Autumn Roseberry looks up from her plate during the pie eating contest, mouth covered in crumbs and nose covered in blood. Roseberry cut her nose on the pie tin, but continued to chow on, taking first place in the women’s category.
Emmy, an 11-week-old German shepherd, rests outside Half Cork’d in downtown Gainesville with owners Kim and Rich Heiss. They bring Emmy downtown every day. “We’re trying to get her more accustomed to people,” she said.