SPONSORED by the Orange County Regional History Center: 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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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- That long-vacant dirt lot in Mills Park is finally for sale, and it’s zoned for hotel or office.
- We got our first look at the designs for the new Holocaust Museum in Ivanhoe Village.
- Bring to Orlando: Greenwood Cemetery wants the soon-to-be homeless FSU Eppes statue.
- The interim Pulse memorial park opened to the public on May 8.
- Local juicer New Moon Market is expanding their College Park store.
- The County is fighting mosquitoes with fish. Or at least trying to.
- “Discover the Best of Orlando.” – National Geographic
- “Everything to Know About Orlando.” – National Geographic
- “97 percent of Orlando homes are unaffordable for restaurant workers, study says.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Here’s a look at Orlando’s interim Pulse Nightclub Memorial.” – HuffPost
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
- “Paperwork filed to redevelop Travelodge parcel into a new hotel.” – Bungalower
- “Saxon-Clark opening a new furniture store in College Park.” – Bungalower
- “Pulitzerhttps://bungalower.com/2018/05/07/pulitzer-prize-winning-author-gilbert-king-speaking-at-history-center-may-14/Prize-winning author Gilbert King speaking at History Center, May 14.” – Bungalower
- “Ask Bungalower: What’s getting built at East Pineloch and Osceola?” – Bungalower
- “Record 72 million tourists came to Orlando last year.” – NewsOK
- “Winter Park Residents Do Not Want You to Park Behind East End Market.” – The Daily City
- “Gelato Fiasco opens today in Orlando’s SoDo neighborhood.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Blended Cafe Bar is expected to open in College Park later this month.” – Orlando Weekly
- [PAYWALL] “Local PE group buys a turn-key office building in downtown Orlando to relocate.” – GrowthSpotter
- [PAYWALL] “Passing the torch: Silver tsunami results in a dozen Orlando-area top leadership changeovers.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Winter Park High School captures overall state rowing title.” – Winter Park/Maitland Observer
FEATURED REAL ESTATE:
- “Massive rental pool home in Spring Lake wants $3,200/month.”
- “College Park pool home asking $444,000.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 5/14: An Evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Gilbert King (Downtown)
- Monday 5/14: Justin Timberlake Concert Block Party (Church Street)
- Monday 5/14: The Venue Presents BYOV and Black Venue Preview (Ivanhoe Village)
- Tuesday 5/15: Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival (Ivanhoe Village)
- Tuesday 5/15: Florida Forward – Florida’s Opioid Crisis (Audubon Park)
- Tuesday 5/15: SODO Zoning Modifications and Divison Street Area Improvements community meeting (SODO)
- Tuesday 5/15: Bangrak X Pizza Bruno (Hourglass)
- Wednesday 5/16: 6th Annual Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast (College Park)
- Thursday 5/17: Third Thursday Gallery Walk and Art Market (Downtown)
- Thursday 5/17: Orlando Sentinel Foodie Awards Celebration (Downtown)
- Friday 5/18: The Return of the Drunk Spelling Bee (Thornton Park)