Author: Felicity Aris

Internationally raised, but England born, Felicity Aris has now trekked herself across the world to Italy. Looking to break in her writing hand while on her year abroad in Florence, she's out and about every "stradina", "piazza" and "pizzeria" looking for her next story (and perhaps a tasty pizza!)
March 8, 2019

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 5, 2019

Dignity through the Arts at St. Mark’s

2019 edition will focus on giving a creative platform to refugees
March 1, 2019

Medici tapestries at Palazzo Vecchio

The tapestries were last in Florence in 2015, the first time since they were removed in the 19th century.
February 14, 2019

Luca Pignatelli at Museo Stefano Bardini

Time exists like a stone in water at the Museo Stefano Bardini, but with the new solo exhibition by visiting artist Luca Pignatelli featured in these timeless walls, here comes the flood.   History is at the very essence of the collection once owned by the renowned 19th-century Florentine art dealer Stefano Bardini; here, time […]