Posted on 07. Aug, 2012 by Melanie.
I remember my first visit to 101 Downtown in 2008. It was a friend’s 30th birthday; the place was dripping with style, swanky martinis and a very thoughtful variety of dishes. Their mission then was to bring a new, fine dining atmosphere to downtown Gainesville – high quality dishes without the high prices. They accomplished [...]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
In just nine days some area favorites will open their doors to the first ever Gainesville Restauurant Week hosted by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Special menus at three price points will be offered from July 26 to August 5. You can order a three course meal for $10, $20 or $30 at participating [...]
Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by Franklyn.
Summer classes are underway and that means it’s time to hit the books again. These days, studying in your Gainesville apartment room doesn’t cut it. Personally I find the need to be surrounded by studious people to stay motivated. Luckily it’s not hard finding a place to study. One of the places you may want [...]
Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
People don’t know this about me, but I’m in the ice cream making business and by business I mean I make batches of creative ice cream flavors for myself and friends like my last batch of Blueberry Lemon Instagrammed and seen here. If you’re a lover of the sweet treat then you know July is [...]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by Melanie.
We’ve been talking about brunch lately on the blog and the list would not be complete without mentioning Sisters. Sisters for Breakfast has become a staple in the southwest community of Gainesville. Known city-wide for their brunch, innovative flavors and charm; it’s a weekend hotspot worth the long wait. (Weekend wait times are notorious so [...]
Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by Brianna.
Class can be exhausting and staying on campus is sometimes a necessity! That said, we made a list of places to take a rest when it all becomes too much. Pillows not required, oversized book bags to lean on encouraged. Scenic Route If you want to take in the fresh air and feel the warmth [...]
Posted on 03. Jul, 2012 by Franklyn.
July is here and Independence Day is right around the corner. All over the nation people are preparing for the holiday, but what events can you attend locally to get into the holiday spirit? GAINESVILLE AREA July 3rd A Gainesville tradition, Fanfares and Fireworks allows the residents of the city to gather at the bandshell [...]
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 19. Jun, 2012 by Anne.
It’s a small place located on University Avenue, just minutes away from the University of Florida campus – Bistro 1245 – the convenient lunch spot that features sophisticated dishes; but, still meets a college student’s budget. Lunch and dinner items range from about $7 to $15 – each unique in flavor and carefully prepared to [...]
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 [...]