Everyone was freaking out last week about a black bear in a tree. Photo via Harper West

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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  1. Colonial Lanes closed on Thursday, May 24.
  2. The City of Orlando condemned the 1010 West venue in Parramore last week.
  3. An architect covered a building with murals when the County told him he couldn’t work on it.
  4. The CRA wants to relaunch the Downtown Ambassador program this fall. It’s basically like a store greeter thing but for the Downtown core.
  5. We figured out where that new Colonial pedestrian bridge is going, and it’s to nowhere – well, Concord really.
  6. Aloft Hotel Downtown launched a new program with Pet Alliance Greater Orlando where they host an adoptable dog in their hotel lobby.
  7. The Milk District is getting another new brewery and this one is in that newly rehabbed warehouse at Bumby and Robinson – because, parking.
  8. The Hawkers building in Mills 50 is for sale, but don’t worry, they’re not looking to move out.
  9. After fans trashed the field, Orlando City announces new stadium policies.” – Orlando Weekly
  10. New map reminds us that Orlando remains incredibly segregated.” – Orlando Weekly




Brendan O'Connor

Editor in Chief of Bungalower.com

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