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:
- Bob Saget died in Orlando.
- The Dr. Phillips Center finally opened its long-awaited Steinmetz Hall addition this weekend.
- Former Night Mayor, Dominique Greco, has just launched the new Orlando Hospitality Alliance.
- Orlando Weekly’s parent company, Euclid Media, has sold its home in the historic Tinker Building to a lobbyist group.
- The new Thornton Park location of F&D Cantina opens this week in the former City Fish/Jax storefront.
- The Orlando Science Center is hosting a beer festival at the end of the month.
- Winter Park is getting a fancy new stage in its Central Park.
- “City denies woman compensation after Orlando Police shoot her car multiple times, she says.” – WESH 2
- “Proposed Senate bill would allow businesses to block local ordinances.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Universal announces vaccine mandate for all employees.” – Orlando Weekly
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “Mennello hosting exhibit from UCF’s Flying Horse Editions.” – Bungalower
- “Winter Park hosting 20th Annual Unity Heritage Festival this month.” – Bungalower
- “$25M fraud scheme involving Orlando sisters featured in IRS’ most-shocking cases of 2021.” – Click Orlando
- “The 13 hottest restaurants in Orlando right now.” – Eater Miami
- “‘It’s difficult’: Giovanni’s Pizzeria closing Orlando location.” – FOX 35
- “Florida Man Hulk Hogan incorrectly suggests Betty White died from getting COVID-19 booster.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Mills 50’s Bites & Bubbles lands in OpenTable’s Top 100 US restauarants for 2021.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Top Chef winner Hung Huynh won’t be in the kitchen when Ava MediterrAegean opens in Winter Park.” – Orlando Weekly
- “AdventHealth launches first orchestra, honors those lost during pandemic.” – WESH 2
- “A Quebec footbridge connects the past and future.” – Azure Magazine
- “The best cities to take your dog for a walk.” – Planetizen
- “Utah is building a 15-minute City from scratch.” – StreetsBlog USA
- “Will Toronto tee up changes to city-run golf courses, amid demands for green space?” – The Star
- Monday 1/17: In-Between Series – Mike Baggetta (Downtown)
- Wednesday 1/19: Connoisseurship and Collecting (Ivanhoe Village)
- Wednesday 1/19: State of the Milk (Milk District)
- Thursday 1/20: 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop (Downtown)
- Thursday 1/20: Leon Bridges and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Downtown)
- Friday 1/21: Exhibit Opening – Prings from Flying Horse Editions (Ivanhoe Village)