The College Park Neighborhood Association recently issued a call for participation to help push forward plans with the Florida Department of Transportation to continue a Complete Street initiative for Edgewater Drive. The CPNA is asking for feedback via an Online Public...
The City of Orlando is conducting an analysis of parking in College Park, Ivanhoe Village, and Mills 50 Main Street Districts and they need your help. The analysis will include a survey of existing parking, usage, and restrictions to identify parking...
Orlando City Council is considering increasing parking fines. According to a recent report by FOX 35, the City is facing a large loss in profits from the removal of the public parking lots under the I-4, estimated in the amount...
SPONSORED: Local startup, Carjoy (Website), is revolutionizing auto maintenance, one oil change at a time. Operating on the belief that time is money, and that Orlandoans should be spending their time doing things that they love, Carjoy has launched an on-demand auto...
According to a release out of Creative Village yesterday, funding has come through for their first market-rate apartment building. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has arranged a $66 million loan for The Allen Morris Company and Ustler Development, Inc, the team behind...
That last slice of Mills Park that was listed for sale this spring, will continue to serve as a parking lot for the near future. A Letter of Determination was filed on September 7  by Forge Capital Partners in the...
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...