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Downtown Orlando CitiTower to Break Ground this Summer

Downtown Orlando CitiTower to Break Ground this Summer A new 23-story luxury apartment high-rise called CitiTower  will start coming out of the ground sometime this summer in downtown Orlando’s Thornton Park. Naples-based Summa Development Group LLC is expected to break ground on the $42 million, 233-unit CitiTower apartment project on the northeast corner of East
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Project DTO Vision for Downtown Orlando

Project DTO Vision for Downtown Orlando Project DTO released the final report of its vision for downtown Orlando to the City Council on Monday, May 4. Consisting of 100 volunteers, Project DTO was a taskforce called upon to assess Downtown Olando’s strengths and weaknesses and then recommend ways to improve our City. The volunteers came up with over
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Lake Eola Park Named Orlando’s Top Icon!

Lake Eola Park Named Orlando’s Top Icon! Orlandoans and visitors have been snapping pictures at Lake Eola Park for more than a century. So it’s not surprising that, when the Historic Icons of Orlando project released its top vote-getters earlier this year, the No. 1 spot went to the park and its Centennial fountain. The

Orlando Bike Share Has Launched in Downtown!

Orlando Bike Share Has Launched in Downtown Orlando! At a ribbon cutting on Friday, Orlando Bike Share launched its short-term bike rental program. City and County officials attended the event at the OUC Reliable Plaza bike sharing station. Before a short group ride led by Mayor Buddy Dyer, OUC President Dan Kirby and Florida Hospital VP

Downtown Orlando Bucket List 2015

As you plan for the new year, make it a resolution to explore more of Orlando. Here’s a list of 15 things to do in Downtown Orlando for 2015! Downtown Orlando Bucket List 2015 1. Ride SunRail. Leave your car behind and come downtown on the train. There’s free wifi and SunRail just launched the #nighttrain,

Barktoberfest at Lake Eola!

The fourth annual Barktoberfest, an Orange County Animal Services adoption event, will return Saturday to Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. More than 20 area pet rescue groups will attend the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the southeast side of the lake area. In addition to pets being offered for
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Orlando’s First Ciclovia!

The Florida Department of Transportation in partnership with the City of Orlando will be holding Orlando’s first Ciclovia! A Ciclovia is a Spanish term meaning cycleway. They are a long-standing tradition in South America where they close miles of roads every Sunday. During a Ciclovia event the roads are closed to cars, but not to people