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...
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...
Is this your chicken? Orlando residents have been following this chicken's progress as it slowly made its way northwards along Bumby Avenue the past few days. According to posts on Nextdoor.com, the black chicken was first noticed around Bumby and Jamie...
Food delivery business, Bite Squad (Website), recently released a roundup of the top ten most ordered foods in the Orlando area. According to their roundup, HERE, Orlandoans eat a lot of chicken and BBQ. Click the link to see photos...
Local nutrition consultant, health coach, and personal chef Hannah Aylward (Instagram | Website) created a local eating guide for one of her clients who wanted to eat out without sacrificing her health. The resulting Healthy Orlando Restaurant Guide is something Aylward...
David Porter, owner of SunRailRiders.com, recently published an interview with SunRail Commission Chairwoman, Viviana Janer. The topic of discussion, was about the possibility of connecting SunRail to the airport, and why it's so important to do so. As well as...
The City of Orlando is installing a biker bar at the corner of Princeton and 17-92 for cyclists to use on the Orlando Urban Trail. As first reported by the Orlando Bike Coalition, the bar allows for cyclists, primarily those...
"Why is our College Park Fairwinds closing this month??? should I be worried?" - Laurie Anne Campbell, via Bungalower Buddies Facebook Group Fairwinds Credit Union (Website) will indeed be closing its College Park branch, at the end of the business day on...
According to Scott Joseph's Orlando Restaurant Guide, a new steakhouse concept led by the owners of the 310 Restaurants group (Website) will be opening in the vacant Park Plaza Gardens space this summer. The new restaurant is currently being called...
The online forums are abuzz at the moment with rumors of a potential 40+ story, three-tower high rise coming to Downtown Orlando called "Vertical Medical City." The pie-in-the-sky project would see the erection of a massive self-sustaining, tech-driven, LEED Certified...
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...
Expedia.com's travel blog, Viewfinder, did a roundup of the top 12 Most Searched For Cities and ranked them according to recent search data. They then coupled the top 12 cities with three can't-miss recommendations of what to do when...
A Winter Park resident has been decorating her manatee mailbox in different holiday outfits for the past few years. But it's recently made national headlines. A UCF student, Marley Whitesell, has been posting photos of the ever-changing mailbox on her...
By Jon Busdeker Olivia Sain may be an adult, but she needs your stuffed animals for the kids at The Salvation Army. Sain, 29, who is the daughter of Gary Sain, the former Visit Orlando CEO who passed away suddenly at age 61...
This 20-minute promotional video was created roughly 60 years ago to attract tourists to the City Beautiful and was originally published by Daniel Piraino to YouTube in 2016. It was created by the Orlando Chamber of Commerce and entitled, The...
New Smyrna Beach's favorite deli, Manzano's (Facebook | Website), will be opening a new location in Winter Park, according to the Orlando Weekly's Faiyaz Kara. Manzano's Beachside Deli is known for their massive sandwiches made with artisan bread from New York,...
Project for Public Spaces (Website) is hosting a four-day event in Amsterdam this week from October 10-14 all about placemaking and placemakers. The conference has representatives from over 46 countries sharing their work to improve public spaces, streets, and markets...
According to Scott Joseph, Rogue Pub has swapped their "g" for a "q" to avoid a legal tussle. Click HERE to read Joseph's whole report, but the skinny is that another pub had the same name and raised a stink. Roque...
This summer, a Reddit user released a crowd-sourced list of 144 things to do in Orlando. The top things to do were selected by number of upvotes on each selection. The survey took place over two years. The finalists include: ...
In a recent post on Insomniac, Electric Daisy Carnival's arts and culture blog, the traveling thump-thumpa fest profiled all of the hottest spots that festival-goers should check out while in town. Last year's event brought approximately 75,000 attendees to...
We've been following the Corrine situation since 2015 when we wished for a "Calmer Corrine" in our I Wish This Was ... column. Since then, MetroPlan Orlando has launched a Complete Streets project that could reshape the contentious corridor into something...
It's hard to believe that just over a month ago, Orlando was suffering from a drought. Social media posts declared that Lake Eola was at unheard of levels. A long stretch of sand even started to show on the...
Travel and Leisure has awarded Winter Park's Alfond Inn (Website) second place in its roundup of the Top 15 City Hotels in the Continental United States. Hotels were judged on the knowledge of their staff, sense of place, and "a room...
According to intrepid food reporter, Faiyaz Kara, the Fuddruckers (Website) will be opening a new location on Colonial Drive, near Bennett Road. Fuddruckers specializes in customizable, grill-to-order burgers and specialty house burgers, salads, The new restaurant will be located in the...
The night-blooming cereus is a type of epiphytic cactui that grows in trees, and as the name states, they only open at night. The cactus itself is long and skinny, with beard-like roots hanging downwards to absorb moisture from the...