SPONSORED by Downtown Darryl Real Estate: 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:
- Downtown Orlando is getting a memorial for the 33 recorded lynches that occurred in Orange County, including the death of July Perry that preceded the Ocoee Massacre of 1920.
- A reader asked us what would happen if you swam in Lake Eola, so we told them.
- A food hall in Tampa just signed a lease for The Yard at Ivanhoe and we’ve got a list of vendors for you.
- Rollins College is expanding the Alfond Inn, but you already knew that because we told you last year.
- New Image Youth Center is looking for a home, they’ve outgrown their current home in Parramore and need your help.
- Mayor Jerry L. Demmings just launched a Housing For All task force.
- “Orlando ranks near
bottomamong large Florida cities in U.S. News’ best places list.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Wife of injured police officer sues
estateof shooter.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Disney’s Bob Iger says he’ll step down in 2021 — maybe.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “UCF police prepare to patrol new downtown Orlando campus as fall debut approaches.” – Orlando Sentinel
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “UCF Football set to play
springgame on Saturday.” – 90.7 WFME
- “Digital lottery to begin for $25 ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ tickets in Orlando.” – FOX 35
- “Real Salt Lake defeats Orlando City 2-1.” – FOX 35
- “Orlando Pride Closes Preseason with 5-0 Win Over Puerto Rico Sol.” – Orlando City Soccer
- “Man found shot in the middle of Westmoreland Drive road dies, Orlando police say.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando’s new Asian markets are bigger, offer more ready meals.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “New plant-based food guide now available at the Magic Kingdom.” – WDW News Today
- [PAYWALL] “Orlando’s historic Lucerne Towers in SoDo to get
facelift.” – GrowthSpotter
- [PAYWALL] “Related Group’s senior affordable housing project in Pine Hills hits a hurdle.” – GrowthSpotter
- [PAYWALL] “Publix reportedly seeking another downtown Orlando location.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Polasek Museum hosting 11th Annual Winter Park Paint Out, April 21-27.”
- “Orlando Bike Coalition unveils new bicycle Fixit station in Ivanhoe.”
- “Historic Thornton Park bungalow asking $499,000.”
- “Renovated 2/1 in Delaney Park wants $299,800.”
- “Locavore: The best burger recipe from Orlando Meats.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Tuesday 4/16: Colonial Drive Overpass Ribbon Cutting (North Quarter)
- Tuesday 4/16: Curry Ford Vision Plan Meeting #2 (Curry Ford West)
- Wednesday 4/17: Taste of Winter Park (Winter Park)
- Wednesday 4/17: Reading Between the Wines (Ivanhoe Village)
- Wednesday 4/17: Peek A Boo Burlesque – April in Paris (South Eola)
- Thursday 4/18: Bootleg Print Party (College Park-ish)
- Thursday 4/18: IOA Corporate 5K (Downtown)
- Thursday 4/18: The Little Merman From The Black Lagoon (Parramore)
- Friday 4/19: CFL History 101: Spaceships, Land Booms, and a Mouse (Downtown)
- Friday 4/19: Evening Exchange at East End (Audubon Park)
- Friday 4/19: An Evening with Richard Dreyfuss (Maitland)