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Cinderella's Closet Makes Prom Dress Fairytales Come True

Sarasota County's Cinderella's Closet makes prom dress dreams come true for underprivileged girls.

04/23/2015 By Kim Hackett

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PHOTO GALLERY: Venice YMCA Tropical Nights

Click through to see photos from the Venice YMCA's Tropical Nights gala.

04/22/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival: Blythe Danner and More

More bits and bites from the Sarasota Film Festival.

04/20/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Sarasota Film Festival: Cartel Land

A documentary follows vigilante groups fighting drug cartels on both sides of the border.

04/17/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Randi Green's Pilates Class Changes Bodies and Lives

Randi Green teaches more than moves in her close-knit exercise group.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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Sarasota-Manatee Originals President Steve Harner Talks Life and Business in Venice

The Crow’s Nest’s Steve Harner goes beyond the business.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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2015 Venice Shark's Tooth Festival Wraps Up

The 23rd annual Venice Shark's Tooth Festival brought crowds to the city for entertainment, food, music, and of course, shark's teeth.

04/13/2015 By Kim Hackett

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Local Experts Weigh in on Coastal Home Design

Local experts answer the question: What are the essential elements of a coastal home?

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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Vintage Photography on Venice Beach

Bea Brown, wearing the day’s fashionable bathing attire, poses atop a manta ray on Venice Beach in 1927.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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Venice Rethinks John Nolen's Historic City Plan

As Venice celebrates the urban plan John Nolen designed 90 years ago, a different vision is shaping future growth.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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Teacher and Radio Host Jerome A. Jackson Studies Southwest Florida Birds

Teacher and radio host Jerome A. Jackson on some close encounters with Southwest Florida birds.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night

"Time Out of Mind" stars Richard Gere as a homeless man in New York City.

04/13/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Photo Gallery: Sweet Home Habitat

Click to see photos of Sweet Home Habitat, held at Plantation Golf and Country Club on March 28.

04/02/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Events Popping Up All Over Town This Weekend

There's lots to do in Venice this weekend, from the Book Fair and Writers Festival to the farmers market to the Sweet Home Habitat fundraiser.

03/26/2015 By Kim Hackett

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Crow's Nest Limerick Contest Winners Announced

A limerick contest at Venice's Crow's Nest restaurant on St. Patrick's Day yielded hilarious results.

03/18/2015 By Kim Hackett

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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Abound in Venice

Kim Hackett gives us the lowdown on some of the shenangians that will be taking place in Venice for St. Patrick's Day.

03/12/2015 By Kim Hackett

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Here's Your Chance to Get a Book Deal at the Venice Book Fair

Newbie authors, here's your chance to get a book deal at this year's Venice Book Fair, March 28 in Centennial Park.

03/02/2015 By Kim Hackett

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FLASHBACK

VENICE AVENUE, CIRCA 1926

02/11/2015 By bobbilynnh

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ON & OFF: Private Lives

02/11/2015 By bobbilynnh

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THE MUSIC MAN

Pianist and composer Dick Hyman - the Music Man - has played almost everywhere, with almost everyone. But his Venice studio is where his creativity begins.

02/09/2015 By bobbilynnh