The History of the Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry Venice
One of the best-selling vehicles in the automotive industry, the Toyota Camry has a long and successful history based on recognized value, reliability, fuel efficiency, and safety. Toyota introduced the first-generation Camry in 1983 as a sedan or liftback with a choice of a 2-liter 4-cylinder with a 5-speed manual transmission... [read more]

Toyota’s Innovation Provides Environment-Friendly Technology

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In light of the issues that traditional combustion engine exhaust has raised over the past several decades, Toyota is challenging itself to improve the vehicles that it produces toward the goal of reducing emissions by 90 percent. By constantly working on traditional gasoline and diesel engines to improve fuel economy... [read more]

The Venice Farmer’s Market Continues to Thrive and Provide

Shopping in vegetable market
The Farmer's Market here in Venice is doing very well. In 2010 whenever you visited the most vendors you would see would be around 10. Linda Wilson wanted to change that and set out to create an environment where vendors would thrive and be able to sell their products well.... [read more]

Hot Spots for Night Owls in Venice

Hot Spots for Night Owls in Venice
If you enjoy staying up late for no reason other than enjoying the night, or if you find yourself never going to bed on time because you want to stay up and socialize then you may be a night owl. Many of us are night owls, and want to get... [read more]

Do your Holiday Shopping at the Fall Art & Craft Show

Fall Art & Craft Show at Jacaranda Crossings Venice
With strategically placed holiday displays and the never ending rotation of holiday commercials, no one can deny that the holiday shopping season is upon us. Rather than stressing yourself out with the hordes of shoppers at the mall, plan to visit the Fall Art & Craft Show in Venice to... [read more]

Toyota Through the Years — A Look Back

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The history of Toyota begins in 1867 with the birth of Sakichi Toyoda. He first invented a handloom and later on a non-stop shuttle change type Toyoda automatic loom (Type G). In 1894, his son, Kiichiro, was born. In 1929, Kiichiro Toyoda went to Europe and the United States to... [read more]

Halloween Celebrations Near Venice

Fall Festivals in Venice
This Halloween, take advantage of all the events going on around Venice! No matter what you’re interest, these events will get you excited! We even have events that are good for the whole family! 25th Annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival Every Saturday and Sunday this month come out and enjoy our annual... [read more]

2017 Toyota Prius: A Review

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Are you interested in a hybrid as your next car? Look no further than the Toyota Prius for 2017. With six trim levels from which to choose, your only problem will be in deciding which one is right for you. The plug-in hybrid version even returns as the 2017 Prius... [read more]

Real Haunts in the Sarasota Area

Sarasota is home to a variety of haunted places. What sets these aside from your typical haunted houses is there's no costumes, actors, or props. These are REAL haunts of Sarasota. Belle Haven Inn Orbs and full body apparitions have been reported here. One report says that flashes (on cameras) routinely fail... [read more]

2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2017 Nissan Armada

2016 Toyota Highlander 2017 Nissan Armada Venice
With so many SUVs on the market today, choosing one can be overwhelming. While we can’t compare all of them here, let’s take a look at the 2016 Toyota Highlander LE as it compares to the 2017 Nissan Armada Platinum. Nissan skipped from 2015 to 2017 in making the Armada,... [read more]