SPONSORED by Stardust Lounge’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration: 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:
- Colonial Lanes closed on Thursday, May 24.
- The City of Orlando condemned the 1010 West venue in Parramore last week.
- An architect covered a building with murals when the County told him he couldn’t work on it.
- The CRA wants to relaunch the Downtown Ambassador program this fall. It’s basically like a store greeter thing but for the Downtown core.
- We figured out where that new Colonial pedestrian bridge is going, and it’s to nowhere – well, Concord really.
- Aloft Hotel Downtown launched a new program with Pet Alliance Greater Orlando where they host an adoptable dog in their hotel lobby.
- The Milk District is getting another new brewery and this one is in that newly rehabbed warehouse at Bumby and Robinson – because, parking.
- The Hawkers building in Mills 50 is for sale, but don’t worry, they’re not looking to move out.
- “After fans trashed the field, Orlando City announces new stadium policies.” – Orlando Weekly
- “New map reminds us that Orlando remains incredibly segregated.” – Orlando Weekly
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
- “‘Alexa, bring me a cold one:’ Amazon introduces 2-hour beer, wine delivery in Orlando.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando police chief says Amazon’s facial recognition program is also being tested downtown, contradicting earlier statement.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Shaquille O’Neal lists his supersized Orlando mansion for $28 million.” – Forbes
- “Orlando gets terrorism funds after years of being overlooked.” – Chronicle Online
- “Local Entrepreneurs Design the “Ultimate” E-Bike for Local Living.” – The Daily City
- “Orlando Science Center makes lights from origami hearts.” – Bungalower
- “V Group announces the opening of new South Eola venue this June.” – Bungalower
- “Hilton Garden Inn coming to Ravaudage Development.” – Bungalower
- “Cool Job Alert: Executive Director of Ivanhoe Village Main Street.” – Bungalower
- “Ask Bungalower: Did Peppino’s Pizzeria in the Hourglass close?” – Bungalower
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 5/28: Luau on the Lawn – Last Day Party at Orlando Fringe (Ivanhoe Village)
- Tuesday 5/29: Pine Hills – The Next Frontier (North Quarter)
- Wednesday 5/30: Bicycle Repair Clinic (Ivanhoe Village)
- Thursday-Sunday, 5/31-6/3: 10 Year Anniversary Celebration (South Eola)
- Thursday 5/31: A Night of Perpetual Comedy (Parramore)
- Thursday 5/31: Star Trek Abduction at Plaza Live (Thornton Park)
- Friday 6/1: Florida Prize Exhibition Preview Party (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 6/1: Gay Days 2018 at the Parliament House (Parramore)