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 379 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 FM, which was recorded at Nikki’s Place in Parramore.


  1. The City of Orlando is closing public garages at 11 p.m. on the weekends, y’all. You can obviously still leave later with your car if you’re already parked there, but you won’t be parking there any later than 11 p.m. if you’re headed to downtown Orlando.
  2. The founders of Domu just launched a new restaurant group for some upcoming passion projects. It’s a big move from a company that’s brought us innovative, successful projects like Edoboy and Tori Tori.
  3. Mixed retail concept, The Heavy in Winter Park, has opened a new sister space in a former warehouse building in Ivanhoe Village called Garden Tiger.
  4. The City of Orlando looking to protect Rosalind Club property from development by placing a conservation easement over it. The property is one of the last remaining privately-owned lots that impede into Lake Eola Park and the easement would prevent it from being sold, demolished, and rebuilt.
  5. FusionFest is hosting its 7th annual Culinary Arts Contest, featuring some of the best local chefs fighting to win over diners for bragging rights.
  6. Aloma Bowling is offering free games for kids under 15 through August 9 if you’re looking for something fun to do with air conditioning this summer.
  7. Bungalower editor scores second tv show on Very Local.” – Bungalower
  8. No Messi, no spark, as Orlando and Miami rivalry falls flat.” – ESPN
  9. Gideon’s Bakehouse workers speak out about working conditions at Disney Springs, plan to unionize.” – Orlando Weekly
  10. Nearly 100 new pets brought to Orange County Animal Shelter in 1 day.” – FOX 35




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