Photo of the Week: Easter sunrise on Myakka River

Bobbilynn Hollifield

  The Myakka River, a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows through 58 square miles of wetlands, prairies and pinelands.  Visitors can enjoy viewing wildlife, sunrise and sunset from a boardwalk that stretches out over Upper Myakka Lake, and the river also provides for fishing and canoeing. The river, and the prairies it flows through, […]


Photo of the Week: Venice Dog Beach

Bobbilynn Hollifield

Brohard Paw Park in Venice is very popular among dogs and dog owners. This pet-friendly stretch of beach features doggie drinking fountains, showers on decks for dogs only, fire hydrants and leash posts, as well as a small-dog-only area. The fenced doggie playground leads to the only beach area in the county where dogs are […]

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Local Rides

Joe Thro

During the past month local riders have had the opportunity to participate in two big time events. The first, on 3/24, was Tour de Parks organized by the Friends Of the Legacy Trail. The second will be this coming Sunday, 4/27, Sharkey’s Ride the Beaches  to benefit Livestrong. Both events are well organized and feature […]


Exsultate! Chorale Concert in Venice

Jean Trammell

The final concert this season for Exsultate! Chorale and the last to be held in the Grace Methodist Church on Venice Island, 400 E. Field Avenue, is Sunday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. “Exsultate!” is pronounced “x-sul-tah-tay”. This not for profit secular choral organization based in Venice is grateful for having had the opportunity to […]