Another new real estate startup has launched that is attempting to cut out the middleman and break the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) grip on the national home-buying marketplace. California-based REX Real Estate (Website) is...
A new Florida-based company called "Beep" just announced a deal with NAVYA (Website), a leader in the autonomous vehicle market to test their driverless vehicles in Lake Nona. Beep (Website) will lead testing...
The City of Orlando recently approved an employment agreement for a new Project Director for Smart City Projects, Michael Hess. The term "Smart Cities" refers to communities that use newer technologies and innovative...
The Orange County government has launched a new app that can pinpoint what is developing within its boundaries. The new OCFL Atlas app is also a web application that gives access to real-time development data, board meetings, project locations and...
The City of Orlando has begun painting dockless parking boxes across Downtown Orlando to encourage riders to leave their bikes in areas that are out of the way of pedestrians and oncoming traffic. Orlando City Hall adopted revisions to the existing...
UPDATE: City PIO Karyn Barber told us after this piece was published that each piece is a custom cut piece of frosted acrylic. To replace them they will either have to be cut from an acrylic block and machined down to...
EDIT: The Digital Communications Supervisor is an internal listing and at this time only accepting applications from current city employees.   The City of Orlando is hiring for a full-time Digital Communications Supervisor position in the Executive Office of the Mayor. This...
The Kendrick B. Melrose Family Foundation has given a $500,000 endowment to The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation, and Creativity at the Downtown Branch of the Orange County Library System. The endowment will be used to update the Center's...
SPONSORED: Local startup, Carjoy (Website), is revolutionizing auto maintenance, one oil change at a time. Operating on the belief that time is money, and that Orlandoans should be spending their time doing things that they love, Carjoy has launched an on-demand auto...
PROMO: Snap! Orlando (Website) is ready to launch their new CITY UNSEEN, an ongoing public art project featuring in-gallery experiences and installations across Orlando. This project showcases a variety of Augmented Reality, or AR, experiences, with works by internationally renowned artists...
UPDATE: Winter Park Public Library cardholders are able to take advantage of a hotspot checkout program - more information HERE.   Boston residents are now able to borrow Wi-Fi Hotspots from their public libraries as part of the City of Boston's...
The Orlando Regional Tech Association will host a weeklong tech and business summit starting October 15 through October 19. The schedule of events includes a Networking event on Tuesday, October 16 at the Orlando Science Center, a volunteer session with...
The City Council voted to award $125,000 to Starter Studio yesterday, in support of their accelerator program and non-profit seed fund. The decision was prompted by a resolution in the CRA's Downtown Orlando Community Redevelopment Area Plan which was adopted...
Orlando residents can now order delivery service from Whole Foods via Amazon.com. The one-hour grocery delivery service launched earlier in the year and has only just expanded to the City Beautiful. Amazon Prime members can order Whole Foods items online,...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
SPONSORED: Great Reads is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. Declare your independence from ignorance this month – check out one of these titles from the library today. Visit ocls.info and click...
The Orange County Library System is looking to hire a new instructor for their Fab Lab in the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center in the Downtown Branch. The Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) offers hands-on classes in subjects like 3-D printing, electronics,...
This October, Snap! Orlando will be launching an ongoing public art project with locations across Orlando called, CITY UNSEEN. This new project will feature fusions of works by internationally renowned artists and utilize augmented reality tech. Experiences will include murals...
SPONSORED: Great Reads is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. Declare your independence from ignorance this month – check out one of these titles from the library...
In an email released earlier today, the Orlando Police Department and the City of Orlando have announced their intent to continue to test facial recognition technology, following news that their original six-month contract with Amazon had ended in late June. The...
The contract between the City of Orlando and Amazon has ended; one that allowed for a pilot program testing Amazon's fledgling facial recognition software, Rekognition. Orlando was reported as being one of, if not the first, police forces in the country to...
A new app has been launched to help homeowners and property managers find licensed handymen, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC providers, without having to appeal to your friends and family on Facebook. Homee (Website) is an on-demand home-service app that connects...
As seen in the viral video above, Mexico City has installed vertical gardens on their highway pillars, not only for aesthetic reasons but also to help the environment. Via Verde (Website), when completed, will wrap roughly 1,000 highway support pillars...
The Orlando Economic Partnership (Website) is currently accepting applications for their new pilot, the Orlando Technology Community Support Pilot Program. The program, in partnership with the City of Orlando, will provide matching grants up to $10,000 to help develop tech-focused events...
Food delivery business, Bite Squad (Website), recently released a roundup of the top ten most ordered foods in the Orlando area. According to their roundup, HERE, Orlandoans eat a lot of chicken and BBQ. Click the link to see photos...