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Come & Sail with Venice Youth Boating Association!

The more exposure a student receives in learning how to sail, the better equipped they become to increase their skill level.  Challenging themselves builds their confidence level and keeps them interested in the sailing arena. The kids sail from Roberts Bay, travel by...

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VMS Named Main Street of The Month

Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced today the Venice MainStreet program has been designated the July 2017 Florida Main Street Community of the Month. Communities are selected based on their developmental achievements and participation in the Florida Main Street...

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Christmas In July – Sat & Sun, July 21-21 from 10am to 5pm

Downtown Venice: “Christmas in July” By Maria Baskin Don’t panic!  Don’t wrack you brains out because you don’t know what to get for the kids or your husband or the friend who has everything for Christmas. Come to Downtown Venice on Friday and Saturday, July 21-22...

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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, 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

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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SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Sat & Sun, May 6-7, 11am-8pm

Venice Seafood & Music Festival Come and Experience the first inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival, hosted by Venice MainStreet. Locals and visitors will be raving about this event until we do it again next year!  Prize-winning seafood dishes will be served up at...

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Orchestrating the Eggstravaganza is Fun for All Involved

The Annual Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt, planned for Centennial Park on Saturday, April 15, 9:30am creates excitement for all ages.  The festivities culminate with over 500 happy, giggly children eagerly tripping over the coattails of the Easter Bunny and each other...

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