Let’s face facts: 2016 had its ups and downs, though it was mostly plain sailing for Florence. The Innocenti Museum reopened its famous child-welcoming doors with a spectacular space in piazza Santissima Annunziata, the Oltrarno got hipper than ever with bar and restaurant openings galore, and The Florentine launched a bilingual literary magazine (because we’re crazy). Lungarno Torrigiani collapsed overnight and the world remembered the 50th anniversary of the 1966 flood. So what can we expect in Florence in 2017? We asked a few people for their opinions.