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

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

A Grande Retreat

Boca Grande Mixes Celebrity Wealth with Small-Town Charms

Boca Grande is an idyllic Old Florida town.

02/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

Private Lives

Venice Elementary Principal Erin del Castillo is True to Her School

Venice Elementary principal Erin del Castillo is true to her school.

02/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

Private Lives

Mary Moscatelli Leads Venice Art Center Through Hyper-Growth

The number of visitors to the Art Center has more than doubled.

01/06/2017 By Ilene Denton

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

Newcomers' Guide 2016

Finding Your Place in Paradise

As South Sarasota County grows, its diverse neighborhoods make it a great place to live, work and play.

10/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Private Lives

Former Commissioner Shannon Staub Champions Libraries and Literacy

Get to know former county commissioner Shannon Staub.

04/04/2016 By Ilene Denton

Giving Back

Mark Pritchett Takes the Helm of Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Pritchett, the new president and CEO of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, came to Venice and the foundation in 2008

02/12/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

A Chat With Venice Symphony's Ken Bowermeister

A chat with Venice Symphony's Ken Bowermeister.

10/08/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

A Flurry of New Development on the Island of Venice

A boomlet of new homes on the Island of Venice.

10/08/2015 By Ilene Denton

Get the Look

Inside a Stylish and Cozy Beachfront Casey Key Cottage

A beach bungalow with plenty of shabby chic appeal, a couple's Casey Key home is perfect for simple, stylish beachfront living.

04/13/2015 By Ilene Denton