Fast Track

FourThought Adds Two New Team Members

Erin Guzzo has been named director of marketing and Alex Wolfe associate planner.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Awards

Margaret Monti of Venice Urban Forest Given Land Preservation Award

The award recognizes an individual who has exemplified dedication toward keeping Sarasota County beautiful.

12/07/2021 Photography by Staff

Winning Sunset

A Photo of the Venice Pier Recently Won a Global Online Contest

For one month, Liesl Walsh's picture is on display on a billboard on I-4 between Orlando and Lakeland.

11/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Health News

SMH Venice Announces Inaugural Team of Physician Leaders

The hospital is preparing to open this month.

11/01/2021 By Staff

Up to Bat

Ecologist and Educator Dr. Katherine Clements Shares Nine Fun Facts About Bats

Peek into local bat life at the Venice Audubon Society and Rookery.

10/20/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Restaurant Review

Chaz 51 Serves Up Steakhouse Classics in Venice

Chaz 51, which has morphed from a cafe and coffee shop to a bistro to a steakhouse, moved into Bird Bay Plaza last year.

10/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Elections

Early Voting Set for Nov. 2 City of Venice General Election

Early voting will run Monday, Oct. 25, and continue through Saturday, Oct. 30.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sheila Miller Named Venice Area Chamber's ‘Empowering Woman of the Year’

Miller is the vice-president of philanthropy at the Child Protection Center.

10/12/2021 By Staff

Red-Hot Neighborhoods

Home Sales Are Sizzling in These Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods

With listings scarce and prices going through the roof, the Sarasota-Manatee real estate market has entered an unprecedented era.

10/11/2021 By Ilene Denton

Awards

Venice Wins National 'America in Bloom' Award

The city was awarded the “Eye Popping Pots – Best Use of Containers in the Landscape” special award.

09/30/2021 By Staff

Elections

Voter Registration Deadline Nearing for Nov. 2 Elections

Voters must be registered by Oct. 4 to participate in the City of Venice and Town of Longboat Key elections.

09/27/2021

The Pandemic

Sarasota Chiropractor, Mask Exemption Events Make National News

According to CNN, more than 1,200 people attended a Venice event this past weekend, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who now lives in Boca Royale.

09/16/2021 By Megan McDonald

Commercial Real Estate

T-Mobile, Mr. Brews Lease Space in Venice

T-Mobile leased space in Jacaranda Plaza and Mr. Brews near CoolToday Park.

09/15/2021 By Staff

9/11

Where to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in Sarasota-Manatee

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, local organizations are honoring them.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Elections

Sample Ballots for Nov. 2 Municipal Elections Now Available Online

City of Venice voters will elect council members for seats 3 and 4; Town of Longboat Key voters will be voting whether to approve or reject a density referendum.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Events

South Venice Civic Association to Host 20th Annual Business Expo

The event will take place Aug. 28.

08/19/2021 By Staff

Insurance

New Insurance Agency Opens in Venice

Wizeth Stecconi will open Brightway, The Stecconi Agency on Monday, Aug. 23.

08/19/2021 By Staff

Grants

Grant Spurs More Urban Forest Growth in Venice

The $100,000 matching grant will be used to continue southward expansion of the urban forest, including planting scrub oaks and removing invasive vegetation.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints John Williams to Board of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services

Williams, of Venice, is the president and owner of Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory and Venice Memorial Gardens.

04/09/2021 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

From New Urbanism to Suburbanism, Venice Is a Tale of Two Cities

There's John Nolen’s celebrated walkable design downtown...and then there's the gated communities off the island.

03/03/2021 By Kim Hackett Edited by Kim Doleatto