The Downtown Orlando Partnership (Website) launched a new downtown-focused non-profit this past March called The Avrio Foundation (Website), the mission of which is to "leverage the passion and support of the business community to help shape the...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC - The Reliable One) needs your help to pave a cleaner, greener future as they develop a 20-year energy roadmap. OUC has provided residents and businesses with reliable...
Jon Busdeker, co-host of our very own "Bungalower and The Bus" radio show on Real Radio 104.1, has been cheating on us. Busdeker (The Bus) was recently appointed as the Chief Storyteller for...
We told you HERE in July 2018 that the City of Orlando was launching a study that would weigh the feasibility of making Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue two-way streets in downtown's North Quarter district.
WISP Orlando (Facebook), an all-female artist collective in Orlando, has painted a new mural in Thornton Park that commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. "The right of citizens of...
The Florida Legislature passed a new law that came into effect this month that allows hospitals to accelerate construction projects in Central Florida by deregulating state-level controls. HB 21: Hospital Licensure essentially cuts through...
MLS-All Star week will kick-off in Orlando on Friday, July 26 and will feature a variety of entertainment including a free concert at Wall Street Plaza with Prince Royce, tons of parties, and sail boat races on...
PROMO: The Orange County Regional History Center (Website) is inviting everyone to participate in a new poetry contest linked to its upcoming exhibition, The Accidental Historian, which opens at the downtown Orlando museum on September 21. 
The City of Orlando is looking to fill a full-time contract position for a Landscape Architect. Now you may be thinking they're looking for a professional weed machine, but that's not the...
The Orlando Federal Credit Union (Website) will likely get its lease renewed for another five years in City Hall come next Monday. The credit union has leased a 521 SF space on the...
Fox Nation talk show host Tomi Lahren will be in Orlando next week as part of her book tour. The ex TheBlaze host will be signing copies of her new book Never Play...
There are so many events to choose from this year that rather than posting a comprehensive list, we're going to give you a curated roundup of some best-bet events that we know you'll love.
The United Arts of Central Florida has opened its application process for their next round of Operating Support Grants. UA provides funding for nonprofits through the program to essentially keep the lights on,...
The Golden Tarot Ink Club Group (Facebook) is hosting their inaugural "Cattoo Day" on Sunday, June 30 to support cat adoptions. The group is donating cat tattoos for $40-80 (anywhere you want) with...
Our editor, Brendan O'Connor, gets a chance to sit with real estate mogul Giovanni Fernandez; one half of the husband and wife team behind National Real Estate and headline-grabbing development projects like The Hourglass District in southeastern...
Opening with a funky spoken-word number by Orlando's own Poet Laureate, Susan Lilley, the 2019 State of the City felt a bit more polished than the previous years and had more than a few nuggets of information...
Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill on Tuesday that will legalize electric scooters in Florida. HB 453: Micromobility Devices has gone into effect immediately and allows companies to operate anywhere in the state,...
The Milk District Main Street is looking for local artists to submit ideas for upcoming mural projects in their dairy-focused 'hood. Artists can submit work samples and biographies that will be shared with...
The Church Street Main Street is hiring for an Associate Director position. The Associate Director role is a new one for the embattled downtown Main Street and will be responsible for assisting the...
President Donald Trump is visiting Orlando this Tuesday, June 18 to host a rally at the Amway Center to announce his campaign for his second term presidential run. If you didn't know that...
Orlando City Council officially voted to ban plastic straws, bags, cutlery, and polystyrene containers in public parks and City-run venues at Monday's council meeting. The move is an extension of the City of...
SPONSORED: Our editor, Brendan O'Connor, recently had a chance to sit with Michael Perkins, the Executive Director of the Orange County Regional History Center (Website) to record the following bonus episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” which...
The City of Orlando is considering changes to their Downtown Facade and Building Stabilization Program, a funding mechanism that encourages the reuse of vacant and underutilized properties by granting a portion of the funds needed to restore...
The City of Orlando has launched a new Food Waste Collection Program at all three Orlando Farmers Markets this month. Orlando residents can now recycle their kitchen scraps - including meat, bones, and...
The City of Orlando is hosting a special workshop on urban wildlife habitats on Tuesday, June 4 at 12:30 p.m. The Conserving and Creating Wildlife Habitat in Urban and Suburban Areas workshop will...