The following statement was issued in an email to Rollins faculty concerning the sudden death of Rollins College student, Brennan Roye Bennett: "Late last night, we lost a member of the Rollins family. Brennan Bennett, a transfer student from Furman,...
Wildflower Farm (Facebook) is a homestead farm in East Orlando that raises free-range chickens, grows vegetables and citrus, and makes their own soaps and cheese from their American Alpine dairy goats. Every so often, Orlandoans also have the opportunity...
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...
Colonial Lanes (Website) closed on Thursday, May 24. The Milk District bowling alley had sold to Titan Properties in February, to be transformed into a self-storage facility. We broke the story about the filed paperwork HERE in August 2017 which resulted in an...
Moments Climbing will be opening a new $1.3 million bouldering gym in the former home of Real Thread Inc., in Parramore at 400 Pittman Street just outside of Creative Village and the new downtown campus.
Florida Citrus Sports (Website) has decided to discontinue its annual Citrus Parade. Officials from the organization said they could no longer justify the cost of the parade when weighed with their mission to...
The long awaited Colonial Drive Pedestrian Bridge is finally finished and open to the public. We first wrote about the project HERE in 2014 when Matt Broffman was still covering the news for...
Orlando City Soccer applied to get Temporary Use Permits to allow for parking on five lots, reviewed by City Council at the February 27th Council Meeting. The permits would allow for parking for media and employees at 925 W. Church Street...
The Orlando City Soccer Club has requested the approval of a temporary use permit to operate a fan zone on its property just east of the MLS stadium; north of Church Street and west of Terry Avenue.
Bungalower shared a photo of a man catching a bass out of Lake Eola in the afternoon of Monday, March 27. We posted the photo to our Instagram account, @orlandobungalower. The photo seemed to incense some of our Instagram followers,...
The design/build contract for the new City of Orlando Tennis Center at the Packing District has been awarded to Borrelli and Partners (Website), according to the company's Principal, Jorge A. Borrelli. We've covered two...
A Tipke pedicab is for sale on Craigslist. The rickshaw tricycle could be yours for $700. It comes with a plastic seat basin with under-seat storage and tire replacements. Click HERE to see the listing. Editor's Note: These listings tend to disappear...
Lion's Pride Orlando (Facebook | Website) is now open for business in the  historic Teele Building, in the Church Street District . The restaurant and bar is fully-outfitted with plenty of screens to catch a live soccer game, with a...
Juice Bike Share was Orlando’s first public bike share program and it launched in 2016 2015 and since then, Juice riders have taken over 115,000 trips and ridden over 200,000 miles. But that will end on March...
The City of Orlando is installing a biker bar at the corner of Princeton and 17-92 for cyclists to use on the Orlando Urban Trail. As first reported by the Orlando Bike Coalition, the bar allows for cyclists, primarily those...
USWNT stars, Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger, had a storybook wedding over the weekend and they shared this video to commemorate the occasion. Harris and Krieger, both players for Orlando Pride, were married...
The Orlando Magic wants to buy a city-owned parking lot in Parramore so they can build a new facility roughly a quarter-of-a-mile away from the Amway Center. The planned 100,000 SF facility would...
Richard M. DeVos, co-founder of Amway, died in his home in Ada, Michigan on September 6 at the age of 92. The cause of death was attributed to complications from an infection. DeVos was best known for a direct-selling method he...
In November, 2016, Orlando City's team captain Ricardo Kaká (or Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, to his friends) made a statement on a Brazilian television show that he would be leaving Orlando at the end of his contract at the end...
We told you HERE in November 2018 that Dr. Phillips Charities had received a major gift that would allow for the construction of a brand new YMCA facility in their OBT-based Packing District development.
The new rubberized track at the Showalter Stadium in Winter Park will be officially open for recreational use, as of Monday, June 19. Showalter was renovated in 2016, which included improvements like the new running track, improved restrooms, and a...
A building that once housed a Perkins restaurant at 5320 N. Orange Blossom Trail could soon be the new home of a Miami Grill (Website). Kamar Aiken, who played for UCF before...
Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” on our main menu. The City of...
EDIT: Epic Axe Throwing hours are still not set in stone. They are taking reservations seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. but walk-in hours will vary. Be sure to check online, on Facebook, or on...
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...