The City of Orlando released the above video as part of their "bag it, don't blow it" campaign. The campaign targets those people, you know who we're talking about, who just blow all of the leaves and detritus from their...
The One Pulse Foundation has announced that they will begin building their temporary memorial as early as February 26, 2018. We announced HERE in October that the local non-profit had filed plans for the interim memorial on the site of...
The City of Orlando's Pottery Studio (Website) has been open since 1968, tucked away in a corner of the Downtown Recreation Complex - where they recently lost their shed for the construction of a new road. The Orange County Regional...
The City of Winter Park has issued the following statement in regards to a number of proposed House and Senate Bills that will soon be put before the State Legislature.    
In honor of their most famous alum, Rollins College has launched a self-guided campus walking tour of Mister Rogers memorabilia. Fred Rogers majored in music composition and graduated magna cum laude from Rollins College in 1951, which is where he...
Plastic Bank (Website) is a Vancouver-based startup that monetizes waste by paying people to collect it from the oceans. The Canadian concept was launched in 2013 and is based on a model that pays people in developing nations to collect...
LYNX has signed a partnership deal with ridesharing giant, Lyft, to enhance their ACCESS LYNX program. The deal will allow LYNX to meet the demand of their para-transit passengers during peak utilization periods by enabling their passengers to use Lyft's...
The Harvard Graduate School of Design is offering another free online urbanism course, on the heels of the architecture one we wrote about HERE last month. “CitiesX: The Past, Present, and Future of Urban Life” starts on February 15 and...
The Florida Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing on possible  improvements that have been pitched for Orange Avenue, between just north of Grant Street and Lake Conway Drive. The hearing will include an open house format at 5:30...
On November 2, 1920, one black man in Ocoee, Florida tried to vote. As a result, over 50 to 60 African-Americans were killed, African-American-owned homes and businesses were razed to the ground, and over 500 people of color fled...
Toughbiker (Facebook | Website), the crew of cyclists that takes on crazy and challenging urban mountain bike challenges in an ongoing pop-up event series, is hosting a self-defense class on Monday, February 26. The event is for women only and...
Rebuild Globally (Website) is an Orlando-based non-profit focused on alleviating poverty in Haiti via education and providing a more sustainable, entrepreneurial solution for survivors of the 2010 earthquake. Rebuild Globally job training programs are based on a social enterprise model...
A questionnaire is circulating via the Jackson Middle School website asking parents for feedback concerning a possible name change. According to the post, located on the Principal's Message board, the name change conversation was spurred by a request from a...
This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Be sure to listen to our latest episode of Bungalower and the...
The Orlando Economic Partnership finally let their HQ2 cat out of the bag yesterday, following the big reveal that Amazon.com had passed on our offer to make Orlando the home of their second headquarters. Amazon announced their top 20 potential...
PROMO: Keep Orlando Beautiful's annual fundraiser and fashion show, Trash 2 Trends, is set to return in 2018 at SeaWorld Orlando on February 3. The evening features a runway of unique, up-cycled designs made from recycled and discarded materials -...
EDIT: The attached copy is from an email sent to Huffington Post by the City of Orlando prior to the story being published. It is not in response to their article. The Huffington Post released an article entitled, "Even Breathing...
Don Price, Sexton of Greenwood Cemetery, has a treasure trove of Orlando memorabilia in his office, one of which happens to be the music from the winner of the Orlando Song Contest Winner in 1970. Price has provided Bungalower with...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's 13th Annual Neighborhood and Community Summit will be held on Sautrday, February 10 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. The summit assembles some of the best neighborhood, arts and cultural, community and faith-based...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, kicked off their year-long study of the Corrine Drive corridor in Audubon Park in February 6, 2017. We wrote about it HERE. During that time, they have held...
The Thornton Park Main Street District has issued a Call to Artists to participate in their next public art project, a series of murals in the Thornton Park Central Parking Garage. The murals will adorn the bottom level of the...
According to a report by Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has approached the City of Orlando to lease the former Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce building in Ivanhoe Village. The 7,000 SF...
The City of Winter Park has purchased their new Christmas Tree, to be installed in Central Park this Friday, January 19 at 11 a.m. The original tree was deemed unfit for the holidays last year after sustaining heavy damage during...
SOLE Orlando (Facebook | Website) is a new organization that specializes in pop-up adult education and development opportunities in the City Beautiful. SOLE will specialize in offering courses, workshops, and special events centered on topics that "we didn't cover in...
UPDATE - LYNX is running a regular weekday schedule, except for Links 416 and 427.   SunRail will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Service will resume Tuesday morning. The 2018 Downtown Orlando MLK Parade will...