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December 3, 2020

Advancing Women Artists announces its closure

It’s time for good-bye, or at least the beginning of a good-bye as this article holds the announcement that Advancing Women Artists, which works in Florence to restore and exhibit art by women, will be closing its doors come June. Because this news will be a blow for many readers who have worked alongside us […]
November 21, 2020

Meeting Ragini Gupta, US Consul General in Florence

Ragini Gupta has served as a US diplomat since 2002 with previous assignments in Jordan, Mexico, Pakistan and India, as well as serving as director of the Office of Broadcast Services in Washington, D.C. As of July 2020, she assumed the position of US Consul General in Florence. Ragini Gupta spoke live to The Florentine […]
July 14, 2020

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 […]
May 11, 2020

Converting to the cause

Modern Italian history teaches us that the country is at its finest when its collective back is to the wall.     When the European Economic Community was created in 1957, Italy seized the opportunity, despite largely still being an agricultural nation. “Everywhere … there were entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and skilled craftsmen ready to meet […]
November 21, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

PHOTOGRAPHY/ Photolux Festival November 16-December 18       25 photographic exhibitions come to Lucca from November 16 to December 8 for the biennial of the festival, which this year bears the title Mondi / New Worlds. The focus is on the ability of human desire to overcome limits, taking inspiration from the 50th anniversary […]
November 12, 2019

Teaming together

November is a meaningful month for Americans. Every year on the 11th we gather together to thank all those who have served in the Armed Forces for their sacrifices in defense of our common values. On the fourth Thursday of the month we celebrate the most important of family holidays: Thanksgiving. But November is important […]
March 15, 2019

Vegetarian and vegan dining in Florence

Italy’s food culture is intrinsic to daily life in Florence, but with the majority of restaurants displaying raw steaks in their windows, and lampredotto being a street favourite, it can sometime seem a lost cause searching for vegetarian friendly food in the city. Still, maintaining dietary principles whilst trying out local Tuscan cuisine is doable. […]
December 10, 2018
November 22, 2018

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

LAILAC/Japanese Festival 11am-8pm, November 23-25 Ippodromo del Visarno, piazzale delle Cascine 29, Florence Ph. Fulvio Chiari Japanese cultural association Lailac takes to the Cascine for the 20th edition of the Festival Giapponese, a local event that’s been running, in organizers’ words, since “long before sushi landed in everyone’s mouths.” With more than 40 special guests […]
September 26, 2018

Turning a new leaf: autumn indulgences at Castello Del Nero

Now that autumn is on the horizon, our thoughts turn to getaways in the Tuscan countryside, an escape from city life and solace for mind, body and soul. Just 40 minutes by car from central Florence, Castello Del Nero is the perfect place to get away from it all for a few hours, an entire […]