SPONSORED by Orlando Science Center’s Science of Wine: 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:
- The new owners of the Bank of America Building downtown are rehabbing the exterior courtyard adjoined to DoveCote and it already looks like Miami and Versailles had a baby.
- Some new designs for the lofty Vertical Medical City have surfaced but we’re still questioning if it will actually get built.
- City Hall’s new permitting office looks like a coworking space/coffee shop and we’re not mad about it.
- The City has designated new special “food truck zones” as part of their in-the-works Rideshare Hubs project.
- City Hall is removing over 20 trees along Edgewater Drive, but they’re mostly palms.
- A former Disney chef opened a patisserie in the Hourglass District and we loved everything in there.
- Former principal Felix E. Cosby will be getting a street named after him in recognition of his lifelong service to his community.
- “Central Florida 100: Easter weekend, Edgewater trees and elections in Osceola.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Sidewalk work begins tomorrow from Shady Lane to Lakeview.” – College Park Community Paper
- “Land conservation funding leaving advocates disappointed – again.” – WMFE
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “New Jimmy Buffet-branded medicinal marijuana available in Orlando this week.” – Bungalower
- “Rollins College professor teaching Game of Thrones course.” – Bungalower
- “Florida urban real estate and gentrification.” – Florida Trend
- “Orlando among the fastest growing cities in the U.S.” – FOX 35
- “Orlando City 1, Vancouver Whitecaps 0 | 2019 MLS Match Recap.” – MLS Soccer
- “Construction opportunities may be available with this local land trust.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Metro Orlando unemployment ticks down; here’s who’s hiring and firing.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Orlando ‘Zombie House’ flippers find it harder to locate homes left for dead.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Missile, F-35 & more bring part of $143.6M defense work to Orlando.” – Orlando Venture Sourcing
- “A mysterious Orlando weed chef teaches us to make our own cannabis butter truffles.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Former Florida men are crowdfunding a Florida Man card game.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Ramirez leaves Shingle Creek to focus on growing chocolate business.” – Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide
- “Orlando woman accused of shooting at neighbor who asked her to turn down music.” – Spectrum News 13
- [PAYWALL] “Winter Park’s Golden Mile: Why developers are rushing to this posh suburb’s small corridor.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Professional influencer Brittany Hennessy speaking at library, May 10.”
- “Science Center looking to hire local partners for Pompeii exhibition.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 4/22: Taste of Science – Orlando (UCF)
- Monday 4/22: The Little Merman from the Black Lagoon (Parramore)
- Tuesday 4/23: Turnbuckle Tuesday Mayhem on Mills IV PreParty (Mills50)
- Wednesday 4/24: Pizza Bruno Pop-up (Milk District)
- Wednesday 4/24: CNU Orlando Happy Hour (North Quarter)
- Wednesday 4/24: Sunset “Paint-in” (Winter Park)
- Thursday 4/25: Dean Grandin’s Retirement Party (Downtown)
- Thursday 4/25: Night Shift – Text (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 4/26: Happy Hour Demo with Thomas Thorspecken (Winter Park)
- Friday 4/26: Orlando Critical Mass (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 4/26: Whiskey Business (Downtown)
- Friday 4/26: Eye of an Era – Legacy of Chuck Stewart (Mills 50)