Category Travel

UF entrepreneur serves curry in honor of Greenberg

This story was originally published on page 4 of the Alligator.

Parker Van Hart didn’t go to his friend and Grooveshark founder Josh Greenberg’s memorial service.

Instead, Van Hart, 48, served people in South Africa with curry and business smarts. When Van Hart heard about his friend’s death, he cooked the curry he used to make at the now-defunct Tasty Buddha, a local favorite of Greenberg’s.


Gainesville has shortest commute time in state

This story was originally published on page 1 of the Alligator.

Oswaldo Reina takes the bus to work at the Rawlings POD Market at least three times a week.

“I’d rather ride a bus than buy a decal,” the UF construction engineering graduate student said.

More travelers on the road this Fourth of July weekend

This story was originally published on page 1 of the Alligator.

Maria Cirillo will drive more than 200 miles from Jacksonville to Fort Pierce to visit with her family for the Fourth of July.

She’ll eat hot dogs, hamburgers and “something festive,” like red, white and blue cupcakes.

UF alumna enters jet-setter contest, hopes to be youngest woman to travel world

This story was originally published on the Alligator’s website.

Callie Pitman doesn’t have a bucket list.

Instead, the 26-year-old UF alumna’s spiral-bound, Vera Bradley journal holds her life list.

“I don’t want to be afraid of dying,” the Florida native said. “I want to experience the moments that I have while I’m living and just take what I can as I can.”