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Music, wine and burgers

February 21, 2022

What do you think of the combination of American cuisine and prestigious wines? The “God Save the Wine” evening at the Hard Rock Cafe combines both with music by the Last Minute Dirty Band ! God Save The Wine, the evening promoted by Firenze Spettacolo and Leonardo Tozzi, brings the spirit of rock to the…

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City Museums Free on February 18 in honor of Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici

February 16, 2022

Why? To celebrate the legacy of Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, who as the last of the Medici clan, bequeathed the family’s treasures to the city of Florence and Tuscan region On February 18, to celebrate the anniversary of her death, all the museums of the Musei Civici Fiorentini as well as Palazzo Medici Riccardi…

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Valentine’s Day at the Hard Rock Cafe

February 11, 2022

Valentine’s Day is coming up this Monday, but why limit celebrating your love to just one day? Or if Monday is not a good day, why not go this weekend for a special lunch or dinner with your other half? Personally, weekday evenings are busy at the moment, so having the chance to celebrate another…

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Masks required outdoors during Christmas shopping

December 6, 2021

On Saturday, December 4, a new ordinance came into force that makes it obligatory to wear a mask outdoors in some areas of the city, during this Christmas period From Saturday, December 4, between 10am and 10pm, you should know that if you’re in some streets outdoors you need to wear a mask! These are…

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Thanksgiving in Florence 2021

November 22, 2021

If you can’t or don’t want to cook this upcoming Thanksgiving, don’t worry! Lots of locals as well as current visitors look for something special to do this coming up Thanksgiving by eating out, especially to spend time together and be grateful for all the people we love and have in our lives. We’ve done…

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Halloween 2021 in Florence

October 26, 2021

This Sunday is Halloween! While the tradition has slowly picked up over the past few years here in Florence, it isn’t widely celebrated in any shape or form as Americans are used to celebrating. No one goes to homes and knocks for candies, the closest thing is that some shops on the most popular shopping…

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European Night at the Museum returns this Saturday

July 1, 2021

This Saturday, July 3, several museums in Florence are open for the European Night at the Museum 2021, with extended evening hours and an entrance fee of 1 euro. Normally this event, begun to promote the artistic heritage of the Old Continent, takes place in May, but this edition was moved to the height of…

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Italy reopens across its regions

April 30, 2021

Exciting news! Most of Italy’s regions “reopened” just 3 days ago, easing the restrictive measures that have characterized the past winter and spring months. Signs of falling infection numbers and the vaccine effort accelerating (over a quarter of all Italians have received their first dose, and nearly 5 million are now fully vaccinated) have led…

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Museums reopen in Florence

January 19, 2021

Finally, some happy news from the cultural front in Florence! I am so excited to report that between yesterday and today lots of Florence’s museums are now open (and others opening later this week). This is because we are currently a “yellow” zone – and museums will remain open dependent on whether we remain in…

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Welcoming in 2021

December 31, 2020

Here in Florence, the last day of the year is full of expectation of the new year, we bundle up into jackets and head out to one of the main squares to hear some lovely music (music genres vary across the piazzas, so you can head to Piazza della Signoria for classical, to Santissima Annunziata…

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