The head of Florence’s museums, Cristina Acidini, said Monday September 22, 2014 her decision to quit after a 38-year-long career as a culture ministry official was taken earlier this month because of planned reforms reorganizing the management of Italy’s museums.
Finance police on Monday September 29, 2014, cited seven Chinese citizens after exposing an illegal operation of seven fur workshops with dormitories for workers hidden behind drywall.
A wave of tornado-force winds and heavy rains pelted the city of Florence and parts of Tuscany today, Friday september 19, 2014. It leaved a trail of injuries, uprooted trees, and damaged buildings in its wake.
Ice cream is second only to pizza and pasta in the collective imagination of what Italian food stands for, surveys said during Gelato Festival in Florence, Italy.
The Gelato Festival’s European Final will be in Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence from September, 12 to 14 2014 (hours 12 am-12pm). Free Entry.
The Florence born Giulia Pauselli is the third italian ever at Paris’s Crazy Horse.
Hollywood star George Clooney says he will marry his fiancé, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, in Venice, Italy, at the end of September.
As of 20 September 2014 Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will be focusing on modern art once again with a major new event devoted to one of the greatest masters of 20th century painting, Pablo Picasso.
Deflation alarm as prices drop in many big cities in Tuscany and Italy as well. Annual inflation just 0.1%, lowest since August 2009.
Julia Roberts was in Tuscany this summer for filming.