Erin Go Bragh!

Italian Venice Embraces Its Inner Irishman

Today your biggest problem is choosing where you want to go to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

03/17/2016 By Kim Hackett

Food News

Local Sauces Spice Up Home-Cooked Meals

No reservations needed with locally brewed sauces.

03/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

We Heart It

Venice YMCA Cardiac Club Provides Support for Your Heart

A Venice YMCA program offers unique support your heart when you need it most.

02/16/2016 By Kim Hackett

Drink This Now

8 Great Venice Cocktails

Here's to eight amazing drinks.

02/12/2016 By Su Byron

Drive Time

Inside Michael Lombardo's Ideal Classic Cars

For Ideal Classic Cars' Michael Lombardo, automobiles are a driving passion.

02/11/2016 By Kim Hackett

Dessert Matters

How to Make the Perfect Key Lime Pie

A smooth and creamy, sweet-tart celebration of citrus and sunshine, Key lime pie is a staple of local menus and our Florida's state pie, too.

02/11/2016 By Hannah Wallace


Photo: Cabbage Palms at Myakka State Park

The cabbage palm (scientific name Sabal palmetto) is widely seen, not only at Myakka State Park, but throughout the state.

02/11/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classic

Everything You Need to Know About Sea Turtles

Florida is a research hub for turtles.

12/01/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Theater Review

Venice Theatre Stage II's "The Beauty Queen of Leenane"

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews this dark Martin McDonagh comedy-drama.

11/06/2015 By Kay Kipling


Gulfcoast Glories: Historic Spanish Point

Historic Spanish Point offers nearly 5,000 years of pre-history to explore.

10/08/2015 By Hannah Wallace


Coastal Classic: Sea Grapes

Sea grape trees flourish along the Gulf shoreline.

10/08/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Table Talk

Darrell's Serves Up Barbecue and Other Deep South Favorites

In Darrell's Southern Style Restaurant, Venice has a great place to enjoy authentic Southern home cooking.

10/07/2015 By Marsha Fottler