SPONSORED by Alexan Winter Park: 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 Shaker’s American Cafe and sponsored by our new friends at Janney Roofing and Orange County Library System and is available HERE in podcast form.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- These two city commissioners really got into it when talking about affordable housing projects in The City Beautiful.
- FDOT is poised to carry out its long-awaited plans to redesign Robinson Street along Lake Eola Park.
- Joysticks Arcade Lounge has closed in downtown Orlando.
- The Mills 50 District is inviting Orlando on a tour of five private backyard gardens next month.
- First Watch is opening a new restaurant in the former home of Cincos Tacos and Tequila in Winter Park.
- AdventHealth is leaning into solar energy with a new pilot project topping one of its local parking garages.
- Enzian Theater is hosting a series of “13 Films of Halloween.”
- A group of local restaurateurs is hosting a “Mask-For-Aid Ball” at one of the spookiest and oldest Orlando event venues.
- “Petition circulates online to allow Milk District businesses to use Festival Park’s parking.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Local husband-and-wife duo open storefront on North Orange Avenue.” – the32789
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Purdue Pharma to plead guilty in $8bn opioid settlement.” – BBC News
- “10 Halloween movies to watch that aren’t Hocus Pocus.” – Bungalower
- “AMC is renting out theaters for private showings.” – Bungalower
- “New Greek restaurant opening in the Skyhouse.” – Bungalower
- “Quibi officially announces it’s shutting down.” – CNBC
- “Investing in a city health district during the pandemic.” – CNU
- “From garden streets to bike highways: four ideas for post-Covid cities – visualised.” – The Guardian
- “‘It’s about opportunity’: Diversifying Orlando’s arts scene requires pathways for people of color.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando punks Caffiends premiere music video for hyperspeed political anthem ‘Rise of Thrashism’” – Orlando Weekly
- “2/2 Lake Cherokee home asking $339,000.”
- “2/1 College Park home asking $299,900.”
- “4/2 Milk District home asking $335,000.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 10/26: Halloween Beer Dinner with Aardvark Beverages (SODO)
- Monday 10/26: Monster of the Month with Colin Dickey (ONLINE)
- Tuesday 10/26: Canada Job Expo (Online)
- Tuesday 10/27: Dinner and a Movie at Ravenous Pig Brewing (Winter Park)
- Wednesday 10/28: The Dark World of Victorian Mourning (ONLINE)
- Wednesday 10/28: Exotic – The Tiger King Musical (ONLINE)
- Thursday 10/29: Front Porch Series – New Orleans Brass Band (Milk District)
- Thursday 10/29: Legacy of Ocoee – Panel Discussion (DOWNTOWN)
- Thursday 10/29: Monster Mash Ball (DOWNTOWN)
- Thursday 10/29: Sex After Cancer (ONLINE)
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On this week’s episode of How Local Can You Get? we watch our Chief Swan Officer patiently wait for the limited @liberationcathouse cookie from @gideonsbakehouse while reading the latest issue from @orlandobungalower while sipping on some @lineagecoffeeroasting outside of @domufl at @eastendmkt while wearing all things Swan City. Tag us in your local journeys this lovely Sunday.