The Orlando Science Center (Website) is looking for a local artist to make a permanent exhibition piece called Love Reshaped that would be comprised of origami pieces from a former installation. The new installation must make use of the 1300 origami hearts...
UPDATE: The grants are currently recommended for approval by the Mayor. Commissioners will vote on Monday, December 11 at the upcoming Council Meeting on whether or not to award the grants to the below organizations (they always do). As part...
College Park  Main Street has named Jeffrey Kurtz as their new Executive Director. Kurtz has a B.A. in History and Master's Degree in Public History. College Park will be the third Main Street he has managed since 2010, preceded by Main...
UPDATE: Orange Avenue will be closed between Central and Pine on Sunday, December 10 from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. as crews carry out repairs on the Jack Kazanzas Star.  Two of Orlando's much-touted local symbols of the holiday season are having...
The Orlando Police Department has installed an E-Commerce Exchange Zone outside their new headquarters at 1250 W. South Street . The Exchange Zone is meant to give online shoppers a safe place to exchange money for goods that they purchase...
Six Huey Magoo's restaurant locations in Central Florida will be raising funds for local charity, Christmas Dreams (Website), on Saturday, December 16. The charity focuses on providing Christmas experiences for children who are fighting life-threatening illnesses. They will have their...
The Orlando Chapter of the Awesome Foundation will be handing out free money on the weekend of December 9 and 10 around Lake Eola Park. The Awesome Foundation is a worldwide network of groups comprised of ten people that donate...
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is hosting a webinar to share how their new "context classification" process will affect their approach to making decisions that govern local roadways. The new system allows planners and engineers to design around characteristics...
By Jon Busdeker Olivia Sain may be an adult, but she needs your stuffed animals for the kids at The Salvation Army. Sain, 29, who is the daughter of Gary Sain, the former Visit Orlando CEO who passed away suddenly at age 61...
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The Winter Park City Commissioners have unanimously approved Adjaye Associates' conceptual design for the upcoming Winter Park Public Library and Events Center. Bungalower was in attendance at the unveiling of the plans on November 2, HERE, when the public was...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street will host their iconic sign lighting holiday kick-off event on Friday, November 17 at 6 p.m., as they switch on the OUC historic Happy Holidays/Happy New Year sign. This is the official signal that the...
Award-winning artist, conveniently named JR Artist (Facebook | Website), is bringing his photo booth truck to 35 cities across the country as part of his Inside Out Project: Dreamers, in solidarity with the DREAM Act - a legislative proposal...
The Mills 50 Main Street District is hosting a tour of historic homes in the Colonialtown North neighborhood this Saturday, November 11 at 1 p.m. Tour-goers will get a first-hand look at some of the classic bungalows and mid-century homes...
All seating incumbent commissioners that were up for re-election have managed to retain their jobs for another four years. Jim Gray won 53 percent of District 1's 2,794 votes, Robert Stuart won 51 percent of District 3's 6,241 votes (by...
It's that time of year again when Orlando residents can apply for the next year's Mayor's City Academy. Successful applicants are treated to a free 12-week crash course in what makes the City of Orlando function. Participants attend a series...
The newly birthed Central Florida Social Enterprise Accelerator has announced their first class of inductees. The accelerator is a new six-month program meant to connect early-stage entrepreneurs with funding, training, and mentorship and is the result of a joint partnership...
Orlando-based designer Evan Miga has created a book based on President Drumpf called "Unpresidented Activity Book: For Little Hands" based on a series of illustrations he's been publishing on his @believe_me_im_great Instagram page. The 36-page notebook comes complete with 15...
Today is the last day to vote for our municipal election to choose City Commissioners for Districts 1, 3, and 5 - the latter of which covers Parramore AND Downtown Orlando. You can vote from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at THESE...
The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (Website) was just awarded a $100,000 grant as part of a new Cycles and Sprouts program in the Holden Heights neighborhood. This project is one of six separate projects that were awarded...
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UPDATE: The Winter Park City Commission will discuss the designs at the Monday, November 13 City Commission meeting.  Winter Park residents were finally shown the first conceptual plans for their future 50,000 SF civic library and events center, planned for...
Friday, November 3 is Bike to Work Day and Orlando residents are invited to pedal the shortest route ever this year; from Festival Park to City Hall. Those who attend the community bike ride will be eligible fro raffle prizes,...
Editor's Note: I sit on the Board of Trustees for Harry P. Leu Gardens   Harry P. Leu Gardens is 70 percent open following the damage left behind by Hurricane Irma and they are in the process of rallying themselves for...
From the documentary Race:The Power of Illusion The practice of redlining refers to the practice of controlling where people of color could actually live, by selectively raising prices based on race or ethnic composition. This tactic of racial segregation was practiced...