Brewburgers’ Michael Bacon Feeds Us Like Family

The smashing success of Brewburgers—founded ni 2011 and repeatedly voted best burger joints in town—is certainly due to the chain’s perfectly named owner, Michael Bacon.

Food, glorious food!

Are you hungry, Venice? We’re sure you will be when you read—or should we say devour—this issue, the most drool-worthy one of the year: the Foodie issue! We spent the last few months scouring our town in search of the most delicious bites Venice has to offer. We certainly found more than enough material to fill … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Village on the Isle CEO Named Advocate of the Year Joel Anderson, CEO of Village on the Isle, was honored as Advocate of the Year by LeadingAge Florida at their 56th Annual Conference and Exposition. The prestigious award recognizes the LeadingAge member who demonstrates leadership, expertise and excellence in advocating for LeadingAge members and seniors. Joel … Continued

St. Francis Animal Rescue Fundraiser Dinner at Cassariano

St. Francis Animal Rescue, a nonprofit shelter for homeless cats, held a successful and entertaining fundraiser dinner at Venice's Cassariano in August. All enjoyed great food, great wine and a great time for the benefit of the cats. St. Francis Animal Rescue thanks everyone who participated!  St. Francis Animal Rescue 1915 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice 941.492.6200 StFrancisARFL.org

Sumptuous Fall Recipes Told Step-by-Step

 Time: Overnight  Dish Type: Entrée   Pork tenderloin

Paradise Grill Fishing Tournament

Paradise Grill hosted "Battle of the Charters" in August. “It helped us build camaraderie and promoted these great charter captains,” says Paradise Grill’s Steve Armstrong. Captains included Off The Grid’s Korye Belangia, G-Force’s RC and Gary Gilliland, Liquid Lifestyle’s John Nolan and Chasin’ Tail’s Tyler Chartrand. Off The Grid won, with 32 pounds. 1097 N. Tamiami Trail, … Continued

Boca Royale Golf and Country Club Welcomes JP Marcino

There have been many exciting changes at Englewood’s Boca Royale Golf and Country Club, including the addition of JP Marcino, 39, as executive chef. Boca Royale features a number of dining options, all open to the public, and Chef JP has worked hard to modernize the club’s menus. A graduate of Fort Lauderdale’s Art Institute Culinary School, Chef JP hails from…

Venice’s All-Volunteer South County Food Pantry Celebrates New Location

Venice’s South County Food Pantry has just relocated to a larger location at 121 Warfield Ave.

Fresh Styles at Sunbug and Twist Boutique

Historic Downtown Venice has a beautiful new look thanks to a year-long, $8.3 million beautification project that was completed in early July. The ribbon has been cut, the construction crews are packed and gone, and the newly paved avenues are wide and welcoming to traffic and pedestrian shoppers.