Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Rollerblading at Venetian Waterway Park

Feel the wind in your hair (and wheels) while rollerblading this 10-mile paved path in Venice.

09/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

City of Venice Approves Mask Ordinance

The ordinance follows those currently in place in the city of Sarasota and on Longboat Key.

08/25/2020 By Staff

Time Travel

Explore Downtown Venice On a Historic Walking Tour

Discover the buildings and streets that make up Venice's history through these mile-long guided strolls.

08/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

South County

Venice Ranked No. 3 on 'Best Coastal Small Town' List

To create the annual list, a panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were chosen by popular vote.

07/17/2020 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What $998,500 Will Buy You on the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice

Plus a Palm Beach-inspired residence in Oyster Bay and a new home in Cresswind Lakewood Ranch.

06/23/2020 By Ilene Denton

Flashback

Flashback: Kentucky Military Institute, Circa 1947-1951

The institute opened its winter quarters in downtown Venice in 1933.

01/30/2020 By Ilene Denton

Elections

Ballots for Nov. 5 City of Venice General Election Scheduled for Mailing

A total of 5,177 ballots are scheduled for the initial mailing, followed by daily mailings through Monday, Oct. 28.

09/25/2019 By Staff

#PIZZA

Hashtag Pizza, a New Food Truck, Wants to Be Trending Among Your Friends

The Venice-based food truck is the latest mobile cuisine to hit the area.

05/22/2019 By Giulia Heyward

The World Onstage

International Thespians Arrive This Month for a Festival of Plays at Venice Theatre

International thespians arrive this month for a festival of plays at Venice Theatre.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Tervis Time

Tervis Tumbler Launches New Designs—Including A Bowl

Venice Mayor John Holic proclaims May 19 “Tervis Day."

05/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Tervis Time

Tervis' Osprey Store Is Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary

Festivities include tent sale, scavenger hunt and the opportunity to build your own tumbler.

05/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Food Cruise

Three Restaurants Worth the Drive to Venice

Chef Judi highlights three Venice restaurants serving up seriously delicious fare.

03/19/2018 Photography by Judi Gallagher

Happily Ever After

Venice Named a Great Place to Retire

Where to Retire magazine highlights Venice.

03/05/2018 By Pam Daniel

Insider's Guide 2017

The Insider's Guide to Historic Downtown Venice

Venice draws throngs to its charming shops and restaurants.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Island Time

Your Guide to Sarasota's Barrier Islands

The island life is close and all around.

11/29/2017 By Su Byron

Education

Groundbreaking for New Venice YMCA Preschool Set

The new 10,000-square-foot building will include a 12-classroom preschool for children ranging from infants to 5 years old.

08/02/2017 By staff

Construction

Clubhouse Completed at New Venice Neighborhood

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently finished construction of the clubhouse at Watercrest, a new gated community in Venice.

08/02/2017 By staff

Housing

Workforce Housing Plan Moves Forward in Venice

First project of its kind in decades would have rents starting at $750

05/26/2017 By staff

Neighborhood Snapshots

Your Guide to Sarasota Neighborhoods

From old-Florida beachy to bustling downtown, these hotspots have charms and amusements all their own.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do on the Island of Venice

Visitors flock to Venice's palm-tree lined streets, lively historic downtown district and powdery white beaches.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron