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

  1. Former Winter Park auto shop to house cafe, salon, furniture shop, distillery, and coffee shop.
  2. Lido’s Italian Restaurant in Downtown South is closing, to be replaced by a medical building.
  3. The Vinyl Arts Bar has opened in the North Quarter.
  4. The Hammered Lamb is undergoing some extensive renovations.
  5. Oblivion Taproom closed for three days but will reopen under new ownership.
  7. $40,000 grant to help OPD patrols increase pedestrian safety.
  8. REI outdoor equipment retailer is moving into former Winter Park Chamberlin’s location. Chamberlin’s is moving to Colonial Drive.
  9. Black Rooster Tacqueria in Mills 50 is almost open. – Orlando Weekly
  10. UCF to present downtown campus plans to state board at Orlando meeting. – Orlando Business Journal

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