Puppy Love

A new puppy was just the thing to soothe their pain, as well as their patients’ pain.

Prion Photography: Venice Lifestyle Magazine’s Master Photographers

Venice is blessed with many first-rate artists. Foremost among them are Harald and Petra Prion, German-educated and -trained photographers who moved to Venice in 2012. Married in 1981, Harald and Petra are a true love story, both in their lives and in their art.

St. Francis Animal Rescue: A Shelter for Homeless Cats 

For the past 25 years, the volunteers and staff at Venice’s St. Francis Animal Rescue have shared a deep passion and commitment to one overriding mission: to rescue and care for homeless cats until a loving home is found for them. A no-kill shelter since its inception in 1993, St. Francis Animal Rescue seeks to provide care and comfort to…

What I Brought Back

Mason, 6, recently traveled with his Grammy (our publisher, Charmaine Tincher) his Papa and K Cup to North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains to visit family and attend his cousin’s high school graduation. Mason saw mountains and the rivers that tumble through them for the first time. The family drove from Venice to a small town south of Asheville, where they rented a cute…

Venice Youth Boating Association

Since 1952, the nonprofit Venice Youth Boating Association has seen more than 5,000 young people participate in its sailing program. They have gone on to study at prestigious schools including Dartmouth, Yale, Brown, Bowdoin, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the Merchant Marine Academy and Florida universities, as well as enjoying success in life and careers. Founded one year after the charter…

Summertime at Boca Royale Golf and Country Club

“In the summer,” says Ian Fetigan, general manager of Boca Royale Golf and Country Club, “half of our residents disappear. If you are local, summer is the best time to try our facility.”

Venice’s MarineMax Offers Gorgeous Boston Whaler

Power, speed, sleek modern design and enough versatility to make cruising, overnighting, entertaining, fishing and diving are just the starting points of what the new Boston Whaler 350 Realm can do. The first in the Boston Whaler express model family, the 350 Realm always shows off its stylish comfort and class. Featuring a beautiful hardtop sunshade, huge cockpit, spacious deck,…

Local Fisherman Chris Tritschler

"Fishing's an outdoor activity you can do with the whole family—nieces, nephews, grandparents, everyone," Chris Tritschler says. "I love fishing with my kids. And maybe one day when I am old, my kids will take me fishing, too."

How They Get It All Done

 Joel Anderson  CEO, Village on the Isle  Originally from Kentucky, Joel met his wife, Angela, during undergrad, earned a master's degree in aging, public policy and management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and has 25 years of experience in aging services administration. Father to Miller and Samuel, Joel has been leading Village on the Isle through a $100 million…

IslandWalk: Luxury and Amenities at the Center of Everything

Situated right in the thriving center of the rapidly expanding West Villages, the first sight that greets visitors at the new IslandWalk community is the gorgeous and stately main gate tower. An unforgettable landmark, the tower promises luxury, space, exclusivity and security, all of which are indeed found within IslandWalk’s broad and winding streets. With a wide array of attached…