Tag Archives: bo diddley plaza

Steamers Makes A Comeback, Opening In Bo Diddley Plaza

By on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 6, 2015 at 3:52 pm

Four years after it closed, Steamers restaurant is back again with a new location. Owner Artie Guy is bringing the restaurant back to Gainesville in Bo Diddley Plaza. Set for an opening in May, the dining place will be in a central hub amid plaza renovations.

Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Traveling Exhibit Remembers Florida Blues History

By on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Blues music has taken over Gainesville in the form of an exhibit at the Matheson History Museum. “Florida’s Got the Blues” runs through April 30 and showcases the history of blues music in North Central Florida.

Arts and Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pictures: FEST 13

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.

Arts and Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Residents Encouraged To Vote Early At ‘Empowerment Sunday’

By and on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Voters were encouraged to take full advantage of early voting on Sunday at Gainesville’s Empowerment Sunday organized by the African American Accountability Alliance of Alachua County. Martin Luther King III attended.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kaleidoscope Tour’s Color Run Comes To Gainesville

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 8:48 pm

The Kaleidoscope Tour visited Gainesville on Saturday for the 2014 edition of the Color Run. Nicknamed “The Happiest 5K On The Planet,” the run drew hundreds of participants.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gainesville And Alachua County Fund Project to Help Homeless

By on August 28th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:21 pm

Gainesville and Alachua County are funding a project that provides meals, showers and mental health screenings for the homeless.

Video | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Rain and Freeze Set Back Local Farmers

By on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:14 pm

As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crowd Gathers at Bo Diddley Plaza in Gainesville to Protest Zimmerman Verdict

By on July 16th, 2013 | Last updated: July 16, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Rain didn’t stop more than 100 protesters from showing up at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville to march against the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fourth of July Celebrations Begin in Alachua County

By on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 3, 2013 at 10:20 am

Fanfares and Fireworks will kick off the Fourth of July celebrations for Alachua County Wednesday night, and a host of other events are planned for the rest of the week.

Arts and Entertainment | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

WUFT Weekender: Ninety Miles Project, Artwalk Gainesville, Spring Native Plant Sale

By and on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 11:43 am

Events this weekend: Ninety Miles Project, Artwalk Gainesville, Spring Native Plant Sale

Local | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Underwriting Payments