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,
Jerome F. Buting, the defense lawyer from the Netflix series Making A Murderer will host a reading at the Orange County Library System's downtown branch on Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. Buting...
Bungalower's Brendan O'Connor gets a chance to sit with Jason Reynolds from Orange County's Neighborhood Services Department ahead of his talk at the upcoming Orange County Community Conference, "Simple Crime Prevention Techniques to Keep your Home and...
A petition that calls for the ban of gay conversion therapy for Orange County minors was launched this past week, backed by organizations like The Trevor Project, and Equality Florida. Conversion therapy is...
UPDATE: This event is not free. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased via the link below. The Orange County Community Conference will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m....
The City of Orlando will not continue to participate in Amazon's facial recognition software trial, as of last Thursday. Orlando's new Chief of Police, Orlando Rolon, stated that his department was "... not...
Ashley Madison, a "married dating website," that essentially advocates for married people to cheat on their spouses, has just released a list of the top cities in the country to have an affair and Orlando topped the...
A statue of a living Tuskegee Airman, Richard Hall, Jr., was reportedly intentionally damaged over the weekend at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park. The Winter Park Police Department were notified...
Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon has announced a restructuring of operations to try to boost crime prevention in the City of Orlando. A newly reworked organizational plan will take officers that are normally scheduled...
RoadSnacks (Website), a bite-size data aggregating website, has published their fifth annual breakdown of the safest and most dangerous places to live in Florida and Orlando was ranked as the 15th Most Dangerous City in the state. According to their...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has named 25-year Orlando Police Department veteran, Orlando Rolon, as the next Police Chief of the City of Orlando. Rolon will serve as the 39th Police Chief, succeeding Chief John Mina, who is retiring after 28-years of...
In October 1912, Buffalo Bill's circus visited Orlando. Bill's oldest, and subsequently largest, buffalo took it upon himself to run away from the circus and meander his way along Orange Avenue. A group of "punchers," or cattle prodders that totally ushered the buffalo from...
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...