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Old Florida Birding and Nature Festival

Registration for the Gainesville “Old Florida” Birding and Nature Festival is now open! The events and activities will take place April 18th-20th, 2014. Programs will feature birding and nature photography tours and paddling trips to our local springs and the Suwanee, Santa Fe and Ock
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Spotlighting Melrose: An Arts Town Among The Lakes!

Last evening I drove out to Melrose on the invitation of my friend, Anne Gilroy, who was beating the bushes to gather more folks for a community contra dance held in the old church hall. Driving east out of Gville the October sunset lit the landscape like a Herzog painting; the farms,
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Entrepreneurial dreams simmering with help of Blue Oven Kitchens

Creating products at Blue Oven Kitchens’ facility, with its array of cooking appliances, allows people to get their business running with fewer risks because they can always just quit renting the space if they decide to end their venture. Interested entrepreneurs can focus on gr
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