The Handy Pantry (Facebook) has announced that they will be closing their popular convenience store in Lake Eola Heights on Thursday, September 20 on the Lake Eola Heights Historic District Facebook page. The business, which has been operated by husband...
As we told you HERE in January, the long-vacant building at 720 N. Mills Avenue  by Pho 88 will soon house a new Kushiyaki concept by local food genius, Sonny Nguyen - owner of Domu at East End Market. Tori Tori (Facebook)...
Michelle Visage, of RuPaul's Drag Race fame, will be a grand marshal at Orlando's Come Out With Pride parade on Saturday, October 13. Visage will be playing second-fiddle to community organizer and warrior angel, Nancy Rosado, a former NYPD sergeant and mental health...
Noir Cafe (Facebook) opened in the former Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, attached to the CityArts Factory, in June of 2017. They recently told Bungalower that they will be closing. "It was not an easy decision to make yet as a business...
A new documentary by National Geographic and Bloomberg Philanthropies entitled, Paris to Pittsburgh will feature Orlando and local sustainability leaders leading the fight against climate change. Paris to Pittsburgh (Facebook) chronicles the national debate of the nation's energy future, the...
Maggie Doyne, founder of BlinkNow (Website), will be the featured premier speaker at the Rollins College 2018-19 Winter Park Institute Speaker Series on Wednesday, September 26. Doyne's presentation, "Start Now, Use What You Have" highlights her personal quest to provide...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Website) will soon host a new exhibition featuring the work of 25 international artists called Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art from the collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman. This exhibition will...
Food Network's Andrew Zimmern is in Orlando this week, eating his way through our most popular restaurants and foodie hubs. Andrew Zimmern (Website) is a trained chef, television personality, radio host, director, food critic, and all-around foodtrepreneur. He can be...
Barbara Solomon, a valued member of the Orlando theatre community, has passed away. Solomon was the owner of the now-closed Oldies But Goodies vintage shop in Ivanhoe Village, located at 2020 N. Orange Avenue . She was infamous for keeping...
Lynn Nicholson, the current market coordinator at the Parramore Farmer's Market, will soon be retiring, leaving the City with the task of finding someone to fill his rubber boots. The City of Orlando hosts a weekly farmer's market at the...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Website) will present Nick Cave: Feat., an exhibition featuring the whimsical creations of renowned artist, Nick Cave, from September 14 to December 31.   Cave is known for his practice in exploring with a variety of color and...
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...
Richard M. DeVos, co-founder of Amway, died in his home in Ada, Michigan on September 6 at the age of 92. The cause of death was attributed to complications from an infection. DeVos was best known for a direct-selling method he...
The world already knows that Lin-Manuel Miranda, yes the Hamilton creator, and Alan Menken are collaborating on the score for the upcoming live-action The Little Mermaid, but nobody knows who will be playing the lead roles yet. To get the ball rolling, a super-fan...
A new local startup called Mosquito County Tours (Facebook), a nod to Orange County's original name,  will take Orlando diners on regular walking tours of local Orlando neighborhoods. The most recent being an upcoming trip to Mills 50's Little...
Bungalower contributor and co-host of our weekly radio show "Bungalower and the Bus" on Real Radio 104.1, Jon Busdeker, will be hosting a pop-up dinner party at Nikki's Place Southern Cuisine in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood on Thursday, September 20...
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...
East West Records (Facebook) has been operating in Orlando since 1971, specializing in, well, records, for 47 years. East West Records was recently sold to a life-long customer, Robert Serros, Jr, who grew up riding his bike to the store...
Wally's has closed after 64 years of business in the Mills 50 District. The sudden news was posted on their social platforms and the local watering hole's doors early this morning, August 21. Bungalower was told by a friend of the...
By Sarah Bolandi Backyard venue, The Person Cave (Facebook), has quietly made its footprint in the Colonialtown North neighborhood as a new and notable pace for local artists to showcase their talents on an intimate platform. The limited-capacity locale is tucked...
As we told you last week, Ferg's Depot has closed and been sold to new owners. We now know that those owners are none other than Rob and Joe Nunziata, of FBC Mortgage. If that name sounds familiar, its because...
Venchur Investments has just purchased the popular College Park watering hole, The Local Bar and Grill (Facebook). Venchur owner, Pat Semeraro (LinkedIn), announced the purchase of the 2,900 SF venue via press release on Thursday, August 16. Included in the...
The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens will host international artist,  Jan Kalab, in their upcoming show, The Soul of Graffiti: Jan Kalab.  The Czech Republic-born artist is known for his innovative form of 3-D graffiti, which helped him make a...
“I know it is hard to hear this, and you can even be angry with me, but you are where you put yourself.” — Sri Prem Baba Brazil-based Indian spiritualist and humanitarian leader Sri Prem Baba will speak at the...
Emily Kinney, the Luna Lovegood of AMC's The Walking Dead, will be performing at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts on September 25. Kinney, who's Walking Dead character Beth Greene was killed by a Post-Apocalyptic police officer in 2015, is coming to...