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
- In the latest update in the ongoing saga/hullabaloo/drama that is Mad Cow, Orlando Fringe will officially be moving into their Church Street theater space, according to the City of Orlando.
- The City of Orlando is launching a window wrap program to help spruce things up a bit in the Central Business District and to help them make sure nobody is doing any illegal work without a permit behind their brown paper windows.
- Orange County just entered a $4 million with private school, Rollins College, in an effort to train local non-profits to step it up a bit.
- Someone bought the local franchise rights to Great Harvest Bakery and is reopening the short-lived downtown location sometime this summer.
- A new exhibition just opened at Art and History Museums – Maitland and we were there for an early preview. Check out our behind-the-scenes video tour.
- House of the Day: 4/2 Delaney Park home asking $549,999.
- “Florida reports 60,204 new COVID cases as US health officials say some areas should consider masks again.” – Click Orlando
- “A note from ‘Good Day Orlando’ Anchor Amy Kaufeldt.” – FOX 35
- “Magic win NBA draft lottery: ‘Privileged to have pressure of No. 1 pick.’” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Brightline train pulls into Orlando airport facility in station’s 1st test.” – Click Orlando
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)
- “A conversation with Hannibal Square’s chief historian.” – The 32789
- “Cool Job Alert: Marketing Manager at Florida Citrus Sports.” – Bungalower
- “Korean ghost kitchen going brick and mortar in Winter Park this summer.” – Bungalower
- “Meng’s Kitchen pop-up moving into iFresh Market.” – Bungalower
- “Mysterious cartoon and Gorillaz coming to Orlando this October.” – Bungalower
- “Orlando man wins $5 million in Gold Rush lottery scratch-off.” – Click Orlando
- “FIFA World Cup 2026 host city announcement delayed; here’s when to expect it.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “State will likely take over Disney World’s Reedy Creek, DeSantis says.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “This DeLand dome home is a space-age retreat in the woods.” – Orlando Weekly
- “UCF professor fired following controversial tweets about ‘Black privilege’ has job reinstated.” – Orlando Weekly
- “One shot, injured at Orlando gun show.” – WESH 2
- “Orlando apartment building’s roof collapses, 14 residents displaced.” – WESH 2
- “City making doesn’t have to be top-down vs bottom-up.” – The Architectural Review
- “In Battery Park City, another plan to destroy a green space in order to save it.” – The City
- “dérive LAB captures other ways to occupy public spaces in Mexico.” – DesignBoom
- “Streets as Places to Come Together: The next evolution for the transportation revolution.” – Social Life Project
- “2022 ParkScore report reveals the power of parks to address climate change.” – Trust for Public Land
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK
- Monday 5/23-5/30: Orlando Fringe (Ivanhoe Village)
- Thursday 5/26: Mystery Sketch Theater – Ralph Cudworth (Thornton Park)
- Thursday 5/26: Taste of Baldwin Park (Baldwin Park)
- Friday 5/27: Aquaria from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 (Milk District)
- Friday 5/27: Plack Blague, SYZGYX, Pressure Kitten (Mills 50)
- Friday 5/27: The Seasons – A Multi-Sensory Orchestral Event (Milk District)
- Friday 5/27: Skyline Orlando (West Orlando)