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...
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...
Aussie dreamboat actor Chris Hemsworth, known for playing Thor in various Marvel movies and as a super hot guy in grey boxer briefs in Vacation, wants you to get just as fit as he is so he's...
City of Winter Park staff are hard at work with the City Attorney to create a new framework for the introduction and implementation of micro-mobility devices. That's fancy talk for scooters, electric bikes, and things that make...
Mighty Orbit (Website) is a full-funnel growth marketing agency that works with high-growth technology companies by providing marketing, marketing automation, and analytics support. Mighty Orbit specializes in B2B Saas, Healthtech, and Fintech organizations...
Lake Nona will soon be the home to a unique new accelerator program.  LeAD Sports, or the "leAD Lake Nona Sports and Health Tech Accelerator," is a Germany-based sports platform coming to Central Florida...
Opendoor (Website) and Redfin (Website) launched a partnership in Phoenix and Atlanta in 2019 that would combine their tech services in those two cities. They have since expanded to nine new American cities, including Orlando.
The scooter program is reaching capacity as the City of Orlando has issued seven of ten available permits to national companies to operate within city limits since approving the one-year pilot in December 2019.
Sometimes you have to run to the grocery store up the street but your dog still hasn't been let out, so you have to do a quick run around the block before trucking your tired butt over...
The Defense Department is hiring for positions in the newly-launched Space Force military branch and some of the jobs are here in the Central Florida region. Multiple job openings are currently posted HERE on...
Uber Eats and Starbucks are joining forces in the fight against afternoon burnout by launching Starbucks Delivers. Customers in 49 cities, including Orlando, can now get Starbucks delivered to them without having to...
As of January 28, Bite Squad (Website) is pick-up only in Orlando. The delivery (or non-delivery) company notified local users earlier this week to notify them that they would no longer be offering...
The Orlando Economic Partnership (Website) is currently accepting applications for the second year of its Orlando Technology Community Support Pilot Program. The program, in partnership with the City of Orlando, will provide matching grants up...
Orange County Library System has begun offering a digital version of its library cards that can be stored in your phone, mobile checkout with interactive receipts, and a brand-new Express Collection to all library users through the...
On Monday, November 11, Mercury will visibly pass between the Earth and the sun. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31HAFceuvb0&w=945&h=532] Orlando Science Center will host a viewing party in its observatory between the hours...
The Orlando Economic Partnership has announced the formation of a new Orlando Tech Council (Website). The council is made up of private industry, resource organizations, and public partners that will be responsible for...
Donna Mackenzie, the Executive Director of the City-sponsored StarterStudio (Website), has announced her departure from the downtown coworking space. Mackenzie has served as executive director of the space for four-and-a-half years will depart...
Google has released a new Paper Phone as part of a new series of "digital well-being experiments" that enable phone-addicted users to take a digital detox. The new Paper Phone project allows users...
The Central Florida Tech Alliance (Facebook | Website) has disbanded, as of October 7. The Alliance was launched in 2011 as the Orlando Tech Association, before being lumped in with the city's Main...
It's recently been estimated that over 33 million Americans have cut the cable cord and get all their television and movie needs online. But when you need to get up-to-date information as it's happening, like during a...
The Orlando Economic Partnership (Website) just announced a call for nominations for their James B. Greene and the Schwartz Innovation Awards, honoring those who have made the greatest impact on the economy and community through innovation and...
The City of Orlando is using robots to map its sewer system. And probably to fight teenage mutant ninja gators. Orlando Public Works are using special cylindrical bots to climb through and scan...
Creative Village is edging ever nearer to its due date this month as we collectively give birth to Orlando's new twins; Valencia and UCF Downtown. The first phase of development in Creative Village...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC - The Reliable One) needs your help to pave a cleaner, greener future as they develop a 20-year energy roadmap. OUC has provided residents and businesses with reliable...