When William Magee Seton left New York on board the sailing ship “Sheperdess” on October 2, 1803, he could not have imagined he would never return to his homeland. Born into a wealthy and socially prominent family, he and his wife Elizabeth Baley, known as Eliza, whom he had married in 1794 seemed to have […]
How does a homo sapiens measure up to an 8-metre-tall Tyrannosaurus rex or two-ton Triceratops? Head to Livorno and spend some time among more than 50 dinosaur models.
Until May 17, the dinosaur models, constructed on a lifesize scale, are on display in the park of Villa
Every year, 74,000 containers travel between Livorno and the East Coast of the United States, 30,000 of which come from New York, making New York Livorno’s principal trading partner, with almost 30 percent of the total annual container traffic to and from the port of Livorno.
The city of Piombino is now part of the province of Grosseto, following the recent vote by the city council, which approved by an overwhelming majority a proposal for the city’s inclusion in the province of Grosseto.
The proposal to leave the province of Livorno for the
areas of the city of Livorno will be covered by free WiFi. Thanks to a two-year
contract, the new service, which is part of the project LivornoNet, will be
active by summer.
finally found someone who will set up and operate the service for a
The annual meeting of the national nonprofit organization Emergency will not be held in Florence this year. The Florence-born association of volunteer medical professionals will hold its conference in the Tuscan port city of Livorno on June 26 to 29, 2013. Drawing thousands of people each year, Emergency's
and foreigners have the power to help preserve a remarkable historical and
cultural site in the Tuscan city of Livorno, the Temple of the Dutch and German
Congregation, known as the ‘Chiesa degli Olandesi,' through the annual national
survey launched by the nonprofit organization Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI),
Tired of the unwanted items
cluttering its storage spaces, the municipality of Livorno has turned to eBay.
The first seventy-seven items, among them used cars and motorbikes, furniture,
sewing machines and carpentry tools, were on auction until April 27.
Not only does the online auction provide an innovative
In 2011, the city of Livorno welcomed 30 percent more
tourists than the previous year. The rise is credited to an increase in
cruise-ship traffic, as noted in a recent report released by the City.
some 68 percent of the nearly one million passengers who travelled to