Orlando is ramping up to finally launch some scooters since passing the new Motorized Scooters Pilot Program ordinance this past December. At this time, roughly four different companies have applied for a scooter...
On January 16, the Winter Park City Commission approved the Orange Avenue Overlay District in a 3-2 vote that has some chins wagging. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1phmRRjfII&w=948&h=533] The 95-acre Overlay District is...
Moments Climbing will be opening a new $1.3 million bouldering gym in the former home of Real Thread Inc., in Parramore at 400 Pittman Street just outside of Creative Village and the new downtown campus.
A local brewery received a governmental finger-wag from the Florida Department of Health this week for allowing dogs in their tasting room and they're taking the fight to the internet. RockPit Brewing (Website)...
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced four new senior staff appointments on Wednesday, January 15 that really translated to some shuffling of key personnel. Frank Billingsley, who has served as the mayor's Chief of...
The Florida Department of Corrections has been engaged in a contract to provide inmate labor crews to the City of Orlando to assist in maintaining landscape areas for a number of years and that contract is scheduled...
A 12-story mixed-use tower is being planned for one of the densest neighborhoods in downtown Orlando, South Eola. Vive on Eola (Website) will be located on the corner of Church Street and South...
CityArts and the Downtown Arts District hosted a community fundraiser at their new headquarters in the historic Rogers Kiene Building on January 11 to fund an ambitious courtyard expansion planned for a long-ignored alleyway that encircles the...
The City of Orlando is pushing forward with a number of changes to its current Tree Protection policies. The changes were pitched to the Families, Parks and Recreation Department Board earlier in 2019.
Orlando is beautiful, yes, but we can always make it better, and taking a back seat in helping our city to realize its full potential is something we're not really about. Let's get up there and shake...
The Downtown Arts District will host a special event on January 11 at 7 p.m. in the CityArts building to raise funds for an outdoor public event space concept. Interstruct, Inc. (Website), is...
The City of Orlando is planning to develop additional park space in both Trotters Park and Lake Fairview Park just west of College Park at 1905 Kee Road . IMAGE VIA CITY...
The Community Redevelopment Agency and the Downtown Development Board, along with a little help from the City of Orlando, really stepped up their Christmas light game this year and retired their old decorations that had been clinging...
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has named Paul Helfrich as its new executive director. Helfrich is currently the President and CEO of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Helfrich will succeed Christopher Barton, who left the...
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...
The Orange County Government has allocated $500,000 to the United Arts of Central Florida to fund a new grant program that would subsidize venue rentals. The Orange County Venue Subsidy Grant for Arts...
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EDIT: FDOT representatives have asked that we update this post with the following information: "Construction began February 2015. Regretably, there have been 5 worker fatalities. FDOT is demanding the contractor increase safety efforts...
UPDATE: The Lake Alert for Lake Formosa and Lake Rowena has been lifted. Please resume all normal water activities associated with the lake. In a bit of news...
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...
The Rotary Club of Orlando launched its inaugural Chrismas Parade last year on Saturday, December 8, seeking to bring back an annual tradition that had vanished from downtown Orlando for decades. But apparently...
UPDATE: Commercial properties are also affected by the restrictions and any non-residential property is permitted to water only on Tuesdays. Every year when we change our clocks by one...
UPDATE 11/20: The Lake Alert for Lake Concord has been lifted. Please resume all normal water activities associated with the lake. City of Orlando Water Reclamation crews stopped a sewer overflow that was...
Want to chat about your feelings around death and dying with some strangers? A Death Cafe will be held Monday, November 18 at Cilantro's Taqueria at 6:30 p.m. so you can get the feels out and start...
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