Saturday 29th November 2014,
Michael Stone Online

Scenes from Berlin During World Cup

I‘m always so behind in the times on these things. Here are some shots from our last couple days in Berlin this past June, when the Germans tied Ghana 2-2 [Read More]

October 26, 2014 Photo, Sports, Travel & Culture
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Whiskey House Opens in Gainesville; Korean BBQ Coming Soon Downtown Gainesville’s newest bar, the upscale Whiskey House, is open for business on Southwest Second Avenue across from Loosey’s. “We’ve always dreamed of opening a bar in Gainesville,” said [Read More]

October 21, 2014 Business, Travel & Culture
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Waldo Speed Trap: Law Firm Preparing Class-Action Lawsuit Against City

Since I first received a speeding ticket in Waldo, Florida, and wrote about the shady practices of its police force last year, a lot has happened. Five officers told the [Read More]

October 17, 2014 Reflections
Homes for sale

Gainesville Realty Firm Targeting Foreign Buyers with Multilingual Hire

To capitalize on the expansive foreign-buyer portion of the real-estate market, Gainesville-based Pepine Realty hired Saveela Asad in September to spearhead the company’s new Global Division. “There’s a lot of [Read More]

October 17, 2014 Business
Celebrity Vegans

10 Surprise Celebrity Vegans

Whew, I’ve been so consumed by grad skool this semester that it’s sometimes hard to remember to breathe (hence the unfortunately stale homepage of yours truly’s blog). But I did want [Read More]

October 9, 2014 Nature & Wildlife, Vegan Living
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I Know What I Saw, Hofbrauhaus

Earlier this month, the Telegraph newspaper and some blogs followed up on a video I made from my summer trip to Germany. It shows a server at the famed Hofbrauhaus [Read More]

September 27, 2014 Business, Reflections, Travel & Culture

Vacant No More: Gainesville Warehouses Welcome Tenants

— In 2013, several warehouses in and around Gainesville were sitting empty. At one point last year, as many as 10 to a dozen of the available buildings — which [Read More]

September 2, 2014 Business
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Bernie Machen, U. Florida President, Accepts #IceBucketChallenge on First Day of School

Today is a good first day of school. As soon as I got on the campus of the University of Florida, I saw President Bernie Machen getting ice water dumped [Read More]

August 25, 2014 Journalism/Communications, Sports