Tag Archives: Bo Diddley Community Plaza

In the News: fugitive captured in Marion County, 3 dead at Marine base, same-sex unions approved, Viva Europe! festival Saturday

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 11:56 am

Fugitive from Puerto Rico captured in Marion County – The suspect of three execution-style murders in Puerto Rico was captured Thursday in Marion County. The suspect worked as a dish washer at a restaurant in Marion County. Puerto Rican officials […]

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Feb. 8, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 12:18 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: texting while driving, homeless donations, Northeast snow storm, French troops in Mali, Lunar New Year migration.

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In the News: Conn. Shooting; Skating Canceled; Alachua Near Top of AP Scores; EPA Sues Miami; Rowdy Republicans

By on December 15th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:54 am

Schools eye plans, calm parents after Conn. attack – The mass killing inside a Connecticut elementary school has educators across the country reviewing their security measures, reassuring parents and asking, “What if?” Tampa Bay Times via AP Miami-Dade schools chief […]

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Gainesville ice skating rink postponed for third time

By on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 2:00 pm

There is no new opening date scheduled for the Plaza Ice Palace skating rink, which was supposed to open Monday after weeks of delay.

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United Way hosts event raising Gator chomps and issue awareness

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 1:52 pm

The United Downtown event, hosted by the United Way of North Central Florida, is complete with games, food and live music in honor of another Gator game.

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DblWIDE performs at the Bo Diddley Plaza for “Free Fridays”

By on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

A local Gainesville country band dblWIDE is performing at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza tonight.

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Heavy Petty performs tonight at Bo Diddley Plaza for “Free Fridays” concert series

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Tonight’s Free Fridays Concert Series at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza features  Heavy Petty, a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tribute Band at 8 p.m. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo had the chance to talk to the lead singer of the […]

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Ca$hmob farmers market looks to sprout the economy of Alachua County

By on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:30 pm

CashMobs have sprouted up throughout the United States and are modeled after Flash Mobs, events where large groups of people gather to celebrate artistic expression. Cash mobs add the element of supporting local businesses by encouraging people to spend money. […]

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