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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.




  1. Colonial Lanes will remain a bowling alley, at least a portion of it.
  2. Whiskey Lou’s Lounge has new owners, but they promise not to change much.
  3. The Mayor just appointed a new Senior Advisor on Homelessness and Social Services.
  4. The new Downtown Pizza Bruno’s opened this weekend and they gave away free pies. don’t say we never told you.
  5. The Downtown Tacos El Rancho has been closed for business due to a wee kitchen fire but is already undergoing renovations.
  6. There’s finally some movement on the future home of the upcoming Out of the Closet Thrift Store on the corner of Virginia Drive and Mills Avenue.
  7. A broken water main flooded Lake Eola Heights last week.
  8. Dexter’s Restaurants have been sold.” – Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide
  9. What’s going up in Orlando? These planned high-rises will dramatically change the skyline.” – Orlando Sentinel
  10. Frustration grows for residents affected by Orlando water main break.” – WFTV9






The second-place winners of Saturday night’s costume contest at @wallstplaza were Black and White Jesus. As chosen by thunderous applause.

Brendan O'Connor

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