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 340 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1, recorded at Fairvilla Megastore on Orange Blossom Trail for their Fairvilla University “Back to School” event showcase.

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  1. Orlando Museum of Art is suing its former director and the co-owners of the infamously fake Basquiat paintings and we can’t stop wondering who will star in the inevitable Netflix special. 
  2. United Arts of Central Florida has moved out of its original offices in a boring Maitland office park and into College Park. Here’s hoping they adopt the Edgewater Drive corridor and start “arting it up.” 
  3. Another multistory tower is in the works for Ivanhoe Village, leaving many residents wondering how many more cars Orange Avenue and Virginia Drive can carry. 
  4. Orange County-sponsored FusionFest is hosting a special Fijian dinner this month and Bungalower Buddy members can get $10 tickets with a special code we sent out last week. 
  5. Longtime Parramore-based nonprofit New Image Youth Center is getting a new home care of a large grant from Heart of United Way
  6. Kappy’s Subs in Maitland has joined the local food program at Exploria Stadium and will launch a new food stall later this month. Expect cheesesteaks. 
  7. Winter Park’s bid for Bank of the Ozarks land may have new life.” – The 32789
  8. Aldi acquires Winn-Dixie supermarkets, plans to convert some Florida stores.” – Orlando Weekly
  9. “‘Construction project gone wrong.’ Feuding I-4 builders are heading to court.” – Orlando Sentinel
  10. Orlando debuts new free self-driving SWAN shuttles in downtown’s Creative Village.” – Orlando Weekly




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