84 million Euro to Venice for acqua granda damage restoration

The CDM clears the way for a further disbursement of 84,047,295 Euro to go directly for relief and assistance to the population. 14 February 2020 VENEZIA. “The Council of Ministers has released 84 million Euro for Venice. We are ready to distribute the first 6,916 reimbursements between individuals and businesses, in addition to another 37 … More 84 million Euro to Venice for acqua granda damage restoration

MoSE contractors threaten work stoppage if they are not paid. CNV is out of money and requesting bank loans.

[Ed. Note: This post is made up of two closely related stories that appeared just days apart about a week ago. In essence the subcontractors building and maintaining MoSE have not been paid, and CSV, the contractor, has no money and no source of ready funding. How does this square with all the talk about … More MoSE contractors threaten work stoppage if they are not paid. CNV is out of money and requesting bank loans.

“The Rialto Market is now abandoned” Merchants show their fury at the Mayor

Mascari: “Money only goes the market in Mestre, the Mayor holds campaign rallies about security and then at night drug dealers and drunks rule” 6 February 2020 By Enrico Tantucci VENEZIA. The Rialto Market has been abandoned to itself, and the Mayor is standing by watching. The Council’s joint Culture-Commerce Commission that met yesterday was … More “The Rialto Market is now abandoned” Merchants show their fury at the Mayor

The Rialto Project presents The Lessons of History lecture series at the Accademia

[Ed. Note: This is the recent notice from the Rialto Project, whose earlier announcement was published a few months ago on this site. On a personal note I really support this kind of positive effort to present the extraordinary history of the city, the life inside the buildings, to the public. In this particular case … More The Rialto Project presents The Lessons of History lecture series at the Accademia

Venice: Canale dei Petroli and excavations for MoSE are behind the increase in acque alte

Engineers Vielmo and Di Tella’s analysis: “The graphs from the Tide Bureau demonstrate it – the turning point is the middle of the 2000s” 23 January 2020 By Alberto Vitucci VENEZIA. While it waits to be ready to defend Venice, MoSE has already produced an effect. It has increased the number and intensity of the … More Venice: Canale dei Petroli and excavations for MoSE are behind the increase in acque alte

Silvestro, the historic haberdashery of via Garibaldi, will not close. The story of a beautiful gesture.

6 January 2020 Like a Christmas gift, Silvestro has not closed. A bit of good news that had already come to the citizens of the area in December: the business, primary for residents and Venetians, has been “saved”. Silvestro, the historic haberdashery of via Garibaldi, of the sestiere of Castello, and of all Venice, appeared … More Silvestro, the historic haberdashery of via Garibaldi, will not close. The story of a beautiful gesture.