Tag Archives: downtown Gainesville

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.

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Gainesville Record Fair Brings Joy To Vinyl Enthusiasts

By on March 16th, 2015 | Last updated: March 16, 2015 at 12:52 pm

The third Annual Gainesville Record Fair took place Sudnay at The Wooly in Downtown Gainesville. The fair featured 20 sellers and 25 tables.

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Bo Diddley Plaza Renovations Bring In New Era

By on February 25th, 2015 | Last updated: February 25, 2015 at 7:24 pm

Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville is closing Sunday for renovations. The renovations are expected to last one year and will include additions to the performance area, a new café, an informational kiosk and relocating an existing bus stop.

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Local Artists Open Supply Store, Collaboration Hub

By on February 12th, 2015 | Last updated: February 12, 2015 at 3:57 pm

Two local artists opened the SoMa Art Media Hub, an art supply store, on Monday with the intent of making it a central art hub for other local artists. SoMa fills a void that was left when Central Florida Office Plus closed in 2014.

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Gainesville Market Vendors Voice Concern Over Bo Diddley

By on November 18th, 2014 | Last updated: November 18, 2014 at 4:34 pm

After learning about the Bo Diddley Community Plaza redevelopment efforts come early 2015, local Gainesville market vendors are raising concern about the possibility of being relocated to a different area.

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Fest Expands Into Bo Diddley Plaza After Ordinance Changes

By on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Punk music festival Fest will have bands perform for the first time at Bo Diddley Community Plaza Halloween weekend. The use of the venue comes with ordinance changes Fest organizers have been waiting three years for.

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One-Stop Shelter Aims To Be Sole Provider For The Homeless

By and on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 6:03 pm

A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.

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Gainesville Chef Represents U.S. in International Festival

By on January 31st, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 7:57 pm

Charles Hahn, executive chef at Vellos Brickstreet Grill, is among 20 international chefs selected to participate in the World Gourmet Society Festival. From Jan. 20 through Feb. 20, there is a special menu offered at the restaurant.

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The Fest, Gainesville’s Punk Rock Festival, Expands to Four Days

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm

People from all over the world will be flocking to Gainesville’s downtown this weekend for the annual rock music festival.

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Photos: Gainesville’s 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival

By on April 7th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Thousands strolled the streets of downtown Gainesville Saturday and Sunday to peruse and purchase works of art in the 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival.

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