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News from Florence, Italy, focusing on art and culture, food and wine, and more.

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Pitti Uomo 106: in pictures

International and Italian brands line the halls with their collections.

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A useful guide to the June 2024 elections in Florence

Advice on how to vote and a guide of the mayoral candidates

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Making Florence a better place

Fiavet, the Association of Travel Agents, looks into how to make Florence a better place through actionable solutions.

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Florence hosts the Aftercare Forum

Post-investment support for foreign investors is at the centre of the two-day trade event.

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New Enjoy Respect Firenze campaign encourages sustainable tourism

The campaign aims to educate visitors for more sustainable and informed tourism in Florence.

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Urban community garden project underway

Those interested in the communal urban gardens have until May 30 to sign up.

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Incentive scheme introduced to encourage cycling in Florence

“Pedala, Firenze ti premia” rewards bike commuters.

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The state of the “edicola” in Italy

The Palazzo Vecchio announces a plan to save traditional newsstands.

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A Tusc-Mex home in Tuscany: Erin Quinlan Quiros

How to create a habitat that represents your personality

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The “green shield” and the impact on driving in Florence 

Plus information on city parking, temporary passes and a reminder about fines

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Antinori partly finances Ponte Vecchio restoration

Work to begin in the autumn and continue until 2026.

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Public transport in Florence and Tuscany becomes contactless

Visa cardholders can ride for free from April 10 to May 5, 2024.

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Voting in the United States Elections 2024

All US citizens retain their right to vote from abroad and can register their ballot online in advance of the 2024 election.

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Sephora opens flagship store in via dei Calzaiuoli

Highlights include make-up services and just-released beauty ranges.

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Changes at the Uffizi

Paperless ticketing, evening and the occasional Monday openings

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Scholarships awarded to Istituto Saffi and The British Institute students

Advantage Foundation and Monte San Martino Trust make a difference for young Florentines.

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Behind the scenes of Florence’s hotels in the low season

Low season means maintenance for the city's hospitality industry

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Nursing internships for international students launched at Careggi University Hospital

The internship program will see international students immerse themselves in the professional environment.

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Tuscany primed to attract foreign direct investment

The European House – Ambrosetti Report 2024 shows GDP growth and more women in employment in Tuscany.

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Polimoda previews fashion research centre at Manifattura Tabacchi

AN/ARCHIVE EVENT ONE offers a contemplative journey through interpretations of the body in fashion.

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Pitti Uomo 105: in pictures

832 international and Italian brands line the halls with their collections.

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How AI can benefit the hotel industry

We speak to hoteliers in Florence to understand the repercussions of artificial intelligence.

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Top trends in Florence 2024: resident-centric urban initiatives

Expect robotic surveillance dogs, wearable medical devices and greener spaces.

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