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....
THIS POST IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED We know you're hungry and that some of you don't know how to cook. That's ok though, as our local restaurants are still open and in...
The Habit Burger Grill (Website) chain has closed its three Orlando-based locations as of this Sunday. The closures include locations in SODO at 2205 S. Orange Avenue, Winter Park at 1040 N. Orlando...
UPDATE: As of 8:30 p.m. Monday evening, OUC had restored  power to roughly 24 percent of their customers - which translates to 37,000 people.   The worst of the storm has passed and the sound of chainsaws is replacing the sound...
Lucky’s Market Declares Successful Bids by 10 Parties for 23 Stores,Including Six Going-Concern Operating Stores, its Florida Distribution Center, One Owned Property and 16 Leases, in Court-Supervised Auction for Approximately $29 Million We told...
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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...
Dexter's Thornton Park has been sold to new owners and will reopen under a new brand. Brian Minkel and Matthew Nicoletti are the proud new owners of the long-running bar/restaurant and former Publix...
"When you make a good donkey, you throw the world at it." - Gavin Schmidt   Orlando firefighter Gavin Schmidt made out as the first winner in Netflix's Nailed It! Holiday! special, Episode 1. The first challenge was to recreate three characters that were featured in...
The owners of The Lodge (Facebook) and The Woods (Facebook) in Downtown Orlando have taken the helm of the recently vacated Burton's Bar and Grill in Thornton Park . Following the news that the bar had closed this past February, business partners...
Wally's Mills Avenue Liquors (Website) reopened under new ownership back in June 2019, but the renovations are apparently ongoing. They have a new window. Wally's closed suddenly in August 2018 following a sudden...
We first wrote about the upcoming 8-acre Grills Family Restaurant (Facebook | Website) project in July, 2015 HERE and then again in 2016 HERE. Now, according to the restaurant team, they are preparing to finally open in the first week of January, 2018. Grills...
Steak 'n Shake (Website) corporate has closed two local restaurant locations as of Monday, October 22. The location at 2820 E. Colonial Drive could potentially reopen provided a new franchise owner is...
Alex Tchekmeian, a co-founder of Foxtail Coffee Co. (Website), told Bungalower late in the evening on March 18 he wanted to buy Orlando a drink. So he's going to. On March 19, all...
UPDATE: The Wally's management team has announced that the official opening will be on Monday, June 17. When Wally’s Mills Avenue Liquors closed suddenly in late August of last year, Orlando residents were...
Dr. Phillips Charities has finally released their plans for a new mixed-use "Packing District" in west College Park that we hinted at HERE in 2016. The project will develop more than 200-acres of property that has been carefully assembled over...
UPDATE 12:43 p.m.: We have attached a copy of the Executive Order below, which states that all vendors licensed to sell alcoholic beverages who derive more than 50 percent of their income from such sales shall suspend...
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...
Food Network's Andrew Zimmern is in Orlando this week, eating his way through our most popular restaurants and foodie hubs. Andrew Zimmern (Website) is a trained chef, television personality, radio host, director, food critic, and all-around foodtrepreneur. He can be...
Phoenix, Arizona-based grocery chain, Sprouts Farmers Market (Website), will be moving into the former Winter Park Whole Foods location on Aloma, according to a recent report by Kyle Arnold, with the Orlando Sentinel.  Sprouts specializes in brands that are non-gmo, organic,...
"We had our tenant in Winter Park, the famed Spoleto My Italian Kitchen, due to pandemic, walk out, and we are holding an auction!" - Millenia Partners According to Scott Joseph, Spoleto Italian Kitchen...
While still in the early planning stages, the Hourglass District is beginning to take shape. Led by the husband-and-wife team Elise Sabatino and Giovanni Fernandez, the new project will completely remake the intersection of Bumby Avenue and Curry Ford Road....
Tre Bambine has closed after roughly two-and-a-half months of operating in the former Spice space on Lake Eola. Rumors surfaced earlier in the week that the waiting staff had walked out mid-shift after...
After six years serving up fancy hotdogs, Frank and Steins (Facebook | Website) will close for renovations in July, as it makes the transition into becoming a food hall. Frank and Steins' owner, Pete Downing, told Bungalower that the space...
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...