Following up on the recent news that the Mayor had appointed a new Director of Placemaking and Competitiveness at City Hall, Bungalower's Brendan O'Connor had a chance to sit down with the man himself, Frank Billingsley, for...
Orlando City SC has announced the hiring of a new head coach. Former MLS Coach of the Year, Óscar Pareja, has been appointed as the Club’s newest head coach. The appointment brings Pareja back...
Harry Styles is bringing his Love on Tour ... tour ... to Orlando next year. The former One Direction member, who recently told "Saturday Night Live" viewers that he had graduated from "boy...
We told you HERE in October 2018 that at least half of Colonial Lanes was to be saved from demolition for an upcoming self-storage project in the Milk District. While that project is still moving forward, a...
Looking for some great hands-on activities with your children that will expose them to volunteerism, hard work, and community spirit? Bungalower is partnering with local tech-guru Gregg Pollack and his children to spotlight some of the amazing...
Early voting for the Mayoral race will take place from October 28 to November 3, with election day scheduled for November 5. If you need help finding your voter status or your local...
Jerome F. Buting, the defense lawyer from the Netflix series Making A Murderer will host a reading at the Orange County Library System's downtown branch on Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. Buting...
We told you HERE in March that James and Julie Petrakis of The Ravenous Pig were opening a new brewery and after a tour we took earlier this week, it's almost ready to open.
UPDATE: This event is not free. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased via the link below. The Orange County Community Conference will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m....
The Downtown Orlando Partnership (Website) launched a new downtown-focused non-profit this past March called The Avrio Foundation (Website), the mission of which is to "leverage the passion and support of the business community to help shape the...
Multi-platinum Latin superstar Prince Royce will perform at a free concert on Saturday, July 27 at Wall Street Plaza. The concert is part of an MLS All-Star event that will begin at 7...
The Emmy award-winning Chad Crawford, host of How To Do Florida (Website), will speak at the upcoming Creative Mornings event on Friday, May 31 from 8:30-10 a.m. Crawford has worked alongside organizations like...
“We have an opportunity to give a voice to this crisis, one we should all be concerned about, as this includes many native bees that are critical to crop pollination across the United States.” - Polasek Museum...
THIS INTERVIEW HAS BEEN EDITED POST-PUBLISHING, BECAUSE PROFESSORS. Dr. Jana Mathews, associate professor of English and Medieval Literature at Rollins College, has been teaching a course based on George R. R. Martin's Song...
Award-winning singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has announced that he will bring his 2019 tour to Orlando's Amway Center on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. His international tour includes special guest Alessia Cara (Website).
Pizza Bruno (Website) will be opening their Mills 50 pizzeria concept some time this spring, according to owner Bruno Zacchini. Slice by Pizza Bruno will be opening in the former Class C office...
Emily Rankin, the owner of local eatery, Florida and Co. (Website), announced at the 10-year anniversary of the Audubon Park Farmers Market that she would soon be updating her East End Market concept.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
When a bolt of lightning took out a massive 100-year old oak tree at Greenwood Cemetery the sexton of Greenwood Cemetery thought to himself, "That'd make a great beer." Don Price, a regular contributor to "Bungalower and The Bus" on Real...
SPONSORED: The Orange County Regional History Center will be celebrating its new exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code, on Saturday, October 13 with an all-day grand opening featuring free admission and special activities for families. The exhibition examines...
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)...