Tag Archives: University Avenue

Tiny bug, big problem

If you’ve driven near the University of Florida campus this week, you may have thought the circus was in town. That’s because several buildings near University Avenue have been tented for termites. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with University of Florida assistant to the associate vice president for student affairs …

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Practice fire helps new recruits get their feet wet

Gainesville Fire Rescue is conducting a live fire training burn today at a home on the 1700 block of University Avenue. Captain Joseph Hill says this allows their new recruits to get hands-on experience. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/HILLHOUSE2.mp3] Small fire simulations took place this morning, and the large scale simulation will begin at …

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Parade marches Gator spirit downtown

The Gator Nation has come together along the streets of University Avenue.  WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mackey says no time was spared getting a good seat for today’s parade. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/SHAUNAVOICER.mp3] WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says crowds along the street mean Gator merchandise flying off the shelves. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/BETHVOICER1.mp3]

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Main Street work continues in Gainesville

The Florida Department of Transportation will continue its move down mainstreet today. Main Street from south of University Avenue to south of South First Avenue is now closed for the project expected to last approximately six weeks. FDOT will be taking out the old asphalt and bricks so underground utility …

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