The Orange County, Winter Park, and Maitland library systems are offering a reciprocal card that lets you check out materials at all branches now. Reciprocal Borrowing Cards allow visitors to check out materials...
Keep Orlando Beautiful (Facebook | Website) has launched a program called Adopt-A-Spot that will help give residents some agency in their neighborhoods during the pandemic. Interested families and individuals can reach out to...
We told you HERE in February about the struggle that a number of Orlando Sentinel employees had launched to start their own union. Well, the struggle is over and they have won their right to a union....
The City of Orlando has just approved a program proposed by the Community Redevelopment Agency (Website) that would temporarily fund parking costs in the downtown area to encourage consumer spending and increase visitation to downtown businesses.
As small businesses attempt to resume operations in the first phase of the State of Florida's executive re-opening order, Orlando City Hall has released a series of initiatives to help retail and restaurants operate at 25 percent...
Governor DeSantis decreed at a press conference held in front of a handful of physically distanced reporters on Wednesday, April 29, that all counties outside of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach in South Florida should begin reopening...
WUCF and PBS stations across the country have launched a new initiative called American Portrait that everyday Americans can participate in by submitting video answers to a series of thought-provoking prompts. Prompts vary...
In 2018 Florida residents voted to ban greyhound racing as a sport, leading to the closure of all 11 tracks in the state by January 1, 2021. Adoption agencies and dog rescue groups...
The Florida Department of Health has released a new interactive map on its special COVID-19 website that breaks down confirmed cases of the virus by ZIP code. The map, which you can see...
Below is a roundup of the various programs available for local businesses, including CARES Act resources, operational grants, a Paycheck Protection Program, and more. The sooner you act, the sooner you can get some assistance in the...
PROMO: The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) has launched a new social media campaign to support local businesses, large and small, who continue to provide essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The #PickUpOrlando social media...
UPDATE: Scroll down to see a copy of the Executive Order from the Mayor that includes a breakdown of non-essential and essential businesses. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings announced at a March 24...
"Please be mindful of the curfew and only go out if you are required to do so for work."ORANGE COUNTY MAYOR JERRY DEMINGS Orange County leaders have imposed a nightly curfew for all...
We know you're hungry and that some of you don't know how to cook. That's ok though, as our local restaurants are still open and in need of your business. You may not be able to sit...
“The Orlando Sentinel built an award-winning, nationally recognized team with incomparable institutional knowledge and unrivaled connections to Central Florida — and it has been gutted, with senior journalists and talented young reporters pushed out as our corporate...
Following up on the recent news that the Mayor had appointed a new Director of Placemaking and Competitiveness at City Hall, Bungalower's Brendan O'Connor had a chance to sit down with the man himself, Frank Billingsley, for...
On January 16, the Winter Park City Commission approved the Orange Avenue Overlay District in a 3-2 vote that has some chins wagging. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1phmRRjfII&w=948&h=533] The 95-acre Overlay District is...
SPONSORED: The Harry P. Leu Gardens (Facebook | Website) are hosting a new interactive exhibit through April 5, 2020 that's all about playing games. Nature of the Game features your favorite childhood games...
Orlando is beautiful, yes, but we can always make it better, and taking a back seat in helping our city to realize its full potential is something we're not really about. Let's get up there and shake...
Looking for some great hands-on activities with your children that will expose them to volunteerism, hard work, and community spirit? Bungalower is partnering with local tech-guru Gregg Pollack and his children to spotlight some of the amazing...
The City of Orlando is considering a pilot program that would bring more public restrooms to the Central Business District. Regular Bungalower readers will recall a previous Bring To Orlando post where we...
Looking for some great hands-on activities with your children that will expose them to volunteerism, hard work, and community spirit? Bungalower is partnering with local tech-guru Gregg Pollack and his children to spotlight some of the amazing...
The onePULSE Foundation announced the winning design team for their National Pulse Memorial and Museum at a press conference on Wednesday, October 30. The winning team's concept, created by Coldefy with RDAI |...
Early voting for the Mayoral race will take place from October 28 to November 3, with election day scheduled for November 5. If you need help finding your voter status or your local...
The City of Orlando is giving out free trees to help keep your electric bill down. Orlando residents can order up to two free trees for their property as part of Mayor Buddy...