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 381 of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 FM, which was recorded at Tornatore’s Restaurant in College Park.


  1. We broke the news, y’all. A replacement food hall concept has already been signed on for the former The Hall on The Yard building in Ivanhoe Village.
  2. The Orlando Museum of Art’s Instagram account was hacked right before its blockbuster Florida Prize 2024 exhibit. It’ll take some time to exorcise the crypto currency-loving dirtbags out of their account, but in the meantime, just go visit their new exhibition in person to enjoy a curated gaggle of Florida artists you can’t see anywhere else.
  3. Orlando Fringe shared its numbers for the 2024 festival and while attendance and profits were down from last year, the new leadership team seems pretty pleased with how the festival went.
  4. A 16-year-old was arrested last week for drive-by shootings in Baldwin Park using a BB/airsoft gun. Our humble suggestion for his legal comeuppance is having all of his victims shoot him back while chasing him around Lake Baldwin on scooters.
  5. Creative City Project named a new executive director last week and they announced the return of their blockbuster Immerse art festival in downtown Orlando. It’ll be part of a large arts initiative that’s hiring daily buskers and street performers.
  6. A large fish die-off in Park Lake Highland turned out to be the result of a suspected fish orgy, and not a toxic algae bloom.
  7. The City of Winter Park turned down a project pitch that would have painted murals on its beloved canal system and the social media comments are hilarious.
  8. Condo Chaos: How new rules could affect the market.” – Orlando Business Journal
  9. A Thai-American millennial went to Bangkok to find ‘real Thai food.’ Now, his private supper club has a monthslong waitlist.” – Business Insider
  10. Orlando ranked lower on deadliest pedestrian cities list, it’s not good news.” – Central Florida Public Media




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