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October 25, 2017

CNA event on business innovations

“Cambiamenti: Il futuro delle imprese è presente”, organized by CNA Toscana, is an afternoon of talks (in Italian) by top professionals on Italy’s business scene.
January 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day gifts: The Promise of Florence

Give the promise of Florence this Valentine’s Day. Help local businesses from across the miles by selecting a specialty gift. Here’s The Florentine’s pick of the crop for the Tuscany lovers in your life. Many ship internationally and have English-friendly online shops.           For the diehard chocoholic     Indulge in […]
November 5, 2020

What you can still see and do in Florence

Recent restrictions may leave you feeling limited, given the closure of museums and exhibitions on top of theatres and cinemas, but Florence never fails to provide culture and entertainment when we need it most. Here’s our pick for November.     THEATRE/ Hershey Felder: A Paris Love Story November 22, 2020 at 5pm Pacific / […]
November 2, 2020

A food and wine tour of Cortona

Spending 10 days in Cortona earlier in the year slowed my pulse, captured my heart, opened my senses and perhaps increased my waistline, although hikes up and down hilly cobblestone streets worked off some of the pasta calories.         Located at the eastern edge of Tuscany, bordering Umbria and beautiful Lake Trasimeno, […]
October 28, 2020

Best events in Florence this November

PHOTOGRAPHY/ Dante 700 – Massimo Sestini October 29-January 6       Renowned photoreporter Massimo Sestini contributes to the year-long celebrations across Tuscany in 2021 marking the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death. Sestini’s distinct style rivetingly captures places associated with the Supreme Poet, from Florence to Ravenna, passing through Monte Falterona—the source of the […]
October 27, 2020

Brass and bronze beauties: Il Bronzetto Outlet d’Autore

  The historic Florentine workshop, Il Bronzetto, specializes in the manual processing of brass and bronze.   For two generations, the Bronzetto craftsmen have continued their talent for beauty and the art of chiseling and decorating metals to create precious and unique objects, particularly lighting. The story of Il Bronzetto’s activity is revealed through the […]
October 20, 2020

Why is a IED Master’s different?

IED Firenze has its home in a contemporary building at the very centre of Florence’s Renaissance architecture, just behind Brunelleschi’s dome. In such an incomparable place, those who wish to learn from the past and help shape the future can benefit from the mix of tradition and innovation – the key element of the educational […]
September 25, 2020

Where to eat and drink in Fiesole

High in the hills overlooking Florence, Fiesole takes on mystical appeal to those living in the city. A degree cooler, lush and verdant, the sleepy Etruscan town and its surrounding countryside have lured people away from the grandeur of Florence for centuries. Dante made many a pilgrimage to Fiesole; Gertrude Stein spent summers here; and […]
September 16, 2020

Internet Festival returns to Pisa

From October 8-11, the 10th Internet Festival will take place in Pisa with four days of physical events, and three months – continuing until December – of online streaming initiatives. Asking the question of how the internet has changed at the time of Covid-19 and how Covid-19 changed the internet, the event that has been investigating […]
September 11, 2020

Toscana Startup Nation

Eugenio Giani and young innovators present a plan to bring Tuscany to the forefront of innovation.