(17 posts)

The City Curious: What questions do you have about Mills 50?

In our latest neighborhood spotlight series, we are exploring the Mills 50 area. 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 […]

Neighborhoods / June 24, 2019

Meet a Member: Kelly Lamano

Photographer Kelly Lamano doing what she does best. “Photographing Lake Eola at a DSLR class with Live Wonderful Photography.” (📸: Danielle Werner of Live Wonderful Photography) 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 Kelly […]

Members / June 17, 2019

Bringing a taste of the countryside to Parramore

Palmer Feed is bringing a taste of the farm to ParramoreCountry livin' is right around the corner 🐔Posted by Pulptown on Thursday, May 2, 2019Palmer Feed has given people in Parramore a little taste of country living for decades. The local feed store sells hardware, gardening supplies and even some live animals. Owner Bill Palmer […]

Neighborhoods / May 7, 2019

Neighborhood Spotlight on Parramore

Parramore is one of Orlando’s oldest, historically black neighborhoods. It’s got history, good food, community and culture. Parramore is also home to our biggest sporting venues, both Amway Arena and Orlando City Soccer Stadium and will soon house the new Creative Village and the UCF Downtown and Valencia campuses. To say it’s changing rapidly is […]

Civic Issues / May 7, 2019

Here’s what you wanted to know about Parramore and the Central Florida Regional Housing Trust

📸: pulptown So far this month, we’ve introduced you to Page 15, a non-profit focused on literacy amongst neighborhood children, recommended the cornbread and collards at Nikki’s Place, and shared a 72-year Parramore staple, Palmer Feed where locals can purchase live animals, gardening and other farming necessities. We then asked you what you wanted to […]

Civic Issues / May 7, 2019

The City Curious: What Questions Do You Have about Parramore?

We wanted to know what questions you had about Parramore. We received more than a dozen questions, and now we’re ready to take one of them on with you. Vote for your favorite below, and be sure to and check back in your newsletter later this month, when we’ll report out and answer the winning […]

Neighborhoods / April 12, 2019

Where to Volunteer in Orlando

📸: Giphy In honor of National Volunteer Month (April) and National Volunteer Week (April 7 – 13), here are a few ways you can give back around Orlando this spring and summer, starting next weekend. Next weekend Meet at Orlando City Hall to celebrate Earth Day with a work day cleaning the city. (Downtown) Join […]

Things to do / April 11, 2019

This developer is upping Orlando’s street cred, one street at a time

This Orlando developer is making big changes — againIt's time to grow up 🌇Posted by Pulptown on Thursday, March 28, 2019MEET THIS CHANGEMAKER: Craig Ustler, president of the Ustler Development Group, is best known for transforming Thornton Park into a desirable and walkable neighborhood throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s. He’s been heavily involved in […]

Changemakers / April 2, 2019

Changemakers: Meet the Orlandoans who are literally building our future

Orlando is growing rapidly and these are the folks working to make a difference when it comes to how we think about growth and architecture.

Changemakers / April 1, 2019

Living a sex-positive life in Orlando

Angelique Luna, local blogger turned sex advocate and educator, is one-half of the local podcast, ‘Living a Sex Positive Life’, where she and her husband, John, talk about how to embrace sexuality and why it’s important. Angelique is also a certified kink therapy professional meaning she talks to folks about their alternative sexual lifestyles, sometimes […]

Issues / February 28, 2019