The HyperGlider Catamaran

HyperGlider Catamarans by ProGlider Boats

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Rachel Wells to learn more about the HyperGlider Personal Catamarans manufactured by ProGlider Boats in Port Charlotte, Florida. Learn more and see videos and photos at The photo shows the owner Art Jantzen enjoying a cruise on one of their popular catamarans. Call 941-457-2300. ProGlider Boats manufactures the HyperGlider line…

Dr. Lisa Turner

Venice Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

Editor’s Note: Dr. Lisa Turner is board certified in Periodontology and Dental Implant Dentistry. She owns Venice Periodontics and Implant Dentistry located at 1990 S. Tamiami Trail. Please call 941-497-5591. Learn more at Dr. Turner, what is periodontics and why is it important to dental health? Periodontics involves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of…

Venice Island, Florida

Visit Collectors Gallery & Framery

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Aimee Odette with Collectors Gallery & Framery and The Island Bookshop. She owns both businesses on Venice Island with her partner, Michael Rank. The bookshop is at 206 Miami Ave. W. (941-416-5511) and the gallery is in the same building at 112 Nokomis Ave. S. (941-488-3029). Learn more at and…

Brianne with Green Artist

Visit Green Artist in Englewood

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Brianne (pronounced Bree-en)) Schultz to learn more about her fun boutique and gift store at 457 West Dearborn Street in Englewood, Florida. Photo shows Brianne with her dog Daisey, AKA The Princess of Dearborn Street. Learn more at Call 941-473-7860. Brianne, please introduce Green Artist. Green Artist is a boutique…

Dr. Karen Helmick

Dr. Karen Helmick Helps Patients with Acupuncture

Editor’s Note: Dr. Karen Helmick is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Board Certified Acupuncturist. She owns Healthy Body Acupuncture located at 1511 Tamiami Trail just off Venice Island near the south bridge. Call 941-228-4688. Learn more at Photo shows Dr. Helmick with her horse Scooby. Karen, please introduce your local practice. Healthy Body Acupuncture…

Todd Cameron

Todd Cameron Writes Florida Crime Novels

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Englewood, Florida based author Todd Cameron to learn more about his series of crime/thriller novels set in Florida. Culture Coffee in Englewood, Florida is hosting a book signing featuring Todd from 10am to noon on Saturday, January 27, 2024. Learn more about Todd’s novels at and @toddcameronauthor. Todd, please introduce…

Turtle Nest Patrol

Brenda Bossman and Linda Soderquist Earn Awards

By Randy Moore, Publisher – I’m pleased to announce our two newest award recipients. Brenda Bossman is receiving our Wildlife Champion Award and Linda Soderquist is receiving our Englewood Lee Reid Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo shows Brenda Bossman. Brenda Bossman is being honored for her leadership role with Lemon Bay Conservancy, Venice Audubon and the…

Earth Treasures

Visit Earth Treasures on Venice Island

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Don Rivette to learn more about Earth Treasures located at 207 W. Miami Avenue on Venice Island. You can also shop for hundreds of products at Call Don or Draeanne at 941-412-3777. Don, please introduce Earth Treasures. We’re a unique gift store with a wide array of products including crystals,…