We will continue to update this post over the next few days as the storm approaches.    MAYOR JACOBS HAS ISSUED AN ORANGE COUNTY CURFEW STARTING 7 P.M. SUNDAY, SEPT 10   Check out the Current Weather in Orlando Visit the National Weather Service for the most...
The City of Orlando has its city planners create vision plans for its neighborhoods to help control future development. We've shared them before for neighborhoods like Lake Formosa in Ivanhoe Village and the SODO warehouse district, and...
1010 HAS SINCE REOPENED AS OF DECEMBER 2018. MORE INFO HERE. The City of Orlando has placed "condemned" notices on the popular Parramore event venue, 1010 West (Website). 1010 West, named after it's address of 1010 W. Church Street , is a...
Happy Fourth of July, Orlando. In an effort to make this a fun, safe, and memorable holiday we've rounded up some of the best events and tips to get through this crazy day. But first, let's take a minute to...
The City's newly launched flag redesign contest has moved on to its second phase. The Flag Design Committee has selected their favorite designs from all of the submitted options. The public will now rank them, via votes. The Committee...
The City of Orlando's flag re-design contest attracted over 1,000 submissions, from around the world, including Belgium and Canada. Although the top ten submissions have already been chosen, we asked for permission from the Mayor's office to sort through the...
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...
EDIT: To be clear, any quotes in the post below are not our own. They are pulled directly from the Smart Growth America study.    "Orlando’s project faced significant resistance, especially from people who care more about their speed than others’...
Leu Gardens (Website) has been heavily damaged from the recent Hurricane Irma. Due to what appears to have been some sort of microburst/tornado occurrence, dozens of trees have been leveled and the historic Leu House has also been damaged. The Director...
On February 2, 2019, a TSA officer died after jumping from a tenth-floor balcony at the Orlando International Airport's Regency Hotel. Before jumping, 40-year-old Robert Henry left a note with the following quote,
Remember that Make Orlando Great survey that the new owners launched to try to figure out what to put in the recently vacated Ferg's Depot building on Church Street? Well, the Nunziata brothers of FBC Mortgage have...
UPDATE - ACT FOR AMERICA HAS CANCELLED ITS AMERICA FIRST RALLY SERIES.   As reported by The Daily City, Act for America will be hosting a nation-wide rally on September 9, including a local event at Lake Eola. The Facebook event page...
The City of Winter Park Planning and Community Development Department will host two public meetings to discuss potential redevelopment of the "Orange Avenue District" which apparently runs from Fairbanks Avenue to just west of U.S. Highway 17-92....
The onePULSE Foundation has released six conceptual designs that are on the table for their National Pulse Memorial and Museum project. The designs, attached below, will also be on display at the Orange...
Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando and Osceola County (Website) has just announced their intention to close their two ReStore locations and to discontinue their retail line in order to focus on providing affordable housing, effective January 31, 2019. Habitat for...
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...
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.
Bungalower staff will continue to work throughout the storm on updating this post with all of the relevant news Orlandoans need to stay safe and engaged for as long as we have power.
Update: According to Orlando Weekly HEREthe OHA will be hosting a public meeting at 2 p.m. June 28 to share updates on this issue. Click for more details.  As first reported on News 6 on clickorlando.com, the Orlando Housing Authority has announced plans...
UPDATE: OUC has issued the following statement: "OUC currently estimates that we will have our entire service territory restored by 10 p.m., Friday, September 15. Please keep in mind that the last 2 to 3% of our customers will be the most...
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...
UPDATE: BUMBY IS SCHEDULED TO RE-OPEN ON FRIDAY APRIL 7, BY 3:30 P.M. There will be a public celebration of the opening of the roadway and multi-use path at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15. There will be a ribbon-cutting...
Due to the excessive amount of rainfall during Hurricane Irma - combined with residential and commercial uses - the City's sewage system is working overtime and having problems processing waste water. Compounding the capacity issue, a number of lift stations...
UCF Librarian, Carrie Moran, is the recent recipient of funding from the Citizen Curator Project (Website) and will be using the funds to curate and display an exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery, based on Pulse. Moran is also the...
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...