Entrance fee – citizens’ groups to Ca’ Farsetti: “The city is not a museum”

On Wednesday Gruppo 25 Aprile and Venezia Cambia, as well as the Craftsmen’s Association, AEPE, AVA and ACI were heard regarding the fee 13 February 2019 Citizens’ groups were at Ca’ Farsetti on Wednesday, attending the meeting of the Council’s commission that is evaluating the entrance fee to Venice. Gruppo 25 Aprile, with their spokesman … More Entrance fee – citizens’ groups to Ca’ Farsetti: “The city is not a museum”

Ex Botanical Gardens of San Giobbe will become a luxury hotel

The complex, where housing and green space were initially planned, is purchased by Puglia businessman Marseglia By Enrico Tantucci 14 February 2019 VENEZIA. A new hotel managed by Hilton is ramping up in the area of the former botanical gardens in San Giobbe, formerly owned by Enel. Puglia businessman Leonardo Marseglia, who is already owner … More Ex Botanical Gardens of San Giobbe will become a luxury hotel

Gruppo 25 Aprile’s offering for home expenses has doubled: 6 thousand euro to help with housing

Here are the requirements for participating in the committee’s selection process. A system of points will be applied to each application to determine its place in the ranking. 1 Feb. 2019 A new year, a new offering for housing from Gruppo 25 Aprile: the Venetian organization has collected over 6 thousand euro this year, building … More Gruppo 25 Aprile’s offering for home expenses has doubled: 6 thousand euro to help with housing

“A Science Fiction Novel”: Italia Nostra’s first response to Brugnaro’s Report.

[Ed. Note: this is statement that was released on Italia Nostra’s web site, not a news story.] A Science Fiction Novel 25 January 2019 With access to the documents, Italia Nostra has been able to look at and subsequently to obtain a full copy of the Report that UNESCO requested of the Italian State with … More “A Science Fiction Novel”: Italia Nostra’s first response to Brugnaro’s Report.

“Venice isn’t a hotel, it’s a living city”. Brugnaro responds to UNESCO’s criticisms.

In the hefty dossier are all the City’s responses to the criticisms that the international body addressed to the City. By Enrico Tantucci 24 January 2019 VENEZIA. The transformation of property to hotels? “We want to dispel the myth that Venice is just a hotel. The City Council has blocked new hotels for the next … More “Venice isn’t a hotel, it’s a living city”. Brugnaro responds to UNESCO’s criticisms.

UNESCO report without mention of GPL plant angers committee: other cities “Ignored by Brugnaro”

Roberto Rossi condemns report in front of MIBAC in Rome; the “Venice and its Lagoon” report called for the involvement of all the cities on the coast. By Elisabetta B. Anzoletti 19 January 2019 CHIOGGIA. There is no mention of the GPL (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) storage depot in the report sent to Paris regarding the … More UNESCO report without mention of GPL plant angers committee: other cities “Ignored by Brugnaro”