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July 30, 2020
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10 child-friendly aperitivo spots in Florence

Kids need their merenda hour, just like parents need their aperitivo!  Or as I like to call it, “merendativo”, a happy-family-happy-hour that both parents and their offspring can enjoy.   Parents are well aware of how much of a struggle it is to find the right spot where they can meet up with their friends […]
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

COMMUNITY/ Florence Folks Festival July 30-August 2       A festival themed around the “folks” and people of Tuscany comes to the Parco del Castell dell’Acciaiolo in Scandicci. Four days of music, food, handmade markets and workshops for children are sure to put smiles on all faces.    Parco del Castell dell’Acciaiolo,  Scandicci   […]
July 24, 2020
CULTURE

The ReGeneration Festival in Florence’s Boboli Gardens

The popular The New Generation Festival is taking on a new guise this year following the Covid-19 lockdown. Announced at a press conference held in the Palazzo Vecchio’s Sala degli Elementi, the renamed ReGeneration Festival will be a four-day programme of concerts and productions offered for free to the public from August 26 to 29 […]
July 23, 2020
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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

MARKET/ Gran Bazar Mercato Urbano 5-11pm, July 24-26       Afternoons and evenings of pure shopping paradise at the Ippodromo del Visarno in Cascine Park. Relax in the gardens while admiring your new purchases as musical performances and DJ sets complete the scene. Grab some street food and a drink as you are surrounded […]
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Property management service in Florence

  For those of you who adore spending your evenings listening to the trials and tribulations at the annual condominium meeting or who thrive on finding the best deal amongst the phone or gas companies, or hanging around all morning waiting for the boiler man to turn up for your annual obligatory boiler maintenance, or […]
July 17, 2020
NEWS

New alcohol curbing laws in Florence

The ordinance only really shifts the sale of alcohol forward by an hour as retailers are already prohibited from selling alcohol after 9pm.
July 15, 2020
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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

CLASSICAL/ Gershwin by Orchestra Toscana Classica 9pm, July 16     A performance not to be missed, the most remarkable works by the American composer George Gershwin will be performed in the courtyard of Palazzo Medici Riccardi on Thursday July 16 at 9pm. The enchanting melody of Summertime wafting through the centuries-old architecture will be […]
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A summer staycation in Florence

Your original summer plans may have been cast aside, but never fear; there’s a great summer stretching out in front of you. If you are lucky enough to be staycationing in Florence, the memorable ways to spend it are infinite. Here, we’ve combined essential elements for the perfect summer: food and wine, culture and adventure, […]
July 14, 2020
FOOD + WINE

Florence Restaurant Weeks: summer bites

  We all have a hunger to hang out with friends, boost Florence’s flagging economy and enjoy a few leisurely bites of the city’s eclectic restaurant scene this summer. That’s why we came up with Florence Restaurant Weeks, in conjunction with David Bach, the bestselling American financial author who moved to Florence for a “radical […]
July 13, 2020
CULTURE

Liu Ruowang’s “Wolves Coming” in Florence

The attention-grabbing installation reflects on the predatory nature of humankind towards the environment and throughout contemporary society.