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 1803 Pizza Kitchen in Audubon Park and is available HERE in podcast form. Our monthly zine is hitting the streets too but you can also read it online HERE.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Florida bars and clubs can reopen today at 50 percent capacity and with social distancing protocols.
- A new self-pour craft beer venue is opening in Mills 50.
- Lion’s Pride is out and Haus on Church is in on Church Street.
- The Nook on Robinson is inviting everyone to come scream at the sky from the parking lot. Because 2020.
- Junior’s Diner in Audubon Park has finally reopened and its added dinner service. And they serve Mexican.
- Brass Tap is closing its Mills Park location so an undisclosed new concept can open in the space.
- Our super-cool and functional milk crate furniture is invading the Milk District.
- “Orlando Police respond to large spike in shootings compared to last year.” – WFTV
- “Coronavirus cluster that shut down Olympia High School traced to off-campus birthday party.” – WMFE
- “Blame these dudes if they end fans in the stadium.” – Iron Lion Firm
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Lake Lorna Doone to get memorial to first integrated Little League Game.” – Bungalower
- “Leu Gardens is hosting a Fairy Night.” – Bungalower
- “Orlando Philharmonic to perform in Exploria Stadium.” – Bungalower
- “‘Followers call him a prophet:’ Pastor charged with murder in wife’s slaying at credit union.” – Click Orlando
- “‘We’re back:’ Orlando bar owner prepares to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic.” – Click Orlando
- “NYC’s modular streeteries look great. What will it take for them to survive?” – Curbed
- “NASA is soliciting bids to bring capitalism to the moon.” – Gizmodo
- “Use this map to find out which dinosaurs lived in your area.” – LifeHacker
- “Construction firm with affordable housing focus launches in Orlando.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Orlando Fringe Festival wants your input – you can help by taking their survey.” – Orlando Weekly
- “The state of Florida is looking at a $2.7 billion budget hole due to COVID-19.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Demand is high for new Orlando rent assistance program.” – Spectrum News 9
- [PAYWALL] “Coronavirus accelerates change as Orlando restaurants get smaller, add takeout windows.” – Orlando Sentinel
- [PAYWALL] Orlando program for minority- and women-owned businesses ‘in need of immediate repair,’ Regina Hill says.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Beautiful cottage-style home by Dickson Azalea Park asking $665,000.”
- “2/2 Home by Druid Lake asking $325,000.”
- “Beautiful Delaney Park home asking $639,000.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 9/14: In-Between Series – Kurt Rambus (Downtown)
- Friday 9/18: COVID Comedy Jam Starring Michael Rapaport (Online)
- Friday 9/18: Drive-in Pitch Night (Downtown)
- Friday 9/18: Fairy Night In Leu Gardens (Audubon Park)
- Friday 9/18: Melrose Film Festival 2020 (Online)
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