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.
Our latest episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 has been podcasted and is available HERE, and was recorded at the Lucky Lure in Ivanhoe Village.
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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Downtown Orlando Partnership’s Avrio Foundation is hosting an event this Thursday to fund 15 awesome art projects in the Central Business District – that our editor is curating!
- Blue Bird Bake Shop’s new owners say they’ll be back open by the end of the summer and we’re ready for it.
- Shin Jung Lorean Restaurant has launched a GoFundMe to rebuild after fire.
- Super-handsome Orlando entrepreneur Bryan Traficante is pitching his biz to a Shark Tank investor as part of a national competition.
- Check out this wood-shingled Florida palace in Spring Lake that’s for sale for $775,000.
- You asked – find out if 4Ever Naan will reopen on Curry Ford.
- “Downtown Orlando’s The Rusty Spoon sold.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando ends Amazon’s controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches.” – FOX News
- “Orlando carjacker couldn’t drive stick, so he bailed and stole a different car.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando unemployment ticks up in June. See which industries are adding and shedding jobs.” – Orlando Business Journal
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Foxtail announces hiring of new COO.” – Bungalower
- “Mighty Girl Fitness coming to Baldwin Park Village Center.” – The Daily City
- “Suspects sought after trooper is dragged 100 feet in downtown Orlando.” – FOX 35
- “Joel Strack, Orlando LGBTQ pioneer, dies.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando magician returns to ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “SeaWorld’s baby walrus is learning how to swim without mom’s help.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Eatonville’s historic Zora Neale Hurston museum gets a new home.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Flashes from the outer limits of the Orlando DIY scene.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando plant-based chef Mary Westfall wants to develop a vegan version of Publix’s iconic Pub Sub. Here’s her pitch.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Former teacher accused in Orlando human-trafficking case.” – Spectrum News 13
- “Orlando says it’s open for business as Automated Technology Hub.” – Transport Topics
- “Gorgeous new Colonialtown North home asking $675,000.”
- “Colonial-inspired College Park home wants $599,000.”
- “Polasek Fall Exhibition is all about funny sculptures.”
Our pal Rauce Padgett at Real Radio 104.1 just released this great take on I-4. Give it a listen if you need some good hyperlocal joo-joo before heading to the office – hopefully while avoiding the interstate.
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 7/22: Carmine Street Guitars Screening (Maitland)
- Tuesday 7/23: Rooftop Yoga (Downtown)
- Tuesday 7/23: Jennifer Lopez (Parramore)
- Tuesday 7/23: Lunch Talk – Ben Hatch Funding (Church Street)
- Tuesday 7/23-26: 2019 Florida Main Street Annual Conference (Church Street)
- Thursday 7/25: Sweet Summer Styles Trunk Show (Ivanhoe Village)
- Thursday 7/25: PlaceMaker Soiree (Downtown)
- Friday 7/26: Orlando Critical Mass (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 7/26: Rifle Paper Summer Sidewalk Sale (Winter Park)