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    The Florentine editorial staff

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    ART + CULTURE

    Erwin Wurm’s Salsiccia Fat Bus and his Galleria Poggiali show

    Austrian artist Erwin Wurm's Salsiccia Fat Bus in piazza Santa Maria Novella is a clever, albeit provocative draw to the main show at nearby Galleria Poggiali.

    THINGS TO DO

    Arnoboat: see Florence from a new perspective

    The newly launched service will take tourists and residents on boat trips across the river Arno.

    NEWS

    Meyer Health Campus opens

    The Meyer Health Campus aims to be much more than a learning center of a university hospital.

    NEWS

    Work at The Florentine: Deputy Editor (maternity cover)

    Are you a team player with a love of Florence and the contemporary media scene? Join us at The Florentine.

    ART + CULTURE

    Artemisia Gentileschi’s Maddalena Penitente restored

    Freshly restored, Artemisia Gentileschi’s 'Maddalena Penitente' painting was likely painted in Florence during the artist’s stay at the Medici court.

    THINGS TO DO

    Hike and wine in Fiesole on September 25

    Now that the summer heat is calming down, it’s high time for a Sunday hike and aperitivo in Fiesole organized by The Florentine and led by licensed guide Jennifer Deckert.

    ART + CULTURE

    Andrea Bocelli experiences available in a charity auction

    The Andrea Bocelli Foundation has joined forces with online bidding auctioneer for special objects Catawiki to raise funds.

    NEWS

    Marina Calamai’s Labyrinth at Villa Favard Park

    Visitors can navigate 38 spots within the maze to learn about measures to reduce global warming.

    FOOD + WINE

    Ditta Artigianale to open coffee shop in Toronto

    Opening September 21, the Florentine café will offer coffee, pastries, signature cocktails, brunch and shareable plates seven days a week.

    COMMUNITY

    Transport in Florence: how to move around

    Here’s a guide to Florence's transport options, with an overview of the best ways to get around the city and surroundings.

    ART + CULTURE

    Boboli Gardens: 50 million euro to futureproof the Medici parkland

    The royal park will receive 50 million euro for restoration and new amenities.

    FOOD + WINE

    Best Pizza in Tuscany

    Tuscany now boasts six of the best pizza restaurants in Italy, according to food guide 50 Top Pizza.

    THINGS TO DO

    Celebrity facialist Iván Pol comes to Four Seasons Florence

    This October, The Spa at Four Seasons Florence brings celebrity facialist Iván Pol and The Beauty Sandwich method to Italy for the first time.

    ART + CULTURE

    Florence Baptistery restoration continues

    This autumn, visitors will be able to see the mosaic dome up close due to restoration scaffolding.

    NEWS

    Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Italy’s first fashion show in Florence’s Sala Bianca

    July 22 marks the 70th anniversary of Italy’s first fashion show, held in the Sala Bianca at Palazzo Pitti, in Florence.

    THINGS TO DO

    Sublime summer events at Castello di Casole

    Expect cinema, stargazing and blissful nights at this Belmond hotel in the Tuscan countryside

    NEWS

    Ethical luxury footwear brand ADAR crowdfunds vegan Italian-made sneaker

    New Italian ethical footwear brand ADAR launched its debut vegan and sustainable sneaker on Kickstarter on July 5. Founded by Florence-based fashion designer Willy Anne Wijnja and Zurich-based entrepreneur Luca ...

    COMMUNITY

    IED opens Connect, a patio with a Duomo view for an interdisciplinary approach

    IED - Istituto Europeo di Design has added Connect, an outdoor space with a Duomo view to its via Bufalini campus.

    THINGS TO DO

    Musical encounters: Incontri in Terra di Siena festival

    This year's Incontri in Terra di Siena chamber music festival starts with a concert in Florence at Teatro Verdi on July 21.

    NEWS

    Florentine steak now available as an NFT

    The Florentine steak+Tuscan wine NFT is available to buy until August 10, 2022

    NEWS

    Palazzo degli Affari reopens

    The venue for congresses, conferences, conventions and more inaugurates redeveloped space.

    ART + CULTURE

    Italian Language Museum launches with a temporary exhibition

    The Museo Nazionale dell'Italiano - MUNDI (National museum of Italian) inaugurates its first rooms from July 7.

    NEWS

    10 ways to save on water this summer

    Now that the summer is here, the time has come to preserve our water supplies.

    COMMUNITY

    6 ways to beat the heat in Florence

    If you can't get to the coast, make sure you change your way of life to cope with the heat this summer.

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