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 soon-to-open Tori Tori in the Mills 50 District. Fair warning, Jon and Brendan drank a lot of sake while recording this one.
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As we all know, Hurricane Dorian became a Category 5 storm when it hit the Bahamas Sunday with sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts of over 220 mph. The cone, at the time of this post, still has Orlando in its sites and we are expected to start feeling the impact of the storm early Tuesday morning with hurricane-force winds, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.
Click the graphic above for our running list of closures, restaurant deals, and service updates before you can’t hit the roads and please be safe.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- SNL comedian Pete Davidson succeeded in offending an entire arena full of UCF students for using their cellphones – foreshadowing the angry old man he will become.
- There’s an old Baptist church for sale in Winter Park‘s Hannibal Square and it’s zoned residential.
- The long-awaited Delaney Hotel and Tavern is now open and taking reservations. Their food is pretty good too.
- The I-4 Ultimate project leads are going to hand out $1.5 million for public art along the corridor and all we want are giant tentacles in Lake Highland.
- Greens and Grains has replaced That Noodle Spot at Market on Magnolia.
- The City of Orlando is installing special trash cans for pizza boxes.
- In our latest #BringToOrlando column we want one of you to host a DIY Coffin Club meeting we can attend so we can make our own coffin.
- “While Florida awaits Hurricane Dorian, hurricane center watching three other tropical systems.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Universal Orlando, OUC shield records after electrical shocking of Volcano Bay visitors, staff in June.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Restaurant with 4 Health Department closures in 2019 is in compliance with city lease.” – The Daily City
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Feeding the hungry after a storm.” – Bungalower
- “NSB’s Bagel World opening in North Quarter.” – Bungalower
- “State’s recent knuckle-down on polystyrene doesn’t change Orlando ban.” – Bungalower
- “Orlando to look at long-term traffic solutions after dual events Saturday.” – Click Orlando
- “32 floors of hotel, office, retail, coming to Downtown corner.” – The Daily City
- “Winter Park Village reportedly looking to add a hotel.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “An Orlando bank lost her jewels. She sued and lost. And then they turned up — at an auction.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Who put Universal Orlando in charge of Florida’s public records law? OUC, that’s who.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Dexter’s owners will open New Standard in the old TR Fire Grill space in Winter Park.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Eleven Central Florida pizzeria locations violated wage, child labor laws.” – Orlando Weekly
Stuck in your home today because of the storm? Watch “Scary Prairie”, A film by Erik Winkowski to shake off that boredom.
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Thursday 9/5: Brazil/America Summit (Out of Bounds)
- Thursday 9/5: Young Leader Visionaries of Central Florida (East End Market)
- Friday 9/6: Standoffs and Journeys to Nowhere (Mills 50)
- Friday 9/6: SHINE Preview Party and Fundraiser (Out of Bounds)