This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s downtown “bungalow neighborhoods.” Click HERE to listen to the 301st episode of Bungalower and The Bus on Real Radio 104.1 which was recorded at the Asian Lantern Festival at the Central Florida Zoo.


  1. Publix Grocers is launching bar service in select stores around Florida, and Orlando is getting one just south of downtown.
  2. Orange County’s first (and last) Radio Shack is set to close next month and they have some pretty great discounts if you’re looking for any equipment.
  3. A new 18-story tower is in the works for Parramore and it wants to incorporate a nearby historic church in the project.
  4. The City of Orlando is hiring for three positions on its Community Response Team. The mental health-focused team is meant to respond to 911 calls that would otherwise go to police officers.
  5. Bikes, Beans, and Bordeaux Cafe is closing this week and we’re really sad about it.
  6. Black Magic Pizza is still moving forward with their plans to open a restaurant in SoDo, contrary to an earlier report – by us.
  7. Orlando Pride has a new coach and he’s been with the club for the past 8 years.
  8. Orlando home buyers need to make six figures to afford a home in 2022, per report.” – Orlando Weekly
  9. Record-breaking Thanksgiving travel expected at Orlando International Airport.” – 90.7 WMFE
  10. Central Florida 100: Thanksgiving, Rick Scott and a rocket to the moon.” – Orlando Sentinel






Loving the Asian Lantern Festival at the CFL Zoo!

♬ Tangled – Ian Post

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