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UNESCO honors Lucca as “Learning City”

September 26, 2020: With Mayor Alessandro Tambellini’s announcement today, Lucca joins just four other Italian cities recognized by UNESCO for their commitment to learning and growth as communities. As a member of UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities, the city will benefit from policy dialogue and peer learning between member cities. Lucca was chosen because […]

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For the BEST Mixed Fried Fish – Fritto Misto di Pesce, don’t bother going to Viareggio…

Come to the Mercatino del Pesce in the Sant’Anna neighborhood just outside Lucca’s walls. Imagine getting extremely fresh fish fried in the lightest of batters that’s prepared for you on the spot and delivered immediately to your table. The stage would already be set for a great experience, but in this case the quality of […]

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Una bella novità

Bensì che la processione tradizionale per la vigilia di Santa Croce il 13 settembre 2020 non sia avvenuta, la sera ha avuto grande successo grazie all’illuminazione del percorso con le lampadine LED per la prima volta. Le candeline, appese come dice la tradizione, alle finestre, archi e porte degli edifici dalla chiesa di San Frediano […]

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Capitolo 10 – Una stratagemma per l’acquisto immobiliare

Il Signor Lenci ed i suoi soci senior Massimo Oaktoni e Natale Chuti, insieme a circa 15 dei loro dipendenti lavorarono febbrilmente sullo stratagemma per acquistare gli immobili che esigeva il Duca Castracani. Ovviamente il problema più grande che si manifestava era la vasta quantità di terreno che il Progetto BRENDA esigeva per costruire delle […]

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Chapter 10 — Real Estate Acquisition Strategy

Signor Lenci and his senior partners: Massimo Oaktoni and Natale Chuti along with about 15 of their employees, worked feverishly on the real estate acquisition strategy that had been demanded by Duke Castracani. The problem, obviously, was that the enormous amount of land required for Project BRENDA — to build a gigantic wall around Lucca, […]

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Italy: opening up oh-so-slowly

Here’s a link to the latest information about traveling to Italy – the US State Department site is cautiously optimistic, saying that family members can come to Italy, but they will need to self-isolate for two weeks on arrival. No details about where and how the self-isolating should be done are given though. The Italian Ministry site however, clearly […]

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