Promoters added a pool to church street this weekend for a pool party. Orlando does poor job of fixing bumpy brick streets, commissioner says Deal for Orlando-to-Miami train delayed but almost done  In College Park, housing prices soar above the city's...
The College Park Community Paper launched their "Best of 32804" contest today. You can vote for people, places an businesses in College Park. Click here to find out more and vote.
Mayor Buddy Dyer spoke to the Rotary Club of College Park this morning. As part of his talk to his fellow College Park residents he mentioned that he's not immune to what local resident's have to go though, “in fact,...
One of the unique characteristics of most of our bungalow neighborhoods is that we have door-to-door delivery and therefore no curbside mailboxes. That may be about to change. The House Oversight Committee in Congress approved a change this week...
The Tinker Building in Downtown on the National Register of Historical Places Forecast: Orlando home prices to soften after sharp run-up SunPass now works in North Carolina — Georgia Next? Hotelier Harris Rosen speaks up on Orlando venues projects Dubsdread...
Image Source: Google Street View The Orlando Philharmonic announced today that they closed on the purchasing of The Plaza Live building at 425 N. Bumby Ave in the Colonial Town Center. The Phil purchased the building and the Plaza Live business...
Photo source: City of Orlando Twitter UPDATE August 9, 2013 6:00 pm: The Tourist Development Council approved the plan 8-0. The next step is for the plan to go to both city and county commissioners for a vote. The City and...
CFNews 13 and the Orlando Sentinel report that Orlando Police and firefighters found an elderly woman dead after a house burned down. Orlando Fire department arrived at the burning home on the 2800 block of Dellwood Drive (GMap) just after...
The City of Orlando Fire Department announced that they received Accredited Agency Status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation, International. This just after receiving their ISO 1 rating for the second year in a row. Orlando is only one of 15 departments...
Urban ReThink (Website | Facebook)  the collaborative workspace, event space and  offices for all around great community programers will close their storefront location at 625 E Central Blvd. in Thornton Park by the end of September. "I cannot speak to the...
UPDATE: The ordinance was deferred after bar and club owners came forward to voice concerns. The city will and Downtown Development board will work with business owners to come up with a new proposal. Click here for our updated story. The Orlando...
The Times-Shamrock Company has announced that is is selling multiple dailies and alternative weeklies which includes the Orlando Weekly. The various alternative weeklies owned by the company are reporting that the company is selling all five of it's alternative weeklies. The...
City Council members deferred the first reading of a proposed alcohol ordinance that would have allowed bars within the Downtown area to serve alcohol until 3 a.m. the mornings following Thursday through Saturday. However the bars would have been required...
Stories about the Bungalow neighborhoods from the week on other local websites and blogs. Trend toward more toll roads will keep rolling along, expert says Lives of a Different Stripe: An Interview with Zebra Coalition's Dexter Foxworth Beth Kassab: Why...
The city has been purchasing land for the soccer stadium however they have only been able to purchase a little more than 70% of the land needed for the stadium so far. The stadium will be located north of Church St,...
Here are the news stories we've been reading from the past week. Trend toward more toll roads will keep rolling along  Orlando Expressway Authority chief quits, effective Oct. 1  School Board to update College Park community on Lake Silver Elementary construction  Orlando recognizes...
The details as of 1:30 pm: The building located at 47 W Jefferson St It wan not occupied at the time No one was hurt Building is not in danger of collapsing Building owned by Creative Engineering (Website) which makes animatronics like the...
Here are the news stories we’ve been reading from the past week. Curious check out electric and hybrid cars on National Plug In Day at Lake Eola Park Scott orders state to withdraw from Common Core student test...
The dates for the City of Orlando and Orange County to vote on the funding agreement for a new soccer stadium has been set. The City votes on Monday, October 7th and the County on Tuesday, October 22nd. The final...
Here are the news stories we’ve been reading from the past week. City to consider funding for soccer stadium today  Libraries evolving in technology and community centers  Thousands attend Orlando's Come Out With Pride Festival  Orlando taxis go...
The Arts and Cultural Alliance  will become the new marketing division of United Arts of Central Florida according to an announcement today from the two arts groups. According to the press release United Art's new marketing division will handle RedChairProject.org,...
A look at the local Orlando news stories we've been reading from the past week. Unwanted Central Florida pets means thousands killed  Charter-school chain's push to expand in Orange spurs battle  Coverage of Mayor Dyer's State of the Downtown Address ...
Here are the news stories we've been reading from the past week Orlando hosts Extreme Watersports Festival on Lake Ivanhoe Orlando International airport expansion plan approved   Orlando Weekly  Cover Story on Mayor Dyer's Downtown Tribute will mark...
Here are the news stories we’ve been reading from the past week City to pay Magic $1.7M to add conference space downtown  Red-light ticket hearings commence at Orlando City Hall  East End Market Opens New MLS Soccer Stadium...
As part of last night's Orlando Main Street Awards the City of Orlando recognized the main streets for their various programs. Established in 2007 by the City of Orlando, the Orlando Main Street program is dedicated to empowering neighborhood business...