SUMus: a new organization arrives in Venice

On 2 June 2021 a new international organization called SUMus, with a vision of Venice as an International Laboratory for a new era, and an impressive array of philosophy, ideas, allies and technology, held a press conference in Venice to introduce itself. SUMus is so committed to listening to and involving Venetians of all sorts … More SUMus: a new organization arrives in Venice

Venice is alive, but asks for help. A new book by Calabi for Rialto

Venice is alive, but asks for help. A new book by Calabi for Rialto By Vera Mantengoli 4 June 2021 VENEZIA French publisher Liana Levi, Italian by birth, knows Venice very well. But the last time she visited she was struck by a banner hanging at the Rialto Market. A large white sign with writing … More Venice is alive, but asks for help. A new book by Calabi for Rialto

New hotels in the former convents of Venice. Remodeling work is resuming

In Cannaregio the Imeldine convent building and palazzo Seriman. Bed spaces have doubled in ten years: today there are 70,000 26 May 2021 By Alberto Vitucci VENEZIA. Former convents becoming hotels, prestigious palazzi transformed into hotels – after the Covid pause the touristic transformation of the city has resumed. There are dozens of examples of … More New hotels in the former convents of Venice. Remodeling work is resuming

Cruise ships out of Venice – the Decree is approved but political agreement on implementation is still missing

With the almost complete approval of the Camera, the decree to keep the Cruise Ships out of the Lagoon of Venice has become a reality. What is missing is direction for the operational methods for addressing the transitional phase 13 May 2021 By Giuseppe Pietrobelli With the almost total approval of the Camera, the decree … More Cruise ships out of Venice – the Decree is approved but political agreement on implementation is still missing

“Only scraps set aside for the city in the final Recovery Plan”

Only the rail line to Milan and the Biennale are mentioned. The Administration is attacked for its inaction through the entire affair 7 May 2021 By Enrico Tantucci In the 267 pages of the National Plan for Revitalization and Resilience (PNRR), presented by Prime Minister Mario Draghi to the European Union to obtain the funds … More “Only scraps set aside for the city in the final Recovery Plan”

MoSE Contractors sound the alarm: “Work is stopped and there is no money. If we go bankrupt who will raise the dams?”

Contractors have been asked to cover the CVN’s deficit. Legacoop and Ance: “It’s absurd – we are already advancing payments for 20 million. The State must change direction or everything is at risk of failure” By Carlo Di Gennaro 29 April 2021 MoSE completed within a year? It’s a fantasy. The work is practically at … More MoSE Contractors sound the alarm: “Work is stopped and there is no money. If we go bankrupt who will raise the dams?”

Cruise Ships: Senate Rejects the Excavation of the Vittorio Emanuele Canal

Amendments by the PD are approved in commission with the yes vote from the Lega and Forza Italia. No to excavating Vittorio Emanuele, yes to a “Venice Class” for ships. Ferrazzi: “An important step” 22 April 2021 By Alberto Vitucci VENEZIA. Only ships of the “Venice Class” dimensions will be allowed in the lagoon; small, … More Cruise Ships: Senate Rejects the Excavation of the Vittorio Emanuele Canal

“The decline in residents concerns the whole Municipality”. A Commission has been called for early May

Councilor Gasparinetti: “We need solutions to keep people from moving away, the demand for homes here is strong”. Venturini: “The ERP call for applications assigned more than 50 homes to those who were entitled”. There has also been a complaint filed with the Corte dei Conti By Antonella Gasparini 13 April, 2021 Mestre and the … More “The decline in residents concerns the whole Municipality”. A Commission has been called for early May