"Hello, Brendan. I heard Church Street was looking to expand into Parramore ... is that true?" - Bungalower Reader Parramore could be getting a Main Street again soon, but just not in the way...
The City of Orlando has announced their selections for its ninth annual Centennial Award, in celebration of local homes that are 100 years and older. Each May, during National Preservation Month, the Historic Preservation...
We told you it was coming. The Florida Department of Transportation will be holding a public meeting/open house as part of their new Robinson Street Concept Development Study. The...
The Rotary Club of Orlando will host their annual Swan Boat Race on Thursday, May 16 at 5 p.m. at Lake Eola Park. The race will feature local organizations pedaling their way around...
The Orlando Economic Partnership (Website) has released its forecast for Orlando's next 21 11 years and the weather looks, well, crowded. In their latest report, 2030: Insight into Orlando's Future, the Orlando Economic Partnership...
After 20 years, Dean Grandin has retired from his role as the Planning Division Manager at the City of Orlando. Grandin, who came to Orlando after stints in Yonkers and Miami Beach, has over...
A statue of a living Tuskegee Airman, Richard Hall, Jr., was reportedly intentionally damaged over the weekend at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park. The Winter Park Police Department were notified...
The Audubon Center for Birds of Prey (Facebook | Website) will host their annual Baby Owl Shower on May 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at their Maitland facility, located at 1101 Audubon Way .
The City of Winter Park has launched a special task force to research possible uses for the current library site, after they open the new library and event center in Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
With both Lime and HOPR operating their bikeshare fleets in Orlando and Uber's upcoming JUMP system, we keep expecting to see scooters scooting through our streets any day now, and yet, nothing. "Where my...
PROMO: The Heart of Florida United Way (Website) will host an interesting fundraiser on Saturday, May 11 where participants will get the chance to rappel down the face of one of Orlando's tallest buildings.
The College Park Main Street was awarded a Mayor's Matching Grant to help them replace $9,000 worth of benches along the Edgewater Drive corridor. The current benches, though some may call them "rustic" ......
We told you HERE that the City of Orlando was looking to launch new Rideshare Hubs as part of a more effective way to manage late-night crowds leaving the Downtown corridor. Now City staff is asking City...
The City of Orlando recently reopened their Permitting Service Office in the bottom floor of City Hall following some extensive renovations and the space is completely unrecognizable. The new space features sleek and...
THE ABOVE VIDEO WAS CREATED BY LMJPHOTO AT THE DEDICATION OF THE NEW FELIX E COSBY CAFETORIUM AT WASHINGTON SHORES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL City Council will consider changing the name of Chatham Boulevard in Parramore...
Applications are now open for Orange County Government's annual Sculpture on the Lawn. The fifth annual Sculpture on the Lawn exhibition is an outdoor display featured at the entrance to the Orange County...
The Orlando Science Center has $75,000 to spend on cooperative local programming as part of their upcoming blockbuster Pompeii: The Immortal City exhibit in 2020. The media-rich exhibition will take visitors on a journey...
The Orlando Bike Coalition (Facebook | Website) has partnered with REI and the City of Orlando to install a bicycle Fixit station in Ivanhoe Village at Gaston Edwards Park. An unveiling ceremony will...
New Image Youth (Website) was launched in 2004 to give children in Parramore a safe place to learn and play. Since then, they have grown and now service roughly 120 youth in their after-school and summer programs.
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Deming has launched a new task force called, Housing for All, to promote a "transparent system that encourages community engagement in order to address the affordable housing crisis in Orange County." Read...
The Equal Justice Initiative (Website) recently released a report on the history of lynching the United States, which you can read HERE. Research in the report identified that there were more than 4,000 cases of African Americans...
The City of Orlando will consider exempting certain types of fences from their permitting process. According to Florida Building Code, single-family residential fences that are six-feet in height or less have no specific construction...
The Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study has been in play since 2017, focusing on identifying a design for the corridor that better serves the community. Design options were released in July 2018 and narrowed...
The Orange County Regional History Center has teamed up with the League of Women Voters of Orange County to present the 2019 Brechner Speaker Series, highlighting the role of women as “warriors for democracy.” The series began on February 3...
We told you about the CRA buying 242 LED snowflake decorations for the Central Business District back in 2017, HERE. Now they want more. The CRA has already increased the snowflake decoration collection to...