A Project For Rialto: Experiences, Food and Crafts Offer a Way Forward

A three day conference at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in early November brought together a unique group of international markets, scholars, artists, local artisans and the Rialto merchants themselves to continue working on a project for revitalizing the suffering Rialto Market. By Paul Rosenberg “Venice is Alive and Asks for Help”. … More A Project For Rialto: Experiences, Food and Crafts Offer a Way Forward

Rialto Market: public assembly Friday on the future of Pescheria and Tribunale – a project for renewal or more speculation in the heart of Venice?

On Friday there will be a public assembly under the Loggia delle Pescherie, called by the Municipality of Venice in concert with Progetto Rialto and the market operators, who are asking for a redevelopment project. The Tribunale building will also soon be empty, raising the specter of tourism speculation placing another public landmark in the … More Rialto Market: public assembly Friday on the future of Pescheria and Tribunale – a project for renewal or more speculation in the heart of 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

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”

“The Rialto Market is now abandoned” Merchants show their fury at the Mayor

Mascari: “Money only goes the market in Mestre, the Mayor holds campaign rallies about security and then at night drug dealers and drunks rule” 6 February 2020 By Enrico Tantucci VENEZIA. The Rialto Market has been abandoned to itself, and the Mayor is standing by watching. The Council’s joint Culture-Commerce Commission that met yesterday was … More “The Rialto Market is now abandoned” Merchants show their fury at the Mayor

The Rialto Project presents The Lessons of History lecture series at the Accademia

[Ed. Note: This is the recent notice from the Rialto Project, whose earlier announcement was published a few months ago on this site. On a personal note I really support this kind of positive effort to present the extraordinary history of the city, the life inside the buildings, to the public. In this particular case … More The Rialto Project presents The Lessons of History lecture series at the Accademia

Rialto Novo Association launches initiatives to revitalize Rialto market

  [Ed. Note: what follows below is a document by the newly formed Rialto Novo Association, describing their proposals for redeveloping and revitalizing the Rialto market, before it becomes, in their words, “a large, bad quality supermarket”. Noted Urban Historian and Venetian Donatella Calabi has led the initiave. The photo above was taken at the … More Rialto Novo Association launches initiatives to revitalize Rialto market

Crisis in Rialto: an appeal for action and analysis of business activity

On 21 October a meeting about the crisis in Rialto featured an urgent appeal from fish merchant Andrea Vio, and an analysis of business activity in the area by G25A’s Nicoletta Frosini. APPEAL TO ALL ASSOCIATIONS FOR THE LIFE OF VENICE Greetings to all of you; we workers of the Rialto market and members of … More Crisis in Rialto: an appeal for action and analysis of business activity

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”

“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