Tag Archives: Gainesville

Grace Marketplace Opens Dorm For Homeless

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 1:33 pm

On Wednesday, emergency shelter Grace Marketplace opened its first dorm for the homeless. Residents must adhere to criteria, but the dorm offers a more permanent housing option.

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Puerto Rican Migrant Becomes Prominent Local Art Collector

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 11:24 am

Hector Puig has always had a knack for art. Yet Puig would have never imagined he would be one of Gainesville’s most well-known art collectors. Puig grew up in Utuado, Puerto Rico. When he was 13, he and his family [...]

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Kaleidoscope Tour’s Color Run Comes To Gainesville

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 8:48 pm

The Kaleidoscope Tour visited Gainesville on Saturday for the 2014 edition of the Color Run. Nicknamed “The Happiest 5K On The Planet,” the run drew hundreds of participants.

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Nationwide Insurance Relocating 100 Gainesville Jobs

By on September 26th, 2014 | Last updated: September 26, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Nationwide Insurance is moving 100 jobs from its Gainesville regional operations over the next two years. The consolidation is limited to the regional operations, according to spokesman Eric Hardgrove. Nationwide Insurance will still employ about 800 employees at its claims service center in Gainesville. The plan will affect property and [...]

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Fall YMCA Football League Gets Benched

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 5:01 pm

One less youth football league will hit the field this fall. The North Central Florida YMCA youth flag football league has been sidelined due to lack of registered participants, which typically consists of at least 100 children. This change may [...]

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Apple Fanatics Line Up For New iPhone Release

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 3:40 pm

People began lining up as early as Thursday afternoon outside of some retail stores in Gainesville, waiting on the release of the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Five New Hotels May Spell Trouble for Gainesville Hotels

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:26 pm

Five new hotels will open in Gainesville over the next few years: the Hotel Indigo, the Hyatt, the Element, a Home2 Suites and a TownePlace Suites.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. Kentucky Wildcats

By on September 14th, 2014 | Last updated: September 14, 2014 at 2:58 pm

The Florida Gators won 36-30 in triple overtime in an NCAA football game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.

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Alachua County Animal Services Receives New Agility Equipment from Girl Scout

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:41 pm

A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles

By on September 7th, 2014 | Last updated: September 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm

The Florida Gators won 65-0 in an NCAA football game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday, September 6, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.

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