Green light for the Bosco dello Sport. Entry fee delayed until January 2023.

283 million euro approved for the stadium, arena and educational area at Tessera, with one third financed by the State and the rest by the Municipality. 13 May 2022 The variation for the Municipality of Venice’s 2022-2024 budget has been approved: all of the amendments presented by the opposition were rejected, approved in City Council … More Green light for the Bosco dello Sport. Entry fee delayed until January 2023.

“Reyer sponsorships and ACTV contracts”. Alilaguna sues Marco Gasparinetti over Gruppo 25 Aprile report on “confused business interests”

Marco Gasparinetti (Terre e Acqua) has been sued: “They want to silence us”. The suit claims damages of 150,000 Euro. The Group’s report had pointed out the “direct line” between the private transportation company, which has been given some of ACTV’s lines, and Mayor Brugnaro, among sponsorships and business By Eugenio Pendolini 7 May 2022 … More “Reyer sponsorships and ACTV contracts”. Alilaguna sues Marco Gasparinetti over Gruppo 25 Aprile report on “confused business interests”

Annual flotilla of boats demonstrates against cruise ships’ path through Venice Lagoon. Cavallino Treporti is against Duferco project in “protected waters”

The committees: “The lagoon is a fragile environment, Vittorio Emanuele should not be excavated”. The shore community of Cavallino Treporti vows to fight the project for a terminal in the Lido canal: “These are lagoon waters” By Vera Mantengoli 30 April 2022 VENICE. Comitato No Grandi Navi and Ambiente Venezia have announced a demonstration for … More Annual flotilla of boats demonstrates against cruise ships’ path through Venice Lagoon. Cavallino Treporti is against Duferco project in “protected waters”

Historic ruling on Cruise Ships in Venice: Duferco wins appeal, TAR rehabilitates the project for an off-shore terminal at Lido

Judges overturn the negative opinion expressed by MIBACT and “make it obligatory” that MIT transmit the project to CIPESS. By Alberto Vitucci 27 April 2022 VENICE. “It’s a moral victory. A great recognition of the quality of our work after ten years”. Cesare De Piccoli, former vice-Mayor and former vice-minister for the PD is almost … More Historic ruling on Cruise Ships in Venice: Duferco wins appeal, TAR rehabilitates the project for an off-shore terminal at Lido

MSC Sinfonia breaks down, stranding passengers for two days at Porto Marghera. Other ships redirected to Trieste by wind.

  The predicted departure for Greece was postponed by an equipment failure: the situation was resolved only on the evening of Sunday 24 April. The MSC Armonia left port normally, while on 23 April the Costa Deliziosa was sent to Trieste due to high winds. 24 April 2022 VENICE. The state of mind aboard the … More MSC Sinfonia breaks down, stranding passengers for two days at Porto Marghera. Other ships redirected to Trieste by wind.

Letter from an ex-Venetian: “Love Venice? Then don’t come to Venice.”

“If you are expecting culture and tradition you will find the exact opposite – in fact you’ll feel insulted. But what is worse is that the places where you will sleep, eat and shop have behind them sad stories of families that, in the name of “tourism”, have been exiled from the place where they … More Letter from an ex-Venetian: “Love Venice? Then don’t come to Venice.”

The city’s public nursery schools, the pride of Venice, willfully destroyed by the Brugnaro administration

In a few years we have witnessed the dissipation and destruction of all the progress and successes achieved over decades of effort, experimentation, collaboration and social struggle that made the network of educational services the pride of the City of Venice, a “model” that was studied and imitated. By Monica Sambo       22 April 2022 Education … More The city’s public nursery schools, the pride of Venice, willfully destroyed by the Brugnaro administration

Letter from Councilor Andrea Martini to the EC about the “Bosco dello Sport”

Today the City Council approved the guidelines for the “Bosco dello Sport” at Tessera. However, the economic resources remain to be allocated to the municipal budget: the vote on the budget change will be on May 5. Letter of protest sent to Ursula Von der Leyen at the EC. 21 April 2022 VENICE.  In the … More Letter from Councilor Andrea Martini to the EC about the “Bosco dello Sport”

Bitter Regrets at Rialto: Mascari – “The colors, aromas and tradition have disappeared”

Owner of the historic Drogheria Mascari looks at the current situation with dismay: “Without residents there is no future” 16 April 2022 By T. Borz VENICE “The sounds, aromas, colors and the liveliness of a market that has been part of the history of Venice for a thousand year are gone”. Iginio “Gino” Mascari proudly … More Bitter Regrets at Rialto: Mascari – “The colors, aromas and tradition have disappeared”

Twelve stalls removed and a ban on food sales: reorganization of the Rialto Market passes in Council

The council’s resolution rearranges the spaces used by the stalls, bans vendors from selling prepared food, and provides for new curtains for the Pescheria. By Eugenio Pendolini 15 April 2022 VENICE. The number of fruit and vegetable stalls will be reduced, from the current 40 to 28, of which 24 are in the Erbaria area … More Twelve stalls removed and a ban on food sales: reorganization of the Rialto Market passes in Council