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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.

NEWS

Mourning Queen Elizabeth II in Florence, Italy

Florence is mourning Queen Elizabeth II through the sense of community we are fortunate to have in the city.

COMMUNITY

Knowing when to push: Editor’s letter

September is always a busy month as temperatures finally start to dip and Florentines return home.

NEWS

Solidarity project in San Frediano fosters job skills for those with autism

'In frigo veritas' teaches the trade of magnet making.

COMMUNITY

Love, spritz and gelato: Editor’s letter

Summer in Florence is an intoxicating mix of sweat, fun and gelato as we spend nights on the riverbanks and sipping spritzes.

COMMUNITY

Humanitarian efforts in Florence

Nancy Bailey gives The Florentine an insight into the humanitarian response to refugees in Florence and wider Europe.

COMMUNITY

New arrivals at St. Mark’s English Church

St. Mark’s English Church welcomes a new chaplain, music director and cultural events administrator in via Maggio.

COMMUNITY

Sighing over Florence: Editor’s letter

The summer is well and truly here as life gets fuller with events and things to do in and around Florence

NEWS

Cinema Odeon Firenze to become a multifunctional space with Giunti Editore

The 100 year old Odeon Cinema in Florence is set to become a multi-functional space by the end of the year.

COMMUNITY

Locally made ‘Stracci’ released on Amazon Prime

Starting from Prato and then heading off around the world, Stracci is a documentary that addresses the fashion industry's environmental impact.

COMMUNITY

Our piece of earth: Editor’s letter

The May Issue is our Environment Issue, titled Our Piece of Earth, as we look at what, if any, lessons we’ve learned from the pandemic. 

COMMUNITY

Back to Florence, back to life: Editor’s letter

Spring’s here, the sun’s out, and Florence’s friends from around the world are back in the piazzas as the city comes back to life.

COMMUNITY

How Florence (and our community) has reacted to the Ukrainian crisis

As the first refugees started to arrive in Florence, the city immediately began to react to the Ukrainian crisis by organizing collections.

COMMUNITY

Tages for Foreigners: Mental health services in English

Tages for Foreigners brings together health care, psychology, social interventions and education, with the multidisciplinary team offering evidence-based interventions tailored to clients’ requests and needs.

COMMUNITY

Florence and Kyiv stand side by side: Editor’s letter

Florence has a long relationship with Kyiv, so it was no surprise that 5,000 or so people gathered in piazza Signoria on February 27.

NEWS

How to help Ukrainians in Florence and Tuscany

Over 11,000 Ukrainians live in Tuscany and 2,300 in the province of Florence. Here's how you can help them and the crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.

COMMUNITY

Connect US: linking American entrepreneurs and Tuscan businesses

The US Consul General, Ragini Gupta, has introduced a scheme to connect Florence’s finest American business minds with the city’s businesses.

COMMUNITY

Fathoming Florence: Editor’s letter

This February, Florence is expected to have a special visitor as Pope Francis attends the final day of the Italian Episcopal Conference “Mediterranean, Frontier of Peace” on February 27. Bringing ...

COMMUNITY

Mental health services in Florence

Feeling heard when you’re struggling and knowing when and where to find help is crucial for those in need of mental health assistance. For many who have transplanted to Italy, ...

THINGS TO DO

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2022

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, various initiatives are organized around Florence. The Jewish Community at Firenze Ebraica have put together a full list ...

COMMUNITY

Ladies Adventures Florence: a women-only community

Start the new year with an adventure or two. Lori Anne Lo Presti tells The Florentine about how she moved to Florence and founded the ever-more popular group Ladies Adventures ...

COMMUNITY

In Memoriam: Elisabeth Robbins Cole

Friends come and go in this life. Connections wax and wane. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you can direct and drive their paths. You can’t. But you can ...

THINGS TO DO

parkrun: it was always about the coffee

It was back in 2004 when a South African living in London named Paul Sinton-Hewitt gave birth to the first parkrun event, with his partner Joanne, three other volunteers and a ...

COMMUNITY

Think psychedelic: Editor’s letter

January has traditionally always been a time of starting anew and thinking about the future. As I type this month’s letter, flurries of snow are falling from the whitest of ...

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