Tag Archives: Downtown Gainesville

Gainesville Regional Utilities operation center settles into new location

For more than fifty years Gainesville’s Regional Utilities center has been located in downtown Gainesville. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy McLarty reports, the new Eastside Operations Center is located on North Main Street. The building is fully equipped with kitchens, bunk beds, and a state of the art gymnasium. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/GRUfinalwraplong.mp3]

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Protests continue during “Occupy Gainesville”

Occupy Gainesville protests continue today, despite a number of arrests last night. WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says spirits remain high. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/BETH-VOICER.mp3] Protesters continue to “occupy” the Bo Diddley Plaza in Downtown Gainesville, although permitting problems prevent them from staying overnight.  This is the third day of organized rallying.

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“Danny Wooten & Southern Slang” performs tonight for “Free Fridays” concert series

The Country band “Danny Wooten & Southern Slang” takes to the stage tonight for the “Free Fridays” concert series in downtown Gainesville.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with lead singer and songwriter Danny Wooten about the style of music the band will bring to the Bo Diddley Downtown Plaza. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPDannyWootenFinal.mp3]

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Law library moves across the street

The newly relocated John A. H. Murphree Law Library will open to the public on September first. The library is being moved from the Alachua county courthouse in downtown Gainesville to the Alachua County Library District, across the street. The new location hours will be weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to …

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