications for early-stage entrepreneurs looking to join its four-month social enterprise-focused accelerator. The program, spearheaded by the Central Florida Foundation (Website), works with local...
PROMO: We told you HERE about local printer Impress Ink (Facebook | Website) launching an online shop to raise funds for local businesses. Well, the first month's numbers are in and they've raised $30,228 since launching.
After a month of providing drive-up COVID-19 testing across seven counties, AdventHealth will begin phasing out the screening over the next two weeks as the state of Florida and local businesses reopen. Testing...
The Orange County Library System has announced that it will begin to slowly scale back its services after having to close due to the pandemic these past few weeks. The library system has...
The City of Winter Park will host a special, "socially-distant" shopping and dining experience for Mother's Day weekend starting 4 p.m. Friday, May 8 through 11 p.m. Sunday, May 10 in its downtown shopping district.
As small businesses attempt to resume operations in the first phase of the State of Florida's executive re-opening order, Orlando City Hall has released a series of initiatives to help retail and restaurants operate at 25 percent...
The City of Orlando approved a series of amendments to its agreements with the Orlando Main Street Districts last week that would allow more funding for the organizations with a lot fewer strings attached.
Governor DeSantis decreed at a press conference held in front of a handful of physically distanced reporters on Wednesday, April 29, that all counties outside of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach in South Florida should begin reopening...