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.
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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Orange County issued an executive order that requires face coverings for everyone who is in a public place.
- City Council voted to expand the Downtown Food Truck Program.
- Bad Ass Sandwich just opened its second location and it’s in Winter Park.
- “Ask Bungalower: What’s up with the walls that block College Park from Parramore.” – Bungalower
- Gideon’s Bakehouse is opening a flagship shop in Disney Springs.
- There’s a new throwback craft beer bar opening on Curry Ford Road, just outside of the Hourglass District.
- Edible Orlando just launched a fundraiser to help print its August issue.
- Breakthrough Theatre has closed its theater in Winter Park.
- “Popular Orlando food blogger tests positive for COVID-19.” – FOX 35
- “Orlando Citizen’s Review Board meets for first time during coronavirus pandemic.” – Click Orlando
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “WWE shuts down filming in Orlando after performer tests positive for coronavirus.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Poll: Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years.” – AP News
- “Cool Job Alert: Community Manager at Growing Bolder.” – Bungalower
- “Cool Job Alert: Admin Assistant at United Arts of Central Florida.” – Bungalower
- “Historic Art and History Museums – Maitland gate struck by car.” – Bungalower
- “New bar opening in South Eola.” – Bungalower
- “Petition to rename Division Avenue making the rounds.” – Bungalower
- “7 Orlando firefighters test positive for COVID-19, 64 in quarantine, fire chief says.” – Click Orlando
- “Bars near UCF ‘potentially a likely source’ for some coronavirus cases in Oviedo area.” – Click Orlando
- “Orlando International Airport employees now required to wear face masks.” – Click Orlando
- “Why a small town in Washington is printing its own currency during the pandemic.” The Hustle
- “One type of restaurant that’s safer than others.” – MSN
- “What police budgets are being spent on now.” – Reasons To Be Cheerful
- “Orlando Pub Enforcing COVID-19 Safety Guidelines.” – Spectrum News 13
- “How exactly do you catch COVID-19? There is a growing consensus.” – The Washington Journal
- [PAYWALL] “Proposal for affordable housing near Lake Eola drawing backlash.” – GrowthSpotter
- [PAYWALL] “Unemployment in metro Orlando jumps to 22.6% in May, the worst in Florida.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Customized College Park 3/2 home asking $475,000.”
- “Beautiful brick home on Lawsona Boulevard asking $329,000.”
- “Designer Shingle Home in Winter Park asking $479,000.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 6/22: Placemaking for Government (Online)
- Monday 6/22: The Power of Art in Moments of Crisis (Online)
- Wednesday 6/22: The Resilience of Black Music (Online)
- Wednesday 6/22: Urban Backyard Chicken Classes (Online)
- Thursday 6/25: 7th Annual Science Play Festival (Online)
- Friday 6/26: Central Florida History 101 (Online)
- Friday 6/26: Critical Mass – Ride for Peace, Ride with Love (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 6/26: Juried Student Show Opening Reception (Winter Park)