Florida Carrot, Orange and Ginger Soup

Robin Draper

  Ready for some hot soup? Try this Florida Carrot, Orange and Ginger soup, a flavorful combination of veggies and citrus using fresh Florida ingredients. You’ll get plenty of essential vitamins in one serving and this recipe will send you back for more. One added note: You may want to double this recipe to have plenty […]


Remembering Andrea Cooper

Andrea Cooper, one of Venice’s biggest boosters and volunteers, passed away this week.


Authentic Florida Voted Best Food Blog

Robin Draper

  Sarasota native, Robin Draper, creator of the website Authentic Florida blogs about many topics – “real” Florida travel, lifestyle and food. And her articles about food proved to be a recipe for success at the recent Sunshine Awards competition in Orlando where she was recognized for the “Best Food Blog” in Florida. The Sunshine Awards […]


Theater Review: Venice Theatre’s Stage II’s “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark”

Kay Kipling

Editor Kay Kipling reviews Venice Theatre Stage II’s production of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.”

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Fifth Grader’s Art Used on City of Venice Holiday Card

Pam Johnson

Venice Elementary School fifth grader Kaya Rose’s artwork was the winner of the City of Venice’s holiday artwork contest.