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...
The City of Orlando is rethinking some road layouts in Ivanhoe Village as traffic and development have intensified along the Orange Avenue corridor in recent years - including Mills Park, The Yard at Ivanhoe, Lake House, and...
OCPS District 6 revealed the current version of their plans for the new Lake Como K-8 at a neighborhood design meeting last week. While Lake Como is being demolished and rebuilt, Kaley Elementary will function as the go-to swing site...
"So, what's up with Kaley Elementary now that it's not a school?" - Bungalower Reader A revamp of Orlando's downtown schools in 2015 led to the surprise closure of a number of smaller institutions,...
The City of Orlando and Orange County Public Schools have collaborated on an initiative called the Banner Project which features student artwork. Orange County Public School art students were provided with old banners...
The University of Central Florida has named Alexander Cartwright, former chancellor at the University of Missouri, as its next president. Cartwright entered the search relatively last-minute as a mystery candidate just two days before...
According to a release out of Creative Village yesterday, funding has come through for their first market-rate apartment building. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has arranged a $66 million loan for The Allen Morris Company and Ustler Development, Inc, the team behind...
The Audubon Park Garden District was targeted by Rollins College planning students for a real-world application of their budding placemaking skills recently in a study of two of the district's alleyways in an effort to identify other...
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.
Rollins College is building a new lakeside 250,000 SF residential development on its Winter Park campus where the former McKean Hall used to stand. McKean was demoed earlier in the summer to make...
EDIT: Greg Golden, Director of Student Media, Rollins College, sent us the following update concerning a timeline for getting back on air. It could take a week, or many weeks and is contingent on a response from the FCC. "We...
In a follow-up to a story we did last November, plans have finally been released for the upcoming renovations of the vacant Grand Avenue School, located at 800 Grand Street . The City of Orlando will be moving multiple programs...
Alison Kirby, principal at Jones High School, wrote a letter to Ellen DeGeneres asking for support for her school's band and choir in order to perform at Carnegie Hall. Ellen "The Generous" DeGeneres then invited the band's teachers onto the Ellen show...
Edit: We originally published that the name of the childcare center partner was "Trinity Christian Church" but the correct name is "Trinity Christian Academy." The recently closed Reeves United Methodist Church in Colonialtown North has filed for a Conditional Use...
Sixth grade students at the Monarch Learning Academy (Website) in College Park are leading a storytelling project based on the infamous "Jump Tree" that came down during Hurricane Irma. The tree had fixed Tarzan-ropes for swinging and was located in...
The student-run newspaper The Sandspur announced on April 5 at Rollins College that the historic Fred Stone Theatre had been closed and would soon be torn down. It hosted the college program's Second Stage Series  that were completely directed, designed, marketed, and performed...
  2017 Robotics Summer Camps Host: Clockwork Mania, Orlando Science Schools, 2427 Lynx Lane Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19-23 Ages: 9-13 Cost: $300 Students learn the basics of robot programming, 3-D printing, and other hands-on science activities, in a STEM-driven curriculum. Click HERE...
"SGA has indicated they do not wish to fund the service any longer due to low ridership. The money saved from the elimination of the 212 will most likely be invested into other transportation services for the UCF student...
THIS INTERVIEW HAS BEEN EDITED POST-PUBLISHING, BECAUSE PROFESSORS. Dr. Jana Mathews, associate professor of English and Medieval Literature at Rollins College, has been teaching a course based on George R. R. Martin's Song...
The City of Orlando's Creative Village Development Review Committee has approved plans for a 15-story student housing development, for the Downtown UCF/Valencia College campus in Parramore. The planned mixed-use building would house 7,700 students when completed, if approved by City...
The City of Orlando is hosting a workshop to discuss a study that is currently underway to analyze the current transportation network in both the Milk and Mills 50 Districts and make them safer for pedestrians, residents, and drivers. The...
EDIT: Originally posted it began in February but this course is available yearlong. The Harvard Graduate School of Design is offering their free online course, "The Architecture of Imagination" again, following a popular first session last year. The course covers "the...
All UCF students, faculty, and staff are now able to ride all LYNX routes at no cost if they show a valid UCF-issue ID card. This deal also includes KnightLYNX routes that serve the main campus between 6 p.m. and...
WUCF, in partnership with PBS Learning Media, has announced a new initiative to help educators to reach their students remotely. PBS Learning Media has curated a special collection of resources organized by grade...
With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...