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...
"I love your blog. I wanted to make sure you heard about this: I live in Colonialtown North and noticed the “peacock house” on Bumby was up for sale. The Zillow listing makes it sound like the peacocks (among...
According to Va Propst and Trina Gregory Propst, co-owners of Se7enbites Bake Shop in the Milk District, they have come to an agreement with the owner of the former Stir Restaurant building at 1407 N Orange Avenue for their...
Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office, the streets of...
EDIT: WE ORIGINALLY STATED THAT STORYCORPS IS HERE UNTIL JANUARY 6 BUT THEY ARE IN FACT HERE UNTIL FEBRUARY 6.    90.7 WMFE and 89.5 WMFV have partnered with StoryCorps to bring their 2019 Mobile Tour to Orlando this week. The converted Airstream...
A new Mexican restaurant has opened in the space formerly occupied by Gaviota Seafood and Fine Peruvian Cuisine, located in the base of the Sanctuary Building at 100 S. Eola Drive . Coco soft-opened this past week, sneaking in under...
By Brian Carlson (Website) You can’t deny people are awesome. Who doesn’t like sitting down with good friends to ask them interesting, insightful, and funny questions? With that in mind, local photographer Brian Carlson introduced an ongoing photo and Q&A...
"Hold On," Canadian heartbreaking songstress and '90s emo goddess Sarah McLachlan will be playing the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 1, 2019. The Lilith Fair-founder was "Drawn to the Rythm" at a young age and has won...
"When you make a good donkey, you throw the world at it." - Gavin Schmidt   Orlando firefighter Gavin Schmidt made out as the first winner in Netflix's Nailed It! Holiday! special, Episode 1. The first challenge was to recreate three characters that were featured in...
Sanford's award-winning marshmallow shop, Wondermade (Website), will be popping-up in the North Quarter Market starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 8. The popular shop will be selling ice cream, s'mores, and boxes of their famous marshmallows in a new stall...
UPDATE: The Orlando concert has been rescheduled for March 18, 2018   Sir Elton John was to take the stage at Orlando's Amway Center last night, Tuesday, November 27, but canceled his performance due to poor health. A reported ear infection forced...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Facebook | Website) will host an exhibition entitled The Unbridled Paintings of Lawrence Lebduska from January 25 through May 12, 2019. The show will focus on Lawrence Lebduska, a popular modern folk art painter from the...
The Milk District Main Street (Website) has announced the hiring of Zac Alfson as their new Executive Director. Alfson has an extensive background in nonprofit management and community building to bring to the table in order to enhance and preserve...
As of November 26, The Jim Colbert Show (Facebook | Website) will be taking over the Phillips Phile time slot, following the approaching retirement of Jim Philips. The Jim Colbert Show, led by 26-year radio veteran Jim Colbert, will broadcast...
By Sarah Bolandi Local photographer, John McInerney, is celebrating a year of cruising Orlando in his vintage van-turned-photo-bus, known on the streets as the VanCam (Facebook | Instagram). The mobile photo studio is a 1978 VW van has been charming the...
"As a huge fan of Diana Ross, I would just like to make you aware that she had twelve #1 hits while with the Supremes and six #1 hits in the US hits on her own. Just getting the record straight!" -...
SPONSORED by Orlando Ballet's The Nutcracker: Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home,...
A 20-foot concrete pillar has been erected in the Orange County Regional History Center plaza in Downtown Orlando as a nod to a Ghosts of Architecture Past. The structure is a small piece of a larger collection of brise soleil panels...
PROMO: Our friend and occasional Bungalower contributor and co-host of "Bungalower and the Bus" on Real Radio 104.1, Jon Busdeker, has just written a book and its all about The City Beautiful. 100 Things To Do In Orlando Before You Die is...
Whiskey Lou's Lounge (Facebook) in the Milk District has new owners. According to new part-owner Jim Faherty, the former owner was based in Chicago and looking to sell. Whiskey Lou's is one of Orlando's best-known dive bars in part for...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer just appointed a new Senior Advisor on Homelessness and Social Services at City Hall. Lisa Portelli will lead the city's efforts with regional, state, and Federal governments, non-profits, and the business community to address homelessness. Portelli comes...
Orlando's own Ginger Minj teams up with RuPaul alums like Willam, Shangela, and Trixie Mattel in new Netflix animated series, Super Drags. The three crime-fighting glamazons face off against haters, sexy robots, and of course, lip-sync challenges in the new series that airs...
The former home of the Philly Connection in Downtown Orlando will soon house a new ramen bar by an ex-Disney chef. Chef Shuichi Tanida has spent years as the chef at Mitsukoshi in Disney's Japan Pavilion in Epcot but will soon...
Another local designer has jumped into the retail game, but this one's got legs. Schiani Ledo (Instagram | Website) is a designer/illustrator/muralist by night and a lead graphic designer/art director at website design and marketing studio, Highforge Solutions (Website) by night. Editor's...
The Milk District hybrid coffee shop/package store/watering hole we've been talking about for years is finally set to open this Saturday, October 20. Whippoorwill Beer House and Package Store (Website) is a new craft beer and wine shop that is opening...