High art in low places

I love this town. Listen, I like a good art gallery/museum as much as anybody. But sometimes you gotta go…

University Avenue redo

Low-speed zones are a key solution for effective speed management. And by supporting safe active travel, these zones reap a…

He found truth in art

Angela was taken twice in 1619, once by slave traders and later by pirates who hijacked the ship that carried…

Our sidewalks are broken

Robert Pearce harbors the quaint notion that public sidewalks ought to be available to, you know, the public. And so…

Yes, sidewalks matter

Lately I’ve been thinking about Gainesville’s sidewalks. (And before you say it, yes I do have a life.) On my…

Diplomacy GNV style

Listen. If you haven’t been to City Hall recently you really ought to drop by. Out on the front lawn…

What’s going on here?

I was out and about this morning taking a lot of photos for a forthcoming blog about the atrocious state…

Ron’s magical mystery tour

You’ve been to Orlando to see the Big Mouse. Check. And you consumed an industrial-sized tropical drink in a neon…

Our best kept secrets

This is something I wrote some time back. But since we’re getting into summer and some of us may still…

The ‘Glades on a bet

Here’s one of my favorite stories about how the old Florida “Pork Choppers” did “bidness.” One day in 1947, a…