Italy in Brief

Lifestyle
by Italy Magazine Staff | Tue, 11/22/2022 - 07:26
Black Friday mania in Italy is taking a backseat to the bigger-picture mood: 90% of Italians are concerned about the rising cost of living, 79% about climate…
Food & Drink
by Toni DeBella | Fri, 11/18/2022 - 10:13
In survey results that are likely to surprise, well, no one, 73% or approximately three out of four Italians indicated that they have come across faux Made in…
Food & Drink
by Italy Magazine Staff | Thu, 11/17/2022 - 09:30
As inflation-wary consumers face sticker shock at the supermarket and rates of food waste in Italy are on the rise, scientists have released timely research…
Food & Drink
by Alexa Ahern | Mon, 11/14/2022 - 09:40
It’s been months since the alarm first sounded on the drought that’s been ongoing in Italy since late last year, causing the government to declare a state of…
Culture
by Italy Magazine Staff | Fri, 11/11/2022 - 05:51
Transparent barriers erected around the perimeter of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice are turning the tide against the city’s infamous acqua alta (high water).…
Lifestyle
by Toni DeBella | Thu, 11/10/2022 - 06:34
Rome has long been recognized for its vibrant and gritty urban artworks. Full-fledged murals by internationally renowned artists co-exist with guerrilla-style…
Culture
by Italy Magazine Staff | Wed, 11/09/2022 - 12:44
A team of archaeologists announced on Tuesday the discovery of more than two dozen bronze statues believed to date back some 2,300 years. The extraordinary…
Culture
by Italy Magazine Staff | Wed, 11/02/2022 - 08:18
On this day in history — or rather, in dark and nebulously defined hours between November 1 and 2, 1975 — the polarizing Italian intellectual Pier Paolo…
Culture
by Italy Magazine Staff | Fri, 10/28/2022 - 07:06
For the first time in its nearly 700-year history, Florence’s Ponte Vecchio is set to undergo a major restoration. After the City of Florence announced a…
Culture
by Italy Magazine Staff | Wed, 10/26/2022 - 12:09
In last week’s edition of The Economist, the London-based weekly published a cover story drawing parallels between Britain’s recent political upheaval and…