Tag Archives: downtown Gainesville
Gainesville Fire Rescue announced it will soon be operating out of new building in downtown Gainesville. Construction is set to begin in Spring 2016.
A Gainesville couple has launched a “food tour” of the downtown area, introducing participants to some of the city’s restaurants while also educating them about the history of the city.
Amanda Bowers has taken her farmers market stand and transformed it into a brick and mortar store in downtown Gainesville. Bower and her family, with the support of customers and relationship with Opus Coffee, opened the doors of BakerBaker at the end of August.
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.
The third Annual Gainesville Record Fair took place Sudnay at The Wooly in Downtown Gainesville. The fair featured 20 sellers and 25 tables.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.