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 Monroe in Parramore’s Creative Village, with special guest Moe DeWitt of DeWitt Law Firm. 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:
- Joe Rogan announced he got COVID-19 following an Orlando performance and that he no longer has worms.
- The City of Winter Park is finally ready to buy the downtown post office property but first they need to find it a new home – an RFP for possible properties is about to be released.
- The folks at The Packing District just announced that they’ll be getting a fancy new Publix at OBT and Princeton.
- The James Beard Foundation is hosting a local chef event at Reyes Mezcaleria.
- A new standing sushi bar is opening in Mills 50 in an adorable little building behind Tori Tori.
- East End Market’s new pop-up venue, The Neighbors, just announced its first chef residency and it sounds really tasty.
- We made a map of Orlando area breakfast diners – because we love you.
- Antoni Porowski from Netflix’s “Queer Eye” is coming to town. We’re not screaming, you’re screaming.
- “Downtown Orlando’s 55 West, The Julian luxury apartments hit the market.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Dexter’s New Standard is being evicted from Winter Park’s Ravaudage complex.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Applicaitons open for West Lakes Neighborhood Pride Paint Program.” – Bungalower
- “Enzian brings back Cat Video Festival.” – Bungalower
- “Global Peace Film Festival returns in September.” – Bungalower
- “WPRK relaunches popular concert series.” – Bungalower
- “Battling extinction: Rare Florida corals rescued amid plague graduate from Orlando to New Jersey.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Sloppy Joe’s, a Hemingway haunt in Key West, comes to Orlando’s Icon Park in December.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Boozy ice cream with a view is the draw at Baldwin Park parlor inside a restaurant.” – Orlando Weekly
- “3/2 Home south of downtown asking $359,000.”
- “1/1 Downtown condo at Solaire asking $249,000.”
- “Renovated 43 Home in Wadeview Park asking $615,000.”
- “Big ideas for small-town revival.” – Next City
- “Seniors in Philly are aging in place with the help of community ‘Villages.‘” – Next City
- “Cities need more public bathrooms – well beyond the pandemic.” – Planetizen
- “Resilience Roundup: Public spaces fighting climate change.” – Project for Public Spaces
- “WSDOT touted new placemaking engagement process for NSC, but Minnehaha residents say their input ‘didn’t matter.'” – The Spokesman-Review
- “Walking places is part of the Culture Wars now.” – Vice
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 9/6: Charles Waterton, Eccentric Taxidermist (ONLINE)
- Wednesday 9/8: 2021 Visionaries of Central Florida (Downtown)
- Wednesday 9/8: Jack Harlow Creme de la Creme Tour (Downtown)
- Wednesday 9/8: Meet and Greet with Artist Roberto Gozalez (Downtown)
- Friday 9/10: An Evening in Orlando with Antoni (Milk District)
- Friday 9/10: Hydra- Solo Exhibition featuring work by Jim Hobart (College Park)
- Friday 9/10: Taylor Swift vs. Olivia Rodrigo Night (Downtown)