Why Greater Gainesville? John Mitchell

Owner, John Isaacs Clothing Moved to Gainesville to raise their children in a smaller, caring community, that has all of the advantages of a larger city. What about Greater Gainesville stood out when compar...

Why Greater Gainesville? Kathleen Joseph

Owner, Kathleen Joseph & Associates, LLC Came to Greater Gainesville in August 2002 when she started undergraduate studies at UF What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other ...

Why Greater Gainesville? Joleen Cacciatore Miller

CSEE, Executive Director at Gainesville Sports Commission Came to Greater Gainesville in the summer of 2006 What is something you wish you knew before moving here? I wish I knew more about the North Centra...

Why Greater Gainesville? Ed Poppell

Vice President Emeritus, University of Florida Administrator for Historic St. Augustine Came to Greater Gainesville in June of 1971 What is your favorite local food? Anything seafood and, in particular, th...

Why Greater Gainesville? Mary Wise

Gator Volleyball Head Coach      So much of a coach’s job — and success — is based on recruiting. How successful can we be convincing 15 and 16 year-olds (yes, that’s how early we recruit) to make the most imp...

Why Greater Gainesville? Joe Cirulli

Owner and President, Gainesville Health & Fitness      It all started with a set of Mighty Mouse weights when I was nine years old and I have been hooked on health and fitness ever since. Fast forward 10 y...

Why Greater Gainesville? Brittany Ferguson

Rebel Support Leader, Nerd Fitness  Came to Gainesville in June of 2004 to attend UF What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other options? The University offered the degree and ...

Why Greater Gainesville? Brian Jose

Director, University of Florida Performing Arts Came to Greater Gainesville in 2015 What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other options? I tell anyone that will listen to me th...

10 Destinations Within Driving Distance

When it’s time for vacation, people all over the world picture sandy beaches, palm trees swaying in the breeze and color schemes that gently scream “tropical paradise.” Few people are lucky enough to live in Fl...

List of Parks and Recreation Areas 2018

Recreation & Neighborhood Parks Alachua Lions Club Downtown Park 15120 Main St. Alachua, FL 32615   Albert “Ray” Massey (Westside) Park 1001 NW 34th St. Gainesville, FL 32605 &nbs...