“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

Venice falls below 51 thousand inhabitants: the city is now losing three residents a day

Data from early April published by “Venessia.com”: as of 9 April there were 50,992 residents, and the curve seems to be accelerating By Enrico Tantucci 11 April 2021 VENEZIA. The threshold of 51 thousand has been smashed. Venice continues, with a seemingly inexorable slope, to lose residents, and the statistical data commendably recorded on the … More Venice falls below 51 thousand inhabitants: the city is now losing three residents a day

MoSE – corrosion, hinges and the lock: Guardia di Finanza launches an investigation

The Prosecutor of the Corte dei Conti is in charge of the investigation: the charge may be loss of State funds. A notification has been sent to the Commissioner and the Superintendent. By Alberto Vitucci 8 April, 2021 VENEZIA An investigation into the waste of MoSE’s hinges. The Guardia di Finanza’s Public Spending Enforcement Unit … More MoSE – corrosion, hinges and the lock: Guardia di Finanza launches an investigation

From the Island of Certosa to the Alberoni Reserve, what happens to the public properties of Venice

In the Lagoon, projects for redeveloping abandoned natural areas, entrusted to private companies in partnership with the City, can jeopardize their use by the citizens by making them exclusive. By Marta Facchini 1 April 2021 “The island of Certosa is everyone’s heritage. Now the risk we see is that it becomes a place dedicated only … More From the Island of Certosa to the Alberoni Reserve, what happens to the public properties of Venice

It’s official: Cruise ships to Venice will temporarily dock at Marghera

Decision was made by the Ministers of Ecological Transition, Roberto Cingolani, Culture, Dario Franceschini, Tourism, Massimo Garavaglia, and of Infrastructure and Sustainable Transportation,  Enrico Giovannini 25 March 2021 VENEZIA. With the goal of protecting a historical-cultural heritage that is not only Italian but global, the Ministers of Ecological Transition, Roberto Cingolani, Culture, Dario Franceschini, Tourism, … More It’s official: Cruise ships to Venice will temporarily dock at Marghera

Stung in Venice. And the stars are mobilizing for the No-Navi fines

Maximum penalty for the militants who are fighting to save the city from the cruise ships. Fundraising support comes from artists and citizens: Emma Thompson donates a thousand Euro. By Giampaolo Visetti 19 March 2021 VENEZIA Almost 20 thousand Euro in fines for having tried to defend Venice from the assault of cruise ships, which … More Stung in Venice. And the stars are mobilizing for the No-Navi fines

Tommaso, the greengrocer of Rialto: “I’ve opened because I believe in this place”

The challenge of the 27 year old who decided to invest in two fruit and vegetable stalls in the historic market 12 March 2021 By Eugenio Pendolini VENEZIA. A “romantic return to his roots” to revitalize Rialto. So yesterday Tommaso Scocco, 27, saw the inauguration of his two fruit and vegetable stalls at the Rialto … More Tommaso, the greengrocer of Rialto: “I’ve opened because I believe in this place”

Venice – Correr and Palazzo Ducale Museums are reopening

The announcement of the president of the Civic Museums, Mariacristina Gribaudi comes on the day that the Campanile of San Marco also reopened. By Enrico Tantucci 2 March 2021 “The museums in the Marciana area will be open Thursday and Friday and will be open on those same days for the entire month of March, … More Venice – Correr and Palazzo Ducale Museums are reopening

A Year of Covid in Venice, passing from chaos to a desert

If nature has reclaimed its spaces, the mandatory loss of sociability has wiped out the rest. Not only tourists, but the stores, the pedestrians, the students. And the sounds of the city have disappeared with them. 23 February 2021 By Enrico Tantucci Venice shut down with a Carnevale, just over one year ago, when, almost … More A Year of Covid in Venice, passing from chaos to a desert