As Alexandra Olson walked into Bo Diddley Plaza on Saturday afternoon, a tear came to her eye. The 2017 Gainesville Pride Festival was Olson’s first ever LGBT pride event after coming out as a bisexual woman. The Gainesville Pride Festival kicked off with a noon parade from Seventh Street to Bo Diddley Community Plaza. The … Continue reading The Politics and Positivity of the Gainesville Pride Festival
As Gainesville bounces back from the effects of Hurricane Irma, the Alachua County Humane Society (ACHS) is organizing to relocate over 360 animals that were temporarily fostered over the weekend. In a Facebook post made on Sept. 7, the ACHS called for emergency foster homes to house animals during Hurricane Irma. The only requirement … Continue reading Alachua County Humane Society helps animals before and after Hurricane Irma
As students return to town to start the school year, Gainesville brands Always True Co. and Best of Gainesville are gearing up for the first annual Trueville Day Fest this Sunday August 27 at High Dive. From 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Trueville will boast a day of music, food, art, skate and culture. Tickets … Continue reading Trueville Fest kicks off this Sunday
Check out the blog I made for my photojournalism study abroad class in Berlin. I'll be posting more photos from the trip soon.
If you've been wondering why Gainesville Grind has been MIA, stop wondering! I am currently studying abroad in Berlin taking a photojournalism class. I am taking tons of pictures, having great adventures, and dealing with terrible wifi. Part of my class is to post on a blog, which you can check out here. I'll most likely add … Continue reading Some updates!
Ready for a pre-finals shopping spree? This Sunday April 9, look no further than the Gainesville Indie Flea market. Every second Sunday of the month, the Gainesville Indie Flea market sets up shop at the Historic Old Gainesville Depot from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Gainesville Indie Flea showcases 40 vendors, artists and small-business owners … Continue reading The Gainesville Indie Flea market pops up at the Depot
A couple hours before the drag show starts, Kelly Kelly smokes a cigarette outside of the University Club (UC), at 18 E University Ave. She hasn’t shaved her beard yet, and she only has makeup applied to the top half of her face. She sits in a tank top, basketball shorts and flip-flops, answering interview questions … Continue reading Q&A with the University Club’s Kelly Kelly
Coming up real soon, I'll be posting a Q&A with Gainesville's Kelly Kelly, a drag queen at the University Club. Until then, enjoy a video of her performing:
Every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Bo Diddley Plaza hosts the Union Street Farmers Market. With live music, local food and fresh produce for sale, the Farmers Market has something for everyone. For a taste of the market’s variety, check out these Farmers Market regulars: Radha’s Kitchen Since last year, Radha Dainton has … Continue reading 5 Farmers Market regulars to check out
Craving a cappuccino? Interested in a frappe? Wyatt’s Coffee doesn’t offer any of those drinks but it is the just place for you. Forget the foam and ditch the syrup. It’s time to explore the lighter side of dark coffee. Tucked away in the back of the Roberts’ Stadium Club on 18th St., Wyatt’s Coffee is … Continue reading Wyatt’s Coffee serves local coffee with a side of nitrogen