Category: Orlando Community News

It’s no secret Downtown Orlando is growing, and it’s happening at a very steady pace Just this year the city added about 750 new residential units to Downtown Orlando, and even more are expected to be built next year. If you live, work, or play in Downtown Orlando, you… Read More

The up-and-coming Curry Ford West area is the city’s newest Main Street District An up-and-coming stretch of Orlando’s Curry Ford Road, home to a diverse set of coffee shops, eateries and shops, soon will have a unified name and branding — Curry Ford West. The mile-and-a-half run was ushered in… Read More

A few tips for exploring unique Orlando neighborhoods Here’s the lowdown on the many unique Orlando neighborhoods (provided by Orlando Weekly), from local favorites like Downtown and the Milk District, to hidden gems within the touristy I-Drive area. Downtown Orlando Culture, “culture” and cocktails. Lots of cocktails. Read More

Orlando comes in at 6th place in Forbes’ annual ranking Here’s some positive news for job seekers in the Orlando-area market: The City Beautiful ranks among the best cities for jobs in 2018, according to Forbes. The business magazine put the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford region at No. 6 on its newly… Read More

City of Orlando offers free trees for Orlando residents through One Person, One Tree Initiative As a part of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s One Person, One Tree initiative, the City of Orlando, in partnership with Arbor Day’s Energy Saving Trees program and with funding from OUC and the Florida… Read More

Text “PARKS” to 31279 to vote for a local park In recognition of Earth Day, the National Recreation and Park Association, Disney, ABC Television Group and ESPN are looking to revitalize park spaces across the country with their Parks Build Community initiative. The annual Meet Me at… Read More

Tavistock proposes plans for massive Isleworth mixed-use project on the shores of Lake Down Tavistock Group is lining up plans for a new Isleworth mixed-use development it wants to build on vacant land on the shores of Lake Down. The developer of the upscale Isleworth… Read More

Central Florida program offers incentives for those who will house the chronically homeless The Central Florida Commission on Homelessness and their outreach team are taking steps to help the chronically homeless get back on their feet, permanently, through a new Central Florida program, called the “Welcome Home… Read More

O-Town West plans by Chuck Whittall’s Unicorp include boardwalk, lagoon, shops, restaurants & homes The developer behind the IDrive 360 development known for the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye — as well as projects mixing residences and shops in Winter Park, Dr. Phillips, Lake Nona and Lake Mary… Read More