Gainesville Times

Inside The Times, ep 28: Making the Gainesville square better

February 26, 2019

Is the Gainesville square about to get more fun? A few business owners hope so as they launch the Gainesville Business Coalition.

The group, most of them business owners on the Gainesville square, are banding together to bring more events downtown after the relocation of the Spring Chicken Festival and Beach Bash.

But it hasn’t been all fun and games, as the group was started out of frustration with Main Street Gainesville, a city-affiliated group charged with promoting downtown through events, advertising and social media. Have the two groups reconciled their differences? Check out our latest story and listen to this episode.

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