November 4, 2016
4 November marks the anniversary of the great 1966 flood of the Arno river, the worst since 1557.

June 14, 2014
Giorgio Orsoni, the Mayor of Venice, was arrested in early June along with thirty-four others on charges of corruption related to the building of flood barriers and other preservation projects for the city.

January 16, 2014
Randy Kennedy reports in the New York Times that the Prada company , in honor of its new store in Florence, will provide financial assistance for the cleaning of Giorgio Vasari’s Last Supper , which was severely damaged in 1966.

January 4, 2014
November 1966: Giorgio Vasari’s Painting of the Last Supper Under Water for Twelve Hours.

November 10, 2013
As of today, the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence will be open only to pedestrians and cyclists.

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