This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed.
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- The drink-while-you-shop-til-you-drop grocery chain, Lucky’s Market, is opening a location next to Joann Fabric’s in Colonial Landing. Look out for those swerving soccer moms.
- Someone just bought the Church Street Exchange building for over $14 million and all we can think about is whether they’ll make it look like Oxford Exchange in Tampa.
- The owners of Guesthouse are opening a sister space right next door.
- Domu’s Sonny Nguyen is opening a new concept in Mills 50 called Tori Tori.
- A new food truck/beer garden is being built behind Se7enbites in the Milk District and it’ll have a playground to lock your kids into while mommy has some alone time.
- Plans were filed for a new 5-unit townhome project in Lake Eola Heights.
- XFL may be coming back to Orlando, but we hear the chearleaders will have actual uniforms this time.
- “36 Hours in Orlando.” – The New York Times
- “Chinese bike-sharing company ofo plans Orlando launch.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Lana Del Rey concert-goer arrested over attempted kidnapping.” – DAZED
ICYMI Here are some other news updates you may have missed:
- “Ikea begins offering TaskRabbit service for furniture assembly.” – Curbed
- “Why isn’t homelessness seen as a national crisis?” – Curbed
- “The new Orlando restaurants you need to try in 2018.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Lacking resources for an aging LGBTQ community.” – Watermark
- “Think the grocery business isn’t changing? Publix reportedly plans to build a delivery-focused store in metro Orlando (PHOTOS).” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Winter Park Biscuit Company coming to East End Market.” – Winter Park/Maitland Observer
- “Big Time Streetfood Co. opening next to Burton’s Bar.” – Bungalower
- “Fuzzy Tacos opening by Insomnia Cookies.” – Bungalower
- “OEP names John F. Davis as new head of Chamber.” – Bungalower
- “Stonewall Jackson Middle could change its name.” – Bungalower
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK
- Tuesday: Grand Opening of Sticky Rice Lao Street Food (Colonialtown)
- Tuesday: Loose Lips, The February Edition (Mills 50)
- Wednesday: BBQ on the Boulevard (Downtown)
- Thursday: Social Justice, the Environment, and Public Health (City Hall)
- Thursday: The B-Side of WPRK-Party Over Here! (North College Park)