Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
October 22, 2017
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Mobike and bike etiquette in Florence

The arrival of Mobike in Florence is hailed as a transportation revolution, but attention has now turned to road safety and etiquette.
October 19, 2017
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Dario Nardella speaks with The Florentine (3)

Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence, speaks with The Florentine about mass tourism and cultural cooperation among Mediterranean cities.
October 17, 2017
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Repaving piazza della Repubblica

The City of Florence has given the green light to repave piazza della Repubblica and neighbouring via Pellicceria over the next five months.
October 13, 2017
VIDEO

Dario Nardella speaks with The Florentine (2)

Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence, speaks about Brexit, the accomplishments and goals of his administration, and anti-terrorism measures.
October 12, 2017
NEWSSticky

LEGO model of Florence cathedral made

20,000 LEGO bricks from all over the world will be used to make the first ever large-scale LEGO model of Florence Cathedral and the Baptistery.
NEWS

Michelangelo film to be shot in Florence

On October 16, 2017, piazza della Signoria will turn into a film set for one day for a movie on Michelangelo directed by Russian Andrei Konchalovsky. 
October 6, 2017
VIDEO

Dario Nardella speaks with The Florentine

Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence, speaks with The Florentine about recent rape accusations of two American students by on-duty Italian police officers.
LIFESTYLE

A Room with a View reunion in Florence

  It’s the film that launched a thousand love affairs with Florence: director James Ivory’s Oscar-winning adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1908 novel A Room with a View, set between Italy and England, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Cinema Odeon hosted a gala night screening on October 5 to mark the occasion, with Ivory and cast members […]
October 4, 2017
NEWS

City of Florence introduces community police program

100 officers distributed for neighborhood duties
October 3, 2017
ART + CULTURE

The Japanese Renaissance at the Uffizi

  The Aula Magliabechiana of the Uffizi Gallery is currently spotlighting what many consider to be the golden age of Japanese art in an exhibition titled “The Japanese Renaissance: Nature on Painted Screens from the 15th to the 17th Centuries,” spanning the Muromachi to the Edo eras. Comprising 39 pieces on loan from a selection […]