Tag Archives: Gainesville

Pictures: Thousands Attend 33rd Gainesville Downtown Festival And Art Show

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.

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Survey Reveals Police Concerns With NW 8th Ave. Lane Reductions

By on November 7th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 11:57 am

After reducing a section of NW 8th Avenue from four lanes to two, police worry it is affecting response time for emergency vehicles.

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Local Activists Fight to Save Old Army Reserve

By on November 7th, 2014 | Last updated: November 7, 2014 at 3:28 pm

The Friends of Reserve Park organization is pushing to completely transform the asbestos-filled C.R. Layton Army Reserve into a memorial for the reservists who spent time there while also creating a recreational space for the Gainesville community. Some Gainesville officials, though, worry about the cost.

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Grace Marketplace Installs New Washers and Dryers Provided by the City of Gainesville

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 4:39 pm

A local homeless shelter will soon be offering a new laundry program to its residents. On Nov. 6, Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, received new laundry equipment provided by the City of Gainesville using money donated by the […]

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Senior Voters Divided On Amendment 2

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Without enough support from senior voters, Amendment 2 will struggle to pass on election day.

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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.

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Charlie Crist Makes Stop on UF Campus to Attract Voters

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am

Charlie Crist made a stop on the University of Florida campus to rally support and encourage students and Gainesville residents to vote. The race will come to an end on November 4 when voters will cast their vote for governor.

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Scott Rallies Voters On Bus Tour As Election Nears

By on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 6:54 pm

Governor Rick Scott continued his “Get Out the Early Vote” bus tour on Tuesday with a stop in Gainesville at David’s Real Pit BBQ to rally voters and encourage them to head to the polls early.

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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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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.

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