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 new Art and History Museums – Maitland for the opening of their new exhibition, On Seeing Segovia. 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:
- A young man saw a dog struggling at the center of a lake and he jumped in and saved it. We want everyone to buy him things if they see him out on the town. Patrick Dunleavy, you deserve it.
- Exploria Stadium is opening to full capacity crowds next month, y’all.
- There’s a new apartment project coming to Park Lake Highland and we low-key love it. Okay, we just legit think it’s great.
- Domu’s chicken wing-focused delivery service is no more.
- The DDB installed a big yellow “DTO”-themed yellow selfie sign downtown.
- An insanely pink storefront has opened off Park Avenue in Winter Park.
- “GOPAR surpasses $100L in funds raised for Central Florida performers.” – Watermark
- “Woman says she lost wig while riding Universal’s ‘Velocicoaster’.” – FOX 35
- “Too loud, too dangerous: Downtown Orlando businesses, neighbors say police need to step up enforcement.” – FOX 35
- “‘Orlando Sentinel’ sold to vampiric hedge fund Alden Global Capital.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Winter Park Task Force reflects on year-long initiatives to support local businesses.” – The 32789
- “Nani suspended two games.” – The Mane Land
- “Florida statistics signal rise in California residents moving to the Sunshine State.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Amid gun violence spike, Orlando police chief, community leaders seek collaborative solutions.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando City tops Toronto to extend unbeaten season.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Orlando home prices soar by $10,000 in April as inventory falls to record low.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan power Orlando Pride to first regular-season win over North Carolina Courage.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Brightline completes first half of Orlando high-speed rail construction.” – Progressive Railroading
- “3/2 Midcentury home asking $402,000.”
- “3/1 Historic bungalow in Lake Eola Heights asking $365,000.”
- “5/7 Spanish Revival estate in Winter Park asking $2,500,000.”
- “The Death and Life of the Central Business District.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Housing in Brief: Cities leave federal homelessness funds on the table.” – Next City
- “Flyover Park: Empowering the next generation of city builders in Calgary.” – Park People
- “Black churches are turning vaccine skeptics into believers.” – Reasons To Be Cheerful
- “Is this the world’s most aging-friendly city?” – Reasons To Be Cheerful
- “5 Reasons why walking in your city (most likely) sucks.” – Strong Towns
- “The modern approach to development doesn’t work for local communities.” – Strong Towns
- “Blue Space is the new Green Space.” – The Walrus
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- ALL THIS WEEK: “Nathan Mosher is Injured” at Orlando Fringe (Ivanhoe Village)
- Monday 5/24: Econlockhatchee River Tour (Out of Bounds)
- Monday 5/24: Will’s Pub Bulldogs vs. Wally’s Mills Ave Hockey Showdown (Out of Bounds)
- Tuesday 5/25: History in a Glass – Queen Kumquat Sashay (ONLINE)
- Tuesday 5/25: Taffy’s Bungalower Bingo (Downtown)
- Wednesday 5/26: Orlando Pride vs. Portland Thorns (Parramore)
- Friday 5/28: Live at Timucua – Will Patrick Quartet (SoDo)
- Friday 5/28: Movies on Mills powered by Ford – Tron (1982) (Mills 50)
- Friday 5/28: Orlando Carnival Downtown Weekend (Milk District)