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 show features Scottie Campbell, who filled in for Jon Busdeker who is away shopping for horses. True story.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Early renderings for an 18-acre urban farm in The Packing District were submitted to the City of Orlando and they show just how ambitious the project really is.
- Orlando Sentinel’s newly-formed union, the Sentinel Guild, is looking for someone to buy the paper.
- The City is looking at rerouting two streets in Ivanhoe Village to better service all of the recent and future development in the popular district.
- The City of Orlando just launched a new mobile testing clinic for COVID-19 at Camping World Stadium and the reservations went like hotcakes.
- The site of the Pulse Nightclub shootings has just been recognized as a National Memorial site but will not become a part of the National Parks system.
- A brewery from the Gulf Coast is signing a lease at the Amway Center to take over the Magic Grill space.
- Enzian Theater has announced the rescheduled dates for Florida Film Festival.
- “Florida governor will not stop Disney World reopening as COVID-19 cases surge in the state.” – People
- “Orlando Sentinel’s landlord sues over unpaid rent.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Another record in Florida: More than 11,000 new coronavirus cases added Friday.” – 90.7 WMFE
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Fans will return to the stands at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Space tourism company coming to Florida, promising flights to edge of space.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “Design hacks will dominate the coronavirus recovery landscape.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Dr. Phillips Charities giving away $1 million to local nonprofits doing COVID-19 relief work.” – Bungalower
- “New bar opening in Baldwin Park.” – Bungalower
- “Reopening America: The restaurant sector must adapt and innovate to survive.” – Bloomberg
- “Making public space with asphalt art.” – CNU
- “City may spend $300,000 for two park bathrooms.” – The Daily City
- “Orlando among top U.S. cities for solar energy.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “A summer with no Brits could spell big trouble for Orlando.” – Orlando Weekly
- “To revive social connection and local economies, turn places inside out.” – Social Life Project
- “YMCA of Central Florida to disband competitive teams indefinitely due to COVID-19, 22 teams affected.” – Swimming World
- “The Osprey debuts New Seafood Menu led by Chef de Cuisine Anthony Watler.” – Tasty Chomps
- “Whose Streets? Black Streets.” – The Tyee
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 7/6: City Council Workshop and Meeting (Online)
- Monday 7/6: Enzian Presents: Christopher Nolan Week (Maitland)
- Tuesday 7/7: “Lake Life” Book Launch with David James Poissant (Winter Park)
- Wednesday 7/8: Plant-based Junk Food Pop-up (Parramore)
- Thursday 7/9: Generations for Justice (Online)
- Friday 7/10: Support SODO Businesses Pop-up (SODO)