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Todd Ulmer is known for theming downtown Orlando’s bar scene

If you’ve ever walked into an Orlando bar that is themed down to the straws in your custom cocktail, there’s a chance Todd Ulmer had something to do with it. Ulmer owns four bars, two in Thornton Park: Aku Aku and Stardust Lounge and tow downtown: Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge and Fuel. He’s also had his […]

Downtown / February 6, 2019

Why is dating in Orlando so difficult?

Orlando-native Jazmin Diaz, founder of Queens for Queens, has a few opinions on why dating is hard in Orlando. 📸: @jazzzmindiazzz What makes dating in Orlando so damn hard? Where are all the eligible bachelors and bachelorettes? We reached out to Jazmin Diaz, a 25-year-old Orlando native who is leading some of those conversations in […]

Issues / February 5, 2019

Affordable Housing is a big issue in Orlando

Shoutout to reader Mike Leoncio for tagging us in this awesome shot of Downtown Orlando. It looks like a big city … and today, we’re talking about big city problems. 📸: @wallflowe12 Our rent is skyrocketing and, as a result, we continue to need more affordable housing options. But what does it mean exactly for […]

Housing / January 17, 2019

Get to know the history of the SoDo neighborhood in Orlando

Passengers waiting to board train at Orlando depot. State Archives of Florida One thing the SoDo district in Orlando is not short on is history. Reader David B. submitted a question to Pulptown, asking us to share more about the history behind important landmarks in SoDo that have been around for hundreds of years. We’re […]

History / January 14, 2019

5 stats to use next time you talk about affordable housing in Orlando

default 📸: @wallflowe12 It’s no secret that Orlando is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis and has been for a long time. But even just the phrase “affordable housing” has become so commonplace that it’s easy for us to assume we know what we’re talking about. That’s why we’re digging into what exactly […]

Civic Issues / January 11, 2019