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 347 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1, which was recorded at Nightmare on Orange pop-up at The Courtesy in Winter Park.

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  1. Canadian wildfire smoke blew into Florida hazing up our skies and reminding Orlandoans that our neighbor to the north isn’t really that far away. 
  2. The owners of DoveCote restaurant in downtown Orlando suddenly closed up shop last week, saying they’re in the process of moving to someplace bigger and better. But they’re still looking for that perfect location. In the interim, we’re just saying they’re closed.
  3. That Japanese fluffy pancake house just opened up in Colonialtown and we made a video so you can plan your visit accordingly. 
  4. Orlando Science Center is hosting a special Solar Eclipse viewing party on October 14. If you’re too nervous to teach your kids how to look at it, you can let the professionals do it instead.
  5. Jason Lambert of Hammered Lamb just bought into a popular Thornton Park restaurant and is working on a new diner concept there. 
  6. We’re co-hosting a Drunken Pumpkin Patch at Gnarly Barley this Friday and you’re invited. Bungalower Buddy Keyholders can unlock discounts at participating trucks. 
  7. Orlando man forced to remove items from van.” – FOX 35 
  8. Group rallies for answers after woman found hanging from tree in west Orlando.” – Orlando Sentinel
  9. Prosecutors say woman’s lover was part of the reason her lawyer boyfriend killed her.” –
  10. NYC snubbed in top 10 US foodie cities list — and No. 1 will shock you.” – New York Post




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