Tag Archives: Gainesville

Pizza and Parrot Lovers Come Together

By on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Parrots and Pizza, a local group that meets monthly at Napolatano’s Restaurant in Gainesville, works closely with the Open Wings Rescue and Sanctuary in a joint effort to get attendees of the event to adopt parrots in need of new homes.

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Grace Marketplace Worried About Spread Of Illness On Site

By on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.

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Gainesville Gas Prices Remain Above Average

By on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Gainesville consistently has higher gas prices than other big Florida cities. This can be traced to lack of competitive gas station chains, transportation costs and location.

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Florida Theater Renovations A Bright Spot In Limited Music Venue Options

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 15, 2014 at 8:34 pm

The downtown Gainesville music venue formerly known as The Florida Theater will reopen as The Venue in early October.

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Pictures: UF Presidential Finalists Visits

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 5:11 pm

On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.

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Gainesville Officials Educated on Ebola Safety Procedures

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 10:50 am

The Louisiana State University Tigers defeated the University of Florida Gators 30-27 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in Gainesville, Fla.

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Gainesville Taxi Industry Voices Concern Over Uber

By on October 12th, 2014 | Last updated: October 12, 2014 at 11:06 am

Gainesville taxi business owners and drivers are concerned with the lack of regulations regarding Uber ride-sharing service since its arrival in late August. The decision on whether to impose regulations on Uber will ultimately be left up to the city commission.

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Family And Friends Remember Scooter Crash Victim

By on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 10, 2014 at 10:55 am

Friends and family members share their memories and loss of Marion Rose Harvey, 51, who was killed when her scooter was pushed into a pickup truck from an oncoming vehicle on Wednesday night, October 8, on SW 34th Street in Gainesville.

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City Commission Tests Telephone Town Hall Meeting

By on October 9th, 2014 | Last updated: October 9, 2014 at 5:54 pm

In an effort to better connect with residents, the Gainesville City Commission tested a “phone-conference” town hall meeting yesterday. Over 23,000 landlines were called.

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