A change to Gainesville city policy may allow mobile food stands to stay open later-until 3 a.m. Although the current law mandating they close at 10 p.m. is loosely enforced, the extension would solidify food vendors as late night hot spots. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz went downtown where she spoke with the people who will decide the law and those who will be affected by it.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPFoodVendorsDowntownCUT.mp3]
Two housing complexes in midtown Gainesville — one a new, glitzy citadel of high living and high rent, the other a 86-year-old compound of communal chores and meals — are part of the old-versus-new housing shift happening along the periphery of UF, the state's top public university but one that attracts students from all socioeconomic classes.