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March 21, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

QUEEN/ We Will Rock You March 22-24 Teatro Verdi, via Ghibellina 99, Florence Post-Oscars season is upon us and the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, particularly Rami Malek’s Best Actor turn as Queen’s charismatic frontman, is still at the center of much of the movie-business buzz. But Mercury’s original magnetism was afforded more by stage […]
March 15, 2019
FOOD + WINEHighlight

Vegetarian and vegan dining in Florence

Italy’s food culture is intrinsic to daily life in Florence, but with the majority of restaurants displaying raw steaks in their windows, and lampredotto being a street favourite, it can sometime seem a lost cause searching for vegetarian friendly food in the city. Still, maintaining dietary principles whilst trying out local Tuscan cuisine is doable. […]
March 14, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

BESTSELLER/GIFTalks: Lisa Halliday March 20, 6.30pm Gonzaga in Florence, via La Pira 11/13, Florence In collaboration with TheFLR. The Florentine Literary Review, Gonzaga University in Florence is launching GIFTalks: Incontri con scrittori americani a Firenze, a new series of lectures from top international writing talent. First in the lineup is the Massachusetts-born, Milan-based Lisa Halliday, […]
March 12, 2019
LIFESTYLE

Where to find late night food in Florence

Florence’s nightlife is bursting with options, from late aperitivos to cosy speakeasies and hidden jazz bars. But once the night is over, hunger inevitably consumes the walk home. “Late night” and “kebab” go hand in hand. Mesopotamia (via dell’Oriuolo 14R) is a central kebab shop open 24 hours, making it perfect for post-party indulgence. Choose […]
March 8, 2019
HighlightNEWS

Superwomen street art in Florence

Newcomer LeDiesis has devised a street art treasure featuring influential females dressed as Superwoman in Florence for International Women’s Day.
HighlightLIFESTYLE

A mini-guide to food markets in Florence

Begin your week at Mercato Centrale Firenze (piazza del Mercato Centrale/via dell’Ariento), the city’s oldest and largest food market nestled in a striking iron-and-glass structure designed by architect Giuseppe Mengoni in 1874. While the contemporary first floor pulls in informed punters, don’t forget to frequent the independent vendors on the historic ground floor. (Baroni’s cheese […]
March 7, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

FOOD/Taste  March 9-11 Stazione Leopolda, viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Florence Whet your appetite for what’s sure to be a palate-pleasing edition of Taste, Pitti Immagine’s annual fair celebrating Italian food, wine and all the finer things in life. You might say the 14th edition has a “grainy” focus—Planet Bread. It’s a democratizing staple with staying […]
March 5, 2019
CULTURE

The Bargello Museum in Florence

A visit to the Bargello Museum is a must for anyone looking to fully understand the Renaissance, home to a vast collection of history’s most renowned sculptures by the likes of Michelangelo and Donatello.
March 1, 2019
LIFESTYLE

Learning to love food again in Florence

There was a time in my life when food and my body became the enemy, when every meal was an accounting—I would break up my day’s rations into a mental list, stacking items one on top of the other. If the tower grew too high, I panicked. When writing my novel, Florence in Ecstasy, I […]
February 28, 2019
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Best events in Florence in March 2019

FOOD/Taste  March 9-11 Stazione Leopolda, viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Florence Whet your appetite for what’s sure to be a palate-pleasing edition of Taste, Pitti Immagine’s annual fair celebrating Italian food, wine and all the finer things in life. You might say the 14th edition has a “grainy” focus—Planet Bread. It’s a democratizing staple with staying […]