October 16, 2018

Both sides offer arguments on Clearwater aquarium issue

CLEARWATER — Residents at Tuesday night’s public forum heard rivaling predictions about Clearwater’s future if voters approve a possible lease for a new $160 million aquarium.

Officials with Clearwater Marine Aquarium described 1 million or more people a year converging on downtown to see movie star dolphin Winter and other marine creatures.

Opponents of the aquarium cast doubt on whether Winter and other aquarium attractions could draw consistent crowds over the course of a 60-year lease and said

Source: http://tbo.com/pinellas-county/both-sides-offer-arguments-on-clearwater-aquarium-issue-20131008/