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 Super Rico, a tiny little Colombian bar and restaurant located in a downtown parking garage – delicious!
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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Someone bought the historic Eo Inn property, finally.
- Selfie warehouse, Wall Crawl Orlando, is finally open for all of your selfie-taking pleasures.
- Black Bean Deli has closed their tiny storefront on 17-92 ahead of opening their bigger/better/beautiful-er new space in the old Winnie’s Oriental building.
- Orange County Brewers is closing their downtown location, moving to Seminole County, and keeping their name.
- An initiative launched to ban contentious conversion therapy in Orange County gets an online petition.
- Production for an astronaut-focused television series is filming all over Orlando.
- “Orlando teen hit by car, dies trying to cross OBT.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando police chief talks tackling gun violence problems.” – WESH 2
- “‘They done cracked my eye,’ Markeith Loyd says in jailhouse videos.” – WFTV
- “Where do students of new UCF/Valencia campus live? Mostly not downtown.” – Orlando Sentinel
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “SpaceX’s new rocket could bring sonic booms from Tampa to Titusville.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Car crashes into church in Orlando.” – Click Orlando
- “Photo screen depicting Oak Canopies now at AdventHealth.” – The Daily City
- “Sorry, childless millennials going to Disney World is weird.” – New York Post
- “Cars stall on flooded Orange Blossom Trail amid afternoon storms.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “It’s going to feel like 100 degrees in Florida a lot more often, study finds.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Pulse victim’s mother is right to criticize memorial.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “SunRail train crashes into car stuck on tracks in Orlando. No injuries reported, FHP says.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Florida’s outbreak of hepatitis A is officially declared an emergency.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando artist Ashley Taylor’s eye-popping prints seethe with nervous energy.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Sea Dog Brewing Co. closes Orlando location.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Universal Orlando just made an ‘Epic’ announcement.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Universal Orlando planning “Epic” fourth theme park.” – TIME
- “Come Out With Pride announces theme, events for 2019 celebration.” – Watermark
- [PAYWALL] “More high-rise towers could be headed to downtown Orlando.” – GrowthSpotter
- “Winter Park Institute at Rollins College announces 2019/20 speakers.”
- “Cool Job Alert: Project Manager at Interstruct Design Build.”
- “CFCArts staging ‘Twelve Angry Jurors’ in historic courtroom.”
- “Local foundation raises over $13,000 for downtown art projects.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 8/5-18: Orlando Main Streets Sip and Savor (Orlando-wide)
- Monday 8/5: Katya – Help Me I’m Dying Comedy Tour (Milk District)
- Monday 8/5: Movie Monday – The Goonies (Milk District)
- Tuesday 8/6: U.S. Open Cup Semifinals – Orlando vs. Atlanta (Parramore)
- Thursday 8/8: Bungalower’s Blind Tasting Extravaganza! (College Park)
- Thursday 8/8: Ivanhoe Village After Hours at The Yard (The Yard)
- Thursday 8/8: Fabulous Floridiana Auction Preview Party (Downtown)
- Friday 8/9: Cup-A-Thon XXXV at Crealde (Winter Park)
- Friday 8/9: Dead Lizard 3-Year Anniversary Party (Out of Bounds)
- Friday 8/9: Jonas Brothers – Happiness Begins Tour (Parramore)
- Friday 8/9: The Mikado – A Concert Version (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 8/9: No-Filter Friday (Downtown)