The curbside collection of garbage, recycling, large items and yard waste for households in unincorporated Orange County is scheduled to return to normal on Monday, September 23. The service delays began in early September...
The Ustler Group, the parent company behind Creative Village, has announced the latest apartment tower that will come to their downtown campus. The Julian (Instagram | Website) will be a $108 million, 14-story,...
The Thornton Park Main Street District has been working on installing "artsy" pedestrian walkways for the past few years. Well, the wait is over as the Main Street has finally installed their first...
Governor Ron DeSantis signed a special bill on June 2019 that effectively prohibits local governments from requiring a permit to trim or cut trees on private property. House Bill 1159: Private Property Rights...
The City of Orlando Families Parks and Recreation department have launched a new Master Plan Survey for Orlando residents. The survey is meant to measure how residents use public park space and what...
Bungalower staff will continue to work throughout the storm on updating this post with all of the relevant news Orlandoans need to stay safe and engaged for as long as we have power.
Tropical Storm Dorian became an official hurricane on Wednesday as it loomed over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and according to the internet, is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane by the time it slams...
The City of Orlando has its city planners create vision plans for its neighborhoods to help control future development. We've shared them before for neighborhoods like Lake Formosa in Ivanhoe Village and the SODO warehouse district, and...
The City of Orlando is using robots to map its sewer system. And probably to fight teenage mutant ninja gators. Orlando Public Works are using special cylindrical bots to climb through and scan...
The Orange County Public Library System is about more than books. Following the national trend to become real-world laboratories and community-serving platforms for awesomeness, our local library system has just launched something really...
The Girl Scouts of Citrus Council (Website) are hard at work earning a merit badge for being amazing at life by bringing a something really special to their office building at 341 N. Mills Avenue in...
Bungalower's Brendan O'Connor gets a chance to sit with Jason Reynolds from Orange County's Neighborhood Services Department ahead of his talk at the upcoming Orange County Community Conference, "Simple Crime Prevention Techniques to Keep your Home and...
The Downtown Orlando Partnership's Avrio Foundation (Website) hosted a special PlaceMaker Soiree event last week to raise money to fund a series of public art projects in Orlando's Central Business District and succeeded in bringing in $13,...
A petition that calls for the ban of gay conversion therapy for Orange County minors was launched this past week, backed by organizations like The Trevor Project, and Equality Florida. Conversion therapy is...
The Milk District Main Street program will host their annual mixer event 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 31 at The Plaza Live to highlight the 365-days and share their plans for the future. This...
According to Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap 2019 report, one in five children in Central Florida struggle with hunger and with schools closed for the summer, most of these children lose access to the free or reduced lunches...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC - The Reliable One) needs your help to pave a cleaner, greener future as they develop a 20-year energy roadmap. OUC has provided residents and businesses with reliable...
"Hey, Bungalowers. What's up with all these bikes in the dumpster?" - Bungalower Reader UPDATE - A Lime official has informed Bungalower since this posting was originally shared that they meant to say "bikes"...
The Florida Legislature passed a new law that came into effect this month that allows hospitals to accelerate construction projects in Central Florida by deregulating state-level controls. HB 21: Hospital Licensure essentially cuts through...
The United Arts of Central Florida has opened its application process for their next round of Operating Support Grants. UA provides funding for nonprofits through the program to essentially keep the lights on,...
July 5, 2019 -  UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Lurna - LIFTED Go home, Lurna. You're drunk. Gurl, it's just another day with a "y"...
7-Eleven has launched a new delivery service, just in time for the Fourth of July - but only in select areas. 7NOW Pins (Website) allows app users to have 7-Eleven items delivered to them...
The City of Orlando will release a clutch of special beetles on Friday, June 28 to combat the spread of invasive plants. The air potato is a species of perennial vine that can...
According to a statement by the OUC, Orlando just set a record for the most power ever used in one moment in the company's 96 years of business. At 5:04 p.m. Monday, June...
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has been undertaking a caregiver-memory loss study pilot program, one of the first of its kind in the country, which was just awarded an $85,00 grant from the National...