Downtown Orlando has two public restrooms and they're both located at Lake Eola Park. The result of the poor access to public restrooms means when the bars let out at the end of the night, those heavy drinkers have...
  The Mayor has called for more police patrols to help ease the minds of Orlando residents who raised concerns at a recent City Commission meeting about the new business opening in their neighborhood in Washington Shores. Click HERE to see...
Orange County residents who have a suspended or revoked drivers license are often faced with an insurmountable, or at least more difficult, hurdle when applying for jobs or trying to access health care. This can lead to, or exacerbate,...
A video, recorded by Orlando resident Hogan Birney, is making the rounds on social media of a local UPS truck driving on a bike path alongside Bumby Avenue in Audubon Park. This isn't an isolated case, as anyone in the...
Short-term rentals were approved by City Commission earlier in the year and the new city ordinance came into effect on July 1. Under the new home-sharing ordinance, residents are now allowed to host guests in a portion of their residence,...
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...
In an email released earlier today, the Orlando Police Department and the City of Orlando have announced their intent to continue to test facial recognition technology, following news that their original six-month contract with Amazon had ended in late June. The...
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 contract between the City of Orlando and Amazon has ended; one that allowed for a pilot program testing Amazon's fledgling facial recognition software, Rekognition. Orlando was reported as being one of, if not the first, police forces in the country to...
"Where are the Amazon cameras in Orlando? Please tell." - Jack Whitemann In case you missed it last week, the Orlando Police Department made headlines after saying they were not participating and then that they were participating in a new...
The City's Community Redevelopment Agency's Advisory Board will be looking at a proposal at their upcoming meeting on Thursday, May 24 to possibly bring back the short-lived Downtown Ambassador program. The program, in partnership with Block by Block (Website), to...
"Hey Bungalower, that foam-snow is still all over Downtown. Are they really going to clean it up?" - Bungalower Reader As we wrote about previously HERE, it has been "snowing" Polystyrene in Downtown Orlando for the past few months. The source...
The Milk District Neighborhood Association (Facebook) is hosting a neighborhood watch and crime prevention workshop on Wednesday, April 4 at the City of Orlando Families Parks and Recreation Department, located at 595 N. Primrose Drive . NextDoor and online forums have...
UPDATE: According to Rollins College the suspect was never armed while on campus.  A late afternoon car chase in Casselberry ended with a suspect being apprehended in Winter Park around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. An unnamed suspect allegedly fled from Casselberry...
Toughbiker (Facebook | Website), the crew of cyclists that takes on crazy and challenging urban mountain bike challenges in an ongoing pop-up event series, is hosting a self-defense class on Monday, February 26. The event is for women only and...
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...
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...
OUC will be installing a number of pedestrian lights around the Park of the Americas dog park and visitor area located at 201 Andes Avenue . The utility company will be relocating 39 lights from Parramore Heritage Park to Park...
The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) has issued a press release warning Orlando residents of a spike in utility scam activity. The scams take a couple of different forms: Door-to-door - Someone will pose as an OUC employee and request access...
At 11 a.m. on July 20, three cars were involved in an accident at the entrance of the Mennello Museum (Website). One of the cars managed to hop the curb and strike the museum's iconic trumpeting angel sign and launch...
Our partners at Orlando Shirts (Facebook | Instagram) were broken into last week and lost over $1,000 worth of merchandise. A man threw a piece of a fire hydrant through the shop window, entered the store, and left with the...
WARNING - STRONG LANGUAGE IN VIDEO. 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...
The grand opening of the new Orlando Police Department Headquarters is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The new 96,000 SF building is located at 1250 W. South Street and was designed to incorporate public spaces into...
MILLS 50 ART BOX BY LEE VANDERGRIFT, PHOTO BY DANNY GARCIA Vain Nightclub (Facebook | Website) is at the center of an uproar in Mills 50 after photos were posted on the Mills 50 Main Street District Facebook page showing...
There was a drunk driver that managed to collide with a number of businesses along a section of Virginia Drive on Monday, December 19 at around 6:30 p.m. The driver, said to be noticeably intoxicated by shop owners and...