Newsroom

Latest News from the City of Gainesville
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/6/2019

In observance of the Veterans Day holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/5/2019

Join the City of Gainesville for the Housing Discussion Series, hosted by the Housing & Community Development Division (HCD). The series intends to bring awareness to the nationwide housing crisis and engage our community in efforts to tackle housing challenges specific to the City of Gainesville. Through this series, residents and stakeholders will learn about high impact strategies that support housing that is affordable, and the public will have an opportunity to provide input on the city's housing needs.

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with Shake Rag Cultural Center, Inc., welcomes cast member of the famed television series “The Andy Griffith Show” and music legend Rodney Dillard to the next Jewel Box Concert at the Thomas Center on Thursday, Nov. 7. Guitarist Dillard will be joined by the Walker Brothers, which is comprised of Jarrod Walker, the mandolinist and member of the Claire Lynch Band; Tyler Walker, the guitarist and former member of the Sierra Hull Band and Corey Walker, who is a regular guest of Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, on banjo. The evening features dazzling instrumentals and vocals, along with stories from the set of “The Andy Griffith Show.”  Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert begins at 7 p.m. General admission is $20, and VIP seating is $30 at the door. Seating is limited, but tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.evansmediasource.com.

The City of Gainesville is hosting a series of public workshops to help inform the work of the newly created Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area (GCRA) over the course of the next ten years. The meetings will be held the week of November 4 in each of the four previous community redevelopment areas – Eastside, Fifth Ave Pleasant Street, Downtown and College Park University Heights.

The University of Florida’s World Music Ensembles present a “Free Fridays” concert at the Bo Diddley Plaza Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m.  The event features student and faculty musicians and dancers from UF’s College of the Arts.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/14/2019

The historic Porters neighborhood was the recent recipient of a 2019 American Planning Association Florida Project Award of Excellence for its "Neighborhoods as Community Assets" project.

The Savants of Soul play at “Free Fridays” on Friday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/10/2019

The City of Gainesville Wild Spaces & Public Places program, in conjunction with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Rotary Clubs of Gainesville Foundation, is pleased to announce that work has begun at Northside Park, located at 5701 NW 34th Blvd.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/8/2019

The City of Gainesville is hosting a series of public workshops to help inform the work of the newly created Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area (GCRA) over the course of the next 10 years. The series kick-off meeting is Monday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center, located at 837 SE Seventh Ave.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  ...  Go to Page: