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 103rd episode of “Bungalower and the Bus” HERE, recorded at the Orlando Meats in Ivanhoe Village.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- The Venue announced that they will close this fall in the face of The Yard at Ivanhoe’s upcoming expansion. They’re still taking rentals through the summer though.
- Former Greenwood Cemetery sexton, Don Price, found a 16mm film in the trash, had it restored and will be screening it at Ten 10 Brewing.
- The Eo Inn property is for sale on the eastern side of Lake Eola.
- The City of Orlando is giving away free trees again. They’ve only got live oaks left, but don’t blame us, we told you when they still had persimmons and pomegranates.
- The City of Winter Park is making it rain at Mead Botanical Garden and helped them get a big makeover for their clubhouse building.
- Rollins professor, Leslie Poole, was just featured on PBS documentary, The Swamp, to share her amazing environmental brain with the entire country, upping our soft power quotient by mucho mucho.
- “Orlando No. 1 again for pedestrian deaths.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando locals fear town starting to become overrun by tourists.” – The Onion
- “Orlando man wins $1 million in Florida Lottery scratch-off game.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Joseph awarded culinary excellence award.” – Scott Joseph Orlando
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Vietnamese restaurant opening on West Church Street.” – Bungalower
- “Audubon Park Community Market celebrating 10 years.” – Bungalower
- “City Council to vote on land acquisition in College Park.” – College Park Community Paper
- “Blown away by the real Orlando.” – Independent.ie
- “Staffing problems at Florida air traffic control center causing delays at Orlando International Airport.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Amazon’s Rekognition software sucks at detecting dark-skinned women.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Hopdoddy, Chronic Tacos and Tre Bambine are all on the verge of opening, plus more in Orlando foodie news.” – Orlando Weekly
- “How I got back to my roots and embraced my true self.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Guide to local Orlando makers and vintage markets.” – The Daily City
- [PAYWALL] “Orlando’s office vacancies drop to lowest in the nation, benefits landlords.” – GrowthSpotter
- [PAYWALL] CFE Credit Union to merge with Fidelity Bank of Florida.” – Orlando Business Journal
- [PAYWALL] “First retail tenants revealed at $1.5B Creative Village.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Unique Art Deco home in Lake Davis asking $534,000.”
- “Pretty Thornton Park home asking $499,900.”
- “Beautiful historic Delaney Park property wants $624,900.”
- “Charming Colonialtown home wants $395,000.”
- “Mennello Museum of Art hosting Indie-Folkfest on February 16.”
- “City hosting Curry Ford vision plan meeting and walking tour.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Ongoing: Hamilton (Downtown)
- Monday 1/28: Conversation on Justice (East Orlando)
- Monday 1/28: Chef’s Dinner/Bourbon Pairing at The Waterfront (Out of Bounds)
- Monday 1/28: Sidney Bruce Pop-up Shop (Winter Park)
- Tuesday 1/29: Rethinking Resident Empowerment to Avoid Gentrification (North Quarter)
- Tuesday 1/29: Ribera and Rueda Spanish Wine Dinner at Bulla Gastrobar (Winter Park)
- Thursday 1/31: Bubbles and Bivalves with Swirlery Wine Bar (Sodo)
- Thursday 1/31: The City Un-Beautiful screening at Ten 10 Brewing (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 2/1: “Samantics” 2 Year Anniversary at McGinnty’s (Out of Bounds)
- Friday 2/1: VHS Swap and Show presents The Pauly Party (Thornton Park)