SPONSORED: 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. This week’s episode was recorded at Cilantro’s Taqueria in Curry Ford West.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Mayor Buddy Dyer just launched a Placemaking office and we’re dying to know what that means.
- Check out the design that was released for this new downtown alleyway park project by the Downtown Arts District.
- Dr. Phillips Center is bringing back Hamilton and Wicked this year.
- A local brewery is fighting back against the Health Department for getting in trouble for allowing dogs in its tasting room. But did you know there’s a permit that allows for Dog-Friendly Dining?
- Porch Therapy just opened a dried flower shop in East End Market and everyone is talking about it.
- The City of Orlando wants to extend its deal with the Florida Department of Corrections for inmate labor crews.
- A new 12-story micro-apartment project in South Eola has people a bit triggered about rental costs in The City Beautiful. Check out the comments on our Facebook page if you want to contribute to the conversation.
- “Once again, Tribune wants veteran journalists to leave. Here’s why we haven’t … yet.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Recreational marijuana legalization will not be on the 2020 ballot.” – Orlando Weekly
- “12 hours, no decisions. Winter Park commissioners debated 2 major issues before pausing discussions.” – Orlando Sentinel
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Bad Ass Sandwich opening new location in Winter Park.” – Bungalower
- “Orlando police investigating case of man firing rifle downtown.” – Bungalower
- “How Paris became a cycling success story—and built a roadmap for other cities.” – Curbed
- “City approves $500,000 in federal funding to renovate 20 Parramore housing units.” – The Daily City
- “Student journalists at Florida Tech uncover crime Stat discrepancies.” – FOX 35
- “Get outside and enjoy these Orlando area parks, trails, gardens and springs.” – Orlando Weekly
- “University of Florida opens online version of Master Beekeeper apprenticeship program.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Treasury Department will investigate Trump’s ‘opportunity zones,’ including ones in Florida.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando brothers sentenced to prison for defrauding 150 victims out of $9.3 million.” – Space Coast Daily
- “Missing girl gets past Orlando Airport TSA without proper boarding pass.” – Spectrum News
- “Get into the Nature of the Game at Leu Gardens.”
- “Listen to Sugar Ray and Eve 6 while watching wakeboarders at Lake Eola.”
- “Celebrate a historic marketing move on January 25.”
- “Great Reads: Orange County Public Library’s January book selections.”
- “5/3 College Park home asking $644,500.”
- “Beautifully remodeled bungalow in Lake Eola Heights asking $669,000.”
- “Three-bedroom Colonialtown townhome asking $2,375 a month.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 1/20: Death Cafe Orlando (Hourglass)
- Monday 1/20: Otronicon Interactive Tech Expo (Ivanhoe Village)
- Wednesday 1/22: Aladdin (Downtown)
- Wednesday 1/22: Coastal Disasters – Preparing Resilient Communities (Winter Springs)
- Wednesday 1/22: Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (Parramore)
- Wednesday 1/22: Taste of Baldwin Park (Baldwin Park)
- Thursday 1/23: Orlando Solar Bears vs. Jacksonville Icemen (Parramore)
- Friday 1/24: “High Water Mark” Opening Reception (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 1/24: Free Spirited – A Dry January Affair (Winter Park)