People

Meet this Orlandoan: Daniel J. Downer, Bros in Convo

Today’s local we think you should know is Bros in Convo Executive Director, Daniel J. Downer. He can be seen here, participating in a community discussion at @rollinscollege late last year. (📸: @brosinconvo) Once a week, we’re going to do our best to introduce you to someone, something, or some organization that we think you […]

/ February 17, 2020


Meet a member: Ashley Z.

Pulptown member Ashley Z. and her cute mini, Molly Elizabeth Olive are living like tourists here. (📸: @missashleyzeee) We’re continuing our series on the people who make what we do possible — our lovely members. ❤️ Next up, from the Conway area, it’s Ashley Zehel. Where in town might people run into you? I work […]

/ January 27, 2020


Meet our newest team member, RJ

RJ got adjusted quickly with the local Pulptown team. Here she is on her first day pre-coffee (L), at a Magic game two weekends ago with Kayla and Katie (top R), and again with Kayla at the awesome Orlando’s Eve event last month (bottom R). (📸: @rjbohyn) RJ Bohyn is the newest addition to the […]

/ December 16, 2019


41 Hispanic-owned businesses to support year-round in Orlando

A personal favorite of Team Pulptown to support during Hispanic Heritage Month and every month is Pig Floyd’s in the Mills 50 neighborhood. (📸: @kaylaobrien_media/Pulptown) National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, is intended to be a recognition and celebration of the many contributions Latinx, Hispanic, and Latino-identified communities have […]

/ October 6, 2019


The City Curious: What are your questions about College Park?

(📸: akatiej/Pulptown) In our latest neighborhood spotlight, we’re exploring College Park. College Park got its name from the many streets that were named for … you guessed it, colleges. It’s pretty popular among seniors and young professionals — a decade ago, the joke was that once you aged out of downtown, you moved there. The […]

/ September 9, 2019


Celebrate Black Business Month in Orlando

Meet the woman behind Beth Autumn Art. Her name is Chanel, she’s 24, and she’s got one heck of a doting fan club on Instagram. (📸: @bethautumnart) August is Black Business Month and while we think it’s important to support black-owned businesses year-round, we also wanted to give a shoutout to some of our favorites […]

/ August 22, 2019


Eating around the O: Sticky Rice

When chef and owner Kevin Kel and his wife opened Sticky Rice on Colonial Drive in Mills 50 nearly two years ago, they designed the space with the country they love so much in mind.  From the long tables for communal breaking of bread to the authentic menu, Chef Kevin hopes you’ll feel like you’re […]

/ August 19, 2019


Spotlight on Mills 50: The Center

The Center on Mills Avenue has been the meeting center for Orlando’s LGBTQ community since 1978. According to executive director, George Wallace, The Center gives more HIV tests than any other clinic in Florida. We sat down with George and three others who are involved with The Center to get their “Center story”. “As soon as […]

/ August 4, 2019


Meet a Member: Kristine Palkowetz

Just outside the Dr. Phillips with my momma. Have you seen a show yet? An Orlando-must-do! (📸: @Kristine_Palko and @Joyful_Goodness) 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 Kristine Palkowetz. What neighborhood do you call home? […]

/ August 4, 2019


Meet a member: Adly Santiago

Adly celebrating her green coworker’s birthday at Wall Street Plaza. (📸: @latinafoodie) 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 Adly Santiago, for the Orlando Magic. What neighborhood do you call home? College Park Where in […]

/ July 26, 2019