A Checklist For Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Midtown

Chances are you are already wearing green in preparation of St. Patrick’s Day this Friday. If you do not consider yourself a celebrator of this ironically American-obsessed holiday, then you are free to stop reading. As for the rest (and the majority) of Gainesville, we have prepared for you an exhaustive checklist of how to …

Grub’s Guide to Celebrating Your 21st Birthday in Downtown Gainesville

The days of chugging Skol and memorizing the address on your fake ID are over. Forget the under band and forget the bouncer who wouldn’t let you in at mid, it’s time to party. This golden age is possibly the most important stage of your life. Who cares about voting, this legal drinking age arrives …

Grub Approved Recipe: Blueberry Elderflower Cocktail

The holidays are long past, but the Gainesville air still inherits the chills of winter. What can warm your tummy in the brutal cold that North Central Florida experiences (please get the blatant sarcasm)? Nothin’ hits the spot like Vodka and blueberries! Try this Drool Worthy Daily cocktail for a delightful twist on a classic …

Winter-Inspired Cocktails for The Holiday Season

Most people may not realize it, but winter is the perfect season (and reason) for drinking absurd amounts of alcohol, especially since the holidays tend to be rough for some of us. You might be stressed because you waited last minute to do your holiday shopping, you’re probably pissed that the weather is bipolar here …

Best of Gainesville: Boozy Dessert Drinks

We all know that desserts spelled backwards is ‘stressed’, and we also know that when we’re stressed we naturally want to drink. Therefore, it only makes sense to combine the best of both worlds. Now that Fall is upon us (and swimsuit season is slowly fading in the horizon), we can guiltlessly indulge in delectable …

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gainesville

Attention lovers of all things tequila, cerveza and queso. Cinco de Mayo is upon us. No, this is not Mexico’s Independence Day. You are getting hammered while wearing a sombrero, fake mustache and tri-colored poncho because this holiday is to celebrate the victory of the Mexican Army at the Battle of Puebla against the French. …

A Guide to Gainesville’s Best (Boozy) Brunch

Congratulations! You’ve made it to Sunday – a day designed for rest, relaxation and remembering all the crap you were supposed to do Friday and Saturday. Fret not friends, we’ve all been there. Whether you’re celebrating the start of a new week, looking for some eats before you hunker down at Club West or desperately …

3 Must-Try Cocktails from The Jones

While The Jones is best known for its inventive locally-sourced food and hip atmosphere, the beloved Gainesville restaurant is making big moves into the local cocktail scene. Sonny Wallace, who has mixed up magic behind the bar at both 2nd Street Speakeasy (R.I.P.) and Whiskey House, has joined The Jones’ team. Classically trained in fine …

The Sun Center: Studying, Sipping and Savoring

It’s midterm time. You’ve got several exams to study for, a paper due and a huge project that you feel will never be finished. You clear your entire Saturday schedule and dedicate it to a monster study session, yet when you get to the library, there’s no open seats and the atmosphere sucks. (Not to …

Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day in Gainesville

Tequila lovers rejoice; February 22 is National Margarita Day! Grab your favorite handle of the sweet agave nectar sent from the Gods, put on a sombrero and speak in only Spanglish. Prepare to be transported to good ol’ MÉHICOOO. First, the essentials. Know your shit about tequila. Made from the blue agave plant, it comes …