The City of Orlando just scored the first "vertiport" in the United States and it will be located in Lake Nona, where they already have autonomous shuttles. The...
AdventHealth has installed a new solar panel array on the top of a newly-constructed parking garage in its Ivanhoe Village campus. The hospital has installed 1,800 new solar panels on its parking garage...
The Orlando Utilities Commission management has announced its intention to phase out coal-fired power generation "significantly" by 2025 and to have completely eliminated it by 2027. Energy storage is a key component of...
Yelp, the crowd-sourced food-rating app, has just added an alert option that will flag businesses that are accused of "overtly racist actions." Yelp has already been known to place Public Attention Alerts at the...
The City of Orlando and OUC are launching a new program to incentivize electric vehicles. Through the Electrified Dealers Program, dealerships will receive incentives for selling electric vehicles, (EV) as part of OUC's...
A talented genius by the name of Artie Schricker is selling a piece of art that, if you're not careful, will have you joy riding through your neighborhood dispensing justice. He's selling a Batmobile.
The City of Orlando is entering an agreement with the Orlando Science Center to launch an exhibit about sustainable living, that will be featured in a tiny home. The Tiny Green Home exhibit...
The City of Orlando is leasing 18-acres of a 100-acre public park space in The Packing District to 4 Roots Foundation to create an urban farm. 4 Roots is an initiative by 4...
The Winter Park Police Department is rolling out body cameras for its officers. The department made the decision to adopt body cameras in 2017 but only recently were awarded the funds by City Council...
UPDATE: This map tool is not to show COVID-19 predictions or cases, but rather it shares data on what populations are most at-risk for infections based on pre-existing conditions shared via census data.
The City of Orlando is co-applying for a National Science Foundation Civic Innovation Challenge Planning Grant with the University of Central Florida to design a series of resilience hubs that would help the city respond to disasters....
The City of Winter Park has just launched a new website that emphasizes user experience. The new website features a more streamlined appearance for its 300+ pages of city information. The first site...
Cemeteries are essentially outdoor museums, and in the face of a pandemic and social distancing, they have the added context of reminding us all that life is temporary. Cemeteries are places of history,...
The City of Winter Park's Urban Forestry Division has implemented a new TreeKeeper software that allows them to keep a running inventory of the over 22,000 trees that are growing in public parks and property to manage...
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....
Bite Squad (Facebook | Website) has suddenly brought back its delivery services to Orlando, following an announcement in January that it was going pick-up only. The delivery app told Bungalower last week that...
The Rally Social Enterprise Accelerator (Website) is currently accepting applications for early-stage entrepreneurs looking to join its four-month social enterprise-focused accelerator. The program, spearheaded by the Central Florida Foundation (Website), works with local...
Safr (Website), the women-focused ridesharing service that launched locally in October 2019, has partnered with Mustard Seed of Central Florida to provide free rides from May 4-31 for those in need. Mustard...
The City of Orlando has launched a new online COVID-19 data tracker that shares up-to-date positive cases within city limits. Mayor Dyer stated via a press release that, “we’ve put this data at...
Instagram users that have a business or creator account can set up a new free service that lets their followers order food directly from their bio or stories. To set up the option...
The Florida Department of Health has released a new interactive map on its special COVID-19 website that breaks down confirmed cases of the virus by ZIP code. The map, which you can see...
The Orlando Economic Partnership is hosting a series of webinars that look at Central Florida's response to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. In its most recent webinar, The Partnership hosted our editor,...
The Orlando Economic Partnership (Facebook | Website) will host a webinar on Thursday, April 2 discussing how the CARES Federal Stimulus Act is designed to help local businesses. Orlando Economic Partnership President and...
Top-down mandates to stay home and keep your distance could very well save your life and that of your loved ones, but it also means that Orlandoans aren't getting the face-to-face human time we need.
Enzian Theater (Facebook | Website) temporarily closed its doors on March 17 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. But they haven't just been sitting around eating popcorn. In response to not being able to...