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Three Restaurants Vying For One Space In Bo Diddley Plaza

Construction continues for the space where the new restaurant will go. Three entrepreneurs submitted proposals for restaurants they wish to open.

Three separate proposals were submitted by Gainesville entrepreneurs with the hopes of being chosen to open their restaurant in Bo Diddley Community Plaza. The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency hopes to choose a new restaurant by the end of the year, according to Lynn Janoski, the city manager with the Gainesville CRA.

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Gainesville Agency Receives Award For Creative Report

More than 31,000 copies of the annual report comics were distributed through the Gainesville Sun on Sunday, March 29 and other locations. “It’s a piece of art,” Nathalie McCrate said. “It’s something you want to keep and hold onto.”

The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency was awarded a 2015 Bronze Excellence in Economic Development last week from the International Economic Development Council for their creative 2014 annual report. The agency partnered with local artists to present the annual report as a 16-panel comic.

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