On March 16, Park Avenue retailers and restaurants will show support for 17-year-old Trinity Prep student John Michael Night with a fundraiser to support his recovery.
Forget everything you know about Tupperware parties because Dixie Longate has a surprise for you. Dixie, a Southern belle from the wrong side of town in Alabama, survived three husbands and is the sometimes-proud mother of three children: Wynona, Dwayne and Absorbine, Jr.
On a hilltop about 3.5 miles from Silver Springs, Fort King once served as a buffer between settlers moving to the territory of Florida and the Native Americans who called the land their home.
At the turn of the 20th century, Ocala’s Fort King Road was a prominent thoroughfare lined with homes belonging to lawyers, doctors, generals and city councilmen.
Men arrived in tailcoats and top hats, while women wore flapper dresses embellished with beads, sequins and fringe — a sight that hasn’t been seen since the Hacienda Hotel’s glory days.
On a November night in 1884, residents of Palatka, Florida, witnessed what The Palatka Herald called “the most eventful occasion in the history of Palatka and perhaps the most destructive that will ever visit it again.”
The University Athletic Association announced plans on Wednesday to build an indoor football practice facility.
Craft beer lovers can soon rejoice as Swamp Head Brewery moves to a larger location.
Homegrown acoustic folk trio, The Currys, is set to perform at the Thomas Center on Wednesday.
The customer is not always right in Thomas Puketza’s play, “Work is Cheap,” starring three UF theater students.
There will be one less car on locals’ daily commutes this week.
Locals will have the chance to crawl through space and time as part of a new addition to the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Starry Night on Friday.
Daily Green, a healthy fast food option in downtown Gainesville, will soon offer online ordering and drive-thru pick up.
Mayors from six of the state’s major cities including Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee are supporting Amendment 1, which aims to protect Florida’s water and natural resources and will appear on the ballot next Tuesday.
The King Without A Crown will bring his reggae hits to the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 10.
Students looking to create the latest popular app can visit the UF Information Technology Open House on Thursday.
According to a recent article titled 6 things you need to know about STEM on money.cnn.com, the Department of Education has found that “STEM jobs are growing at 1.7 times the rate of non-STEM jobs.”
More than 1,500 people have “liked” UF Squirrels on Facebook since the page was created just over two years ago. However, the squirrels aren’t the only fury creatures that roam the University of Florida campus and surrounding areas. Feral cats are also frequently spotted in Gainesville and there is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing their well-being.
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In light of the recent attacks in and around campus, the UF Police Department is relaxing its policy on defensive products such as pepper spray and mace, according to UF police spokesman, Maj. William Barber. This new policy may be especially important at Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. game against Kentucky.
A local Checkers is now offering student discounts and supporting local organizations.
More than 100 University of Florida students are temporarily living at the Holiday Inn on the northeast corner of University Avenue and NW 13th Street, according to the hotel’s guest services manager, Joseph Scannella.