Professor Bobby Fokidis, Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Rollins College Department of Biology has uncovered something special with his Vertebrate Zoology students. Professor Fokidis is currently researching animals that live in...
We told you HERE that the City of Orlando had just issued a Request for Qualifications Statements to officially launch the process of selecting a consultant to complete a design and construction plan for an almost 10-acre...
Macbeth Studio (Website) received a PPP loan during the pandemic, and rather than sitting idle, decided to give back the value of the loan in in-kind video production to local non-profits and small businesses that were negatively impacted...
A large new $50 million lakeside hotel project is eyeing up Winter Park. If approved by the City of Winter Park, the Henderson Hotel would occupy the eastern shore of Lake Killarney, just south...
The City of Orlando has just issued a Request for Qualifications Statements (RQS) to officially launch the process of selecting a consultant to complete a design and construction plan for a future park under the I-4 interstate...
Orlando Shakes has announced that it will be staging two productions at the Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando in 2021. The theater company will be staging productions of A...
The Orange County government is investing $5 million for a new program that would create social distancing-compliant performance spaces at public parks. Availability is a first-come, first-served basis but groups must have insurance...
We told you HERE in October 2017 that the City of Orlando was interested in converting an empty lot in the Central Business District into a modern "interactive public gathering space" and it seems that the initiative...
EDIT: The original headline of this post said the chairs were at Lake Ivanhoe, which was incorrect. The chairs are located at Lake Highland. Commissioner Patti Sheehan, with the help of Commissioner Robert...
Lake Eola Park is getting a master plan that could change the flow of Orlando's iconic public park for future generations. The park, crowned by the historic Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain, currently...
The City of Orlando will reopen all 47 public playgrounds and 14 outdoor fitness pods starting Friday, September 18. The announcement was made by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer at the Orange County press...
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...
The City of Orlando has been adding to and expanding the amenities at Lake Druid Park in Orlando’s Coytown neighborhood for the past few years and added a number of features including a dog park and a mountain...
The City of Orlando is looking to launch a Temporary Use Permit for a temporary "parklet" program in the Downtown CRA. The proposed program is meant to allow for temporary permits for business...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 6 City Commissioner Bakari F. Burns, pictured above, officially broke ground this week to mark the beginning of construction for the Grand Avenue Neighborhood Center in Holden Heights.
The City of Orlando's Community Redevelopment Agency and the Downtown Development Board host regular speaker events that highlight developments in downtown called "What's Up Downtown" and their latest one was all about how architects envision, explore, and...
The City of Orlando is entering an agreement with the Orlando Science Center to launch an exhibit about sustainable living, that will be featured in a tiny home. The Tiny Green Home exhibit...
The City-run Harry P. Leu Gardens (Facebook | Website) is looking to hire a new part-time seasonal position for a Grants Specialist. This position would manage state, local, and private grants for the...
Universal Orlando has launched a new deal for Florida residents to help entice them to the parks during the pandemic. Universal is now offering a deal where Florida residents can get admission to...
The City of Orlando is looking for someone to be a Nature Program Specialist at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake. The roll would be in collaboration with Park Management, and would assist in the planning, development,...
The City of Orlando is struggling to identify its next steps to help downtown businesses eke out a living during the pandemic while still being stymied by the restrictions of State government. City...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Orlando City Council are hosting a budget workshop on Monday, July 20 to outline how the city will address future economic challenges, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including affordable...
The City of Orlando is rethinking some road layouts in Ivanhoe Village as traffic and development have intensified along the Orange Avenue corridor in recent years - including Mills Park, The Yard at Ivanhoe, Lake House, and...
The City of Orlando is leasing 18-acres of a 100-acre public park space in The Packing District to 4 Roots Foundation to create an urban farm. 4 Roots is an initiative by 4...
The City of Orlando is co-applying for a National Science Foundation Civic Innovation Challenge Planning Grant with the University of Central Florida to design a series of resilience hubs that would help the city respond to disasters....