Locals to Know: Lisa Mercer

Meet the community driven, Pulptown go-getter showcasing the best of what optimism can bring to our city. Hi Lisa! Tell our readers: Who are you? What do you do? I’m a Destin, Florida native; however, after twenty years of living in O-town, I could call myself a local now officially. I’ve been in advertising and […]

/ January 30, 2023

 🛍 Ho, Ho, hold on to your shopping bags

Dazzle us, Orlando. l Tag either #pulptown or @pulptown to be featured. (📸:@somehowimnotfat) Getting the deets on the local finds for shopping this season.  By: Kit Mohr Here’s to hoping you’ve all enjoyed getting the inside track on this city’s festivities this week. We’ve packed the end of the week full with a shopping guide […]

/ December 15, 2022

 ♻️ How to keep this season sustainable

Yule Logs or Churros? l Tag either #pulptown or @pulptown to be featured. (📸:@tapatoroorlando) Let’s chat before you set the X-mas tree on fire, shall we? Let’s thrive, Thursday. Tomorrow we are “wrapping” our heads around shopping for the holidays with a local maker twist. Since we feel fairly confident you’ll want to spend the […]

/ December 14, 2022

🇺🇸 Honoring Veterans Day on a personal level

“That was in Kuwait in the process of waiting to go home. Circa 2002 ish. We had to stand in a line outside to get some chow and in about 15 minutes I got an awful sunburn!” A one-on-one with one of my favorite Veterans. Attention, Friday! It’s the end of the week, if that […]

/ November 11, 2022

🎃 Squash the fall blues at a pumpkin patch

A mini-guide to guarantee a gourd-geous pumpkin-patch season.  By: Kit Mohr We are less than a week out from Halloween and less than a month from Thanksgiving! With those fall vibes in full swing, let’s talk about where to pursue your pumpkin passion this season. My Central Florida Family and Orlando Date Night Guide have put together fantastic […]

/ October 26, 2022

🚪 Welcome to Florida, Ian; now get out.

It’s going to be a long day. Let’s talk. By: Kit Mohr This Thursday feels threatening. And it’s not just the look from my cat, MarMar, when I tricked her with treats and zipped her into the safety of her crate. It’s getting dark out there, y’all. Here’s what we got on Ian so far: Also, you […]

/ September 29, 2022

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

What they said. ☝️ Happy Earth Day! | (📸: @giphy) Fun fact: According to, 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