How an Afghan Refugee Is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape

Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.


Tourists in Venice Charged $613 for Lunch, Mayor Calls Them Cheapskates

The restaurant has been accused of overcharging in the past.


Hunter and Gatherer: Lobster Luke

Instead of paying nearly $40 per pound for California spiny lobster, Luke "Lobster Luke" Sandburg braves the dark waters off the California coast and catches those bad boys himself.


9 Breakout Artists from the Venice Biennale

We selected nine rising international art stars, from the Republic of China to Kosovo.


How to Eat Poke Like a Muscle Beach Body Builder

I went to Venice Beach in pursuit of some of LA's best poke, but it was Muscle Beach's hard bodies that showed me the proper way to enjoy this Hawaiian treat.


This Colossal Marble Horse Sculpture Represents the World’s Problems

Claudia Fontes's 'The Horse Problem' brings monumental feminist politics to the Venice Biennale.


Giant Hands Emerge From a Venice Canal to Raise Climate Change Awareness

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn’s massive new sculpture, 'Support,' is a stark warning on the impact of rising sea levels.


Venice Could Be Swallowed by Water Within a Century Thanks to Global Warming

Visiting the historic Italian city could require a snorkel if we don’t stop fucking up the planet.


The 8 Most Essential Places to Eat in Venice Beach

Venice has treasures old and new when it comes to its restaurants and bars, from crazy-hyped Gjelina to the classic appeal of The Great Western Steak & Hoagie.


It's a 'Roll Call' When an 80s Graffiti Crew Reunites in LA

The graffiti crew K2S reunites years after the West Coast tagging movement began.


Venice really hates being the world's tourist destination

"We need to get things changing for the better or we'd risk losing one of the most wonderful cities in the world, letting it become a theme park," says activist Marco Caberlotto.


We Talk Politics with Champion Surfer Kelly Slater

On this episode of 'Daily VICE', we head to Venice beach to talk about his new art show 'Apolitical Process'.