The Buzz

Written By: Erica Brown


STYLEDWEL, a Gainesville-based medical device company specializing in the development of LEGG-INNS urinary bag cover and BAGG-INS urinary collection bag tote, announced its new agreement with Amerinet Choice. The partnership looks to provide Amerinet’s acute and non-acute care members with access to STYLEDWEL’s portfolio of products. In a company press release, CEO Mary Marshall said, “As STYLEDWEL expands its line of products and continues to bring our innovative product portfolio to new markets, I am excited to complement our expansion model with our new partnership.”

The Hippodrome Theatre announced a new partnership with branding agency 160over90. In a press release, creative director of 160over90, Greg Ash, said, “160over90 is thrilled to partner with the Hippodrome. We look forward to applying our experience with cultural institutions across the country to build a new brand for our neighbor and one of Gainesville’s most significant cultural icons.”

The City of Gainesville has launched engageGNV, a virtual town hall that seeks to provide additional communication between the City of Gainesville and the public on important community topics. engageGNV will periodically open topics for online discussion to seek community feedback on important issues. Topics can be viewed at

Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza is set to open its third location in Gainesville. The restaurant will take over the former Beef O’Brady’s location at the Holiday Inn on 13th Street and University Avenue. Joel Mills, co-owner of Piesanos, said the location should be ready by August.

In a press release, Mills also stated the new location’s beer selection will be much larger than that of the other two Gainesville locations and will include over 40 craft drafts as well as many more offerings by the bottle.

University of Florida’s Athletic Association has been ranked sixth nationally among athletic department revenues for public colleges and universities earned in 2013 by a USA Today study. With total revenue reaching $130,011,244, UF ranks just behind Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Michigan and Ohio State. Of the year’s total revenue, $48 million was marked as contributions with another $41.8 million in rights and licensing. $24.6 million came from ticket sale revenue.





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