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