UPDATE: Chela Tequila and Tacos management has informed us that they closed ahead of schedule, after lunch service yesterday. They will not be open until the 29th. Chela Tequila...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite...
Bungalower was invited to an early press preview on March 11 to see the new Sixty Vines (Facebook | Website) restaurant and wine bar before it is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. on March 17 in Lakeside Crossing...
South Eola is getting a hybrid concept shop in Camden Thornton Park later this year that combines a few different concepts into one. Bynx Orlando (Facebook | Website) is a new concept by the...
San Julian's Hills Coffee (Facebook | Website) has moved into the 1,100 SF space that once housed the Brownierie in Winter Park's Lakeside Crossing. The new coffee shop features java made with beans...
Maffrey's (Facebook | Instagram) is a new men's boutique that is opening at 1809 N. Orange Avenue in Ivahoe Village. According to co-owner Jeff Starks, the idea was birthed from a constant struggle...
A new restaurant called Sixty Vines (Facebook | Website) is set to open in the former home of Kona Grill in the Lakeside Crossing retail strip in Winter Park in mid-March. The 8,000 SF...
EDIT: Neither the Merita Bread nor Ice Cold Auto Air signs were on the landmark sign registry. Porter Paints opened on the corner of Summerlin and Colonial Drive in...
Mecato's Bakery and Cafe (Website) is now open on the ground floor of the CenterState Bank building at 20 N. Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando. The new Colombian coffee shop is the...
The Yard at Ivanhoe (Website) has signed on the operator for a coffee shop in the front courtyard of the massive Ivanhoe Village development. Foxtail Coffee will occupy a 500 SF space that...
DGX, the fancy new retail concept by Dollar General, will soon open its shop in Modera Central downtown. The new store, which we told you about HERE in October 2019, will offer quick...
Edit: Royal Tea will begin serving at the East End location at the end of the month. Popular donut pop-up, Mochi Dochi (Website), and Instagram-favorite Royal Tea (Website) have teamed up to open...
Uber Eats and Starbucks are joining forces in the fight against afternoon burnout by launching Starbucks Delivers. Customers in 49 cities, including Orlando, can now get Starbucks delivered to them without having to...
The $76 million Lake House Apartment building that's being erected on the north shore of Lake Ivanhoe capped out last week and is expected to be ready for pre-leasing activities early this summer and the 4,100 SF...
Asheville-based Earth Fare (Website) is calling it quits. The specialty natural/organic grocery chain announced that it is closing 50 of its stores across the country, including three Central Florida locations; SoDo, Lake Nona,...
Robert Earl, the founder and CEO of Planet Hollywood, has just launched a new chicken wing business. Earl launched a fried chicken chain called Chicken Guy in Disney Springs in 2018 and apparently...
A new restaurant concept is in soft opening at 407 E. Central Boulevard by Lake Eola, home most recently to Tre Bambine which closed in May 2019. Osphere Grill and Bar is...
Aldi and Publix have expressed interest in purchasing some discount Lucky's Market Stores throughout the state following the news of the chain's Kroger-caused financial issues that led it to close 32 of its 39 stores.
We shared HERE last week that Lucky's Market would be closing all but one of its stores in Florida, but it will actually be closing a total of 40 stores in 10 states across the country.
A vacant warehouse that once housed a men's shelter in Parramore caught fire this morning and the Orlando Fire Department reported that one person was rescued from the second floor of the vacant building but that they...
Miami-based donut shop, The Salty Donut - Artisanal Donut Shoppe and Coffee Bar (Website) could be opening a new Orlando location in the former Gene's Auto Service in Audubon Park. The news was...
As of this morning, Lucky's Market corporate offices have confirmed that they are shutting down all but one Florida store in Melbourne, including five Central Florida locations, even the Colonial Landing shop which opened in May 2019....
K Restaurant and Wine Bar (Website) has closed. The College Park restaurant, first opened by award-winning chef Kevin Fonzo, had been under new ownership since 2017. According to a report by Scott Joseph,...
Bad As’s Sandwich (Website) is opening a second location of their popular sandwich restaurant in Winter Park. The original location is open in the former home of Se7enbites Bakeshop in the Milk...
Ruth's Chris Steak House (Facebook | Website) will be demolishing and rebuilding the Winter Park Village location of its high-end steakhouse chain, according to a recent report by the Orlando Business Journal. The...