Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon has announced a restructuring of operations to try to boost crime prevention in the City of Orlando. A newly reworked organizational plan will take officers that are normally scheduled...
The College Park Main Street was awarded a Mayor's Matching Grant to help them replace $9,000 worth of benches along the Edgewater Drive corridor. The current benches, though some may call them "rustic" ......
Planned development Baldwin Park will soon have its own ER, courtesy of Oviedo Medical Center. The new ER will offer 24/7 adult and pediatric emergency care department with emergency-trained physicians and nurses on-site.
Bungalower has been covering SunRail since before the 32-mile commuter rail system launched its first phase in May 2014. Since then, the fledgling transit project has expanded and now serves 16 stations that through...
We told you HERE that the City of Orlando was looking to launch new Rideshare Hubs as part of a more effective way to manage late-night crowds leaving the Downtown corridor. Now City staff is asking City...
The City of Orlando recently reopened their Permitting Service Office in the bottom floor of City Hall following some extensive renovations and the space is completely unrecognizable. The new space features sleek and...
New designs have been released for Ponte Health Properties pie-in-the-sky Vertical Medical City development. The much-touted development has reportedly settled on a large vacant commercial lot in the North Quarter, located at 1000...
The City of Orlando has recently completed an inventory of the trees growing along Edgewater Drive and have come to the decision that a number trees could be unsafe due to the declining health of the tree...
"So that guy that got hauled out of Lake Eola the other week ... what happens to him now? Community service?"- Bungalower Reader An unnamed man was pulled from Lake...
SPONSORED: The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens (Facebook | Website) will be hosting their eleventh annual Winter Park Paint Out from April 21 to 27, 2019. The gallery and sculpture gardens will...
New Image Youth (Website) was launched in 2004 to give children in Parramore a safe place to learn and play. Since then, they have grown and now service roughly 120 youth in their after-school and summer programs.
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Deming has launched a new task force called, Housing for All, to promote a "transparent system that encourages community engagement in order to address the affordable housing crisis in Orange County." Read...
The Equal Justice Initiative (Website) recently released a report on the history of lynching the United States, which you can read HERE. Research in the report identified that there were more than 4,000 cases of African Americans...
Students and staff of the new Valencia College and UCF campuses at Creative Village will be able to ride SunRail for free in August and September, thanks to a new partnership with the rail system.
The Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study has been in play since 2017, focusing on identifying a design for the corridor that better serves the community. Design options were released in July 2018 and narrowed...
A community meeting will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4 to discuss the conceptual designs for the Grand Avenue Neighborhood Center. We told you HERE in July 2018 that the currently vacant...
We told you HERE about the Rise of the Rest Road Trip (Website) that would be launching their tech-funding tour in Orlando. They have just announced their finalists. The tour, led by...
The City of Winter Park has released the following updates for the upcoming Winter Park Canopy project at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, which includes their new library and events center. The new 50,000...
The CEO of the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, Shelley Lauten, has tendered her resignation from her post. Lauten took the reigns for the organization back in October 2016 from Andrae Bailey and...
The City of Orlando will host a series of community meetings in the coming weeks to collect public feedback in order to update the City's Bicycle Plan. This will be the City's first...
SPONSORED: Quick Ease Mobile Car Wash (Facebook | Website) is a handy new service that brings the car wash to you. Their IDA-certified detailers offer a full range of services from basic washes to...
UPDATE: This item was removed from the recent City Council agenda and a decision on when to bring it before Council has not been reached at this time.
The City of Orlando's Downtown Development Board and the Community Redevelopment Agency are working to launch a pilot program for a late night rideshare program that could help to streamline the  nightly exodus of the thousands of patrons leaving Downtown Orlando's entertainment area on...
We told you HERE in November 2018 that Dr. Phillips Charities had received a major gift that would allow for the construction of a brand new YMCA facility in their OBT-based Packing District development.
Juice Bike Share was Orlando’s first public bike share program and it launched in 2016 2015 and since then, Juice riders have taken over 115,000 trips and ridden over 200,000 miles. But that will end on March...