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Ask Bungalower: What’s up with these new red bikes?

“whatcha know, Bungalow? Seen in new packing district area …” – @thesuperrookie, Twitter JUMP (Website) is Uber’s new electric bike share system, and it’s coming to Orlando. Uber-users will be able to rent an electric bike using their Uber app by selecting “bike” in the main screen. The bikes are pedal-assisted electric models with an […]

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Habitat for Humanity to close local ReStore locations

Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando and Osceola County (Website) has just announced their intention to close their two ReStore locations and to discontinue their retail line in order to focus on providing affordable housing, effective January 31, 2019. Habitat for Humanity ReStores are essentially nonprofit home improvement retail that sell new and used furniture, appliances, home […]

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House of the Day: Pinterest-worthy College Park 3/2 home wants $337,500

SPONSORED: This remodeled three-bedroom, two-bath home is tucked away at 1632 Knollwood Circle [GMap], just a stones’ throw away from the upcoming Packing District development. This 1,396 SF home was built in 1949 but has been beautifully updated and now features custom concrete countertops in every wet area, hardwoods, white-washed shiplap, subway tile, and more. A […]

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TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

SPONSORED by Carjoy: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. If you missed us on Real Radio 104.1 this past Friday, you can still listen to our 85th episode of “Bungalower and the Bus” HERE. Get our […]

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Mayor Buddy Dyer’s State of the City speech breakdown

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosted his annual State of the City address in the Rich Devos Family Room at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, August 7. The theme for this year’s pep rally centered on Mayor Buddy’s 60th birthday, the same day as the speech, by sharing 60 reasons why […]

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Q and A with 4 River’s John Rivers about his massive 4Roots Farm project

Dr. Phillips Charities announced their 200-acre Packing District development last December, planned for western College Park, with an estimated economic impact of $41 million. Since that time we’ve shared a few news stories concerning updated plans and their first official tenant, but we can now confirm that one of the largest pieces of the development […]

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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 11 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, JULY 13-15

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” in our main menu. The City of Orlando is working with Waze, a GPS software company, to table real-time traffic updates. Click HERE to get up-to-date road closure information before heading Downtown. If […]

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House of the Day: Contemporary craftsman-style home in College Park asking $599,900

SPONSORED: This four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home is tucked away in College Park near Lake Silver, at 932 Vassar Street [GMap]; an easy walk to nearby shops and restaurants or a short bike ride to Dartmouth Park and the upcoming Packing District. The 2,439 SF craftsman-style home was built in 1940 but completely renovated by M. […]

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House of the Day: College Park pool home asking $444,000

SPONSORED: This well-maintained and updated three bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home is located on the edge of College Park, right next to the new Packing District development at 1401 Quailey Street [GMap]. The 1,589 SF home comes with a 560 SF covered/screened-in poolside patio and is located on a quiet street with a mature oak canopy. The […]

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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 18 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, APRIL 6-8

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” in our main menu. The City of Orlando is working with Waze, a GPS software company, to table real-time traffic updates. Click HERE to get up-to-date road closure information before heading Downtown. If you’d […]

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Top Ten Things to Know This Week

SPONSORED by Orlando International Wine Festival: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Be sure to listen to our latest episode of “Bungalower and the Bus” HERE. It’s a fun weekly conversation of the week’s […]

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House of the Day: Chicken farmer’s dream home in Fairvilla asking $360,000

SPONSORED: In 1947, M.W. Heatherington, founder of Fairvilla Poultry Farm began construction on the dream home that he had envisioned for his family. The result, is this stunning four-bedroom, two bath home with bonus attic space, that sits on almost an acre-and-a-half of beautifully wooded, private land. With details like nine-foot ceilings, transoms over the doorways, […]