SPONSORED BY ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM: 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 was recorded at The New Standard and is available HERE in podcast form.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- The City of Orlando is ready to test parklets in downtown Orlando as part of its strategy to help bars and restaurants.
- The City of Winter Park just launched an awesome curbside to-go initiative.
- Popular Winter Park restaurant Luma on Park will close.
- Wally’s Mills Avenue Liquors could be getting a patio in the near future.
- The Packing District is building a replica of a historic juice stand and they’re looking for a third-party operator to run a business out of it. We demand Dole Whip.
- A new apartment project has been proposed for the long-awaited “Kobe Coming Soon” lot in Mills 50.
- The 2020 Electric Daisy Carnival has been canceled.
- The City of Orlando just launched a new Rental Assistance Program.
- “Culture canceled: What was OCPS thinking?” – West Orange Times and Observer
- “Gov. Ron DeSantis pledges Florida will host a college-football national championship game.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Comedian Michael Rapaport to headline COVID Comedy Jam.” – Bungalower
- “Local artist makes outlandish couture masks during pandemic.” – Bungalower
- “Lynx buses are charging fares again.” – Bungalower
- “Mills 50 car lot to be replaced with new restaurant.” – Bungalower
- “Anti-Trump protesters clash with opposition in Downtown Orlando.” – FOX 35
- “Universal Orlando reached capacity Saturday; Disney reservations full for the weekend.” – FOX 35
- “How Detroit pulled off a COVID memorial like no other.” – Medium
- “A parking lot becomes a vibrant and versatile public space – for now.” – Metropolis
- “How libraries can save the 2020 election.” – The New York Times
- “How to Survive in the ‘Shark Attack Capital of the World’” – The New York Times
- “Coronavirus has infected nearly 100,000 people in Central Florida.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Lombardi’s Seafood reels in two big chefs.” – Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide
- “IAAPA Cancels Orlando Expo Amid COVID-19 Concerns.” – Spectrum News
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 9/7: Summer Burnout Car Show (Downtown)
- Tuesday 8/8: Cult Classics – Demolition Man (Maitland)
- Tuesday 9/8: Leveraging Parks And Public Spaces For Schools (ONLINE)
- Wednesday 9/9: Are We There Yet? Railroads In Central Florida (ONLINE)
- Thursday 9/10: Learn To Taste Like A Master Sommelier (ONLINE)
- Thursday 9/10: Olly Olly Oxen Free Closing Night Performance (Downtown)
- Thursday 9/10: The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (Winter Park)