Podcasts

Gainesville Music History Book Wins Florida Book Award

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, two Eagles (Bernie Leadon and Don Felder), and Stephen Stills: all in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and all started making music in Gainesville in the 1960s. Musician Marty Jourard (The Motels) was there and tells the story in his award-winning book, "Music Everywhere: The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town" (2016, University Press of Florida).

Read More »

From WUFT News

Business Property Owners Object To Removing Public Parking

A group of residential and business property owners are objecting to Collier Companies’ proposal for a license agreement giving them exclusive use of city parking lot #2. The owners, situated in the Pleasant Street Historic District, cite issues with parking, lack of fair policy and transparency, and putting private gain above public benefit as reasons to object to the city of Gainesville leasing lot #2 to Collier Companies.

Read More »

Recent Posts