Naples Weekly Newsletter for October 5th, 2015. The latest news, events and more from Naples, Italy in the Napoli Unplugged weekly newsletter.

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Catch of the Day!!!

From the Editor’s Desk:
Naples Monthly Roundup

 

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As I cut through Galleria Umberto and made my way home through the animated streets around Piazza Municipio and Chiaia: Piazza Trieste e Trento, Via Toledo and Via Chiaia, I began to realise something. Somewhere between tending to the website, a full time job in itself, and writing, publishing and marketing our NU Guide to Naples, not to mention a variety of other projects I have my fingers in, I forgot how to live in this city I love so much. More…

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Volcano Solfatara

The Solfatara crater still smolders endlessly today. Located a few meters from the sea, an entrance leads down a tree lined path to a mars-like terrain. The rotten egg smell is inescapable and, depending on the direction of the wind, wafts all the way to the city of Naples. Maybe the seedy reputation of the city didn’t begin in the twentieth century, but already with the ancients when the sulfur stench was believed to be poisonous. More…

 

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Salita della Pedimentina

At the top of Vomero hill there is a little piazza known as Piazzale San Martino. The last stop on the V1 bus, it is home to the San Martino Charterhouse which sits just a few hundred meters below Naples Castel Sant’Elmo.

Be it by bus, taxi or foot, visitors arriving here for the first time are so taken by the views that they make a beeline for the aging balustraded railing that gives way to a vista of the entire eastern side of Naples. The city stretched out before you, a patchwork of rooftops and cupolas in Pompeii red, white, yellow, and green. More…

What’s On

 

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What:   Naples International Happy Hour
When:  Wednesday October 7th
Where: Barril, Chiaia
 

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What:  AIWC Meeting
When:  Saturday October 10th
Where: Christ Church, Naples

What’s Cooking

A dish by any other name would still taste as spicy, salty, and savoury, with just the tiniest hint of sweet. It’s Giuseppe’s Puttanesca.

 

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Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Get the recipe here

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by Bonnie Alberts, Barbara Zaragoza, Penny Ewles-Bergeron & Erin Romano

The definitive guide to Naples!!! 

The Napoli Unplugged Guide to Naples is not your typical guidebook. Written for the intrepid traveller seeking a more profound experience, the NU Guide delves deep – deep enough to catch the cultural heartbeat of the city. It’s a must-have for anyone with more than just a passing interest in Naples and you’ll want to revisit the book again and again, long after your return home.

    
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