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

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Contemporary Southern Mansion in Myakka River Trails

This week, Bob Plunket takes us inside a 8,000-square-foot home in Myakka River Trails.

10/20/2016 By Robert Plunket

The South Rises

South County Explodes with New Developments and Residents

Sleepy little South County is waking up with a roar.

09/08/2016 By Kim Hackett

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Vintage Spanish Beauty in Venice

Take a peek inside one of the grande dames of Venice real estate.

08/31/2016 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

Big Sale on the Island of Venice

At $1.65 million, it’s the island’s top residential sale of 2016 to date.

07/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

Shark Alert

Sharks Tooth Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The annual celebration of fossilized dentum runs Friday-Sunday, April 8-10.

04/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Deals

Gecko’s Buys Venice's Marker 4 Restaurant

Gecko’s Hospitality Group recently purchased Venice's Marker 4 Restaurant and will rebrand it as Dockside Waterfront Grill at Marker 4.

04/04/2016 Research by staff