SPONSORED by Orlando Storm: 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. You can also click HERE to get this month’s print issue of our regular mini-magazine online.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- The Orlando Police Department has started drawing and reinforcing lines on what constitutes as acceptable behavior in its officers.
- Orlando’s first Black community was called “Jonestown” and it was razed to make room for a low-income housing project for white people.
- Check out what’s going to happen to that vacant 7-Eleven in Mills 50.
- Enzian is hosting a drive-in showing of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in the Milk District. The 8:45 p.m. show has already sold out but the late-night 11:30 p.m. screening will go on sale at noon this Tuesday.
- The popular antique shop, Carousel Emporium, is for sale and is scheduled to close in August.
- Jason’s Deli closed its location in Colonialtown and Firehouse Subs closed their shop that’s located just up the street.
- Did you know you can lease fine art from Orlando Museum of Art?
- “COVID-19 will peak in Florida later this month, AdventHealth CEO says on Face the Nation.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Disney reopens as a different world with masks, social distancing and light crowds.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Top NBA player reactions so far from inside the Orlando bubble.” – NBC Sports
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “United Airlines warns 36,000 workers they could be laid off.” – AP News
- “Fairvilla to host online educational workshops.” – Bungalower
- “Life-sized dinosaur head for sale on Craigslist.” – Bungalower
- “Equity, race, and placemaking: Reimagining how business improvement districts use their power.” – CNU
- “Bovine Steakhouse opens in Winter Park.” – The Daily City
- “Orlando arts professionals getting second location for free food pick-ups.” – The Daily City
- “Parliament House files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “As alligator mating season brings nests across Central Florida, Gatorland reminds you to watch your back.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Central Florida horror con Spooky Empire announces cancellation of 2020 events in Orlando and Tampa.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Metallica awards $100,000 to Valencia College through their Metallica Scholars initiative.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Lessons Learned: What some restaurant owners have done to adjust.” – Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide
- “More Amway Center layoffs and pay cuts while venues executives make big bucks.” – West Orlando News
- “People are planting tiny urban forests to boost biodiversity and fight climate change.” – World Economic Forum
- [PAYWALL] “From April to May, traffic at Orlando International Airport more than doubled.” – Click Orlando
- [PAYWALL] “Orlando gentlemen’s club has alcohol license suspended for COVID-19 violations.” – Click Orlando
- “3/2 Bungalow near urban wetlands asking $250,000.”
- “Crystal Lake home with human chessboard asking $499,999.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 7/13: Art of Animation Camp with Disney Animator (Online)
- Monday 7/13: The In-Between Series presents “Bacon Grease” (Online)
- Tuesday 7/13: Science on Screen – Pineapple Express (Maitland)
- Tuesday 7/14: Orange County Social Justice Virtual Forum (Online)
- Thursday 7/16: Sustaining Urban Places in an Era of Social Distancing (Online)
- Friday 7/17: Rebuilding City Living and Social Connectivity (Online)
- Friday 7/17: Virtual ShakesBeer – “Macbeth” Edition (Online)