The size and scope of a community’s controversy is relative. A bigger city like Gainesville can become divided over things like tax hikes, biomass and bike paths, but Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alex de Armas reports in High Springs, an antebellum style gazebo has people talking and feelings stirred up.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/FINALdeArmasgazebowrap.mp3]
Four downtown Gainesville spaces have held at least 13 tenants over the past eight years. WUFT News explored their recent histories to see what's going right for survivors as well as where others stumbled.