EUSTIS, Fla. - Eustis city leaders are hoping to make their downtown more of a
hot spot for nightlife.
Em Pascarella hosts a car show downtown once a month and says adding the ability to drink on the street can't hurt business.
"The whole thing is to get people downtown," Pascarella said.
If the ordinance passes, not only will people be able to drink alcohol in the downtown area, they'll be able to walk down to the city park and drink on the waterfront.
The area where drinking is allowed will be restricted to just a few blocks and the hours will be limited to between 10 a.m.
Nick O'Reilly is a server downtown and expects Eustis to be able to compete for the Lake County nightlife if the change takes effect, which is
"I think it's a great
If approved, the new rules go into effect immediately.