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.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Orlando Sentinel is moving out of its longtime home in downtown Orlando.
- Dandelion Cafe staff are protesting its temporary closure and are demanding a union.
- A lift station malfunctioned last week and released an estimated 350,000 gallons of raw sewage into Lake Rowena.
- The City of Orlando has broken ground on the Grand Avenue Neighborhood Center and Park – the new home of Parramore Kid Zone and Orlando Pottery Studio.
- The Creative City Project is hosting a walkalong theatrical event this October instead of its annual blockbuster festival.
- Belicoso Cigars has closed its Mills 50 restaurant.
- Cholo Dogs is closing its downtown food stall at Market on Magnolia.
- “2 Universal Orlando hotels temporarily closing over coronavirus struggles.” – Fox Business
- “Orlando area private schools team up to schedule fall sports seasons, follow safety protocol.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Move Everything Outdoors: Our readers respond.” – The New York Times
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Orlando Sheriff, who is running for re-election, shot a teen to death in 1999.” – The Appeal
- “Chicago’s Bid to Reinvent the Corner Store: The South Side neighborhood of Englewood puts a healthy food market at the center of a community-led “urban Marshall Plan” built to combat poverty.” – Bloomberg
- “Small businesses are dying by the thousands and no one is tracking the carnage.” – Bloomberg
- “How a New York City public market is keeping a neighborhood’s ‘third place’ alive during COVID-19.” – Brookings
- “Amy Sweezey joins Growing Bolder.” – Bungalower
- “Central Florida Vocal Arts and Space Coast Symphony hosting collaborative musical revue, ‘Gender Bender.’” – Bungalower
- “Orlando For Grown-Ups.” – Forbes
- “Micro-weddings in Orlando.” – Lemonhearted
- “Medieval ‘wine windows’ are reopening, reviving Italian plague tradition.” – New York Post
- “Amid pandemic, Orlando-based SeaWorld reports quarterly loss of $131 million.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Walt Disney World reducing hours at all four parks in September.” – Orlando Weekly
- “5/4 Home in College Park asking $899,900.”
- “5/4 Pool home in College Park asking $725,000.”
- “4/2 Home south of downtown asking $299,900.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 8/17: Sushi 101 – Night Out Learning (Downtown)
- Monday 8/17: In-Between Series Presents Sound In Space (Downtown)
- Tuesday 8/18: Weird Homes Tor – The Gregangelo Museum (Online)
- Wednesday 8/19: Central Florida Foundation – Florida Free Press (Online)
- Thursday 8/20: 3rd Thursday at CityArts – Opening Night Reception (Downtown)
- Thursday 8/20: The Bacchae in Orlando (Milk District)
- Friday 8/21: Small Art/ Big Ideas – An Online Art Auction (Maitland)
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