SPONSORED by Orlando Storm: 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:
- Electric Scooters are on the horizon for the State of Florida but not necessarily in Orlando. Here’s why.
- The ower’s of Mather’s Social Gathering, Robinson Room, and Celine have purchased Wellborn Hotel and are making it into an amazing boutique hotel.
- Guesthouse’s sister space, The Sunroom, is in a very soft opening phase in the Mills 50 District.
- Orlando tops a list of 20 US Cities for Infidelity via Ashley Madison.
- The Milk District Main Street is making a list of local muralists for future projects.
- “Florida woman whose husband tried to run her over is arrested for turning in his guns to police.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orange County mulls changes to allow granny flats, garage apartments and other lower-cost housing options.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “The Best Hotels in Orlando.” – Forbes. Side Note – They took “Downtown” out of this title, possibly because we threw shade at it on our Bungalower Buddies Facebook Group.
- “Florida dad wears short shorts to teach daughter lesson.” – 7 News Miami
- “The flaggy-roofed Downtown 7-11 is for sale.” – The Daily City
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “July Perry marker unveiled at the Orange County Regional History Center.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Ask Bungalower: What’s happening in this corner in Thornton Park.” – Bungalower
- “Renting in Orlando: What’s the cheapest apartment available right now?” – Hoodline
- “She-Ra now meeting guests at Universal Orlando.” – Orlando Rising
- “Lorna Doone Park is closed for construction. When it reopens, it’s ‘going to be on par with Lake Eola Park’” – Orlando Sentinel
- “New business-backed initiative seeks investors to revive Florida’s film industry.” – Orlando Venture Sourcing
- “New report says Florida will face $76 billion in costs due to climate crisis by 2040.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando artists carve out a space for expressions of Blackness.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Kobe Steakhouse celebrates 35 years in Orlando this July 4th.” – Tasty Chomps
- [PAYWALL] “Vertical Medical City plan sails through city planning board.” – GrowthSpotter
- “3/2 College Park home asking $345,000.”
- “College Park Main Street looking for new director.”
- “Church Street hiring associate director.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 6/24: 2019 State of the City (Downtown)
- Monday 6/24: Enhancing Community Service With Nature (Parramore)
- Monday 6/24: Vaudeville Dinner and Show at Maxine’s on Shine (Colonialtown)
- Tuesday 6/25: Anthony Bourdain Day Pig Roast (Audubon Park)
- Tuesday 6/25: This is Orlando – Why We Love It Here (Downtown)
- Tuesday 6/25: Rethinking Accessibility and the City (North Quarter)
- Wednesday 6/26: What’s Up Downtown – Creative Village Update (Parramore)
- Friday 6/28: Orlando Critical Mass (Ivanhoe Village)
A peak at the renovation of @thewellbornhotel
Our editor popped in for an unannounced visit to the historic The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne property in Downtown Orlando that’s under renovation by it’s new owners, the boys behind Mathers Social Gathering, Celine, and The Robinson. The boutique hotel is expected to open this summer.