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30TH Anniversary for MainStreet Inc.

Venice MainStreet Inc., a volunteer driven 501(c)3 non-profit organization, celebrated its 30th anniversary as an accredited Main Street Program during the Secretary of State Awards Banquet at the Florida Main Street Annual Conference, held at Vero Beach, Fla., July...

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Each Brushstroke is a Decision

By: Marty Damon Acclaimed Venice painter Mary Erickson could likely still produce the wedding cake of your dreams, but having just completed her 5,004th painting, she’d have trouble finding the time. It’s been an eclectic journey for Mary, from business school student...

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Call to Artist: 31st Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest

Official Poster Design Contest November 3 & 4, 2018 Venice MainStreet, Inc. is holding a contest for the 31st Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest official poster design. The artist selected by the Design Committee will be awarded $500 for their design, along with a booth...

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Wine Walk Returns August 16

Venice MainStreet Inc. (VMS) is asking the community to put on their walking shoes and get ready to sip and shop during a Wine Walk, August 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Those who purchase a ticket will be able to enjoy wine tasting at each of the participating...

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What’s Better: To Replace or to Fix a Broken Car?

To fix or to purchase a new car; which is better? Well, it depends. Generally, it’s always less expensive to fix a car than to replace it. There are instances where the latter may prove to be a more sensible decision. We’ll briefly discuss the two scenarios below to...

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Celebrate Downtown Venice Day

by Sandi Chance The Venice Newcomers Club and Newcomers of Venice Alumni are hosting a “Celebrate Downtown Venice Day,” Saturday, August 11 to give back to our beautiful, historic downtown during the Downtown Beautification Project. The event starts at noon with free...

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‘Tis the Season for…. Christmas in July!

Venice MainStreet, Venice’s proud promoter of preservation and economic vitality for all things Downtown Venice, brings you Christmas in July 2018. Don’t miss the biggest two-day shopping spree of the year for bargains, discounts and ideas for Christmas and all your...

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Downtown Reconstruction: We’re Still Open for Business!

by Rod Nafziger, President Venice MainStreet While the meaning of reconstruction is, “a thing that has been rebuilt after being damaged or destroyed,” heavy use certainly hasn’t destroyed our city, but it is time for renewal. Renewal is an opportunity to bring fresh...

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