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...
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.