Author: Gainesville Downtown
Emiliano’s, a Downtown Landmark Since ’84, is Going Out With a Bang
After 37 years in business, including 35 downtown, the restaurant specializing in Latin and Caribbean cuisine is closing its doors on New Year’s Eve.
Hippodrome’s Costume Design Team Performs Double Duty at Holiday Time
Stephanie Parks is responsible for everything everyone wears in the Hipp’s productions of “Scrooge in Rouge” and “A Christmas Carol.”
‘Exit Santa’ Imagines a World Where Saint Nick Isn’t Very Jolly Anymore
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents an original play by local playwright Robert Hugh Brown that pokes fun at just about every Christmas story ever told.
WayWard Fox a Sly, Flavorful Addition to Downtown Area Restaurant Scene
The executive chef at Crane Ramen has opened a new eatery in the former Andaz location on West University Avenue offering a globetrotting dining experience.
‘A Christmas Carol’ Gets Full Makeover as Hipp Continues a 42-Year Tradition
The Hippodrome Theatre’s updated version of the Charles Dickens classic comes with a new set, new director, lots of fresh faces and plenty of songs.
For Holiday Political Incorrectness, ‘Scrooge in Rouge’ is a Must-See
The Hippodrome Theatre presents an alternate universe to ‘A Christmas Carol’ that includes gender-bending buffoonery. … Oh, and it’s a musical!
Two Florida Artists Win Top Awards During 38th Downtown Art Festival
Judges award Best of Show honors to artists from Orlando and Crestview on the first day of the two-day show in downtown Gainesville.
‘Ghosts on the Wall’ Puts Real Faces on Events Surrounding the Holocaust
Actors’ Warehouse presents a stark play based on letters written by Jewish parents in Nazi Germany to their son living in the United States.
Eleanor Blair Painting Adds Colorful Flair to Downtown Festival’s Poster
The longtime Gainesville artist backtracked a few years to find just the right image to promote the 38th annual show this weekend in downtown Gainesville.
Matheson Museum Honors Tom Petty With Its First Music-Related Exhibit
The downtown history museum is located in the old American Legion Hall, where a young Tom Petty performed long before the Heartbreakers.