"Are they expanding the dog park a Constitution Green? It looks like they're doing something." - Bungalower Reader Short answer, reader, yes they are expanding the dog park. The City...
Orlando City Council officially voted to ban plastic straws, bags, cutlery, and polystyrene containers in public parks and City-run venues at Monday's council meeting. The move is an extension of the City of...
The Audubon Park Garden District was targeted by Rollins College planning students for a real-world application of their budding placemaking skills recently in a study of two of the district's alleyways in an effort to identify other...
Every May we tell you about the annual blooming of our favorite epiphytic cacti, the night-blooming cereus. The long, skinny cactus clings to rough, cracked bark and pokes its way skyward into the...
The Genius Preserve is a slice of historic old school Florida, located on the eastern shore of Lake Virginia from Rollins College. Owned and maintained by the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation of Winter...
The Orlando Bike Coalition (Facebook | Website) has partnered with REI and the City of Orlando to install a bicycle Fixit station in Ivanhoe Village at Gaston Edwards Park. An unveiling ceremony will...
"So that guy that got hauled out of Lake Eola the other week ... what happens to him now? Community service?"- Bungalower Reader An unnamed man was pulled from Lake...
We told you HERE in November 2018 that Dr. Phillips Charities had received a major gift that would allow for the construction of a brand new YMCA facility in their OBT-based Packing District development.
The City of Orlando will finally move forward with a planned memorial section of Greenwood Cemetery in honor of the victims of the 2016 Pulse Orlando nightclub shootings. 49 markers were donated by the...
The City of Orlando is hiring a temporary Event Coordinator Assistant for the Harry P. Leu Gardens (Website). The position is responsible for providing customer service to clients including processing high volume calls, one-on-one...
A new non-profit called the Winter Park Land Trust (Website) will host a launch party at the end of the month at the Winter Park Farmers' Market. According to their website, the Trust...
The Downtown Arts District is hosting their Third Thursday Gallery Hop on February 21 at a different venue this month as their new home at the Rogers Kiene Building continues to be built out. The new venue, located at 108...
Edgewood, Florida, while some may call it Orlando, is really its own City, with a population of roughly 2,500+ people. So as we continue with this #bringtoorlando piece, please bear in mind, we just want this business to move...
PROMO: The Mennello Museum of American Art (Facebook | Website) will host their fifth annual Indie-Folkfest in their nearby sculpture garden on Lake Formosa. This year's iteration of the popular, all ages event for people and their pets will take place...
Rollins College Environmental Studies professor, Leslie Poole, was featured in a documentary about the Everglades on Tuesday, January 15 on PBS. The Swamp (Website) looks at historic efforts by Man to tame and shape the Florida Everglades, starting in the 19th...
Mead Botanical Garden (Website) has just carried out a long-overdue renovation of their clubhouse building, located at the heart of the Winter Park park space. The 3,000 SF building was originally built in the 1970s by the Winter Park Garden...
College Park West area residents and business owners are invited to attend two upcoming community meetings to receive an update on plans for the new park space at The Packing District. Join City Commissioners, Robert Stuart and Regina Hill, as...
The Orlando branch of international environmental watchdog, The Nature Conservancy (Website), is looking for a new Program Manager for the City Beautiful. The Orlando Cities Program Manager is responsible for shaping and implementing strategies in the Orlando Metro area that...
"I would like to know why this year Lake Eola has absolutely no Christmas lights except for the tree ... Where are they this year?" - Chris Kowalski Every year the City of Orlando has been decorating the Central Business...
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...