Asbury Park Apartments


Asbury Park Apartments is Luxury Living at Its Finest.  Located just 2.6 miles west of I-75 off Archer Road, you will be conveniently located to many hot spots in Gainesville.  Asbury Park is close to Haile Village Center and Kanapaha Middle School, as well as a Publix shopping strip with shops and restaurants.

This is a gated community with professional on-site management.  Non-stacked, one story units with no neighbors above or below you with optional private attached garages with direct entry to your apartment.  These large floor plans offer full-sized washer and dryers, large walk-in closets, screened-in patio with storage, with monitored alarm systems available. Other great amenities include 24 hour fitness center with sauna, outdoor tennis & basketball courts, playground, and within walking distance to “A” rated schools.

This is a beautiful community that you will love to call home.  To find out more about Asbury Park, call 352-327-9085.


“In The Heights” February 28-March 3

“In The Heights” – the Tony Award winning musical set in New York City’s upper Westside Washington Heights explores three days in the characters’ lives.  Four performances include a Saturday matinee, mesh hip-swaying rhythms of three musical generations.  A full orchestra, state of the art lighting/sound, and custom built sets showcase the PK Yonge award winning Performing Arts Program in this family friendly performance.

PK Yonge School: 1080 SW 11th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601

Times: Friday, February 28 at 7:00pm; Saturday, March 2 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm; Sunday, March 3 at 2:00pm

For ticket prices and availability visit:

Office telephone: 352-392-1850

Hampton Oaks Apartments

Hampton Oaks Apartments is an elegant community located at 124 SW 62nd Street in Gainesville, FL.   Centrally located within minutes of the Oaks Mall, NFRMC, Santa Fe College, the University of Florida, and Shand’s Hospital.  Hampton Oaks offers both traditional leases as well as individual leases giving their residents plenty of options.  Choose from 2 or 3 bedroom Luxury style apartments with lots of amenities and lots of options to choose from.

Some of the amenities offered are: Beautiful Clubhouse with Fitness Center, Swimming Pool and Hot Tub, Walk-In Closets, Washer and Dryer in EVERY apartment, 100% Solar Powered Clubhouse, New Loaded Game Room with Billiards and Flat Panel TV, Business Center, Pest Control, Pets Welcomed, Pet Park, Free Wi-Fi at Clubhouse and Pool, Picnic Area.

Give them a call or visit online to see what Hampton Oaks has to offer.

124 SW 62nd Street, Gainesville, FL     Phone: 352-448-4953


Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History 1939-1949

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When: Saturday, February 23, 2013  2:00pm – 4:00pm

Daniel Haulman, coauthor, discusses the training and accomplishments of the only black American military pilots in World War II using captioned photographs free lecture.  Critical support roles of doctors, nurses, mechanics, navigators, parachute riggers, and weathermen all contributed to the success of the Airman.


Alachua County Library, Millhopper Branch  3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32608



Fat Tuscan Cafe

The Fat Tuscan Cafe

Italian ambiance permeates the three intimate dining rooms of the Fat Tuscan Cafe housed in the 1908 Vidal house bordering Gainesville’s Historic Downtown District.  The menu centers around fresh, wholesome food, prepared slowly with fresh ingredients for bold flavors.  Beautiful weather entices diners to enjoy lunch or dinner in the courtyard.  Live music enhances one’s dining pleasure on Friday nights from 6:30 p.m.

Catering or private-in-house events are availalbe to accomodate client entertaining needs.

Cooking classes: this fun, hands-on learning opportunity expands one’s knowledge and skill in the kitchen.  Classes begin Feb 9.  See the full class schedule and details at

725 NE 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601   352.505.5648

Gourmet Cooking Glasses at Take Away Gourmet

Impress guests, friends and family by developing your confident gourmet skills.  Class features low-fat, low-carb French cuisine including French Onion Soup, One-Pan Ratatouille, Chicken Francais, Caramelized Apples in Phyllo Nest.  Can bring your own wine for sampling and apron for protection.  Age suitability: teens and up – Class fee $35.

When: February 20, 2013  6:00pm – 8:30pm

352.374.4433.  Check on-going class schedule at:

Take Away Gourmet – 3550 SW 34th Street, Suite M, Gainesville, FL 32608

Hunters Crossing Apartments

Hunters Crossing Apartments offers the luxury living you are looking for.  With captivating interior and exterior amenities, Hunters Crossing will be the last stop on your search.

Built in Northwest Gainesville to harbor the ultimate professional homestead, this CMC property offers one, two and three bedroom floor plans each outfitted with different upgraded options to customize your new home.  From optional dens to garages, you choose what traditional or contemporary setting is right for you.

The grounds are perfectly landscaped and after a hard day’s work, why go anywhere else but home to relax with a pristine swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna.

Some of the amenities offered are: Pool, Spa, Sauna, State of the Art Fitness Facility, Garages, Patios, Fireplaces and Tile Floors, Cathedral Ceilings, Controlled Access, Walking Distance to Restaurants, Publix & CVS, Monitored Intrusion Alarms.

Address: 4830 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL    Phone: 352.562.0116

6th Annual Fine Art Fair @ Tioga Town Center – February 15-17th

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The works of 100 plus artists from around north Florida and the state will beckon art lovers and collectors in oil, acrylic, watercolor paintings, fiber, ceramics, glass, jewerly, mixed-media, photography and wood.  This family friendly art fair includes musical performances throughout the weekend.  Children will delight in the activities just for them.  Tioga food venues and fair food vendors will satisfy your taste buds.  Visual art enriches life.

February 15, 16th, and 17th.  Hours: Friday 5:00-9:00 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Spyglass Apartments


Today’s featured apartment community is Spyglass Apartments.  Located at 701 SW 62nd Blvd, Spyglass offers student living with space to breathe and is within minutes to the University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Oaks Mall, NFRMC, and Shands Hospital.  Overlooking Sugarfoot Prairie, Spyglass has one, two and three bedroom floor plans.

Furnished or unfurnished units are available and our individual leases make sharing an apartment hassle free.  This gated community has an on-site computer lab making work and study convenient.  A swimming pool, as well as a fitness center, are also available for your use at your leisure.

Controlled entrance to the premises and an  RTS Bus stop are even more reasons to live at Spyglass.   Some of the amenities offered are: individual leases, furnished units, modern fitness facility, computer/study room, monitored intrusion alarms, gated dog park, every unit is an End Unit, Utility and Entertainment packages available, swimming pool, whirlpool, tennis courts, volleyball, and basketball.

Give them a call today to schedule your tour. 352.745.3908.


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Gainesville Apartment and Condominium Guide, 96th Edition, Spring 2013

Our cover community is Spyglass Apartments, located at 701 SW 62nd Blvd, Gainesville FL.  This is a student living community with lots of space and great amenities that busy students are looking for.   Their phone number is 352.745.3908.  Give them a call today and fall in love with Spyglass.