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.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- The City of Orlando is looking for firms to design and build the long-awaited Under-i urban park project in downtown Orlando.
- A proposed lakefront hotel in Winter Park is stirring up some drama. Because, development. Because, Winter Park.
- The City of Orlando has stepped in to save the Parliament House sign from demolition.
- The former Orchard Supply Hardware building in Winter Park could become a very fancy car lot in the near future.
- Chan’s Chinese Cuisine has just sold to new owners.
- Downtown food hall Market on Magnolia is closing this week.
- Black Rooster Taqueria is opening a new restaurant in Curry Ford West.
- “Commissioner absence leads to tied vote on single-member district ordinance.” – The 32789
- “Orlando City marvel at wild first playoff win: “We just gave him the gloves and prayed.” – MLS SOCCER
- “AdventHealth Orlando will be among first hospitals to receive COVID-19 vaccines.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Disney bumps capacity at Orlando theme parks, as coronavirus cases continue to surge in Florida.” – 90.7 WMFE
- “The 15-minute city – no cars required – is Urban Planning’s new Utopia.” – Bloomberg Businessweek
- “Barcelona will supersize its car-free superblocks.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “South Street permanently shifting to westbound traffic only, under I-4.” – Bungalower
- “Universal Orlando lays off over 1,100 employees.” – FOX 35
- “Florida man on LSD tackles Disney security guard at Animal Kingdom.” – Orlando Weekly
- “‘Miracle on Orange’ pop-up holiday cocktail bar returns to downtown Orlando’s Courtesy Bar.” – Orlando Weekly
- [PAYWALL] “Downtown Orlando dry cleaners, gyms and more struggle as office workers stay home.” – Orlando Business Journal
- [PAYWALL] “As infections surge, officials find non-compliant bars in downtown Orlando and near UCF.” – Orlando Sentinel
- [PAYWALL] “Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn’t want to shut down Florida. What power do mayors have to control the virus?” – Orlando Sentinel
- [PAYWALL] “Lake Nona area needs a library.” – Orlando Sentinel
- [PAYWALL] “Orlando home sales 25% spike in October; buyers shocked at how fast things are getting snapped up.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “5/2 Hourglass home with two kitchens asking $500,000.”
- “Renovated 1950s home in College Park asking $369,000.”
- “Classic 5/3 Lake Eola Heights pool home asking $499,000.”
- “2/1 Home in Fairview Shores asking $234,900.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- ONGOING: Festival of Trees 2020 (Ivanhoe Village)
- Monday 11/23: District 5 Turkey Giveaway (Parramore)
- Tuesday 11/24: Cult Classics – Pink Flamingos (Maitland)
- Tuesday 11/24: Taffy’s Bungalower Bingo (Thornton Park)
- Thursday 11/26: Holiday Movie at Lake Eola – Love Actually (Downtown)
- Friday 11/27: An Evening Hosted by Tiffany (Downtown)
- Friday 11/27: Cocktails with Santa – Festival of Trees (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 11/27: Future Cities and Communities (ONLINE)