SPONSORED by OCLS’s Booktoberfest on October 5: 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.
If you missed us on Real Radio 104.1 this past Friday, you can still listen to our 85th episode of “Bungalower and the Bus” HERE.
We’re having a party this Friday at Redlight Redlight called Brush It Off – It’s got a killer DJ, interactive art, food, and more. It’s also doubling as the after party for this month’s Orlando Critical Mass so come out for a ride around The City Beautiful and then have a brew with us. Click HERE for more info.
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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Handy Pantry announces that they’re closing at the end of the month.
- Our editor “helped” John Rife install their first rooftop beehive last week – check out the video!
- Chan’s Chinese Cuisine has been in business for more than 20 years and their Colonialtown property is now for sale.
- A nine-story apartment complex is coming to a lot on the northwest corner of Orange and Robinson in Downtown Orlando.
- Domu’s Tori Tori was just awarded a Facade Grant for their awesome Mills 50 build-out, which means we have the updated designs – and they’re looking good.
- We’ve got a Cool Job Alert for the Milk District’s next Executive Director.
- Drag Race’s Michelle Visage to be Orlando’s grand marshall at Come Out With Pride parade.
- “People in Orlando are having way more fun than New Yorkers.” – New York Post
- “Orlando’s budget to increase by $50M; here’s how it will be spent.” – WFTV
- “Over 100 can’t-miss concerts coming to Orlando this fall.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Noir Cafe closing following CityArts relocation.” – Bungalower
- “Livin’ La Vida Locavore: Homemade tacos from Black Rooster Taqueria.” – Bungalower
- “Brace yourself, the Princeton Street exit on I-4 is about to get weird.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Publix frees the beard.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Humble brag: Orlando is hot spot for millennials to live, new study says.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Diversity Mural of mosaic hearts dedicated in Orlando.” – Watermark
- “Orlando wants Pulse civil rights lawsuit dismissed.” – Minnesota Star Tribune
- “MLS All-Star Game could have an impact on Orlando City’s growth.” – The Mane Land
- “What do you want to see in downtown Orlando? Investors want your input.” – WFTV
- “DeSantis promises to fix Orlando’s traffic disaster.” – 96.5 WDBO
- “Rachel Allen bings PJI to the United Nations, serves on a panel about Fostering a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence.” – The Grove, Valencia College
- [PAYWALL] “Health-care facility in Winter Park sells for recorded $12.7 million.” – GrowthSpotter.
- [PAYWALL] “$60M Camping World Stadium upgrades one step closer.” – Orlando Business Journal
FEATURED REAL ESTATE:
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 9/24: Love Gilda (Maitland)
- Tuesday 9/25: Open House – LGBT+ Center (Mills 50)
- Tuesday 9/25: Rethinking Local Food – Building an Inclusive Food System (North Quarter)
- Wednesday 9/26: Bourbon Trail featuring Sazerac (SODO)
- Thursday 9/27: Book Launch – The History in Harriett’s Closet (Ivanhoe Village)
- Thursday 9/27: Tory Tepp’s Artist Talk and Performance (Maitland)
- Friday 9/28: Orlando Critical Mass (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 9/28: Brush It Off – Critical Mass After Party (Audubon Park)
- Friday 9/28: La Maschera Goes Steampunk (Downtown)
- Friday 9/28: David Byrne – American Utopia Tour (Downtown)