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    Wyatt’s Coffee Brings Black Coffee Brewing to Midtown

    There are plenty of reasons why coffee is a good thing: it’ll wake you up, help you start your day, then keep you up for that paper due the next morning. But sometimes, all that sugar and sweetener can take away from the bold, colorful flavors of the coffee bean itself. Midtown’s newest addition, Wyatt’s Coffee, specializes in brewing black coffee. While ...

    On December 1, 2016 / By
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    Making an Impact: A Gainesville Volunteer Guide

    Whether it be social endeavors, food and drink indulgences, academic accomplishments or professional success, we are constantly searching for avenues to happiness and fulfillment. Yet one key component that is often overlooked for those with a busy schedule is the selfless and rewarding act of serving others. Often times life gets in the way as we try to balance full-time school or ...

    On November 29, 2016 / By
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    Dance Like Nobody’s Watching: Doowutchyalike at The Atlantic

    Dancing, high energy, good tunes and an even better time are the pillars of Gainesville’s Thursday night dance event at The Atlantic, Doowutchyalike. The upbeat but relaxed environment make it a spot for all sorts of fun. Since 2004, Doowutchyalike has provided a fun and safe environment for people to express themselves. As the name suggests, this dance event aims to remain ...

    On November 28, 2016 / By
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    #LaunchTheScene: Your Local Artist Roundup

    From experimental galleries and pop-up art markets to graffiti expos and esteemed studio residency programs, Gainesville continues to deliver and grow its dynamic art scene, fueled by the community and university alike. Check out our local artist roundup and come support Gainesville’s emerging visual and performance artists who will be showcasing their work at tomorrow’s launch party. Carrie Martinez Self-described as a visionary ...

    On November 17, 2016 / By
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    #LaunchTheScene: Local DJs to Collaborate at Depot Park

    Sometimes, there’s nothing more satisfying than an electronic beat and a hyped-up bass drop. Luckily for the Gainesville community, DJ Stryzer and DJ Dunstan Wallace can be considered professionals when it comes to mixing music that’ll make you dance. On Thursday, November 17th, both DJs will be performing at The Boxcar at Depot Park for GainesvilleScene’s Launch Party, which will celebrate the ...

    On November 16, 2016 / By
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    #LaunchTheScene: Your Beauty Roundup

    Some may say that beauty is only skin deep, but when it comes to avani and Nirvana Bath and Body, the passion behind these products is layers beyond the surface.  Avani creator and owner Brianna Cryar says that the purpose behind her company came with extensive research and the belief behind the benefits that can only come from a truly organic product. ...

    On November 16, 2016 / By
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    #LaunchTheScene: Next Stop, Depot Park

    The screams of slowing steel pierced the surrounding air as the cargo holder halted before the warehouse. Its contents were sorted and stored and the boxcars came and went. As years passed passengers loaded and left, some sorted just the same. During a time where our country flirted with rebellion while headed in the direction of pursuing civil rights, the Old Gainesville ...

    On November 15, 2016 / By
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    #LaunchTheScene: Your Grub and Drink Roundup

    No matter the obscure craving, Gainesville’s food and drink scene never fails to satisfy. On Thursday, November 17th, a handful of our local favorites will be gathering at Depot Park in celebration of GainesvilleScene’s launch and change in ownership. Stop by to sample some grub and complimentary brews from the local names that have come to define Hogtown’s finest fare. Cilantro Tacos Known ...

    On November 14, 2016 / By
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    #LaunchTheScene: VOWLS to Perform at Depot Park

    Gainesville’s music scene is one that continuously unearths hidden gems and talent within it. Local band (V)OWLS, also known as VOWLS is one of those gems. VOWLS will be taking their comforting, unique sounds to Depot Park in celebration of both the city and GainesvilleScene’s change in ownership at the November 17th launch party. “Imagine all of your best friends— the ones ...

    On November 9, 2016 / By
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    Movement as a Metaphor: Ecstatically Dancing at Aurora

    Since opening its doors in 2015, Aurora Healing Arts Center and its vibrant community has been a powerful conductor in Gainesville for healing, creativity and strikingly immersive experiences. Mat Chandler, the man behind Aurora, has beautifully crafted a space for acceptance and expression through mediums like yoga, meditation, breath work and various ceremonies that leave participants with an undeniable sense of connectedness and ...

    On October 30, 2016 / By
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    Startup Weekend: Test Your Idea in Tampa

    From the recent developments of Innovation Square to hackathons, coworking spaces, networking events, and a growing pool of talent, Gainesville has become a pressure-cooker for innovation and creativity that has carved itself a unique and vibrant startup scene. With Startup Weekend Gainesville being pushed back to February, Startup Weekend Tampa is here to fuel and test Gainesville’s barrel of ideas November 11th-13th. ...

    On October 29, 2016 / By
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    First Magnitude Holds Brewery Yoga Classes to Benefit Freshwater Springs

    Local brewery First Magnitude is raising a glass to yoga and the local freshwater springs. Throughout the months of August to December, the craft brewery will be hosting weekly Sunday yoga classes with all donations benefiting springs protection, including the Springs Eternal Project. The Springs Eternal Project aims to help celebrate and preserve the natural springs throughout North Florida – an area ...

    On October 27, 2016 / By
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    Locochino to Preview Hulaween Set with Just Neighbors at Free Loosey’s Show

    Join Locochino and Just Neighbors this Tuesday at Loosey’s for eclectic, local tunes on the house. In anticipation of this weekend’s Suwannee Hulaween Festival, Locochino will be previewing their festival set. The self-described progressive rock, alternative jam band will be gearing up for the event by sharing their tunes and festival-ready, high energy with the local music scene first. “We’re looking forward ...

    On October 25, 2016 / By
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    Home-Grown Duo Bells and Robes Plays at The Atlantic on the Road to Hulaween

    Comprised of Luke Sipka and Dean Spaniol, the electronic duo Bells and Robes embodies their motto that “one should see sound.” With hypnotic melodies and ambient sounds, Bells and Robes’ music seems to emulate a dream-state of sorts. The group combines the high-energy, electronic sounds of a dance DJ with the contrasting sounds of a jam band set, resulting in an easy-on-the-ears, ...

    On October 18, 2016 / By
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    The Official DNC Round Up

    From July 25th-28th, the Democrats held their presidential convention, the Democratic National Convention (DNC), at the birthplace of the U.S., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over the course of four days, the Dems gathered to nominate their presidential and vice presidential candidates, and listen to party leaders, presidents, activists and celebrities give speeches and extol the Dem platform. But before the DNC even started, the ...

    On August 3, 2016 / By