Orlando is looking a little empty right now. Non-essential (at least to the government) businesses have had to shut their doors and it's hard not to notice the palpable effect that has on...
EDIT: Neither the Merita Bread nor Ice Cold Auto Air signs were on the landmark sign registry. Porter Paints opened on the corner of Summerlin and Colonial Drive in...
A new Domino's Pizza location will open in the former Porter Paints building at 700 E. Colonial Drive . The front half of the building will be used as the restaurant space with...
"Dear Bungalower, we keep seeing these Read & Seed billboards going up around town, and we love the message, but we don’t know who is posting them or whether they are tied to a specific advertising campaign. Do you...
According to Scott Joseph, Rogue Pub has swapped their "g" for a "q" to avoid a legal tussle. Click HERE to read Joseph's whole report, but the skinny is that another pub had the same name and raised a stink. Roque...
Skycraft Parts and Surplus (Website) has listed their current home at 2245 W. Fairbanks Avenue for sale for $5.5 million. The sale of the 6,198 SF building is meant to facilitate the...
The Starbucks that replaced the Ice Cold Auto Air property at 1526 E. Colonial Drive in Colonialtown is almost ready to open. The latest chain coffee shop is set to open on...
The City of Winter Park has put a lot of intention and thought into their recently launched curbside to-go initiative. And it shows. The concierge-like initiative is a collaborative effort by the Chamber...
We learned in December, 2015 that Walgreens would be moving into the former Valencia College administration building, on the corner of Church and Orange Avenue . Since then, the renovation work has been focused on the interior of the Downtown historic...
Plans have been submitted by Highwoods Properties, Inc., to renovate the exterior of the Eola Park Centre office building at 200 E. Robinson Street in Downtown Orlando. The subject site is bounded on the north side by East Robinson,...
The City of Orlando is looking to expand the Digital Billboard Exchange Pilot Program into a full-fledged program that would allow digital signage in the downtown core. This program is meant, according to the City of Orlando, to reduce existing...
UPDATE: Scroll down to see a photo of what the installation looks like, unveiled. Photo by Trung Nguyen of Snap! Studio Booth (Website).   "Lake Eola - the 3 flags - what's covered up there?" - Blake Ringholz As the City prepares...
Editor's Note: This post has been edited due to a request by the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. We have written a couple of times about the growing collection of neon signs that have been saved by the Charles...
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...
Plans were approved for Wall Street's off-campus venture, Tubbs Brewing, in November 2016. The concept would take hold in a 1925-built warehouse in Parramore at 617 W. Central Avenue , with an outside bar and entertainment area. The project was...
Two years after the designs were submitted to the City for approval, the new sign has been installed at the new Downtown Walgreens. The smaller signs on the exterior were installed earlier in the month. The larger blade sign was fabricated...
MILLS 50 ART BOX BY LEE VANDERGRIFT, PHOTO BY DANNY GARCIA Vain Nightclub (Facebook | Website) is at the center of an uproar in Mills 50 after photos were posted on the Mills 50 Main Street District Facebook page showing...
OUC and Orlando City executives have announced that they have selected a design for a solar-powered art sculpture that will be installed the entrance to the Orlando City Soccer Stadium on the corner of West Church Street and Glenn...
The Milk District, one of Orlando's newest Main Street Districts, will soon be hanging banners to mark their territory, because Main Street. The City has allowed nine other Main Streets to hang street pole banners in an effort to brand...
The Historic Preservation Board was asked to consider approval of a new digital sign on the north tower of the Chase Plaza this week. The sign would be placed on the opposite side of the plaza from the one that...
Crews will begin removing the iconic Marita Bread factory sign in Downtown South that can be seen from I-4. The neon signs from the top of the old bakery building served as an unofficial gateway to Orlando for more than 50 years....
KEL (Kaufman, Englett & Lynd) will no longer have their name on the building at 111 N. Magnolia Ave (at Washington St) . The new name on the building will be BBVA Compass. BBVA Compass (Website) is bank. They have wealth...
At 11 a.m. on July 20, three cars were involved in an accident at the entrance of the Mennello Museum (Website). One of the cars managed to hop the curb and strike the museum's iconic trumpeting angel sign and launch...
The City of Orlando is launching a public design competition to overhaul the municipal flag, which was originally designed in 1980. Community members are asked to submit their idea for a new design by Wednesday, March 22. Key things to keep...
The new-ish owners of Porter Paints at the corner of Colonial Drive and Summerlin Avenue , PPG Paints, will be altering their historic sign by adding some new vinyl signage to cover up a portion of what's there now. The...