GAI Consultants has just submitted a two-phased Master Site Plan to the City of Orlando for the construction of a new commercial project in The Packing District in the Fairvilla neighborhood, just to the west of College...
Local goodies shop Freehand Goods (Facebook | Website), which started as a pop-up in East End Market, has been operating a second store in the Hourglass District since last October and they just got a new roommate.
Winter Park-based The Heavy (Facebook | Website) is selling subscriptions. The plant/coffee shop/pop-up haven is located in the former Lombardi’s Seafood building at 1152 Harmon Avenue and has been operating there since November...
The folks at Hungry Pants (Facebook | Website) are launching a new line of bottled dressings, marinades, and sauces this Friday at their SODO restaurant. The line will feature popular items from the...
Etoile Boutique (Facebook | Website) has taken over the space next door and is doubling the size of its Milk District vintage shop. The Milk Bar (Facebook) closed up shop in early July and Etoile-owner, Falon...
You may recall that we told you HERE in January about a special initiative that the City of Winter Park had labeled the "Orange Avenue Overlay District." The plan aimed to establish building...
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings announced last week that his administration would be forming "strike teams" that would be visiting businesses in the region to ensure they are following COVID-19 safety protocols. The...
We know how much Orlando loves a good interactive map, what with the success of our previous Taco Map and our more recent Cemetery Tour, but given the summer heat and the pandemic, you're likely still limiting...
The Downtown Orlando Information Center was renovated and rebranded as Discover Downtown and now features a shop with merchandise from local vendors and a 30-foot-high mural by Boy Kong and an interactive coloring map mural by Anna...
EDIT: This post originally said that the last day of operations for this shop was August 1 but it is actually August 31. The Carousel Emporium (Facebook | Website) is set to close...
The 7-Eleven located at 723 N. Mills Avenue in the Mills 50 neighborhood closed in December 2018 and has been sitting mostly empty ever since - a laundromat called Kwik Kleen has been operating in a...
A recent spike in confirmed coronavirus cases has motivated a number of stores across the country to reconsider operations and Apple is no different. Apple has decided to shut down 11 stores that...
The Winter Park-based Rifle Paper Co. (Facebook | Website) has just released a new collection of wallpaper to help keep you in your home during the pandemic. The new collection features 76 designs featuring...
Juneteenth falls on Friday, June 19 this year and you can celebrate the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the Confederacy by going on a scavenger hunt of local black-owned businesses.
Vintage clothing shop Etoile Boutique (Facebook | Website) in the Milk District has just been selected as one of ten nationwide recipients of the American Express Future of Shopping Small Grant Program. The...
J.C. Penney, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month, has just announced that it will be closing its store at Orlando Fashion Square Mall. The store closure is one of over...
Bungalower Media has launched a new program as an extension of our ongoing Bungalower Buddy membership program. Members who have donated over $20 to our ongoing Support Us campaign will receive a special...
Orlando City Council will vote today on whether to extend a Temporary Use Permit to extend outdoor dining into a downtown street as part of an ongoing COVID-19 Economic Recovery Initiative pilot. City...
A new street fashion apparel shop will host a virtual grand opening of its store at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 21. Showroom 11 (Facebook | Instagram) will have a variety of men's, women's, and...
SPONSORED: The City of Orlando has just approved a program proposed by the Community Redevelopment Agency (Website) that would temporarily fund parking costs in the downtown area to encourage consumer spending and increase visitation to downtown businesses....
Orange County has launched a new initiative called PPE for Small Biz in Orange County through which it will dispense personal protective equipment to help small businesses reopen, at no charge. The County...
“I need it (a haircut) worse than anything. I haven’t had a haircut since February.” - GOVERNOR DESANTIS Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Friday, May 8 that his administration would allow barbershops and salons...
Bynx Orlando (Facebook | Website), the hybrid retail concept we told you was opening in 420 E. Church Street right before the pandemic hit Orlando HERE in early March, has launched an online catalog. Bynx...
We told you HERE that Orlando City Hall would be waiving restrictions on outdoor dining capacity during the first phase of reopening set in place by Governor DeSantis. The move was made in an effort to help...
PROMO: We told you HERE about local printer Impress Ink (Facebook | Website) launching an online shop to raise funds for local businesses. Well, the first month's numbers are in and they've raised $30,228 since launching.