Neighborhoods

👋 Meet our buddy, the Mayor

Getting to know the person behind keeping our city together and voice behind the MCO tram welcome wagon. By: Kit Mohr Good morning, Tuesday. It’s November 8th, also known as Election Day, also celebrated as the last day of spam campaign calls. Huzzah! Our Election Selection Guide remains up if you’ve dragged your feet and still aren’t sure […]

/ November 8, 2022


👻 A haunt-hopping mini-guide to O-town’s frights this season

Plus, next week we’ve got part-two for your boo!  By: Kit Mohr Feeling freaky, Friday? We’ve got a special halloween treat 🎃 for you to wrap up this week — a mini-guide of some of our city’s October scary-filled festivities. As I,  your local director Kit, am admittedly an easy-fright, I sent a friend who […]

/ October 7, 2022


🍰 Grab your Hurricane-themed cakes, Ian’s a-coming

Looking at how Hurricane Ian’s approach will affect us in Central Florida and resources to make the week a little less stressful.  By: Kit Mohr Heck, it’s Tuesday. It’s Florida, we’ve got a lot of sand, and in case you’ve had your head buried in it this past weekend and managed to avoid every news […]

/ September 27, 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


Sanford dessert spot makes wonder out of marshmallows

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Sanford THE PLACE: Wondermade is a sweet Sanford dessert spot specializing in artisanal marshmallows, eccentrically flavored ice creams and scrumptious s’mores. Nathan and Jenn Clark are co-owners and run the business together while raising their six kids. They say they’ve made millions of marshmallows since starting production in 2012 and ship throughout the […]

/ May 20, 2021


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 […]

/ May 4, 2021


Cartographers are cool – look at this Orlando Map

Know what I realized yesterday? Cartographers are really cool. (That’s people who draw maps, for those of us who are pretty sure they know what it means but could use some extra confirmation. Hi, that was me yesterday!) Anyway, during my daily internet roaming to find all the news I think Pulptown readers could use, […]

/ February 23, 2021


🎁 Pulptown’s Very Merry 2020 Gift Guide (Extended)

Explore 51 (and counting) of our favorite local gift ideas, from cookies to art to coloring books — and these gifts aren’t just for the holiday season.

/ December 8, 2020


13 ways to use your stimulus check to support Orlando— if you can spare it

Give back to the city that you love. (📸: Pulptown file photo) Stimulus payments started arriving last week and more are expected this week — you may have received yours already. And what Orlandoans do with that money really matters as local businesses struggle with the economic impacts of this pandemic.  According to economists, every […]

/ April 29, 2020


“Never attempt a left turn at Mills northbound” and more unspoken rules of Orlando

(📸: @haleydrewthis/Pulptown Every city has its own “unspoken rules” — not like enforceable laws, but a completely separate list of rules that all locals should know about. We asked our Facebook friends what Orlando’s unspoken rules were and they made us laugh, cry, and cringe, so we figured it was about time to write ’em down. Like this one […]

/ February 10, 2020