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Have you been to Miami lately?

Have you been to Miami lately?

Have You Been to Miami Lately? Miami Avenue, that is, in downtown Venice.  Whatever your answer, next time you are downtown, or “on the island” as the locals say, start out on Miami Avenue as you work your way to West Venice and Tampa Avenues.  You will find unique...

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Made in Italy

Made in Italy

Made in Italy, a restaurant located near the entrance to downtown Venice, has new owners.  I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Rachel, Andrea and Hector, three of the managing partners, for what I thought would be a typical interview. We sat in...

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Island Organics

Island Organics

A young entrepreneur with a vision and a background in Integrative Nutrition, Owners Alexa and her mom, Kathy Dippolito founded Island Organics in 2013. Island Organics is Venice’s organic juice bar and café, and is proud to be celebrating its third successful year in...

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A Community Treasure Marks Its 70th Anniversary

A Community Treasure Marks Its 70th Anniversary

The entire Venice MainStreet family congratulates the Venice Lions Club on their 70th Anniversary. Since 1947 this service club, one of the first in our community, has been providing needed services, mainly focused on those needy citizens who have issues with their...

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VMS & VHI to Be Recognized

VMS & VHI to Be Recognized

Venice MainStreet and Venice Heritage Inc will be recognized by the History and Preservation Coalition of Sarasota County at an Awards Luncheon on Saturday, February 25th. At its first Awards Luncheon, the Coalition will recognize individuals and organizations that...

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VENICE MAINSTREET INSTALLS MURAL AT SRQ AIRPORT

VENICE MAINSTREET INSTALLS MURAL AT SRQ AIRPORT

Venice MainStreet, Inc. is a community and volunteer driven 501c3 nonprofit organization committed to the mission of promoting economic vitality, historic preservation and beautification, and enhancement of the character of our Historic Downtown Venice community. In...

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2016 Children’s Art Show Winners

2016 Children’s Art Show Winners

Each year the November Art Festival hosts a Children's Art Show. Chaired by the very dedicated and hardworking Sister Maureen of Stillpoint Studios (www.stillpointstudiocreatingart.com), area students display their artwork for a chance to win the show. We are proud to...

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