"I am committed and the City of Orlando is committed to working to ensure that every person who lives here feels equally protected, equally valued and has equal access to opportunity. But I also know that this can only be...
The Winter Park Police Department is rolling out body cameras for its officers. The department made the decision to adopt body cameras in 2017 but only recently were awarded the funds by City Council...
Sexual harassment is not your fault and you have a right to feel safe. If you are being sexually harassed, tell someone. As a Central Florida resident, there are a number of programs...
"Hey Bungalower, what's up with the BLACK FENCES that block College Park from Parramore?" - Bungalower Reader In 1994, cut-through traffic in south College Park, just north of Colonial Drive, was seen as a...
UPDATE: The driver of the truck has been revealed to be a 16-year-old male. His father contacted Bungalower to say that they are working with the museum and their insurance to cover the damage and that his...
The Orlando Sentinel has announced that it will end its contentious mugshot gallery series, effective end-of-day Friday, June 12. "We’ve come to realize that without context, the galleries have little journalistic value and...
UPDATE: This curfew has been lifted as of June 7. EDIT: The original version of this post said "Thornton Park" would be affected by the curfew but as you can see in the map,...
Scooter and micro-mobility companies were given a heads up to remove their fleet from the Central Business District immediately due to ongoing protests in downtown Orlando. The temporary ban on scooters is effective...
The City of Orlando launched its Downtown Ambassador Program in the summer of 2018 to provide on-the-street services that range from escorts for workers and residents, to working with the homeless, to simple wayfinding for downtown visitors....
While restaurants slowly reopen across the state in the face of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC is still asking Americans to wear masks when they leave their homes and to practice physical or social distancing by...
"Hey, Bungalower. Can we drink in a public park right now? I see people in parks all day playing frisbee and drinking and nobody is getting in trouble." - BUNGALOWER READER No, you can't.
A call was made at 6 a.m. to report to a fire Dancers Royale (Facebook), a strip club located at 5201 E. Colonial Drive . Firefighters arrived and put out the fire, which...
As schools are closed and crime is down, the Orlando Police Department has an inordinate number of officers hitting the streets right now and if they catch you out and about with no essential business, then they're...
"Please be mindful of the curfew and only go out if you are required to do so for work."ORANGE COUNTY MAYOR JERRY DEMINGS Orange County leaders have imposed a nightly curfew for all...
A local brewery received a governmental finger-wag from the Florida Department of Health this week for allowing dogs in their tasting room and they're taking the fight to the internet. RockPit Brewing (Website)...
The Florida Department of Corrections has been engaged in a contract to provide inmate labor crews to the City of Orlando to assist in maintaining landscape areas for a number of years and that contract is scheduled...
According to a report by WESH 2 News, which you can see below, Orlando Police officers arrested a man named Ryan Sarjoo downtown for allegedly firing an AR-15 rifle in public in the early hours of January...
UPDATE: The Lake Alert for Lake Formosa and Lake Rowena has been lifted. Please resume all normal water activities associated with the lake. In a bit of news...
UPDATE: Commercial properties are also affected by the restrictions and any non-residential property is permitted to water only on Tuesdays. Every year when we change our clocks by one...
Beefy King (Facebook | Website) caught fire in the early morning hours, Tuesday, November 12. While the cause of the fire, which was found near the back drive-thru of the building, is still...
An Orange County school resource officer was let go after a video surfaced last week showing him using excessive force on a student at Westridge Middle School. The video shows deputy Harry Reid,...
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...