The Hotel Venice is a historic hotel in Venice, Florida dating back to 1926. On February 6, 1984, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Today it is a senior citizen assisted-living facility called the Summit, and other than a fresh coat of paint, it continues to retain its original beauty. Photo courtesy of Phil Squattrito via Flickr
At dinnertime, beachgoers are treated to an elegant diving show. Squadrons of brown pelicans plunge gracefully but purposefully into the Gulf water to retrieve their suppers. Photo courtesy of Chris Anderson via Flickr
Venice firefighters are helping women with financial challenges obtain mammograms. The Venice Firefighters Benevolent Fund teamed up with Brew Burgers to provide a firefighter-themed shirt with the benevolent logo and a pink cancer ribbon. The shirts may be purchased for $20 as part of the fundraising efforts. These shirts can be ordered either by […]
It’s common knowledge that one of Florida’s best features is the nightly sunset. It’s difficult to overlook the uniqueness of each one, but every so often a particularly exceptional sunset will bowl over even the most longtime residents. This particular evening, the sun appeared comically, beautifully large. Photo courtesy of Al, via Flickr
The Venice Farmers Market is a morning experience. There is entertainment, arts and crafts, classes, fresh produce, coffee and bakery items for sale, as well as plants and experts to help you find the right spot for them. It takes place Saturdays, 8 a.m.–noon in the 200 block of West Tampa Avenue.