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 newly-opened Sky Bar at the AC Hotel in the SunTrust Center at Church Street. Click HERE to listen or catch up on one of your favorite podcast platforms, and don’t forget to pick up our January print issue or click HERE to read it online.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- The Winter Park Planning and Zoning Board passed the application for the Henderson Hotel.
- The Orlando Municipal Planning Board just approved a 19-story co-living tower in downtown Orlando and according to the Facebook comments, our readers are a bit triggered about it.
- Mayor Dyer’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is launching a special six-part community dialogue series with the Valencia College Peace and Justice Initiative.
- The folks behind Susuru in Lake Buena Vista and College Park’s Jade New Asian are opening a food stall in downtown Orlando.
- A new gym with ties to a reality star/wrestler is opening in Baldwin Park.
- KrungThep Tea Time is bringing their Thai sandwiches to downtown Orlando and adding a vegan twist. But it’ll be for online orders and pick-ups only.
- Black Theatre Girl Magic is teaming up with Orlando Museum of Art for a great exhibition next month.
- “Florida launches statewide vaccine appointment hotline.” – FOX 35
- “Mister Rogers’ widow, Joanne Rogers, dies at 92.” – the32789
- “Watermark’s 2021 WAVEs FINAL round – Central Florida.” – Watermark
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Bach Festival Society of Winter Park releases 86th Annual Festival deets.” – Bungalower
- “Cool Job Alert: Curry Ford West hiring new Executive Director.” – Bungalower
- “New pizza kitchen opening by Fort Gatlin.” – Bungalower
- “Pom Pom’s Sandwicheria owner hosting special pop-up dinner takeover.” – Bungalower
- “Fired Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones turns herself in to jail and tests positive for Covid-19.” -CNN
- “Three Orlando residents win $1M each on scratch-off tickets.” – FOX 35
- “Florida judge rules that, yes, the Nestle corporation can continue to draw water for bottling from Ginnie Springs.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Maitland Audubon Center’s 2020 rehabilitation numbers soar as 784 raptors are taken in for care.” – Orlando Weekly
- [PAYWALL] “Medical offices on the table for final phase of Mills Park.” – GrowthSpotter
- [PAYWALL] “Recovery plan’ mulled for downtown Orlando, exec says.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “3/2 Audubon Park home asking $1,649 a month.”
- “3/2 College Park home asking $450,000.”
- “2/1 Midcentury home asking $239,900.”
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Tuesday 1/26: Audubon Mural Project: NYC Street Art Webinar (ONLINE)
- Tuesday 1/26: Taffy’s Bungalower Bingo (Downtown)
- Wednesday 1/27: Apocalyptica (The Milk District)
- Wednesday 1/27: One Heart for Women and Children Mobile Food Drop (West Orlando)
- Wednesday 1/27: Virtual Death Cafe (ONLINE)
- Friday 1/28: Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru (Out of Bounds)