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Downtown Gets First Taste of FishHawk Spirits

The new tasting room in the old 2nd Street Speakeasy is the first offshoot of the Ocala-based distiller of rum, vodka, absinthe and, soon, whiskey….

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Sababa Tasting Success After a Year at Sun Center

Riley Sullivan and Yael Goldstein opened their Mediterranean-style restaurant in downtown Gainesville on St. Patrick’s Day 2015. A year later, they are a married couple…

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Bo Diddley Plaza Ready for Close-Up

After a year of construction, the City of Gainesville is ready to unveil a new look and feel to its main downtown gathering space. Improvements…

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SoMa Art Media Hub Turns 1 With Bash

To commemorate the anniversary, the Gainesville Arts Market and Gainesville Art Scene are hosting an expanded event that will include local musicians, artists, crafts, vendors, food…

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Art, Exercise Merge at Visionary CrossFit

The artistic owners of the year-old gym on North Main Street are hosting an eye-opening exhibition during Artwalk Gainesville on Friday night. This has been a…

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Cyclops Cinema Has an Eye for Film

Video Rodeo has left town, but Cyclops Cinema has taken its place, offering the same extensive collection of DVDs and Blu-ray discs not available anywhere…

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First Magnitude’s Can-Do Spirit

The 17-month-old craft brewery off South Main Street now has a nifty canning operation that puts its beer on local store shelves—and into your refrigerator….

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Bank Bar Offers History Lesson, Too

Those who think they know the full story behind The Bank Bar & Lounge on West University Avenue might be in for a surprise. Its new co-owners…

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Persona Vintage Clothing Always in Halloween Spirit

Owner Nava Ottenberg has a wide selection of authentic costumes for rent or purchase at her downtown store — and a whole lot more. When…

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Hippodrome Stages Monster of a Show

In All Girl Frankenstein, Candace Clift plays misguided Victor in a dramatic retelling of Mary Shelley’s classic tale. In the first act of All Girl…

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