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.
TOP TEN HEADLINES
- Orlando was rejected as a host city for the 2026 World Cup and we’re pretty torn up about it. But maybe we’ll be able to take Brightline to Miami to catch a game there.
- Church Street Entertainment has reopened its 23-year-old Latitudes bar after being closed for 14 months under a new Key West-inspired name and concept called High Tide.
- A new indoor dog park/full liquor bar is poised to open on July 1st in downtown Orlando. You’ll need to have a membership and a non-aggressive puppy with all of its vaccinations though if you want to check it out (though you can go if you don’t have a dog … you’ll just look like a weirdo).
- A New York developer is planning a new 19-story project in downtown Orlando’s North Quarter, just behind the Senior Center and a new multifamily project is being pitched for the ever-growing Packing District development.
- Former First Lady of Orlando, Karen Caudill Dyer, has passed away.
- Get to know Tito Santiago, the owner of Eleanor’s Barbershop, in the latest “11 Questions” by local photographer Brian Carlson.
- “Disney delays moving 2,000 jobs to Orlando amid ‘don’t say gay’ clash with DeSantis.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “Danielle Redlick verdict: Winter Park woman not guilty in husband’s killing.” – Orlando Sentinel
- “First case of monkeypox reported in Orange County.” – WESH 2
- “Orange County deputies disciplined following Bob Saget’s death.” – Click Orlando
ICYMI – (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)
- “Central Park stage demolition begins.” – the32789
- “City finally approves demolition of Ernest Saves Christmas house.” – Bungalower
- “City of Winter Park seeking public input for Howell Branch Preserve.” – Bungalower
- “Cool Job Alert: Be a farmer and get paid by City Hall.” – Bungalower
- “New seed-to-cup coffee shop opening in downtown Orlando.” – Bungalower
- “New TV show shares Amazing Cheap Date ideas for Orlando area.” – Bungalower
- “3 more arrested in Central Florida on Capitol riot charges.” – Click Orlando
- “7th Haitian delegate vanishes from Special Olympics in Kissimmee.” – Click Orlando
- “Momma raccoon chases down Orlando woman and her dog.” – FOX 35
- “Massive lakeside development in works in Osceola County.” – Orlando Business Journal
- “Registration is open for Florida’s 2022 Python Challenge.” – Orlando Weekly
- “Video shows woman go on racist rant toward Asian-American staff at Orlando restaurant.” -WESH 2
HOUSES OF THE DAY
- “House of the Day: 4/3 Rock Lake home asking $429,900.”
- “House of the Day: Duplex in Colonialtown asking $510,000.”
- “House of the Day: Tiny green home by Dubsdread Golf Course asking $299,999.”
- “Barcelona prepares climate shelters to keep residents cool during the summer months.” – ArchDaily
- “Paris’s iconic Wallace Fountains get a second life.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Without commuters, US Transit Agencies are running out of options.” – Bloomberg CityLab
- “Is it time to reimagine the American schoolyard?” – Next City
- “Public art project is reimagining Philly’s budget, one poster at a time.” – Next City
- “Say goodbye to the ‘Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy.'” – Planetizen
- “Scandal: Large-scale developments approved without architect’s involvement.” – Planetizen
- “What is Tactical Urbanism?” – Planetizen
HOT EVENTS THIS WEEK
- Wednesday 6/22: In-Focus – Jared McGriff – Florida Prize Artist (Ivanhoe Village)
- Wednesday 6/22: Judy Garland’s 100th Birthday with Debbie Wileman (Milk District)
- Wednesday 6/22: Orlando Vegan Market Dinner (Thornton Park)
- Thursday 6/23: Blonde Ambition Glow Party (Lake Nona)
- Thursday 6/23: Mystery Sketch Theater presents Joy (Thornton Park)
- Thursday 6/23: The Orlando Pancakes and Booze Art Show (South Eola)
- Friday 6/24: Florida Music Conference (Downtown)
- Friday 6/24: Pulse Memorial Critical Mass (SoDo District)