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.
If you missed us on Real Radio 104.1 this past Friday, you can still listen to our 127th episode of “Bungalower and the Bus” HERE which was recorded at the newly opened The Imperial at Washburn Imports in Winter Park. And don’t forget to pick up the latest edition of our print issue!
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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- The State of Florida is deregulating hospital construction and it will have high reaching impact on Orlando’s skyline, especially in Ivanhoe Village.
- The City of Orlando just released their plans to make Orange Avenue and Magnolia two-way streets in the North Quarter. Check out the plans.
- A possible case of swan-on-swan crime is making the news – find out why.
- A Women’s Suffrage mural was painted in Thornton Park by a new art collective and we’re totally living for it.
- The Science Center just gave out almost $100,000 to local organizations to host complimentary programming for their upcoming Pompeii exhibit but there’s not a toga party to be seen.
- See something, say something – a reader asks us why there was a dumpster full of bikes in front of the Lime warehouse last week.
- “Orlando ranks No. 3 as best U.S. city for recreation.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Here’s what mayor Buddy Dyer has in store for Orlando.” – Click Orlando
- “Orlando’s population growth fueled by international migration.” – Orlando Economic Partnership
- “Full Sail University says their new Fortress is the largest college esports arena anywhere.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Fifty years after Apollo, NASA targets moon once more.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Baby Shark Live tour coming to Orlando.” – Bungalower
- “New affordable housing opens in downtown Orlando.” – FOX 35
- “Southwest plane diverted to Orlando airport after being struck by lightning.” – FOX 35
- “New York City FC’s loss against Orlando City is a disaster scenario.” – Hudson River Blue
- “Meet a Maker – Sue Chin.” – Lemonhearted
- “Downtown Orlando could be going up, as towering Vertical Medical City moves forward in North Quarter.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Humor Mill Orlando comedy show marks 10 years of laughs.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Due to poor performance, Florida DOT will cut ties with Sunpass contractor.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Stinky, slimy seaweed piled up on Florida beaches may be the new normal.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Your table is ready: On your mark, get set, eat.” – Scott Joseph Orlando
- “First Look: New Ceviche Bar Opens at Don Julio Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar.” – Tasty Chomps
- “Inside Look: Hinckley’s Fancy Meats with Chef Matt Hinckley.” – Tasty Comps
- “Orlando Fringe announces new producer, show director for 2020 festival.” – Watermark
- [PAYWALL] “Orlando hotel sales lag despite record tourism numbers.” -GrowthSpotter
- “Survey: Help OUC map out the future of Orlando energy generation.”
- “New build in Beeman Park asking $800,000.”
- “Move-in ready 4/2 Conway home asking $289,000.”
- “Spanish Mediterranean 2/2 in Thornton Park wants $319,900.”
- “The County Sheriff’s department has a podcast now.” – And spoiler, it’s hosted by Jon Busdker!
- “Bungalower’s Foxy Day: July 8, 2019.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 7/15: 43rd Annual Miss Parliament House Pageant (West Orlando)
- Tuesday 7/16: Duran Duran at the Kennedy Space Center (Out of Bounds)
- Tuesday 7/16: Pulptown Monthly Meet Up (Winter Park)
- Tuesday 7/16: Flipper screening at Enzian (Maitland)
- Tuesday 7/16: APGD Alleys as Public Spaces Strategy Meeting (Audubon Park)
- Wednesday 7/17: Curated Dry Goods Pop-up (Ivanhoe Village)
- Wednesday 7/17: Bangrak presents The Regions of Thailand (Audubon Park)
- Friday 7/19: Evening Exchange at East End (Audubon Park)
- Friday 7/19: Movies at the Mennello: When the Drum is Beating (Ivanhoe Village)