Flashback

Flashback: Venice Orchestra, 1926

Back in the Florida boom of the 1920s, Venice was a lively musical spot.

12/02/2016 By Kay Kipling

Table Talk

Restaurant Review: Bushido Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine

Bushido offers sushi classics alongside more adventurous edibles.

12/02/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

My Venice

Previewing the Holiday Season

Venetians tell us the seasonal events they're most excited about.

12/02/2016 By Pam Johnson

Natural Beauties

Clyde Butcher's New Book Celebrates Our National Parks

The new book covers more than five decades of his work at 33 national parks.

12/02/2016 By Kay Kipling

Young Achievers

5 South County Teens Who Make us Proud

In Venice, all the children are way above average.

12/02/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

Ho, Ho, Dough

A Cookie Exchange Tradition Brightens the Holidays

Venice resident Stephanie Deiter has been hosting a cookie exchange for almost 20 years.

12/02/2016 By Megan McDonald

Pizza Paradise

8 Great South County Pizza Joints

A slice for everybody’s taste.

12/02/2016 By Su Byron

Crash Course

Essential Information for Visiting Warm Mineral Springs

What you need to know.

12/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Private Lives

Meet Venice Theatre's Eric Watters

All the world’s a stage for Venice Theatre’s Eric Watters.

12/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Shopping

Holiday Gifts for the Nice List

Consider your holiday shopping done with these gifts from local Venice shops.

12/02/2016 By Alicia King Robinson

With a Song in Her Heart

Nella Valenti Creates a Haven for Live Music

"The Cookie Lady of Venice," a lifelong music lover, turns her restaurant into a hotspot for jazz.

12/02/2016 By David Hackett

Coastal Classics

What You Need to Know About Stone Crabs

This sustainable delicacy is now in season.

12/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

From the Editor

Clyde Butcher and Cookies

This month, we're talking about Clyde Butcher and cookie recipes

12/02/2016 By Kay Kipling

Review

Venice Theatre's Billy Elliot The Musical

The theater tackles this challenging but potentially entertaining show.

11/11/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Renee McVety

Welcome Home

Venice Yacht Club Helps To Build a Habitat for Humanity House

The club's donation of money and time made the new home a reality.

07/27/2016 By Kay Kipling

Spirit of Giving

Monument Honors YMCA Benefactors

The south county campus has been named for Herb and Jeannette Hanchey.

07/20/2016 By Kim Hackett

Everybody Ready?

Get On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Beach Run

A chance for kids to have fun and get fit.

07/13/2016 By Kim Hackett

Dining

Word on the Street: Sarasota's Original Word of Mouth Coming to Venice

The Gulf Gate restaurant will open second store on East Venice Avenue.

06/23/2016 By Kim Hackett

Rise and Dine

First Watch Venice Opens June 20

The Bradenton-based company opens its seventh area restaurant in Venice.

06/09/2016 By Kim Hackett

Congrats

Venice High School Seniors Graduate Tonight

Kim Hackett shares a moving Venice High School tradition.

06/03/2016 By Kim Hackett