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 360 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 FM, which was recorded at Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa with guest co-host Thomas Ward.


  1. Exploria Stadium is adding new seating options and table service in 2024 and we got a copy of the renderings. And while we’re talking soccer, Orlando City just signed two-time MLS champ Nico Lodeiro to the team.
  2. Just around the corner from the stadium, the Christian Service Center will be getting over $6 million from the City of Orlando to improve its facilities and expand its programming into a comprehensive Day Center for the homeless.
  3. Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts is moving to The Packing District after allegedly losing its longtime home in Winter Park to greedy landlords.
  4. Remember the XFL? It merged with the USFL to create a new league, which is great for the springtime football movement, but the merger also resulted in the loss of Orlando’s fledgling team, the Orlando Guardians.
  5. Advent Health shared its first baby of the new year and not to be left out, Orlando Health did too. Which one is cuter?
  6. Some local artists opened a Japanese shaved-ice dessert concept behind Kaya Inspired Filipino Cuisine in Lake Eola Heights, and the dishes are works of arts.
  7. Anti-homeless ordinance in Orlando up for a final vote by city leaders Monday.” – Orlando Weekly
  8. Could Orlando’s proposed disorderly conduct ordinance be used to target the homeless?” – Orlando Sentinel
  9. Orlando-area leaders prep bid to bring NCAA March Madness, more college sports to town.” – Orlando Business Journal
  10. 1 person dead after shooting at parking garage in downtown Orlando, police say.” – FOX 35




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