The B&B Theatres in South Venice was recently sold, and its new owners want to bring this old theatre back to life. They’ll be replacing every seat in each auditorium with comfortable, reclining seats, adding items to the concession stands including alcohoL and fixing the walls and carpets.
As hospitals across the Suncoast are getting their results, Venice Regional Bayfront Health was given a “B” average safety grade. Hospitals are graded on safety based off of errors, accidents, injuries and infections.
“You might feel like you don’t have a lot of services or resources in the town, but the Senior Center provides a lot of resources and also a social engagement that can really benefit and help with loneliness and PTSD."
Social media marketing has made vaping a trend, and students are doing it not because they necessarily want to smoke, but because, well everyone is doing it. Manatee County and Sarasota County School Districts have began outreach and education programs to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping.
Tonight, work will begin on nine miles of road in the Industrial Park off of Knights Trail Road— including Triple Diamond Boulevard and Technology Drive. In addition to those, roads will be resurfaced in a portion of Bird Bay Village South and San Marco Drive on the Island of Venice.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Heather Druckenmiller was driving northbound when she lost control off her car and veered off the highway, hitting several trees. Her car then burst into flames.
The Dementia Care and Cure Initiative works hands-on with businesses to focus on helping them become more accommodating to Dementia-related issues and earn a “caring community” designation from the state.
This week, more than 185 ladies from 28 countries will hit the green hoping to make it to the next stage. With this tournament, not only are world-wide athletes playing in Venice every year, but they’re also bringing thousands of dollars to the community -making a huge economic impact.
After the North Port community suffered a tragic loss of one of its teachers back in 2017, Holly's Hope was formed to help open the dialogue of mental health and depression. Now, they’re taking it one step further and hoping to make that conversation start in the classrooms.
Unfortunately, with so much development in the area there aren’t a lot of green spaces left, so not only is this urban forest bringing that back, but also becoming a buffer between the Seaboard Industrial Park and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Salvation Army has limited the number of overnight beds, but only in order to get people to move into their assistance programs. - which they say is the only actual way to make a change that causes steps towards sustainability.
The future of what used to be the home of the Ringling Circus in Venice is finally clear. Venice City Council unanimously voted to allow a new, 75-year lease is now happening with Michigan developer, Kent Jacoby, who wants to build a hotel, medical offices and a restaurant.
Kathryn Wong has worked for the city for about three years, and took the role as City Clerk in October of 2018 after serving as Interim City Clerk from August to October 2018, following the retirement of Patsy Adkins.