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.
Click HERE to listen to the 261st episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1, which was recorded at Art’s Sandwich Shop on OBT, which has been open for almost 50 years! This week’s guest is none other than JP Lambiase of Hellthy Junk Food.
TOP TEN HEADLINES:
- Orange County approved new fertilizer restrictions to help with the fight to save Florida waterways from snowballing pollution issues.
- Electronic Arts just installed a 5-story mural on the side of their new downtown campus in Parramore’s Creative Village.
- OnePulse Foundation is hiring for a new Executive Director.
- Chef Bruno Zacchini and Foxtail have amicably parted ways resulting in some changes at Bagel Bruno and the newly opened Milkhouse in the Milk District.
- WMFE just named a new president and general manager, and it’s Judith Smelser.
- Redlight Redlight is adding a kitchen and it’s headed by our friend Chef Jes Tantalo, the previous chef-in-residence of East End Market.
- Get to know Ray Warthen of Infinite Zion Farms and Market in the latest 11 Questions column by local photographer Brian Carlson.
- The owners of recently closed Joysticks Arcade Lounge are opening a new barcade concept on Church Street.
- “First Brightline train arrives in Orlando.” – Spectrum News 13
- “FDOT looks to open I-4 express lanes by end of February.” – WESH 2
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT):
- “4Rivers launches new ‘inflation menu’ to help keep prices more affordable.” – Bungalower
- “Fuddruckers has closed all Orlando area locations.” – Bungalower
- “New eco-friendly retail shop moving into Gentry’s BBQ in Ivanhoe.” – Bungalower
- “Downtown Orlando’s 55 West apartment tower has sold.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Ava MediterrAegean owners already thinking about more restaurants in Orlando.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Bob Saget’s death in Orlando hotel room ruled an accident caused by ‘blunt head trauma’.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Celebrating ten years with the ten park projects transforming communities by design.” – Park People/Amis des Parcs
- “Confederate street names bring lower home prices.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “2022 will be the summer of noise complaints.” – Forbes
- “Economics in Brief: City of Chicago eyes grocery store purchase.” – Next City
- “‘Women Who Bike at Night’ explores cycling in Boston.” – Next City
- “A bridge will help humans and lions coexist in Los Angeles.” – Reasons to be Cheerful
- “The city owned by locals.” – Reasons to be Cheerful
- Monday 2/14: Hungry Pants is for Lovers – Valentine’s Dinner (SoDo)
- Monday2/14: Super Chill. No Frill. Valentine’s Day (Baldwin Park)
- Monday 2/14: Valentine’s Day Sunset, Glow, and Bubbly Paddle (Ivanhoe Village)
- Thursday 2/17: 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop (Downtown)
- Thursday 2/17: 9th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (Downtown)
- Thursday 2/17: Big Salsa Festival Orlando 2022 (International Drive)
- Thursday 2/17: Screening “Long Time Coming – A 1955 Baseball Story (Downtown)
- Friday 2/18: 2022 City Art Jam (Downtown)
- Friday 2/18: Antiques and Collector Extravaganza (Mount Dora)
- Friday 2/18: Les Vixens x College Park Gallery (College Park)
- Friday 2/18: Otronicon (Ivanhoe Village)