The “Veneziani house” in Campo de la Bragora: “Soon President Musolino will visit us”

On Sunday Gruppo 25 Aprile inaugurated their new space next to the church: “An open space which will host activities, debates and discussion. It has no political affiliations, not even with the coming election” “This is not a space dedicated to political debate, neither is it a place that was created in support of or … More The “Veneziani house” in Campo de la Bragora: “Soon President Musolino will visit us”

Rialto, Venice’s top chefs call for action: “Let’s join together to save the market”

Gruppo 25 Aprile’s appeal is taken up with music and speeches to prevent the death of the Pescheria. For a thousand years the stands have been the beating heart of commerce, which now is at risk of closing. By Gloria Bertasi VENEZIA. The smell of the sea, words shouted in dialect, the bargaining and the … More Rialto, Venice’s top chefs call for action: “Let’s join together to save the market”

Two days of mobilization in defense of the lagoon of Venice

Saturday 29 Sept. at the Magazzini del Sale in Dorsoduro, the national meeting “Against major infrastructure at Venice” and Sunday 30 Sept. the “No Grandi Navi” demonstration in the Canale della Giudecca, with the support of dozens and dozens of committees, associations and foundations from across Italy. By Gianni Favarato VENEZIA. “There will be two … More Two days of mobilization in defense of the lagoon of Venice

Airbnb out of control in Venice, properties double in 3 years

Among the “hosts” there are some who rent hundreds of apartment, in contradiction of the “sharing economy” promoted by the portal. Scarpa: “We need put a stop to these abuses” Airbnb rentals available to tourists have almost doubled between 2015 and 2018. Venice is now confirmed to be one of the Italian cities with the … More Airbnb out of control in Venice, properties double in 3 years

Tourism gone wild in Venice? The City bans scooters.

Instead of controlling the flow of tourists in the historic center (and the proliferation of B&Bs) they want to prevent even the elderly from stopping on steps. By Gian Antonio Stella Children on scooters, beware!! The new rules for decorum in Venice are a little severe in places. You can bring a Transatlantic cruise ship … More Tourism gone wild in Venice? The City bans scooters.

“Venezia per Rialto” today; words and music in the Pescheria

At 16:00 associations and citizens are invited to participate in a day dedicated to the Fish Market. By Vera Mantengoli VENEZIA. A fish and a lion to support Venice and Venetians. Today Rialto returns for one day to being the major center of the city with the event Venezia per Rialto, an initiative promoted by … More “Venezia per Rialto” today; words and music in the Pescheria

The Magic Lantern is closing: goodbye to “intelligent” games

The toy store in Campo San Barnaba, one of the last in the city, is closing. The owners: rents that are too high and online vendors have made it impossible for us to continue here. By Massimo Tonizzo VENEZIA. The Venetian historic center is losing another of its cultural and historic points of reference and … More The Magic Lantern is closing: goodbye to “intelligent” games