Through an urban mirror

Listening, maybe it’s a result of living so long in a bucolic university city, but I’ve always been fascinated with … More

Oh the things I saw

Jill and I are visiting my daughter in Bethesda this weekend. I managed to duck out of a day of … More

The vision thing

Pegeen Hanrahan was working in the county environmental protection office when Gainesville Regional Utilities bought the old Gainesville Gas Company. … More

Oh sure, blame us

Why us world? I just want to know when The Sunshine State became the Scapegoat State. Blame Florida for screwing … More

Good enough for GNV?

In regard to the proposed redesigning of University Avenue: Ten years from now, maybe sooner, Gainesville will regret that we … More

Shades of Sebastian

Things I saw on my bike ride from Barefoot Bay to Sebastian. (Or really cool things you can do with … More

Bagging the depredators

Apparently the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission may increase the bag limit on black tip sharks because…..they are “depredators.” … More

GNV’s Greek Chorus

In the 1983 film “Local Hero” Burt Lancaster is a Texas oil billionaire with issues. Who hires an aversion therapist … More