The Milk District hybrid coffee shop/package store/watering hole we've been talking about for years is finally set to open this Saturday, October 20. Whippoorwill Beer House and Package Store (Website) is a new craft beer and wine shop that is opening...
Stir Restaurant and Bar (Facebook | Website) has closed. Blake Levison, co-owner of the Ivanhoe Village eatery told Bungalower that the difficult decision to close was made following the announcement that the building would be listed for sale this past weekend. The ownership...
"I heard Orlando RV on Fairbanks is moving to Casselberry. The lot next to Holler Honda in Winter Park." - bungalower reader Orlando RV (Website), located at 860 W. Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park, is indeed moving to Casselberry. RV...
Iron Chef alum Chef Roberto Treviño has just confirmed the closure of his El Buda (Website) restaurant in Downtown Orlando. The short-lived fusion restaurant replaced another short-lived space, Maddy's Craft and Cru at 116 West Church St  back in December 2017, and specialized in a...
Va Propst and Trina Gregory Propst, co-owners of Se7enbites Bake Shop in the Milk District, have announced that they are opening a new Italian restaurant concept. According to a report by Orlando Weekly's Faiyaz Kara, the restaurant will be dinner-only and will...
We told you HERE in July 2018 that a new banh mi restaurant would be opening in the Mills 50 district. A more concrete design was recently submitted to the City and awarded funding via the Small Business facade, Site...
Cafe Frutos Selectos (CFS Coffee) has opened their new Church Street location in Downtown Orlando. This is the second location for the newly rebranded Colombian coffee shop; the first shop is located in Winter Park's Hannibal Square at 430 W....
According to their Facebook page, Blue Bird Bake Shop (Facebook | Website) has been sold to new owners. The award-winning bakery made a name for themselves with their rich, scratch-made cupcakes and cookie offerings and has been in operation since...
Todd Ulmer of Beacon Hill Group informed Bungalower last week that he has sold his New Orleans-style restaurant, Muddy Waters. The restaurant, located in the bottom floor of South Eola's Sanctuary 101 Eola building, opened in June 2017 in the former...
You may recall when we shared Orlando Weekly's news in October 2017 that New Smyrna beach's favorite deli, Manzano’s Deli (Facebook | Website), would be opening a new location in Winter Park. Well, they're now open and serving up sandwiches in the same retail...
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 urbanist Jane...
Foxtail announced today, September 25, that they would be opening their first College Park location at 3405 Edgewater Drive . That address may look familiar, as it is the current home of Hubby Bubbly Falafel Shop. The Hubby Bubbly team...
The Handy Pantry (Facebook) has announced that they will be closing their popular convenience store in Lake Eola Heights on Thursday, September 20 on the Lake Eola Heights Historic District Facebook page. The business, which has been operated by husband...
As we told you HERE in January, the long-vacant building at 720 N. Mills Avenue  by Pho 88 will soon house a new Kushiyaki concept by local food genius, Sonny Nguyen - owner of Domu at East End Market. Tori Tori (Facebook)...
Noir Cafe (Facebook) opened in the former Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, attached to the CityArts Factory, in June of 2017. They recently told Bungalower that they will be closing. "It was not an easy decision to make yet as a business...
Chan's Chinese Cuisine (Website) is an award-winning restaurant that has been open for more than 20 years in the Colonialtown neighborhood. The property is now listed for sale on LoopNet. "After a very successful run, now it is time to...
In the latest in a series of shakeups in the plans for the northeastern corner of Colonial Drive and Fern Creek Avenue, we've recently learned that a six-pump Racetrac will be moving in. Despite plans that were submitted earlier in the...
As of 6 a.m. Monday morning, our friends at iHeart Media have launched their first Hispanic News Talk format station, ACCION 97.9 FM. Accion (Facebook | Website)  is led by Jesus Manuel Torres, Hector Marcano, and Raymond Torres. They will...
We told you HERE back in September 2016 that Demetree Global was looking into redeveloping the former Lombardi's Seafood property into a mixed-use property called the "Winter Park Station." That project recently hit a roadblock according to a report...
Z Asian Vietnamese Cuisine is a new restaurant opening next door to the newly closed, Mai Bistro. The restaurant, owned by Hien Q. Pham, will serve authentic Vietnamese food with additional Chinese and Thai dishes on the side. Z Asian is...
The new poke-centric concept by the King Bao owners that we told you about HERE last August is almost ready to open to the public. Poke Hana (Facebook), located at 1225-A E. Colonial Drive , is expected to open Saturday,...
Discount chain Five Below (Website) has opened a new location in Colonial Plaza. The publicly-held chain offers goods that cost up to $5 and serves children, teens, and pre-teens like games, fashion, candy, room decor, stationery, school supplies, and more....
UPDATE: The impending closure has been confirmed by Truck Stop employees and the restaurant will serve their final Disco Brunch on Sunday, August 26. Be sure to sto pby and send them off with a mimosa purchase.  Truck Stop Restaurant...
Your Pie (Facebook | Website) opened an Orlando location back in June 2017 in the bottom floor of Skyhouse. That location has since closed. We were unable to contact the previous owners of the downtown pizzeria, but a new tenant is already moving...
The Miami-based real estate developer, Alex Vadia of Midtown Opportunities, has purchased one of the last vacant properties in Baldwin Park's town center. The 0.82-acre lot is located at 4787 New Broad Street , in the heart of Baldwin Park,...