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

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


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

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


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


Local Rides

04/24/2014 By Megan McDonald


The Cycling Sage of Venice Florida Introduces Himself

Joe Thro, the Cycling Sage of Venice, Florida introduces his blog on cycling clubs of Venice Florida and surrounding communities.

03/02/2014 By Megan McDonald


Englewood's Mango Bistro Restaurant

A review of Mango Bistro, a restaurant in the historic district of Englewood, Florida

02/27/2014 By Megan McDonald


Rosebud's Steak and Seafood House

A review of Rosebud's Steak and Seafood House in Venice Florida, South Sarasota County

07/30/2013 By Megan McDonald