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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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Cypress & Grove Brews Up Grand-Opening Party

Two years in the making, Gainesville’s newest craft brewery is throwing a grand-opening celebration on Saturday in a building that once housed the city’s first…

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Actors’ Warehouse Ready to Christen New Home

The award-winning theater company has moved out of its North Main Street storefront and into a historic church building only a block away. Its latest…

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Heartwood Soundstage Newest Downtown Gem

Four men with musical ties to Gainesville are collaborating on the state-of-the-art studio that will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday by hosting the Heartwood Music…

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Newest Gallery in SoMa Makes Artwalk Debut

The Gainesville Arts Studio, owned by Iris Coe-Gross and her husband, opens its doors tonight on South Main Street with an Artwalk reception that includes…

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First Magnitude Fundraiser Aids Satchel’s Crew

The downtown brewery is stepping up to the plate this holiday season by throwing a benefit concert on Friday to help three employees whose jobs…

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Holiday Artwalk Features DNA Gallery Reception

Nava Ottenberg and Eric Bushnell will be among the artists showcased tonight during Artwalk Gainesville. They will have an opening reception at the DNA by…

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Gourmet Sandwich Shop Keeping It All in Family

Three longtime Gainesville area chefs — all related — are combining their talents to open Piper Gi’s, specializing in hand-crafted soups and sandwiches. The restaurant…

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Giving Thanks Where Thanks is Due

Have you taken a look around downtown Gainesville lately? New eateries and other small businesses are opening on an almost-weekly basis. Fascinating exhibits are on…

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