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.
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TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Snap! Orlando is hosting an exhibition of work by Orlando Sentinel‘s former photojournalist, Red Huber in its downtown gallery next month.
- A new venue is coming to downtown Orlando that’s part dog park and part sports bar and a pop-up dog cafe is getting a forever home.
- The Ramen Rumble is back and bigger than ever and this year it will take place at Morimoto in Disney Springs.
- Light on the Sugar is opening a new bakery in Winter Park and the renderings are really pretty.
- Out queer rapper, Lil Nas X, name dropped a local charity in a “baby” registry for his new album.
- Mobile plant hawkers, Bros with Hoes, just opened a College Park retail space. And it’s fresh as heck.
- Enzian Theater is launching a “13 Films and Cocktails of Halloween” series next month.
- “Orlando’s restaurants have faced unthinkable setbacks. An epic labor shortage may be the one that reforges the industry.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Downtown Orlando retail struggles while demand skyrockets in the suburbs. Here’s why.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “AdventHealth announces move to ‘yellow status’” – WESH 2
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “11 Questions with Zombie House Flipper Justin Stamper.” – Bungalower
- “Freehand Goods expands Hourglass footprint.” – Bungalower
- “Louisiana family travels to Orlando for fresh start after Hurricane Ida damages their home.” – Click Orlando
- “‘We should expect continuous surges:’ AdventHealth anticipates future COVID spikes as hospitalizations decrease.” – Click Orlando
- “The 13 hottest restaurants in Orlando right now.” – Eater Miami
- “Why companies are relocating to Orlando.” – GlobeSt.com
- “Orlando City loses in Atlanta as 7-game unbeaten streak ends.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Florida woman fights off large alligator while paddleboarding in terrifying video.” – Orlando Weekly
- “The historic home of Thomas Edison’s son is now for sale in Winter Park.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Lazy Moon to expand to Maitland.” – Orlando Weekly
- “New York Beer Project breaks ground on [Winter Garden] location.” – WGRZ
Downtown’s turning up new experiences
For those who crave mesmerizing experiences, downtown Orlando delivers a variety of new novel experiences and elevated destinations worthy of trading yoga pants for that LBD, circa early 2020. From Spanish-inspired tapas and cocktails overlooking infinite sunsets from AC Sky Bar’s 18th-floor vista to nightly performances by our deeply talented local performing artists over dinner at award-winning Häos on Church–downtown Orlando launched a shortlist of ways to turn up and discover the upscale side of downtown Orlando and you can explore it all here.
- “Outside Beijing, a community park encourages social encounters.” – Azure
- “‘In slasher film ‘Candyman’ the horror is U.S. Housing Policy.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “The power of getting paid not to park at work.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Austin residents will have ‘Right to Return’ in new development for the first time.” – Next City
- “‘This practice won’t continue’: City Hall overrules NYPD on ‘Bike Theft’ policy.” – StreetsBlog NYC
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Monday 9/13: Learning the Secrets of Trees with Annie Novak (ONLINE)
- Monday 9/13: “Waiting for Guffman” Movie Screening (South Eola)
- Thursday 9/16: 3rd Thursday at CityArts – Opening Night Reception (Downtown)
- Friday 9/17: Brew and View – “Trick R Treat” (Ivanhoe Village)
- Friday 9/17: Blue Swan Boulders One-Year Anniversary (Parramore)