Food And Drinks

Rental Aid Refused + Orlando Magic Coach + Pizza Ghost Kitchen


Good Morning. My name is Carlos Hernandez and I’m back to update you on the latest happening in the Orlando area.

In this edition you will learn more about the Orlando City Scooter Pilot Program, a ransomware attack on a local news network, problems with rental assistance, and more.

The weather today: The high is 91 and the low is 75 with a few thunderstorms. The probability of rain is 40%.

Here are the top 5 stories about Orlando:

1. Orlando City Commissioners will vote on Monday June 7th wContinuation of the city’s scooter share pilot program. The latest city data shows a decline in scooter riders, in part due to the impact of the pandemic on traffic in downtown Orlando. (Orlando Business Journal)

2. Orlando’s WFTV Channel 9 is one of the local news channels caught in a nationwide ransomware attack against several news outlets owned by the Cox Media Group. It did so after the recent attacks on beef producers and US fuel pipelines. (Orlando Guardian)

3. To Orange County tenant who was 12 months behind on rent fighting to find accommodation during the pandemic his apartment complex refused to accept a $ 10,000 rental allowance from the district. The landlord said the funds did not cover all of the rent due. This underscores a major problem in helping the 11 million Americans who are behind on their rent and face evictions. (Spectrum News 13)

4th Orlando Magic Trainer Steve Clifford become won’t be back next seasonthe team reported on Saturday. Clifford coached Magic for three seasons and reached the NBA playoffs in his first two years, but failed last season. (Associated Press)

5. A. popular Orlando Instagram concept called Brad’s Underground Pizza, goes stationary with a Ghost kitchen. It’s part of a new concept called Collaboration kitchens. (Click on Orlando)

Today in Orlando:

  • Sensory sensitive Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese. (9 am)
  • Toylando Orlando 2021 at Avanti Palms Resort. (9 am)
  • Orlando Farmers Market in Lake Eola Park. (10 am)
  • 1984 – The ultimate Van Halen tribute on Alley Sanford. (3 pm)
  • Live Reggae & Soca Sunday Night Vibe at the Kalalou Caribbean Bar & Grill. (17 o’clock)

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That’s all for today. I’ll be back in Orlando tomorrow with the latest happenings. My inbox is open for tips on how to send or want to contact us: [email protected]

-Carlos Hernandez

About Me: I have lived in Florida since 1999 and have covered the Orlando area for nearly 10 years, mostly focusing on food through my blog at


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