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...
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...
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...
PROMO: Snap! Orlando (Website) is ready to launch their new CITY UNSEEN, an ongoing public art project featuring in-gallery experiences and installations across Orlando. This project showcases a variety of Augmented Reality, or AR, experiences, with works by internationally renowned artists...
The City of Orlando Historic Preservation Board has released their latest calendar in an ongoing series that celebrates Orlando’s treasured landmarks and National Register properties and sponsored by McCoy Federal Credit Union. Each year’s calendar features photographs by Orlando residents...
UPDATE - October 22, 2018-Lake Alert for Clear Lake LIFTED A lake alert has been issued for Clear Lake due to possible elevated fecal coliform counts due to a sanitary sewer overflow. Heavy grease deposits in a gravity line led to a...
More updated plans for the 200-acre Packing District project in west College Park have been filed with the City of Orlando including some added parcels and updated street grid plans. The original Planned Development paperwork refers to the project as the...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is joining Lake Eola Charter School students for a 10-minute walk to Lake Eola Park at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 10 for National Walk to a Park Day. The event is part of a national commitment...
SPONSORED: On the weekend of October 13 and 14, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will bring more than 180 artists from all over the state to showcase their paintings, pottery, sculpture, and more for their 45th Annual Winter...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
The Winter Park Tennis Center will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 29 at 9 a.m. The Center, located at 1075 Azalea Lane , has served as a space for Winter Park residents to enjoy tennis for the past...
The City of Winter Park announced on their Twitter channel late last week that they would be closing the Dinky Dock park as a result of poor water quality. The popular beachfront park and boat ramp, tucked behind Rollins College on...
American Planning Association Florida (Website) is looking for nominations for the Great Places in Florida award. The APA FL celebrates streets, neighborhoods, public spaces, and downtowns throughout the state that have "exemplary character, quality, and planning." A great place should have...
The City of Orlando is hosting a free event for residents and businesses to safely recycle electronics and household textiles on Saturday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Orlando residents can help prevent lead, mercury and other toxic materials from ending up in local...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
June 28, 2018 -  UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Arnold has been LIFTED The City's Stormwater Division found high levels of toxins in Lake Arnold on June 21, resulting from an algae bloom. Gross. Blue-green algae are always present in the...
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...
The City of Orlando's Engelwood Neighborhood Center has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Meet Me at the Park competition. The grant will be used to carry out improvements, including six adjustable basketball goals that can adjust to any height...
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...
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...
With the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge support tower nearly finished, Orlando residents are suddenly becoming much more aware of the bridge project than they were before. The 200 foot-long bridge is being hailed as the missing connection between the Orlando Urban...
The Tinker Field History Plaza has officially opened to the public. The new park is in recognition of the 100 years of Orlando baseball and Civil Rights history that has taken place in the City of Orlando. Tinker Field hosted...