“The Lagoon Cemented Over”. Italia Nostra sends report to EU.

By Alberto Vitucci The cementing over of the area continues apace. And at a time when we’re talking about the defense of the planet and the climate, the damaging projects continue. A new wave of cement is about to invade the lagoon, the mainland and the coast. This is the message of the report that … More “The Lagoon Cemented Over”. Italia Nostra sends report to EU.

The Historic Pistòr, the temple of bread, is closing. Owner: “Venice is not for living in anymore”

The nearby calle with the same name takes its name from the bread bakers who were in the place for centuries. The bakery will be replaced by a supermarket. By Roberta De Rossi 9 March 2019 VENEZIA. No more “caserecci” or sandwiches with raisins, “rosette” or veneziane with powdered sugar: the Cortella bakery in campo … More The Historic Pistòr, the temple of bread, is closing. Owner: “Venice is not for living in anymore”

Tassa di sbarco: Commentary by Domenico Cardone

The text of the regulation that was approved by a majority of the City Council, which has to be conceived of only as a fee for “disembarking”, of entry to Venice and the islands strictly for tourism, is clearly a blatant legal monstrosity, and an unacceptable mockery that is cynically aimed at us, Venetians and … More Tassa di sbarco: Commentary by Domenico Cardone

Craftsmen’s Association warns: “We are destroying Venice”

“We, our generation, are succeeding at something that the French and the Turks failed to do: destroying Venice” By Eugenio Pendolini 16 February 2019 “We have every intention of getting political. We want to know if the artisans can start a cultural and socio-economic revolution that will save Venice from a relentless China”. If this … More Craftsmen’s Association warns: “We are destroying Venice”