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 disarmingly beautiful Ravenous Pig Brewing Co. beer garden. Click HERE to listen or catch up on one of your favorite podcast platforms or just click play on the button below.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Orlando Magic is moving its corporate headquarters out of Maitland and into a downtown Orlando office tower while they wait for the new Entertainment District to be built.
- Orlando residents really made use of Leu Gardens during the pandemic.
- This family used to sell foliage out of their Eustis farm but they’ve pivoted and now sell hemp and CBD – and they’re killing it.
- A new men’s clothing store has opened in Mills 50 and we hope it’s the start of a trend.
- The WestArts District in Parramore is for sale.
- The City of Winter Park wants to launch a Vacant Storefront Program that would make use of empty windows by arting them up.
- Pattie-Lou’s Donuts is now open in a downtown parking garage.
- This guy was just trying to find his car in a Winter Park parking garage and he found a full-on choir and orchestra instead.
- “Central Florida chef and pitmaster Chuck Cobb was a big man who cooked with a big heart.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Akindele scores 33 seconds in; Orlando City beats Cincinnati.” – 90.7 WMFE
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Big Storm Brewing now open in Amway Center.” – Bungalower
- “Corrine Drive getting new crosswalk at East End Market.” – Bungalower
- “Florida Film Festival announces 2021 winners.” – Bungalower
- “Orlando is looking for a new Poet Laureate.” – Bungalower
- “PHOTOS: Local photographer heads to Florida State Fair.” – Bungalower
- “Shots administered at Orlando bar to get more young people vaccinated.” – Click Orlando
- “FHP: 2 vehicles crash into toll booth on Orlando roadway.” – FOX 35
- “Orlando’s Women of the Year 2021.” – Orlando Magazine
- “Red Lobster looks to shrink downtown Orlando office space as employees work from home.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Universal theme parks booming with busy Orlando spring break; executive touts VelociCoaster opening.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “More Americans are leaving cities, but don’t all it an urban exodus.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Livable cities start and end with safety in public spaces.” – Greater Greater Washington
- “Can cities be saved from ‘Supergentrification’? Aspen may offer a roadmap.” – Next City
- “Can city-owned vacant lots fill the need for park equity in Houston?” – Rice | Kinder Institute for Urban Research
- “Jubilee Market, a non-profit grocery store in Waco, seeks to provide affordable, nutritious foods in low-income neighborhood.” – The Solutions Journalism Exchange
- “How to get young riders on intercity rail.” – StreetsBlog USA
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Tuesday 5/4: Taffy’s Bungalower Bingo (Downtown)
- Wednesday 5/5: Mexican Wit Charity Beer Release (Winter Park)
- Wednesday 5/5: Little Shop of Horrors (Downtown)
- Wednesday 5/5: Plaza Live Picture Show – The Three Amigos (Milk District)
- Wednesday 5/5: Virtual Artist Talk with Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz (Maitland)
- Thursday 5/6: Florida’s Mid-Century Modern Architecture (ONLINE)
- Friday 4/7: Baby Owl Shower Weekend (Maitland)
- Friday 4/7: Movies on Mills – The Birdcage (Mills 50)
- Friday 4/7: Mozart and Rossini in the Garden (Maitland)