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....
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced that the first weekend in June each year is a license-free fishing weekend. This year's event falls on June 6 and 7, during which...
Orlando City Council will vote today on whether to extend a Temporary Use Permit to extend outdoor dining into a downtown street as part of an ongoing COVID-19 Economic Recovery Initiative pilot. City...
We told you HERE in October about the two self-described "little old ladies" that were trying to buy a slice of property to add to Lake Eola Park. Well, it seems as if they've almost reached their...
The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation will be donating funds for a large pavilion to be constructed in the promised 80-acre park in the up-and-coming Packing District in the Fairvilla/western College Park area of Orlando.
Cemeteries are essentially outdoor museums, and in the face of a pandemic and social distancing, they have the added context of reminding us all that life is temporary. Cemeteries are places of history,...
The City of Winter Park's Urban Forestry Division has implemented a new TreeKeeper software that allows them to keep a running inventory of the over 22,000 trees that are growing in public parks and property to manage...
While restaurants slowly reopen across the state in the face of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC is still asking Americans to wear masks when they leave their homes and to practice physical or social distancing by...
Chicken and chicken care-related equipment sales have reportedly gone up an estimated 500 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic as Americans fall back on more sustainable sources for food that's sourced from their backyards instead of braving local...
Keep Orlando Beautiful (Facebook | Website) has launched a program called Adopt-A-Spot that will help give residents some agency in their neighborhoods during the pandemic. Interested families and individuals can reach out to...
The Florida Agriculture Department has started to reopen its campgrounds and trailheads as of Friday, May 8. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried shared that the state will keep a number of recreational areas...
The City of Winter Park has just announced that it will be providing free Wi-Fi service in and around Central Park and Shady Park in the city’s downtown business district, funded by the Community Redevelopment Agency.
"Hey, Bungalower. Can we drink in a public park right now? I see people in parks all day playing frisbee and drinking and nobody is getting in trouble." - BUNGALOWER READER No, you can't.
Both Orange County and the City of Orlando have declared a State of Emergency and are shutting down any events that would attract 250 people or more in an effort to stimy the spread of the coronavirus....
UPDATE: CITY OF ORLANDO - LAKE ALERT FOR LAKE CONCORD HAS BEEN LIFTED. City Water Reclamation crews were called to stop an overflow of a clogged sewage pipe, caused by grease buildup....
Winter Park's new library project, which was approved in 2016, has finally had its construction cost approved by city commissioners to the tune of $41.7 million. Winter Park commissioners approved the price tag...
Poo-Pourri (Website), the toilet spray company that helps you avoid smelly embarrassment in public restrooms, is touring the world with a giant inflatable poo installation and they're bringing it to Lake Eola this weekend.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced four new senior staff appointments on Wednesday, January 15 that really translated to some shuffling of key personnel. Frank Billingsley, who has served as the mayor's Chief of...
SPONSORED: The Harry P. Leu Gardens (Facebook | Website) are hosting a new interactive exhibit through April 5, 2020 that's all about playing games. Nature of the Game features your favorite childhood games...
CityArts and the Downtown Arts District hosted a community fundraiser at their new headquarters in the historic Rogers Kiene Building on January 11 to fund an ambitious courtyard expansion planned for a long-ignored alleyway that encircles the...
The Downtown Arts District will host a special event on January 11 at 7 p.m. in the CityArts building to raise funds for an outdoor public event space concept. Interstruct, Inc. (Website), is...
The City of Orlando is planning to develop additional park space in both Trotters Park and Lake Fairview Park just west of College Park at 1905 Kee Road .
The Community Redevelopment Agency and the Downtown Development Board, along with a little help from the City of Orlando, really stepped up their Christmas light game this year and retired their old decorations that had been clinging...