Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation is an educational conservation facility that rescues exotic animals in need. Carson Springs also has a rehabilitation license for native wildlife, and supports conservation of endangered species. The facility is home to over 25 different animal species and adheres to strict safety protocols to provide the animals with the best living … Continue reading Feeling Wild?
Taco bout love. Who would’ve thought a traffic jam would be the stepping stone to Cilantro Tacos? Back in 2013, Nareth Meth and his son were sitting in San Diego traffic, decided enough was enough, packed up and moved to Newberry, and the rest is history. Cilantro taco is a quant, modest restaurant in Newberry. … Continue reading Cilantro Tacos
The University of Florida is home to the largest occupied bat houses in North America. Estimates vary on just how many bats live on campus, from as many as 300,000, to between 100,000 to 200,000, but what is certain is that there are more bats on campus than you will see anywhere else. We went … Continue reading UF Bat Houses – World’s largest occupied bat house!
La Tienda first opened in 2000. Since then the owners have dedicated themselves to serving the Gainesville community with authentic Mexican dishes. Customers have the opportunity to try over 55 different choices. Some of the dishes include tacos dorados, enchiladas, and soups and stews. Today, the location attracts people from around the Gainesville community. If … Continue reading Local Mexican Restaurant, La Tienda, offers authentic dishes and a hidden Spanish Market!
The Dance Alive National Ballet opened up its new season with “Meet the Dancers” at the Cade Museum on Oct. 6th, offering a taste of the diverse performances the professional group will display through spring. The glass doors of the Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention open to a fizzing crowd, with hors d'oeuvres and … Continue reading Dance Alive National Ballet Begins New Season with Exciting Programs
Leonardo’s By the Slice is good. Like can’t stop, hurts to breathe from being so full and happy good. Is it worth it? Yes. Would I do it again? Considering I have no self-control, more than likely. If you have never been to Leonardo’s By the Slice, I highly suggest you go. Their slices are … Continue reading Leonardo’s By the Slice
Every Wednesday, 52 weeks of the year, rain or shine, the cobblestone streets of Bo Diddley Plaza become a hub for local culture at downtown Gainesville’s Union Street Farmers Market. From 4 p.m. through 7 p.m., white tents teeming with local music, good deals and even better eats, decorate the space. The Union Street Farmers … Continue reading Union Street Farmers Market
Gainesville favorite, Satchel’s Pizza, offers a unique atmosphere and a variety of flavorful pizza and has been featured in Buzzfeed as one of “18 pizza joints to try before you die” (they came in at number six). Recently, a few of us at #BTSGainesville stopped by our favorite pizza joint to enjoy a meal. Most … Continue reading Satchel’s Pizza- A Gainesville tradition
Located at 325 Williston Road, Sweetwater Wetlands Park is a great place to soak up Florida’s sunshine and become one with nature, all while exploring any of their three walking trails. Visitors can explore over three-and-a-half miles of beautiful views of swamplands and ponds and the animals that habitat them. It’s a great way to … Continue reading Sweetwater Wetlands Park