Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Venice Newcomer FAQs

How to get a license, register to vote and much more.

06/16/2017 By Kim Hackett

Hot Topics

Here's What Venice is Talking About Right Now

A newcomer’s guide to what Venice is buzzing about.

06/16/2017 By Kim Hackett

Preview

Venice Theatre Heats Up with Summer Cabaret Festival

Lots of different stars and styles will be onstage throughout the summer months.

06/16/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Symphony: Finding Maestro!

The orchestra's 2017-18 season will feature seven conductors vying for the music director position.

06/13/2017 By Kay Kipling

Teeth Talk

Fun Facts About Florida's Shark's Teeth

The 25th annual Shark's Tooth Festival takes place April 7-9, 2017.

04/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classics

Meet Mullet, a Noisy Fish Known for Leaping into the Air

Mullet make a lot of noise along Southwest Florida shores.

03/07/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Preview

Jazz Legend Dick Hyman Leads 2017 Sarasota Jazz Festival

The Venice-based pianist will both perform and be honored, as well as celebrate his 90th birthday.

03/01/2017 By Kay Kipling

Flashback

Flashback: 1927 Airport

Venice's first airport was humble.

03/01/2017

Table Talk

Robbi's Reef Offers Seafood and Smoke

More offerings and space at the new Robbi’s Reef.

03/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

My Venice

We Ask Venetians Why They Moved Here

5 Venetians on their decisions to move to paradise.

03/01/2017 By Pam Johnson

Modern Love

Inside a Quintet of Midcentury Gems in Venezia Park

A recent tour of five of the finest, presented by the Sarasota Architectural Foundation, opened our eyes to their many pleasures.

03/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

The Cost of Paradise

From $10 million to $200,000, here's what your money buys right now.

03/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

8 Great

8 Al Fresco Favorites

Outdoor dining spots we love.

03/01/2017 By Su Bryon

Private Lives

Venice Mayor John Holic Cooks Up a Busy Life

Venice Mayor John Holic is also a master barbecue cook.

03/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

Spring Forward

Fresh New Shopping Finds

Skip into the season with these four fab finds.

03/01/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

Hoops Hero

Wes Meltzer Helps Keep Older Guys in the Game

For the past 17 years, no one has played a larger role or commanded more respect in adult basketball in South County.

03/01/2017 By Kim Hackett

Essential Info

Essential Info for Enjoying Lemon Bay Park

This South County natural gem offers 210 acres of waterfront serenity.

03/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

From the Editor

From the Editor: Venice's Hot Neighborhoods

Spring fever hits early.

03/01/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Venice Theatre's 2017-18 Season Celebrates American Experience

Productions range from Steinbeck to Shakespeare and beyond.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Rhonda Sudik

Food from the Boot

A Taste of the Old Country at Angelo's Italian Market & Restaurant

The pizza is a calling card here, but it's hardly the only thing going.

02/21/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker