Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Welcome to Venice

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

10/01/2016 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


Venice High School Seniors Graduate Tonight

Kim Hackett shares a moving Venice High School tradition.

06/03/2016 By Kim Hackett


Pinebrook/ Honore Extension Opens

$11.7 million project now connects Venice's Pinebrook Road to University Parkway

04/22/2016 By Kim Hackett

Shark Alert

Annual Shark's Tooth Festival Kicks Off This Month

The Sharks Tooth Festival celebrates Venice's status as the Sharks Tooth Capital of the World.

04/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Private Lives

Former Commissioner Shannon Staub Champions Libraries and Literacy

Get to know former county commissioner Shannon Staub.

04/04/2016 By Ilene Denton

A Critical Choice

New Competition for Venice Regional?

After years of embracing its hometown hospital, Venice considers new options and opportunities.

04/04/2016 By Kim Hackett

Snowbird Fatigue

Signs of the Times: It's Peak Season

Locals have a little fun with our tourists and traffic.

03/17/2016 By Kim Hackett

Sports Economy

Braves' New World in South County

A look at the proposed $100 million Atlanta Braves complex for North Port/Venice.

03/10/2016 By Kim Hackett

Road Warrior

Last Leg of Honore Extension Nearly Finished

New south-north road is an alternative to I-75.

03/07/2016 By Kim Hackett


Prof. R. Bruce Stephenson Wraps Up Lecture Series Celebrating John Nolen

Rollins professor R. Bruce Stephenson will wrap up a series celebrating landscape architect John Nolen.

02/23/2016 By Kim Hackett

Breaking News

A Look at the Proposed Interim Sites for the Venice Public Library

Kim Hackett takes a look at the proposed interim sites for the Venice Public Library, which is closing due to mold issues this weekend.

01/26/2016 By Kim Hackett

Breaking News

As County Prepares to Close Venice Public Library, Citizens Rally to Save Location

As county officials prepare to close the Venice Public Library Feb. 1 because of mold, they've come up with three possible interim sites.

01/25/2016 By Kim Hackett

From the Editor

Your Venice Bucket List

Holiday traditions, great entertaining tips and a Venice must-do list.

12/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

Mom & Pops

How Have Modest Little Hotels Survived on Glamorous Casey Key?

Basically, as an unintended consequence of a state law that mostly failed to accomplish its main goal, which was protecting the “semi-rural character” of Casey Key.

12/01/2015 By Brad Edmonson

Gulf Glories

Nights to Remember at Flounders Restaurant and Tiki Bar

What Florida beach nightlife is all about.

12/01/2015 By Staff


Spooky Halloween Happenings Around Town

Halloween in the Venice area includes parties, hauntings and the 25th annual Children’s Halloween Parade.

10/22/2015 By Kim Hackett


Photo of the Week: Reflection Pool at Sunset

Impeccable timing allowed the sunset to be reflected in this small, fleeting tide pool.

07/30/2015 By bobbilynnh


Photo of the Week: Incoming Tide and a Venice Sunset

This week, take a minute to appreciate the unique sunsets we enjoy here in Venice, Florida.

07/17/2015 By bobbilynnh


Photo of the Week: Egret Display at Venice Rookery

This week's Photo of the Week is a beautiful capture of an Egret preparing for its nesting season at the Venice Rookery.

12/12/2014 By bobbilynnh