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 344 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1, recorded at The Current Seafood Counter in College Park.

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  1. After almost 100 (somewhat problematic) years, the University Club will be closing its downtown clubhouse
  2. According to a recent-ish survey, roughly 40% of Valencia College students have reported being food insecure. So the school built a bigger and better food pantry to help out.
  3. Bike-themed Bikes Beans and Bordeaux closed up shop last year but a new tenant has already been announced for the Audubon Park storefront and we can’t wait to visit when they open this fall. 
  4. Ivanhoe Village is all plugged up for the foreseeable future, as a construction project has led to the temporary closure of a section of Orange Avenue, right in the center of the district. 
  5. Brightline, the “higher speed” rail service, says it will finally be ready to launch its Orlando route on September 22nd. For real this time. 
  6. Orange County Animal Services is not accepting any new dogs at its shelter due to a highly contagious virus. You can still adopt though, as the resident dogs have been kept separate from the ones that were found to be sick. 
  7. Do you have your library card yet? Why not?
  8. Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill was arrested in Alabama last year, records show.” – Orlando Sentinel
  9. City holds out hope to purchase Ozarks land despite alleged sale.” – The 32789
  10. Vandalized Morgan and Morgan billboard signs have a likely culprit.” – Orlando Weekly




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