Local philanthropist Ted Haddock is trying to install a monument at Lake Lorna Doone Park. The "Barrier Breakers Monument," would be paid in part by the Edward E. Haddock Jr. Family Foundation, and...
Dr. Phillips Charities is still plugging away at its massive $700 million Packing District project in the Fairvilla neighborhood to the west of College Park, and they've just released an update on one of the most iconic...
The Orlando Sentinel has just announced that it will be moving out of its longtime home in downtown Orlando this fall. The newspaper's offices have been located at 655 N. Orange Avenue ...
This beautiful three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is located at 834 Kenilworth Terrace in Park Lake Highland and designed by a famous architect. The 1,816 SF home was designed,...
Jonestown was a Black community near Greenwood Cemetery comprised mostly of small houses and shacks. Founded in roughly 1880 along East South Street the name was inspired by Sam and Penny Jones, who lived along the banks...
"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...
Star North (Facebook | Website) is eyeing up Central Florida for its new feature film, The Highwaymen, which will focus on the story of 25 young African-American painters in the Jim Crow era that traveled up and...
Cemeteries are essentially outdoor museums, and in the face of a pandemic and social distancing, they have the added context of reminding us all that life is temporary. Cemeteries are places of history,...
The City of Orlando's Historic Preservation Board is currently seeking submissions from local photographers that feature Orlando's historic structures fr its upcoming 2021 calendar. The City of Orlando has printed a special historic preservation...
On Friday, April 24, you can join the Orange County Regional History Center's chief curator, Pam Schwartz, and Bungalower's editor, Brendan O'Connor, on a Facebook Live cooking class featuring an old Florida pioneer recipe.
We issued a challenge earlier in the week HERE asking Orlandoans if they could read sheet music and reenact an old song we tripped over at the Orange County Regional History Center. The...
Back in 1889, a railroad was installed to connect Orlando to its northern neighbor, Winter Park, where the Dinky Dock Park now stands. The Dinky Line, as it was nicknamed by Rollins College students making fun of...
The Orange County Regional History Center (Facebook | Website) is making use of its massive collection of archived photography to support its operations during the pandemic in a fun and unexpected way. The museum...
SPONSORED: Art & History Museums - Maitland (Facebook | Website) will host the most Halloween event ever, but in March. On Friday, March 13, the museum will host the Paranormal Investigation of the...
“The walking tour is our way of honoring the time that Fred Rogers spent on our campus as a student and the many ways he continues to influence the Rollins College community.” - ROLLINS PRESIDENT...
EDIT: Neither the Merita Bread nor Ice Cold Auto Air signs were on the landmark sign registry. Porter Paints opened on the corner of Summerlin and Colonial Drive in...
Crews working on the construction of a new emergency department at Advent Health Winter Park discovered a time capsule last week. As you can see in the following photos, the capsule, which was...
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...
A vacant warehouse that once housed a men's shelter in Parramore caught fire this morning and the Orlando Fire Department reported that one person was rescued from the second floor of the vacant building but that they...
SPONSORED: The Orange County Regional History Center will celebrate Orange County’s official beginnings with free admission and fun activities for the whole family at the second annual Heritage Day on January 25. This year’s...
Remember that Make Orlando Great survey that the new owners launched to try to figure out what to put in the recently vacated Ferg's Depot building on Church Street? Well, the Nunziata brothers of FBC Mortgage have...
POWERED BY FORD VIP BLOGGER PROGRAM: This is the fifth piece in a brand new series of columns that we will be sharing in partnership with our friends at Sun State Ford and Ford Corporate to share some of our...
The onePulse Foundation has just announced the purchase of a 1.75-acre parcel of land near the Pulse Nightclub for the construction of their much-touted Pulse Museum. The foundation has purchased the land located...
The Orange County Regional History Center (Facebook | Website) will launch their latest exhibition, The Accidental Historian, on September 21, with a focus on how some of the most important historians are the ones that don't know...