Category Archives: Downtown South

The City of Orlando Celebrates National Small Business Week

Orlando Mayor Dyer and the City of Orlando Celebrate National Small Business Week 2017

As part of National Small Business Week, April 30 – May 6, the City of Orlando is recognizing the great contributions of the entrepreneurs and small business owners in our Orlando Main Streets, the City’s nine unique neighborhood commercial districts Continue reading The City of Orlando Celebrates National Small Business Week

Small Business Saturday Deals in the Orlando Main Streets

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Shop Small in the Orlando Main Streets!

Holiday shopping season is upon us! What better way to find a unique and one-of-a-kind gift for everyone on your shopping list than to shop small? In honor of Small Business Saturday, Mayor Dyer and the City of Orlando invite all residents on Saturday, November 26 to make a conscious decision to patronize the small, locally-owned businesses in our community – many of which are located in our Downtown and Orlando Main Streets Districts.

Shopping small not only helps you check off your holiday gift list, but it is also a way to give the gift of opportunity to our City. The City’s thriving small business community provides much-needed goods and services and drive our local economy by creating new jobs and opportunities, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for residents.

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24 Representations of Pride in the Orlando Main Streets

This weekend our City welcomes thousands of visitors for the 2016 Come Out With Pride Parade and Festival. This year, the parade holds an even greater significance for our City, serving as a celebration of life and remembrance for the 49 victims of the Pulse tragedy.

To further celebrate our City’s pride and inclusion, we’ve collected a number of art pieces, items and locations that represent pride in our Orlando Main Streets.

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10 Local Coffee Shops Every Coffee Lover Should Know About

When you’re a coffee enthusiast, there are few things more exciting than the opportunity to sip on a good cup of locally brewed coffee. In honor of National Coffee Day, we’ve  put together a list of the 10 places in our Main Street Districts that every coffee lover should know about.

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Swirlery and Uncommon Catering

2016 Main Streets Restaurant Week Home Page

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Swirlery and Uncommon Catering is offering an exclusive special during Restaurant Week.

Enjoy an endless summer with a Summer Flight $20

Enjoy a wine or beer flight at Swirlery paired with a trio of handcrafted ice creams from Uncommon Catering

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Address
1508 East Michigan Street
Orlando, FL

Sodo Sushi Grill

2016 Main Streets Restaurant Week Home Page

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Sodo Sushi Grill will be offering an exclusive Restaurant Week menu:

Enjoy a glass of wine and special roll at Sodo’s newest restaurant SODO Sushi & Grill for $20. Choose from the following rolls

Carnage
Spicy salmon, avocado topped with tuna, chili thread and spicy mayo

The SODO
Grilled shrimp, tempura asparagus, avocado topped with seared steak, tempura shallots, pepper sauce and micro greens

The Ice Man
Fried flounder, avocado, tempura bits topped with snow crab & sakura sauce

Tsunami Roll
Salmon, flounder, avocado topped with tuna, yellowtail, tobiko and micro greens

Hulk Smash
Shrimp tempura, crab, tempura eel, cream cheese topped with avocado, spinach crunch flake and pepper sauce

The Juggernaut
Tuna, salmon, escolar, krab, avocado, cream cheese flash fried topped with spicy mayo and eel sauce

Black Panther
Crunchy snow crab topped with bbq eel, avocado and eel sauce rawspicy

The Human Torch
Tempura shrimp, avocado topped with spicy tuna, thin jalapeno slices spicy mayo and siracha dot

Mr Fancy
Spicy tuna, avocado topped with yellowtail, spicy mayo and micro greens

Big Bang
Tempura lobster, cream cheese, masago, asparagus topped with a layer avocado, chili thread and eel sauce

Venom
Soft Shell Crab with avocado, asparagus, masago and eel sauce rawspice

Scarlet Witch
Spicy tuna, cucumber topped with salmon, slice lemons and chili ponzu

Mt Akina
Tempura California Roll, eel sauce topped with baked scallop and crab mix

Kimono Roll
Tempura Shrimp, cream cheese, topped with  shrimp, avocado and eel sauce

Orlando Strong
Tempura flounder, avocado, cream cheese topped with kiwi, strawberry and tsume sauce

The Sandman
Tempura salmon, cucumber, avocado, tamago wrapped with panko salmon and spicy mayo

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Address
25 West Crystal Lake Street, #175
Orlando, FL

Peach Valley Cafe

2016 Main Streets Restaurant Week Home Page

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Peach Valley Cafe will be offering an exclusive breakfast/lunch special.

Breakfast for Two $12.00
Guest’s choice of two:

Homemade Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Two Egg Breakfast, or a Single Pancake accompanied by 2 beverages (specialty drinks not included)

Breakfast for Two $22.00
Guest’s choice of two:

Corned Beef or Turkey Reuben, Homemade Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Curry Chicken Salad accompanied by 2 beverages (specialty drinks not included)

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Address
2849 South Orange Avenue, #310
Orlando, FL

Numero Uno

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Numero Uno will be offering an exclusive Restaurant Week deal.

Enjoy an authentic 3-course Cuban dinner locally at Numero Uno for $20.

The dinner includes salad, flan for dessert, and your choice of an entree:

 

Picadillo
Authentic picadillo seasoned to perfection, with white rice, black beans and ripe plantains.

Pernil de Cerdo Asado
Roasted pork hand carved thin, cooked with onions and a generous dose of mojo. Served with white rice, black beans and ripe plantains.

Pollo Asado
Half roasted chicken brushed with mojo. Served with yellow rice, black beans and ripe plantains.

Arroz con Pollo
Very tender chicken fricassee. Served with yellow rice and ripe plantains.

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Address
2499 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806

Mediterranean Blue

2016 Main Streets Restaurant Week Home Page

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Mediterranean Blue is offering an exclusive Restaurant Week menu.

Enjoy two fresh, authentic Mediterranean selections from one of Downtown South’s favorite restaurants $8.00

Includes your choice of a small Greek Salad, Spanakopita, large Avgolemono soup or traditional Greek chicken & rice soy seasoned with lemon juice.

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Address
435 East Michigan Street
Orlando, FL

Mediterranean Blue 2015

2015 Main Street Restaurant Week Participant

MB_logoThis year Mediterranean Blue is offering a Pick 2 Special for $8.00

Includes Choice of:  Small Greek Salad

Spanakopita

Large Soup (Avgolemono)

Traditional Greek Chicken & rice soy seasoned with lemon juice

Mediterranean Blue serves hearty, handcrafted gyros & other Greek specialties doled out in a simple, counter-serve location!