Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Venice Newcomer FAQs

How to get a license, register to vote and much more.

06/16/2017 By Kim Hackett

Hot Topics

Here's What Venice is Talking About Right Now

A newcomer’s guide to what Venice is buzzing about.

06/16/2017 By Kim Hackett

Hoops Hero

Wes Meltzer Helps Keep Older Guys in the Game

For the past 17 years, no one has played a larger role or commanded more respect in adult basketball in South County.

03/01/2017 By Kim Hackett

Kennel Queen

For Rita Figg, Training and Caring for Four-Legged Friends is a Calling

There are dog likers, dog lovers--and then there is Rita Figg.

02/01/2017 By Kim Hackett

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Venice's Cultural Clout

A world of exhibitions, concerts and fun awaits.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Tennis, Everyone?

In Venice, finding a game is as easy as showing up.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Get Into Venice's Great Outdoors

A world of recreation—much of it free—awaits you.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Venice Education

Finding the right school for your family comes easily in Sarasota County.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Join the Club and Get Involved With These Organizations

Meet friends and support the community by getting involved with these groups.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

Venice Newcomer Guide 2016

Your Guide to Venice Health Care

Resources and facilities to keep you well.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

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

Entertainment

A Memorial Day Weekend Filled with Festivities

Beer Bash, Blues Festival and BBQ all over town.

05/25/2016 By Kim Hackett

Outdoors

Visit Old Florida in Our Back Yard

Two Preserves, 26,000 Acres, Minutes from Downtown

05/04/2016 By Kim Hackett

Travel

Pinebrook/ Honore Extension Opens

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

04/22/2016 By Kim Hackett

Eat Here Now

A Gourmet Oasis in North Venice

Former Ruth's Chris Executive Chef Brings Southern-Caribbean Gourmet to town.

04/15/2016 By Kim Hackett

Jaws

Shark's Tooth Festival Starts April 8

Will you be at the annual celebration of prehistoric fangs?

04/08/2016 By Kim Hackett