The Fun Isn’t Over if You’re Sober: Alcohol-Free Fun in Gainesville

By: Joshua Klafter As a bustling college town crammed with over 50,000 students, Gainesville is well-known for its bar and clubbing scenes. Whether it be the jam-packed Midtown or varied Downtown, having a good time in the swamp is most commonly associated with drinking. As someone who isn’t yet 21, I, unfortunately, can’t partake in this staple pastime. Luckily, Gainesville does offer alternatives for individuals … Continue reading The Fun Isn’t Over if You’re Sober: Alcohol-Free Fun in Gainesville

Impress Yourself: Artwork to Jazz Up Your Interior

by Jennifer Hernandez Art is around us everywhere. Books frequently reference Michelangelo’s masterpieces, pop culture doesn’t tire of Andy Warhol’s “Marilyn Diptych” and the “Mona Lisa” seems to have a doppelganger in every decade. But art goes beyond what we see in mass media. People can showcase and examine it in intimate settings to stir emotion, inspire creativity and fuel motivation. If you love color … Continue reading Impress Yourself: Artwork to Jazz Up Your Interior

Get to Know Gainesville: David Astor

by Laici Little When I heard that there was a guy in Gainesville who was starting an indie bookstore, I knew exactly who I was going to talk to for this week’s blog. Luckily, although the Broken Shelves hasn’t officially opened its doors yet, there was a small meet and greet held on Friday. David Astor, the man behind the project, was definitely as cool as one would … Continue reading Get to Know Gainesville: David Astor