Last April Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announced a grand search for Orlando's "Signature Dish" during her State of the County address on April 7. More on that HERE including a great video announcing the search. Since then, there hasn't...
The development team behind Creative Village have just released their Public Art Guidelines plan, which will govern how they treat public art in the new Parramore campus; which they've identified as a key component of their urban infill project. Besides...
VIDEO VIA CITY OF ORLANDO During Monday's City Council meeting, commissioners will vote on whether or not to issue a Temporary Use Permit for a one-year expansion of the Artistic Mural Pilot Program, specifically in reference to the West Art...
The Orange County Library system (Facebook | Website) has announced their event programming for the month of September. Events include the the Human Library, one-minute film festivals, and a book swap. For more information about events, call 407-835-7323. You can also check for...
Now that Eclipse Mania has passed, all of you trendy glass-buyers are looking at those fancy paper goggles and wondering what to do with them. Wonder no longer. DON'T WASTE, DONATE Astronomers Without Borders (Website) is looking to take your eclipse...
The OnePulse Foundation (Website) will host their first town hall event 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 13 at the Orlando Repertory Theater in Loch Haven Park . This event is the first in a series of public workshops to facilitate discussion...
UPDATE - ACT FOR AMERICA HAS CANCELLED ITS AMERICA FIRST RALLY SERIES.   As reported by The Daily City, Act for America will be hosting a nation-wide rally on September 9, including a local event at Lake Eola. The Facebook event page...
According to the West Orlando News, there are over 250 registered sex offenders that live near the new multi-use path that was recently installed along Westmoreland Drive, calling it "Mayor Dyer's Sex Offender Sidewalk." Read their full story HERE. According...
EDIT: The photo referred to in this post are actually, reportedly, stored in the Washington and Lee University Art Collection. The photos submitted to us were sent to us via the Orange County Regional History Center.   At 10 a.m. on...
The Holocaust Memorial Resource Center (Website) is hiring a new coordinator for their UpStanders: StandUp to Bullying program. The position is responsible for directing and developing the Holocaust Center's anti-bullying initiative, working closely with the Center's Resource Teacher, as well...
MetroPlan is neck deep in their Corrine Drive Complete Streets study and held their first public workshop at Leu Gardens on July 27. The above video was a promo for the workshop which has already taken place, which presented...
Dominique Greco has been hired as the City of Orlando's first ever Night Manager; a position that will oversee the growing needs of Orlando's Downtown nightlife scene. Greco comes to the job following eight years as the Project Director for...
Valencia College and LYNX have signed an agreement that will allow all college students and employees to ride the bus for free. Valencia will provide the funding for the bus service for all LYNX routes and NeighborLink routes. LYNX will...
City Council approved the new flag design in today's Council meeting, just in time for the City's 142 birthday, on July 31. The new flag will be raised at 1 p.m. at City Hall, on the city's "birthday." The new design...
We've been following the Corrine situation since 2015 when we wished for a "Calmer Corrine" in our I Wish This Was ... column. Since then, MetroPlan Orlando has launched a Complete Streets project that could reshape the contentious corridor into something...
Join Mayor Buddy Dyer for his 2017 State of the City address at 10:30 a.m. This video is a live feed provided by the City of Orlando. The address is a moment for the Mayor to reflect on accomplishments and to...
According to an item on the City of Orlando Council Agenda for July 24, 2017, the Sustainability Department is looking to to update the municipal recycling program. An employment agreement was filed to hire  Joseph England as a Sustainability Project...
Pop-up dinner event company, the Dinner Party Project (Website), has partnered with local ceramics artist LeAnn Siefferman, on a series of dinners where people will share a meal and ideas on topics not often discussed around the dinner table. The new...
The Orlando Tech Association (Website) and the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce (Website) are launching a weekend-long civic hackathon event. A civic hackathon is when creative problem solvers in the non-profit, business, and tech communities come together to engage in...
World-renowned artist and urban designer, Candy Chang, will speak at Rollins College on January 18 at 7:30 p.m., thanks to the on-going generosity of the Winter Park Institute's free public lecture. Chang has spearheaded a number of game-changing community engagement...
Mayor Buddy Dyer has announced that the City of Orlando, through a partnership with United Arts of Central Florida and local indie-publisher Burrow Press, is looking to appoint their first Poet Laureate. The new appointment is ceremonial in nature and...
Following a City-wide call for submissions, the  Downtown Development Board has chosen their finalists for the Best of DTO photography contest. Orlandoans can now vote for their favorite photo simply by following the link below and clicking the corresponding box. The top 10...
Our partners at Orlando Shirts (Facebook | Instagram) were broken into last week and lost over $1,000 worth of merchandise. A man threw a piece of a fire hydrant through the shop window, entered the store, and left with the...
SPONSORED by Muddy Waters: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news. We’ve also started including some of the headlines you may have missed in last...
This is the fourth year in a row that the City of Orlando's Parks department has allowed Orlando residents to view the Fourth of July fireworks from the privacy of a swan boat. Two weeks before the event, the Lake...