Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
October 27, 2017

Extended truckers’ strike throughout Italy

From October 27 to 31, 2017, Italy’s truckers are striking against pay cuts and working conditions across the peninsula, leading to fuel and food shortages.
October 26, 2017

A chat with Benjamin Wohlauer

Benjamin Wohlauer, the 44th Consul General of the USA in Florence, clarifies the Consulate’s greatest priority and explains the SelectUSA program.

Lucca Comics & Games: heroes to the rescue

New for this year is a Netflix-themed section
October 25, 2017

CNA event on business innovations

“Cambiamenti: Il futuro delle imprese è presente”, organized by CNA Toscana, is an afternoon of talks (in Italian) by top professionals on Italy’s business scene.
October 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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.

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.