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 273rd episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1, which was recorded at SoDough Square (Instagram), which will open on May 12th and specializes in Detroit-style pizza
TOP TEN HEADLINES
- College Park’s Tornatore’s Ristorante has clapped back at unruly students and banned children under the age of 18 from entering their restaurant unless accompanied by an adult.
- Dr. Phillips Charities has just announced the new operator of its upcoming microbrewery project in The Packing District.
- The owner of Winter Park Distilling Company has taken over operations of the Winter Pines Golf Club food and beverage services and will transform its “19th hole” snack bar into something much fancier.
- Iron Cow, which was forced to close for a couple of years, has reopened following a long dispute with the City of Orlando.
- Get to know the nicest person in Mills 50 and our new Instagram Arts Correspondent, Lisa Bates, in the latest “11 Questions” column by local photographer Brian Carlson.
- Pop-up wrestling outfit, Mayhem on Mills, is returning on Sunday, June 5th, and Bungalower Buddies get first dibs on tickets.
- The 2022 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival will kick off May 17th which means the return of the two-week-long outdoor beer garden at Loch Haven Park.
- “Grand slam deal: Denny’s buys up Orlando-based Keke’s Breakfast Cafe for $82.5M.” – Click Orlando
- “Here’s what’s next with Lincoln Property Co.’s future Bumby Arcade food hall in downtown Orlando.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Urban walkability expert finds good and bad in Winter Park, Baldwin Park.” – Orlando Sentinel
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)
- “James Beard Foundation returns for another chef dinner, this time at Kabooki Sushi.” – Bungalower
- “Monster Jam World Finals returns to Orlando, May 21-22.” – Bungalower
- “Special parade/procession to be held on May 19 for late philanthropist Ford Kiene.” – Bungalower
- “Super-cool retailer Duvin teams up with Orlando City for new fashion line.” – Bungalower
- “VIDEO: City knocks down 7-Eleven building for new pocket park.” – Bungalower
- “Hurricane center tracking first tropical wave of 2022.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Women denied entry at Rachel’s strip club will take case to state Supreme Court — again.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “London House gives up private club status, opens to public.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Orlando artist Kieran Castano takes over historic ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ comic strip.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Op-ed: Social amenities can make space for social equity.” – The Architect’s Newspaper
- “Mapping Gun Violence: A closer look at the intersection between place and gun homicides in four cities.” – Brookings
- “Inside the construction of South L.A.’s expansive Public Arts Corridor.” – Next City
- “Too hot? Your city needs a new coat of paint.” – Next City
- “Study: Asphalt Art decreases vulnerable road user crashes by 50 percent.” – StreetsBlog USA
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK
- Monday 5/9: Fundraiser for Chef George’s Family (Mills 50)
- Tuesday 5/10: 10th Annual Celebrity Bartender Night (Ivanhoe Village)
- Tuesday 5/10: State of the Village (Ivanhoe Village)
- Tuesday 5/10: U.S. Open Cup – Orlando City vs. Philadelphia Union (Parramore)
- Tuesday 5/10: Yoga and Silent Disco (Thornton Park)
- Thursday 5/12: Chris Robb: Physical Currency (Ivanhoe Village)
- Thursday 5/12: Popcorn Flicks in the Park – Legally Blonde (Winter Park)
- Thursday 5/12: Wanda Sykes (Downtown)