Archive for 'Weekend'
Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by Brianna.
It’s brunch-time – where do you go and what do you eat? We made a list of some places we’ve visited in Gainesville. Our two-part brunch series highlights dishes at restaurants all over the city; so no matter where your apartment is in Gainesville, you can work one of these restaurants into your weekend honey-do [...]
Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by Jeni.
Cleaning your closet can feel marvelous. I think tossing items that have gone unworn for months alleviates angst and guilt; and gives you room to really see what you own and rekindle lost love for a one adored item. But if you’re like me and spent big money on something and never worn it, or [...]
Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by Melanie.
Dust off your Crosley turntables! This weekend we’re celebrating Record Store Day (held the third Saturday in April) an annual celebration of independent music retailers. This event is in its 5th year and brings together more than 700 US record stores and celebrated worldwide. Artists and record labels join in by offering up special packages, [...]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2012 by Melanie.
Which do you look forward to the most – Super Bowl commercials or the Super Bowl Parties? Since we can’t predict the former; we rumbled through the blogosphere and found great ideas for the latter. All these recipes ideas are easy and are probably things on your shopping list anyway; but, trying any of these [...]
Posted on 23. Jan, 2012 by Melanie.
Lake Crossing hosts an annual Wine & Cheese night for their residents and friends. Over the years it’s grown into one of their pinnacle events and this year was no exception. On Friday residents, guests and CMC staff swarmed the clubhouse for an evening out; featuring wines from Germany and Chile and various cheeses and [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2012 by Melanie.
While there are all kinds of great finds in Gainesville the surrounding towns have lots of hidden treasures to offer as well. Last week we moseyed out of Gainesville for our end of year staff luncheon and headed to High Springs – about 25 miles northwest – to The Great Outdoors Restaurant on Main Street. [...]
Posted on 10. Oct, 2011 by Melanie.
Caveat: I’m going from the spelling my part-Cantonese grandmother gave me so please allow me some room for error here. If you’ve visited Chinatown in any big city then you know what the weekend holds in store for the hungry faithful. I’m talking about Dim Sum – a brunch-style affair where morsels of delicious dumplings [...]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by Melanie.
Move In Days usually suggest mass pandemonium. The frantic scramble of residents, their friends and family fighting for dollies, rallying for who gets the lightest carrying load. Long sighs of exhaustion and loud cracks of bones and joints at their peak. But this weekend if you were at The Courtyards, it was simply music and [...]
Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by Melanie.
We like to buy local. For the obvious reasons of course; like fueling our immediate economy and supporting small businesses. But also because it’s just gosh, darn fun. This weekend some CMC teammates met at the Haile Village Farmers Market. This weekend market is held every Saturday morning on the main street of the village [...]
Posted on 06. Jun, 2011 by Melanie.
Warmer weather is on our minds these days (minus the incredible smoke in the air – what’s up with that?). We’ve talked about summer drinks and summer DIY projects. This week, we turn the focus towards summer fitness – it is after all swimsuit season right? Gainesville Health and Fitness Center has a few great [...]