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Month: August 2017

Where To Eat In Gainesville With Kids

Where To Eat In Gainesville With Kids


boy eating breakfastThere are so many options when looking for a good place to eat in Gainesville but we picked some great family friendly options that run the gamut from pizza and southern fare to sushi and popsicles.

Satchels Pizza

If you are visiting Gainesville with kids Satchels Pizza is not to be missed.  This pizza joint offers amazing pizza, calzone and salads all served in a whimsical and quirky setting.  When you travel with kids you never know what will be that experience that provides them with a magical memory, that one thing that they will be telling their friends at school on Monday and one of those Wow! moments for my 7 year old was eating his lunch in a table inside a classic VW bus!

Satchels Gainesville

Satchels Pizza in Gainesville. Photo: Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz, all rights reserved.

While we waited for our order the kids burned some energy in the playground and after our meal we all checked out the kitschy junk museum in the back.  The frosting on the cake was checking out the dessert menu through an old time viewfinder! read more

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Signs of eye damage from staring at solar eclipse

Signs of eye damage from staring at solar eclipse

Local ophthalmologists expect to see a few patients who might have injured to their eyes by staring at the sun during Monday’s solar eclipse.

Called solar retinopathy, the injury occurs when the sun rays damage the retina, a layer of light-sensitive cells in the back of the eye.

Patients may lose…

Five great iOS apps for contractors

Five great iOS apps for contractors

Five great iOS apps for contractors


Let’s face it: If you’re not using your iPhone to “life hack” – that is, take a shortcut in a novel way to boost productivity or save time – you’re missing out big time. That small-ish Apple computer in your pocket can do a lot – more than you probably think.


Contractors throughout the country are increasingly turning to low-cost mobile apps to help with everyday tasks, at a time when the construction industry has been slow to adopt time-saving technologies, according to the 5th Annual Construction Technology Report, a study co-developed by Texas A&M University.


Here are five affordable, top-rated iOS apps for contractors that will help make the workday a little easier:


  1. Fieldwire by Fieldwire (


Fieldwire is an easy-to-use task management app designed by construction professionals for construction professionals. The free trial version is ideal for small teams, and allows contractors to view and share blueprints, create and delegate task lists and track issues. In-app upgrades offer additional project management features. read more