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

  1. Mills 50 got a $3,500 Mayor’s Matching Grant to paint their stormwater drains.
  2. The Timucua White House had to gather signatures from their neighbors and apply for a Conditional Use Permit in order to stay open.
  3. The Winter Park Public Library has launched an information campaign for their proposed new home in MLK Jr. Park.
  4. More townhomes on the way for Downtown South.
  5. Orange County Public Art Review Board is looking for artists for a $90,000 project.
  6. City of Orlando has hired someone to live in Bill Federick Park.
  7. Universal Studios launches volunteer program to pair tourists with local non-profits.
  8. FDOT promises no lane closures during the holidays.
  9. Orlando is getting its first “sharrow” route.
  10. Interactive map looks at instances of gun violence in America.

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Brendan O'Connor

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