My Venice

What Was Unique About Growing up in Venice?

Local notables share memories of growing up in Venice.

01/09/2019 By Pam Johnson

Let There Be Lights

David and Robyn Deakin Sell Cool Coastal-Style Lighting

Venice Lighting Company moves into a huge new space this year.

01/09/2019 By Megan McDonald

Shop Talk

Sandy McGown Showcases Artful Style in Venice

"My customers like fashion that’s a little different—they’re artsy, they like unusual jewelry and accessories."

10/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

Newcomers' Guide 2016

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

Teeth Talk

Fun Facts About Florida's Shark's Teeth

The 25th annual Shark's Tooth Festival takes place April 7-9, 2017.

04/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Profiles From Our Past

Looking Back at Venice's Famous Faces

5 people that helped define Venice.

01/06/2017 By Staff

Ho, Ho, Dough

A Cookie Exchange Tradition Brightens the Holidays

Venice resident Stephanie Deiter has been hosting a cookie exchange for almost 20 years.

12/02/2016 By Megan McDonald

Horsing Around

Venice's Fox Lea Farm Has Become an Equestrian Mecca

With its brand-new Venice Equestrian Tour, Fox Lea Farm steps into a bigger ring.

02/12/2016 By Sylvia Whitman


Flashback: Venice Avenue, 1926

A glimpse of Venice Avenue looking west from Nassau Street in the mid-1920s.

10/08/2015 By Megan McDonald


A Tropical Thanksgiving on Venice Beach

Venice's beautiful beach provides the setting for a memorable holiday feast.

10/08/2015 By Megan McDonald Photography by Kathryn Brass-Piper

Authentic Florida

Cheeseburger in Paradise: Authentic Cabbage Key

Florida’s Cabbage Key, accessible only by boat, is a true authentic Florida getaway. If you are looking for a “real” Florida vacation, near Fort Myers and remote Florida beaches, look no further.

08/18/2015 By Robin Draper

Table Talk

A Visit to Venice's popular Burgundy Square Café

It’s clear that Burgundy Square Café is appreciated by locals as a destination for simple food abundantly served.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

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

I Scream, You Scream...

Beat the Heat With This Sweet Treat

Get your fix of delicious orange soft-serve any time you want.

02/09/2015 By Megan McDonald


Sarasota Chalk Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

This year's Sarasota Chalk Festival kicks off in Venice on November 14.

11/12/2014 By Megan McDonald


Review: Venice Theatre's "Don't Dress for Dinner"

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews Venice Theatre's "Don't Dress for Dinner."

10/03/2014 By Kay Kipling


Sandra Sims Terry Receives Citizen Award from Venice Sertoma Club

Sandra Sims Terry received the Citizen Award from the Venice Sertoma Club in August.

09/02/2014 By Megan McDonald