Chan's Chinese Cuisine (Website) is an award-winning restaurant that has been open for more than 20 years in the Colonialtown neighborhood. The property is now listed for sale on LoopNet. "After a very successful run, now it is time to...
SPONSORED: The entire second floor of the historic Cameo Building, in the heart of the Mills 50 District, 1013 E. Colonial Drive , is available for lease. The modern 4,000 SF office, above Snap! Space with open floor plan,...
Plans have been submitted by Highwoods Properties, Inc., to renovate the exterior of the Eola Park Centre office building at 200 E. Robinson Street in Downtown Orlando. The subject site is bounded on the north side by East Robinson,...
Michael Owen, the artist behind the Baltimore Love Project (Website), came to Orlando in October 2016 to install a Pulse-inspired mural on the southern face of the local Einstein Bros Bagels, which we covered HERE. The piece was made possible through...
Rollins College has been planning to build a new parking garage at 200 E. New England Avenue but now Winter Park is looking to join the party. The new garage is currently planned as part of an expansion to the...
The City of Orlando is hosting a workshop to discuss a study that is currently underway to analyze the current transportation network in both the Milk and Mills 50 Districts and make them safer for pedestrians, residents, and drivers. The...
Late last week the City of Orlando unveiled a fowl new bike rack at Lake Eola. The City decided to that there was a need to replace some aging hanger racks that had been located on the eastern edge of Lake...
EDIT: To be clear, any quotes in the post below are not our own. They are pulled directly from the Smart Growth America study.    "Orlando’s project faced significant resistance, especially from people who care more about their speed than others’...
The Orlando Ballet (Website) has issued plans to the Municipal Planning Board for approvals to raze their current home at the Loch Haven Community Center and to replace it with a new building. The City of Orlando approved a 50-year...
"... Seems the powers-that-be have decided that auto-paying with a credit card is far too modern, and now we must go back to mailing checks ..." - Bungalower reader We were tagged in the above post on Facebook and decided...
"Hey Bungalower, what's being built behind se7enbites." - anonymous A single-story building was recently demolished at 615 Irvington Avenue, tucked away behind Pho Hoa, Se7enbites, and Plato's Closet .       The work is being done to prep the site for a new...
The Thornton Park Main Street District has issued a Call to Artists to participate in their next public art project, a series of murals in the Thornton Park Central Parking Garage. The murals will adorn the bottom level of the...
Tuan Mai of VIP Investments LLC has filed paperwork to amend the Growth Management Plan for a lot located at 1100 W. Colonial Drive to Mixed Use Corridor Medium Intensity. The rezoning would allow for the development of a...
Our readers like to ask a lot of questions. Which is great, because we like to be nosy. This time though, we had to defer to an expert. "The recent report on the many new 7-Eleven locations had me thinking......
The 800 SF single-family home located at 717 Virginia Drive was recently bulldozed to make way for a new development. The house was built in 1940 and according to the Orange County Property Appraiser, the lot sold in July...
Rideshare company Zipcar has released a map based on a survey of over 10,000 Americans on ho they pass the time while stuck in holiday traffic. Each state had a minimum sample size of 200 respondents that were not...
The Orlando Police Department has installed an E-Commerce Exchange Zone outside their new headquarters at 1250 W. South Street . The Exchange Zone is meant to give online shoppers a safe place to exchange money for goods that they purchase...
Orlando was chosen to participate in Smart Growth America's Safe Streets Academy; a crash course in how to make streets safe for everyone, regardless of how they're moving from A to B. According to the program's Memorandum of Understanding, City...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town. When that happens, we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
Kimley-Horn has released their 24-page report on how to improve parking in Downtown Winter Park. The report was commissioned by the City of Winter Park to address residents' concern of a growing parking issue in the Park Avenue shopping corridor....
The new Marriott Hotel project located on the rebranded Sheraton Hotel corner in Downtown Orlando has just filed to replat the southern portion of the property for a proposed parking garage. The new full-service hotel would use the new three-story...
MetroPlan is neck deep in their Corrine Drive Complete Streets study and held their first public workshop at Leu Gardens on July 27. The above video was a promo for the workshop which has already taken place, which presented...
The Mills 50 Main Street program is installing six new bike-shaped bike racks along the Mills corridor this month. The bikes are each a different color and have the Mills 50 branding on the front tire.  The orange bike rack was the...
The Homegrown Local Food Cooperative (Website) is hosting a summer art fundraiser on Sunday, July 16 at their Health Village venue, 2310 N. Orange Avenue . The evening will include local art, a coloring contest, and refreshments. Individuals who would like...
According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, a water-less car wash is looking to legalize their current set up shop at the Colonial Marketplace, just west of the Fashion Square mall . Green Phantom Eco Wash (Website) uses...