🌱 Orlando City SC Beat Houston Dynamo 2-1 + Fresh Kitchen Farm

Hey, neighbors! I’m back with your new edition of the Orlando Daily, fresh off the presses. Follow along to find out everything you need to know about what’s happening around town.

First, today’s weather:

An afternoon thunderstorm. High: 91 Low: 72.

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Here are the top five stories in Orlando today:

1. FreshKitchenwhich recently opened in Winter Garden, has announced it is partnering with Fleet Farminga non-profit urban agriculture program, to create an edible garden for SunRidge Middle School. The garden is expected to be ready for planting by August. (West Orange Times & Windermere Observer)

2. Forward Ercan Kara scored twice to lead Orlando City SC to a 2-1 win over Houston Dynamo on Saturday. Goalkeeper Pedro Gallese saved four of the five shots he faced for Orlando. Orlando City will next play on the road on Friday against Cincinnati. (Spectrum News 13)

3. Acram Groupa New York-based development firm, is planning a to build a new $96.5 million 19-story mixed-use project in the North Quarter, just north of downtown Orlando. Current buildings would be replaced with two new towers featuring 386 total units. (Bungalow)

4. Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after three men were shot. Deputies responded to the 1800 block of Landstreet Road just after midnight Saturday morning where they located three men in their 30s each with gunshot wounds. No suspect information has been released. (WESH)

5. SeaWorld Orlando is adding new concerts to its Electric Ocean evenyou starting Saturday, July 9. Concerts will take place through September 5 and are included with general admission. Acts on the list include Fuel, Chase Matthew, Parmalee, Blue Öyster Cult and more. (Fox 35 Orlando)

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Today in Orlando:

  • Real Madrid Soccer Camp Orlando at XL Soccer World. (9 am)
  • June Seed-to-Table Summer Camp at Edible Education Experience. (10 am)
  • Coping With Mental Illness Peer Support at Mental Health Association Of Central Florida. (2pm)
  • Summer LGBTQ+ Dodgeball League at Engelwood Neighborhood Center For Families. (6:30 p.m.)
  • Macrame Workshop at The Neighbors. (7 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Two women traveling on I-4 in Volusia County were followed by and shot at from another car early Sunday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The shooting occurred around 3:30 am on westbound I-4 near mile marker 118. (Click Orlando)
  • Florida Power & Light Company of Orlando has set a “Real Zero” goal to eliminate carbon emissions from its power plants by no later than 2045, the company said in a release Sunday. (WFTV)
  • The City of Orlando unveiled a monument for civil rights leaders on Friday. It is called the Civil Rights Wall of Fame at City Hall. (WFTV)
  • The City of Orlando hosted its inaugural Juneteenth celebration on Saturday and honored Alzo J. Reddick during the holiday. Reddick was the first Black man hired to teach at Winter Park High School, the first Black administrator at Rollins College, and the first Black man from Orlando to serve as a state legislator. (Spectrum News 13)

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Carlos Hernández

About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.

Have a news tip or suggestion for an upcoming Orlando Daily? Contact me at carlosreportsnews@gmail.com

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