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.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Orange County Mayor Demings is releasing social distancing “Strike Teams” to ensure businesses are following safety protocols.
- Orlando proposes some big changes for 2020/21 budget.
- Church Street Main Street is now called “City District” and it’s really, really big.
- A local law group is helping teachers to set up free living wills before school resumes this fall.
- The City of Orlando is looking for submissions for a large public sculpture that will be installed by I-4, near the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge.
- We made an interactive Ice Cream Map that you can use to find the best cones in the region. Check it out below.
- Rollins College discontinued its funding of the Winter Park Institute because of the pandemic but Winter Park Magazine has since acquired it and is bringing it back to life.
- “NBA working to add local, minority-owned restaurant food to Disney bubble.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando’s arts return to live performance with masks in place … mostly.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Hanna is the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic Season.” – 90.7 WMFE
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Florida Film Festival announces amended program lineup.” – Bungalower
- “VIDEO: Cook paella at home with Bulla’s Chef Mariano.” – Bungalower
- “Protesters gather in Downtown Orlando over budget concerns.” – FOX 35
- “6 Unique Airbnbs near Orlando that look ridiculously fun.” – Narcity
- “Disney World’s half-empty parks are resulting in some once-in-a-lifetime photos.” – Narcity
- “Orlando homebuyers line up as demand surges.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Following Orlando Magic layoffs, former coach Stan Van Gundy lashes out at team’s billionaire owners.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Following public backlash, Winn-Dixie will now require face masks.” – Orlando Weekly
- “How to Have a “Walking Meeting” – They’re the new power lunch in coronavirus-era.” – Washingtonian
- “Come Out With Pride to move forward with a different kind of parade.” – Watermark
- “One Orlando Alliance begins search for new executive director.” – Watermark
- “Hurricane Season 2020: Pandemic will impact outage restoration.” – West Orlando News
- “Dollhouse in Colonialtown North asking $385,900.”
- “Totally haunted house in Lake Eola Heights asking $450,000.”
- “Historic James Gamble Rogers II home in Lake Copeland asking $1,125,000.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Tuesday 7/28: Atlas Obscura – Oregon Trail Live (Online)
- Tuesday 7/28: Cult Classics – V For Vendetta (Maitland)
- Wednesday 7/29: How to Build Your Own Rain Barrel (Online)
- Wednesday 7/29: Leopard Print – History’s Fiercest Fashion Statement (Online)
- Thursday 7/30: Designing for people, bikes, and cars (Online)
- Thursday 7/30: A Feminist Guide to Botany (Online)
- Friday 7/31: Free Meals for Local Arts Community (Milk District)