Southwest Value Partners, the new owners of the Bank of America Building, are investing in the long-ignored courtyard space located directly outside of their popular restaurant tenant, DoveCote Brasserie (Website).
The Lake Eola Heights Historic Neighborhood Association will host their ninth biennial Private Gardens of Historic Orlando featuring Lake Eola Heights tour on Sunday, March 31.  This popular reoccurring gardening event gives you rare...
The City of Orlando's Water Reclamation Department is hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at the Education Center, 5420 L.B. McLeod Road . Attendees will learn all about rain...
The City of Orlando has created a new Orlando Community Gardens Council to help share information for best practices, membership policies, and increasing a "... feeling of togetherness in gardening," according to a recent release from City...
Harry P. Leu Gardens (Facebook | Website) will host their annual spring plant sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on March 9 and 10. Guests will enjoy free admission all weekend while shopping with over 50...
Edgewood, Florida, while some may call it Orlando, is really its own City, with a population of roughly 2,500+ people. So as we continue with this #bringtoorlando piece, please bear in mind, we just want this business to move...
The City of Orlando is offering free trees to residents as part of their Energy-Saving Trees program, supported by the Orlando Utilities Commission, Florida Forest Service, and Arbor Day Foundation. Residents are able to get one of the following trees...
Mead Botanical Garden (Website) has just carried out a long-overdue renovation of their clubhouse building, located at the heart of the Winter Park park space. The 3,000 SF building was originally built in the 1970s by the Winter Park Garden...
Palmer's Garden and Goods (Facebook | Website) is looking to add alcohol sales alongside their robust plant offerings in their popular Audubon Park store. Palmer's filed for a Conditional Use Permit which will be read at the February 19 Municipal...
A Master Site Plan for the development of The Packing District's largest park has just been submitted to the City of Orlando along with a project narrative outlining the intention of the developer for greater connectivity to the surrounding...
Dr. Phillips Charities announced their 200-acre Packing District development last December, planned for western College Park, with an estimated economic impact of $41 million. Since that time we've shared a few news stories concerning updated plans and their first official...
The OnePulse Foundation has launched an initiative to aggregate suggestions for their permanent memorial at the Pulse Nightclub site in Downtown South. An interim memorial was opened to the public on May 8, but as the name alludes to, the...
Leu Gardens will be hosting a movie night on Friday, August 3 featuring the hit Marvel film, Black Panther.  The gardens open at 6 p.m. with the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Attendees can bring their own picnic basket and alcohol...
H.H. Dickson was a co-founder of the Dickson-Ives Grocery, in Downtown Orlando. The mercantile, co-owned with Sidney Ives Sr., opened in the 1880s on Church Street and moved to a larger space at the corner of Central and Orange...
Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office, the streets of...
If you follow our Instagram, you already know that Leu Gardens has gone to the fairies. On the heels of its blockbuster exhibits with dinosaurs and LEGO bricks, comes a new exhibition featuring 15 one-of-a-kind fairy doors. The doors, created by...
As seen in the viral video above, Mexico City has installed vertical gardens on their highway pillars, not only for aesthetic reasons but also to help the environment. Via Verde (Website), when completed, will wrap roughly 1,000 highway support pillars...
Savvy, skyward looking night owls may have noticed massive flowers hanging over their heads this week in Colonialtown. The night-blooming cereus, an epiphytic cactus that grows in mature trees, has been blooming since the weekend. The special cacti are long...
We've been reached out to by multiple couples over the holiday weekend asking about some of our favorite places to get hitched - outside of crowd favorites like the Orlando Science Center, Mennello Museum Sculpture Gardens, Leu Gardens, and...
The Orange County Mosquito Safety Division is charged with the task to battle the mosquito populations and keep their populations under control. In part because they're annoying and make you itchy, but mainly because mosquitoes sometimes carry diseases that...
The City is offering free trees to Orlando residents via their One Person, One Tree initiative, presented in partnership with Arbor Day's Energy Saving Trees Program and funding from OUC and the Florida Forest Service. Residents can get up to...
The Orange County School Board applied for a Conditional Use Permit that would allow for a new development to the north of Edgewater High School that would host a new Agricultural Education Center. When completed, the Educational Center would house...
The City of Orlando has entered a Lease Agreement with Dr. Phillips City Center, LLC in regards to a vacant parcel of land at 274 N. Orange Avenue at the corner of Orange Avenue and Robinson Street  . As we...
The Council of 101, a fundraising group that supports the Orlando Museum of Art, will be hosting their 36th annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show, from Friday, February 16-Sunday, February 18 at OMA. The event will feature antiques, art, jewelry, vintage collectibles,...
Keep Winter Park Beautiful and the City of Winter Park's Sustainability Program are looking for schools to apply to their Green School Grants program by Friday, February 23. Green School Grants support sustainability efforts by schools in Winter Park as...