Art vs. commerce
Is it a sign or is it art? That's the question raised by a mural of game fish on the wall of a local bait and tackle shop. The city of Clearwater says the artwork amounts to an unauthorized business sign, so it fined the shop's owners when they wouldn't remove it. The case has sparked some strong reactions. So we took a second look at the assortment of murals to be found around downtown Clearwater. Some are commercial and some aren't, while others may be somewhere in between. Is it a sign or is it art? Judge for yourself.

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