Top-down mandates to stay home and keep your distance could very well save your life and that of your loved ones, but it also means that Orlandoans aren't getting the face-to-face human time we need.
Two local chefs, Chef Kristoffer Anderson and Chef Wendy Lopez, are teaming up with World Central Kitchen to provide free meals for people who have been impacted by the pandemic. The meals will...
PROMO: The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) has launched a new social media campaign to support local businesses, large and small, who continue to provide essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The #PickUpOrlando social media...
The Orange County Library System (Facebook | Website) announced on its Facebook page yesterday that it would cease home delivery service after Thursday, March 26. The MAYL delivery service allowed library cardholders in...
UPDATE: Scroll down to see a copy of the Executive Order from the Mayor that includes a breakdown of non-essential and essential businesses. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings announced at a March 24...
Aussie dreamboat actor Chris Hemsworth, known for playing Thor in various Marvel movies and as a super hot guy in grey boxer briefs in Vacation, wants you to get just as fit as he is so he's...
The Timucua Arts Foundation (Website), the living room-turned-concert hall run by former Cirque du Soleil music director Benoit Glazer, is working on ways to help artists during the pandemic. The foundation is known...
UPDATE: A GoFundMe has been launched for Orlando Weekly staffers who were furloughed HERE. Euclid Media (Website) the multimedia/event company and current owner of both Creative Loafing and Orlando...
Heart of Florida United Way (Website) has established a fund to support Central Florida residents who are being negatively impacted by the coronavirus epidemic. The Fund was made with an initial investment of...
AdventHealth has confirmed that it has begun testing patients who meet evaluation criteria for the novel coronavirus in Florida. Yet, they are only testing those who are referred with a physician's order for patients who meet the...
We know you're hungry and that some of you don't know how to cook. That's ok though, as our local restaurants are still open and in need of your business. You may not be able to sit...
Actor Josh "Olaf the Snowman" Gad will be hosting a story reading session every night during the quarantines for children online. The actor, who you'll recognize from the Frozen series, Beauty and the...
The United States Bartenders Guild's National Charity Foundation has launched a program for bartenders in need of assistance during the coronavirus outbreak. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program is meant to aid service industry...
Walt Disney World has begun donating excess food left unused by its month-long closure to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. The theme park is faced with an inventory of food that...
UPDATE: The Disney College Program has announced that it is working with the students and that "no one will be without accommodations." The Walt Disney Company made the decision to close its Walt Disney...
Both Orange County and the City of Orlando have declared a State of Emergency and are shutting down any events that would attract 250 people or more in an effort to stimy the spread of the coronavirus....
Orlando Health recently announced a series of modifications to its visitor policies in response to the coronavirus. The changes include: Visitation at Orlando Health - Health Central Park in Winter...
This is a running list of closures and updates for Coronavirus resources and information as it pertains to Orlando and the bungalow neighborhoods downtown. Bungalower staff will be updating this list throughout the next few weeks with...
Design selection by the Public Art Advisory Board was approved by the City Commission last month for a large-scale sculpture that will be installed at the new I-4 Ultimate on-ramp in Winter Park.
City of Winter Park staff are hard at work with the City Attorney to create a new framework for the introduction and implementation of micro-mobility devices. That's fancy talk for scooters, electric bikes, and things that make...
Back in December 2019, the Orange County Government allocated $500,000 to United Arts of Central Florida, to fund a new grant program that would subsidize venue rentals for local arts organizations. We told you about it HERE....
A new protected cycle path is in the works for downtown Orlando as part of the long-awaited Orlando Bicycle Beltway project. The 8.5-mile Beltway will take riders throughout downtown Orlando via a connecter...
In the face of the Coronavirus, Americans are freaking out and irrationally stockpiling all the hand sanitizer they can get their grubby hands on from shops around the country. In response, people are freaking out on social...
UPDATE: CITY OF ORLANDO - LAKE ALERT FOR LAKE CONCORD HAS BEEN LIFTED. City Water Reclamation crews were called to stop an overflow of a clogged sewage pipe, caused by grease buildup....
We told you HERE that Hungry Pants (Instagram | Website) would start serving brunch on March 14, but some of our lucky members got to try the new menu a few weeks early. Bungalower...