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Annual Manual 2014

Milk District

Quality over quantity

Photo: PHOTOS BY ROB BARTLETT, License: N/A

PHOTOS BY ROB BARTLETT

MILK BAR

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DRUNKEN MONKEY COFFEE BAR


The Milk District is kind of like the little neighborhood that could – though it’s really pretty tiny, it packs a lot of power and personality. You want craft beer? You can get it at Sportstown or the Milk Bar. Divey hole-in-the-wall? Check out Whiskey Lou’s Lounge. Shopping? A used-book store and vintage shop both call the Milk District home. Toss in a friendly local coffee joint, the city’s only skate park and a live-music venue, and you’ve got the makings of one of the best little neighborhoods this side of … well, anywhere, really.

EAT

Beefy King
424 N. Bumby Ave.
407-894-2241
beefyking.com

Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar
444 N. Bumby Ave.
407-893-4494
drunkenmonkeycoffee.com

Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria
67 N. Bumby Ave.
407-894-0865
pompomsteahouse.com

 

Se7en Bites
207 N. Primrose Drive
407-203-0727
facebook.com/Se7enbites

DRINK

Bull and Bush
2408 E. Robinson St.
407-896-7546
bullandbushorlando.com

The Milk Bar
2424 E. Robinson St.
themilkbarorlando.com

Sportstown Billiards
2414 E. Robinson St.
407-894-6258
sportstownbilliards.com

Whiskey Lou’s Lounge
121 N. Bumby Ave.
407-896-2543

SHOP

The Book Worm of Orlando
422 N. Bumby Ave.
407-898-7888
thebookwormoforlando.com

Etoile Boutique
2424 E. Robinson St.
407-895-6363
etoileboutique.com

PLAY

The Plaza Live
425 N. Bumby Ave.
407-228-1220
plazaliveorlando.com

Orlando Skate Park
400 Festival Way
408-246-2800

GO

Tasty Tuesdays
6:30 p.m. Tuesdays
facebook.com/tastytuesdaysorlando
In the parking lot at 2424 E. Robinson St.
Food trucks and their fans gather for a popular open-air dining experience every week in the parking lot behind the Milk Bar and Etoile Boutique.


25 reasons to love the Milk District

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