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Dry Wrought Cider hosts a soft opening at Fourth Avenue Food Park Oct. 20.
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Gluten-free cider is brought to Gainesville's Fourth Avenue Food Park

Disillusioned by the small market for dietary friendly alcohol, Ben Stone with his 34-year-old best friend and brother-in-law, Dale Tanner, began home-brewing to compensate for the lack of options Gainesville offered them at the time. Just short of a decade later, the Stones and Tanner would bring one of the biggest breweries for gluten-free and vegan cider to Gainesville: Dry Wrought Cider. 


Servers work behind the counter at the Pink Flamingo Diner on Sunday Oct. 1, 2023.
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Historic High Springs restaurant facing foreclosure

Residents may have to say goodbye to historic High Springs restaurants because the Community State Bank is foreclosing the Pink Flamingo Diner and Great Outdoors Restaurant. The bank is seeking over $2 million in damages in addition to lawyers’ fees, interest on the loan and reclamation of the properties. 


James Lee, co-founder of Mr. Cow Corndog, serves customers at Midpoint Park Eatery on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023.
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Corn Dogs by Mr. Cow brings Korean corn dogs to Gainesville

Fruity Pebbles, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and crispy potato fries are not typically the first toppings that come to mind when ordering a corn dog. However, the new local food truck Corn Dogs by Mr. Cow has reinvented the traditional idea of a corn dog, taking inspiration from South Korea through its sweet and savory combination of sugar-coated and spicy toppings with chewy fresh dough, beef and stringy mozzarella. 


Sublime Tacos is seen on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
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Sublime Tacos announces relocation at the end of June

On May 9, Sublime Tacos announced its plans to close its 4th Ave Food Park location and move to a drive-thru-only location at 1818 NE Waldo Road in East Gainesville. The announcement gives hope to East Gainesville residents who are excited to see more food options moving to their side of town.



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