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🌎 A guide to celebrating Earth Day, today and every day

What they said. ☝️ Happy Earth Day! | (📸: @giphy) Fun fact: According to EarthDay.org, more than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. 🎉 Here are our top nine suggestions for celebrating the day: Get outdoors. Go for a hike, take […]

/ April 22, 2022


📣 Locals to Know: Justin Muchoney of Central Florida Community Arts

(📸: Courtesy of Justin Muchoney) We’re back with the latest entry in Pulptown’s “Locals to Know” series. It’s when we cede the spotlight to a local person or organization who’s made their mark on the larger Central Florida community. Keep an eye out over the weeks to come for more of these interviews, and if […]

/ January 18, 2022


📝 Cross these 12 things off your 2022 Orlando bucket list

Want to jumpstart your plans for the new year? Let’s help you out. Blame it on the holiday hustle and bustle but you guys were a little shy with your responses when we asked you to share your ideas for a 2022 bucket list of great Orlando to-do’s. But have no fear, your Pulptown director […]

/ January 5, 2022


🛍 90+ ideas for shopping local in Orlando this holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … to shop local! As someone who grew up in Small Town, Alabama, with a grandfather who owned a hardware store and a mom who ran a gift shop, there wasn’t a day in my childhood that I don’t recall the importance of shopping small. But it […]

/ November 24, 2021


🚜 Where to get CSA boxes in Orlando

(📸: @everoakfarm) Ever been in mid-conversation with a friend when they abruptly cut you off so they can run home and take their CSA box inside and you’re left standing there dumbfounded about wtf just happened or what a CSA box even is? That was me three years ago — thankfully, after a quick Google […]

/ August 10, 2021


🗣 Your View: The Pandemic, the Recession, and Hunger: What We’ve Learned

Editor’s note: This post was written by Dave Krepcho, president and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Your View is a recurring series of opinion pieces from members of the Pulptown community. To share your ideas, goals, and work about Orlando with the community in a Your View piece, please submit it […]

/ July 22, 2021


An interactive list of Orlando’s murals

Let’s get out and explore. (📸: @focomike) AdventHealth is Central Florida’s whole-person healthcare provider. With over 36,000 professionals serving the Greater Orlando area, AdventHealth is your go-to neighborhood resource. New to The City Beautiful? Request your free Welcome to the Neighborhood Kit today. We partnered with AdventHealth to spotlight some of the most creative and […]

/ June 16, 2021


100 Orlando-based Black-owned businesses, creatives, entrepreneurs, restaurants, and nonprofits

A list of 100+ Orlando-based Black-owned businesses – nonprofit and for-profit You should know Any time is a good time to support Black-owned businesses. Right now, the Black community is disproportionately affected by COVID-19, and so many Black people and allies are working to dismantle systemic racism. Our local Black community could use support more […]

/ June 11, 2021


Lulu – The Mayor of Thornton Park

Even if you’re not cat people, you can still appreciate ‘em. Lulu down below is the coolest cat on the block — it’s true, ask anyone in Thornton Park. Lulu is the neighborhood’s local celebrity. He’s always down to strike a pose, stop for a cuddle, and won’t shy away from sharing your food. If […]

/ May 1, 2021


📚 9 Central Florida bookstores to ring in Indie Bookstore Day

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” – Haruki Murakami 📸: @pulptown The last Saturday in April is Indie Bookstore Day, y’all, an annual event to recognize all the indie bookstores across the country. Some locations celebrate the occasion with exclusive books […]

/ April 27, 2021