PROMO: A group of local retailers and small business owners have joined forces this holiday season to create a series of holiday window displays that shoppers can visit while supporting local.
Lowe's closed its Orchard Supply Hardware chain back in August 2018 following a declaration that they would be focusing solely on home improvement needs moving forward. That meant that all Orchard Supply locations were shuttered, including THIS...
Kiwi Camera Service (Facebook | Website) is opening a new shop in Ivanhoe Village. The new shop will be taking over the former home of Blackbird Vintage Music (Facebook | Website) at 542 Virginia Drive...
A long-ignored house/workshop building has been converted into a trendy new retail shop at 1308 Lang Avenue near Pig Floyd's and Quantum Leap on the edge of Mills 50 and Ivanhoe Village. The...
Central Florida-based homewares shop Adjectives Market (Facebook | Website) has opened a new storefront at 130 N. Park Avenue ,,null,,16]" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">GMap]. The new store features a selection of furniture and home decor...
The City of Orlando via the Community Redevelopment Agency will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 28 at 10 a.m. that will explain how to take advantage of a new rental assistance program for small businesses.
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...