(28 posts)

Eating around the O: Sticky Rice

Eating Lao food in OrlandoEver tried Lao food before?! 🌶️ If not, don't let a passport stamp stop you. Sticky Rice Lao Street Food is right down the street on Colonial Drive in the Mills 50 neighborhood.Posted by Pulptown on Monday, August 19, 2019When chef and owner Kevin Kel and his wife opened Sticky Rice […]

Food / August 19, 2019

All the things you didn’t know you wanted to know about ADUs in Central Florida

(📸: @giphy) Our readers sent in some great questions about our affordable housing crisis in Central Florida and the region’s quest to provide attainable housing for all. Over the summer, we’ll be digging into each of them.  We’re starting with reader Ashley Z.’s question about accessory dwelling units.  “How could one go about living in […]

Housing / August 16, 2019

Spotlight on Mills 50: Wally’s

(📸: @kaylaobrien_media) Whether you love or hate the changes, one thing’s for sure: Wally’s is back (just a little more “polished”). A staple since 1954, longtime beer and spirit seekers cherished the “come as you are” attitude that the bar fostered and it was an incredibly sad day last year when Wally’s announced its unexpected […]

Drink / August 4, 2019

Spotlight on Mills 50: Pig Floyd’s Barbakoa

Hopefully you’re not drooling too hard. Click the photo to learn more. (📸: @kaylaobrien_media for Pulptown) Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa has been a Mills 50 staple now for almost five years. It was the first of its kind in a neighborhood most widely-known for its Asian concepts, and owner Thomas Ward said that was intentional. “Bringing […]

Mills 50 / August 4, 2019

Neighborhood Spotlight on Mills 50

Orlando’s Mills 50 neighborhood was voted as one of the top 12 U.S. neighborhoods to live in 2018 by pop culture website, Thrillist. Mills 50 is the intersection of Mills Avenue (also known as State Road 17/92) and Highway 50 (also known as Colonial Drive) and first gained its popularity as a major retail corridor. […]

Mills 50 / August 4, 2019

Spotlight on Mills 50: The Center

The Center on Mills Avenue has been the meeting center for Orlando’s LGBTQ community since 1978. According to executive director, George Wallace, The Center gives more HIV tests than any other clinic in Florida. We sat down with George and three others who are involved with The Center to get their “Center story”. “As soon as […]

Changemakers / August 4, 2019

Spotlight on Mills 50: Dumpster Art

(📸: @kaylaobrien_media for Pulptown) When we first started talking about our neighborhood spotlight on Mills 50 and all 55 things we wish we had time to cover this go-round, there were four key traits that we wanted to be sure we highlighted. One was its food scene (hello, Pig Floyd’s), another was its history of […]

Arts & Culture / August 4, 2019

Spotlight on Mills 50: What to eat in Little Vietnam

(📸: @akatiej for Pulptown) Each month, we shine a spotlight on a different neighborhood in and around the Greater Orlando area. Today, we’re wrapping up our spotlight on Mills 50 by answering a question you wanted to know about Mills 50. Reader Ashley Z. asked us, “What are the secret things to order at the Asian restaurants in […]

Food / August 4, 2019

Meet a Member: Kristine Palkowetz

Just outside the Dr. Phillips with my momma. Have you seen a show yet? An Orlando-must-do! (📸: @Kristine_Palko and @Joyful_Goodness) Each week we shine a spotlight on our members in an effort to further connect our community and support each others’ passion projects. Today, we’re introducing you to Kristine Palkowetz. What neighborhood do you call home? […]

Members / August 4, 2019

Meet a member: Adly Santiago

Adly celebrating her green coworker’s birthday at Wall Street Plaza. (📸: @latinafoodie) Each week we shine a spotlight on our members in an effort to further connect our community and support each others’ passion projects. Today, we’re introducing you to Adly Santiago, for the Orlando Magic. What neighborhood do you call home? College Park Where in […]

Members / July 26, 2019