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 357 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 FM, which was recorded at Detroit pizza Mecca, SoDough Square in Winter Park.


  1. The Downtown Arena building dropped “Amway” from its name in preparation of a new incoming sponsor that we should be hearing about sometime this week.
  2. Orlando City Council voted to approve the first reading of an update to the city’s Disorderly Conduct code that would make it easier, among other things, to push homeless people off of downtown streets.
  3. Plaza Live Theater invited us behind the scenes to tour their $10 million renovation, and we have a little video tour for you to enjoy HERE. The Orlando Science Center invited us to tour its new “Life” exhibit space that’s scheduled to open Spring 2024, with monkeys.
  4. CityArts finally broke ground on its long-awaited arts courtyard project this week and they’ve got some fancy swan-adorned gates set up already.
  5. Plant-focused restaurant Hungry Pants has closed and we’re really sad about it.
  6. UCF Football sets the record straight after man in viral EPCOT squabble on TikTok claims to be a player.” – FOX 35
  7. Boston Market restaurant chain pulls out of Central Florida market amid wave of evictions, lawsuits.” – Orlando Business Journal
  8. Orlando’s 25 hottest restaurants to open in 2023.” – Orlando Weekly
  9. Award-winning Florida brewery called a ‘hidden gem’ has filed for bankruptcy.” – NewsBreak
  10. Former congressman in Florida says to get rid of I-4 fine warning signs.” – WESH 2




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