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:
- There’s a new walk-up take-out window in the Milk District that’s full of tasty fried chicken. Thanks, pandemic!
- The Orlando Land Trust ladies just shoehorned a new butterfly garden into the Lake Eola Master Plan and cut a check to pay for it.
- There’s a new used book store opening in Audubon Park and people are really excited.
- There’s a new local food truck that specializes in Korean hot dogs and they’re big enough to club a goblin with.
- Visit Orlando is giving away a free 50-person vacation to Walt Disney World but if you want to do anything off property you have to pay for it yourself. #VisitDisney
- The City of Orlando is throwing more money at University of Florida and its Research Foundation projects.
- “How Tampa and Orlando could become the next ‘megaregion.'” – Tampa Bay Times
- “Orange County Fire battalion chief fired for not reprimanding unvaccinated firefighters.” – WESH 2
- “Orlando area’s 25 best restaurants, according to Yelp.” – Orlando Weekly
- “These downtown Orlando projects have biz leaders optimistic about the future.” – Orlando Business Journal
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “College Park hosting annual Jazzfest event next month.” – Bungalower
- “Maker Faire returns to Fairgrounds in November.” – Bungalower
- “New climate crisis-fighting bank opens in Winter Park.” – Bungalower
- “Thornton Park brings back its 8th Annual Halloween Block Party.” – Bungalower
- “Cruise lines, Starbucks, Harry Styles: Here’s who Florida could punish for violating its Vaccine Passport Ban.” – Forbes
- “Baby boomers and millennials are competing for homes. Guess who has the upper hand?” – Orlando Business Journal
- “‘We the people’: Florida college students will need to pass civics test, take class to graduate.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “A Florida man applied for 60 entry-level jobs in a month to prove the so-called ‘labor shortage’ is a myth.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Legoland announces plans to reopen one of Cypress Gardens’ most historic attractions.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Man commits suicide by jumping from Cititower balcony.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando airport launching reservation line to schedule time slot to get through security.” – WFTV 9
- “Inside the new plan to make Paris 100% cyclable.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Understanding child-friendly urban design.” – Brookings
- “Gallery: Detroit marks 100th mural in ‘City Walls’ neighborhood art series.” – Deadline Detroit
- “Extra Extra: Does Berlin have our bodegas beat?” – Gothamist
- “Housing in Brief: KC tenants fighting for community control of affordable housing funds.” – Next City
- “L.A.’s ew reflective streets bounce heat back into space.” – Next City
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK:
- Wednesday 10/27: Cult Classics and Kegs – Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) (SoDo)
- Wednesday 10/27: Monster Movie Night – The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Lake Nona)
- Wednesday 10/27: Pre-Pre-Fest at Will’s Pub Compound (Mills 50)
- Thursday 10/28: 3rd Annual Zombie Run! (Baldwin Park)
- Thursday 10/28: Monster Mash Masquerade (Downtown)
- Thursday 10/28: Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest (Milk District)
- Friday 10/29: Chelsea Handler – Vaccinated and Horny Tour (Out of Bounds)
- Friday 10/29: The Halloween Pub Crawl (Downtown)