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Downtown Goes All Boba With the Opening of Naga Tea

The bubble tea shop is doing a brisk business since opening more than a month ago on SW 2nd Street.

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Dick Mondell’s Burgers & Fries Freshest Addition to Food Scene

The old-school hamburger stand, featuring “The Original” Big Dick, is turning heads and satisfying appetites on Southwest 4th Avenue.

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Book Provides Snapshots of ’90s-Era Music Scene

A reunion of the band Subrosa highlights a busy Friday evening at High Dive that begins with the launch of Bill Bryson’s photo book, “All…

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Brio! Cold Brew Coffee Perking Up Gainesville

Based in downtown Gainesville, the startup business is the collaboration of three friends. Two of them grew up together in Marion County.

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Big Top Brewing Company Taps Into Downtown

Downtown Gainesville’s newest brewery decided to open earlier than expected to take advantage of FEST 17 and this week’s UF Homecoming.

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Persona Vintage Clothing & Costumes Closing Up

After almost four decades, Nava Ottenberg’s independent downtown store in Union Street Station is closing at the end of October — but not before one…

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Downtown Art Gallery Appeals to All Senses

Somewhere Along the Way is a place to surround yourself with all forms of art, including music and poetry, while enjoying wine, beer, coffee and…

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Opening of Cade Museum A Vision Come True

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony is still a few months away, but the sparkling new Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention opens for business this weekend…

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Former Gator to Launch Downtown Escape Room

Patric Young, who led UF to the NCAA Final Four in 2014, is one of the partners bringing America’s Escape Game to a long-vacant space…

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Madrina’s Brings Charm of Old Havana to Town

Downtown Gainesville’s newest cocktail bar, Madrina’s, opens this week with a stellar drink menu that centers around rum and other island-inspired concoctions.

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