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Important Floridian Artifacts Collection Receives Almost $100,000 For Upgrades

An important collection of Floridian artifacts will finally be getting an upgrade in the coming year. The Florida Museum of Natural History has received almost $100,000 to upgrade over 20,000 artifacts from excavations of the Franciscan mission site of San Juan Del Puerto. The grant was awarded to the Florida …

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Archived Interview with Tom Petty Birthday Bash Organizer, Jason Hedges

Six months after Glenn Richards’ conversation with Jason Hedges about his band’s debut album, Jason (also frontman of the Petty tribute band, Heavy Petty) would be organizing a concert to celebrate the life and legacy of Gainesville’s Tom Petty, who passed away unexpectedly on October 2nd. Two years later, that original event – held over what would have been Petty’s 67th birthday – has grown into the Tom Petty Birthday Weekend featuring multiple events across the city including two music festivals.

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