Here’s our rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week in Downtown Orlando area news.

  1. The Orange County Jail is accepting book donations for their inmate library program.
  2. Lucerne development plans go before Appearance Review Board. See them HERE.
  3. North Quarter District got its first watering hole.
  4. Ask Bungalower: Did someone steal the Skycraft UFO?
  5. Southern Smoke Fish & Ribs restaurant opens on West Colonial.
  6. Juice Bike Share adds eight new stations.
  7. Trend Studios opens new location in Winter Park.
  8. The Orlando Business Journal names their 40 Under 40 for 2015. – (Orlando Business Journal)
  9. Kappo at East End Market won’t have to get a sneeze guard after all. – (The Daily City)
  10. NOVA Restaurant in Ivanhoe Village will open in November and serve 60 percent seafood. – (Orlando Weekly)
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  2. There was a post at 3:30pm yesterday using the very same language and photo. Do they have permission to use your content?