Articles Tagged ‘News’

Social Media Week Rome

Social Media Week Rome February 8, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
What do New York, San Francisco, Paris, Toronto, Sao Paolo, London, Hong Kong and Istanbul have in common with Rome? They are all simultaneously participating in Social Media Week, a five day program (February 7 through 11th) of conferences, both on location and internet, discussing social media’s...

This Week in Rome: News

This Week in Rome:  News January 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Rome is hot, as in Paris Hilton Hot, and bubbling with news this week: F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has finally replied to Rome’s mayor Gianni Alemanno request for a race. One grand prix for Italy is enough and yes, the race will remain in Monza. No F1 for Rome The Vatican has announced that...

“New” Temple Opens in Rome

“New” Temple Opens in Rome November 15, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Doesn’t it seem as if Rome has been sharing all her secrets this year?  From Nero’s revolving room atop the Palatine hill to the passages under the Colosseum, Rome is revealing almost all her mystique especially with the opening of the Temple of Venus and Roma, the city’s biggest bang...

Welcome to the Colosseum’s Green Room

Welcome to the Colosseum’s Green Room October 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Get ready to go behind the scenes of the world’s biggest arena.  Finally, the Colosseum‘s hypogeum (underground) is open for public, guided visits, along with the ancient arena’s third level seating tier.  Visitors have the opportunity to experience what it may have been like to literally...

Pink Empire: Italy’s Rail to Support Women’s Health

Pink Empire: Italy’s Rail to Support Women’s Health October 3, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Pink is no longer a just a color.  It is a call to arms around the world for the fight against breast cancer.  And in the month of October the call goes global as National Breast Cancer month turns buildings, organizations, businesses and the internet pink.  On Friday, the Empire State Building sparkled...

Late Night, Roman-style

Late Night, Roman-style September 23, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
News Flash:  Take that, Paris!  Italy is upping its culture game with several new initiatives to promote Italian museums.  For two days, September 25 and 26, state-run culture sites (archaeological, artistic and historical, architectural, archive and library, cinema, theater and music) will be free...

Times Square Rome?

Times Square Rome? September 6, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Rome is looking for a metaphysical face lift starting with the Colosseum.  Italy’s Ministry of Culture is calling for funds, $25 million euro to be exact, to sponsor the restorations to the nearly 2000-year-old monument.  The debate is not about what methods will be taken (the Ministry has...