Michael R. Bloomberg's Bloomberg Philanthropies (Website) has launched a new grant program that will fund the creation of ten street murals in cities around the country next year. And we could get one here in Orlando.
Hughes Inc. has submitted a request for a Conditional Use Permit to the City of Orlando to allow for eating and drinking uses associated with a new 6-acre project at 215 W. Grant Street in the...
SPONSORED by Walden Community School: The Walden School in Winter Park (Website) offers alternatives to traditional public school experiences. The curriculum is hand-crafted for the students, combining aspects from educational systems like Waldorf, Montessori, and Reggio Emila...
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 City took water samples from Lake Silver on November 5, 2019, and found the presence of microcystins which are basically toxins. The toxins are the result of an algae bloom in the lake and the levels...
Orlando Magic has filed a new master plan for its long-awaited Orlando Sports and Entertainment District in downtown Orlando. The estimated $500 million + project will put a new mixed-use development on an...
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...
In all fairness, we were lumped in with Daytona Beach and Melborne for some reason, but Orlando still managed to place as number 39 in a list of the Top 50 "Rattiest Cities" according to Orkin.com.
We told you HERE about the Church Street Main Street's rumored expansion into the Parramore neighborhood and now we have a copy of their new, approved boundaries which will, as it states, "... expand the City's Main...
The City of Orlando is giving out free trees to help keep your electric bill down. Orlando residents can order up to two free trees for their property as part of Mayor Buddy...
The Central Florida Tech Alliance (Facebook | Website) has disbanded, as of October 7. The Alliance was launched in 2011 as the Orlando Tech Association, before being lumped in with the city's Main...
Safr (Website) is a new women-focused ridesharing service created specifically for women. The company will launch in Downtown Orlando on Tuesday, October 1, via their app, which is available for both Android and...
A request for a Major Certificate of Appearance Approval was submitted to the Appearance Review Board to allow for the long-awaited extension of the Orlando Urban Trail through the North Quarter District to the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge...
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...