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

Neighborhood Guide

Three Unique, Fun Activities to Do With Kids in Venice

Best of all, they won’t leave your car sandy.

03/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Neighborhood Guide

Where the Locals Eat in Venice

From sunup to sundown, Venice residents have plenty of options for a great meal. Here are 13 of our favorites.

03/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Neighborhood Guide

A Guide to Venice's 14 Miles of Beaches

Sharks' teeth and dog-friendly shores make up some of the most unique beaches in Southwest Florida.

03/01/2021 By Pam Daniel

Wings Up

Venice Named a 'Monarch City'

Nearly a billion monarch butterflies have disappeared since 1990. The City of Venice wants to help the population recover.

12/22/2020 By Megan McDonald

10,000 Steps

Venice Walking Tour Offers a Peek Into the City's History

Slip on your sneakers and follow the handy self-guided tour brochure, produced by Venice MainStreet and the City of Venice.

12/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Sweet stroll

'Chocolate Walk' Takes Place in Venice Next Week

Participating businesses will be offering chocolate snacks, drinks, ice creams and even chocolate CBD.

11/10/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

Real Estate

Toll Brothers at Venice Woodlands Premieres

The gated community will have 263 homes at completion.

08/17/2020 By Ilene Denton