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 Episode 312 of Bungalower and The Bus on Real Radio 104.1, which was recorded at Milkhouse Social in the Milk District to try some of their new menu items and cocktails.


  1. 2023 is a local election year; three commissioners and the mayor are up for reelection.
  2. The City of Orlando has just released a roundup of Black History Month activities that will run through the month of February.
  3. An alliance of downtown bar and nightclub owners are petitioning the City to let them levy a new surcharge to help pay for added police patrols in the Downtown Entertainment Area.
  4. Yelp has just released its latest list of Top 100 US Restaurants and three Orlando area restaurants have made the cut. We’ll likely be sharing the Florida list sometime this week.
  5. Mayor Demings says his office’s Homeless Housing goals have been exceeded.
  6. The City of Winter Park is seeking funding to finally fix the boardwalks at Mead Gardens, which were damaged by hurricanes in 2004. Share your feelings on the redesign at an upcoming public meeting on February 7.
  7. A Go Fund Me has been launched for a local chef who was forced to undergo emergency surgery last week. He makes some great fried chicken so consider a donation.
  8. Winter Park Vice Mayor Todd Weaver to resign from City Commission.” – The 32789
  9. Five players ejected in a mass brawl marring the Orlando Magic’s victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.” – CNN
  10. Ivanhoe Village food hall plans to stay open amid bankruptcy.” – Orlando Sentinel






The latest exhibit at the @mennellomuseum of American Art is all about the diversity of Indigenous identity and representation. “In Conversation: Will Wilson” showcases tintype photographs captured by Wilson in the past decade, displayed alongside historical photos captured by Edward Curtis, who documented Native Americans a century ago while traveling around North America. Catch it now thru February 12, 2023. More info available at #ThisIsOrlando #ORLANDOTHINGS #IReadItOnBungalower

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