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Bras Provide “Monumental” Support

By at September 25, 2015 | 5:45 pm | 0 Comment

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Bigger than life bras and undies are playing a supporting role in the restoration of some of Naples most precious monuments. Yes, you heard that right. Bras and undies. Okay - the cover story is that they're swimsuits, but who can tell the difference these days anyway. I’d seen the billboard on Lungomare for months. I even had a conversation about it with a

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Bicycles Built for “Use”: The Bike Sharing Napoli Pilot Program

By at February 16, 2015 | 8:54 am | 0 Comment

Bike Share Napoli

After three months of road tests, ”Bike Sharing Napoli” opened to the public on 3 February 2015. The experimental program will run through May of 2015 with some 100 bicycles that have been posted at eight of ten strategically located "cyclestations" between Centro Storico and the Lungomare. Bike Sharing Napoli is just one of a number of Napoli Smart City initiatives

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Pedalling is Easy – Even Uphill

By at October 1, 2014 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment


As part of the city's continued Sustainable Mobility efforts, starting October 1st, Comune di Napoli in collaboration with Naples Agency for Energy and Environment is offering incentives to those who purchase electric/pedal assisted bicycles. The E-pedala facile ... anche in salita! campaign was launched as part of European Week of Sustainable Mobility (Sept 16 - 22)

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Changes in entry to state run museums and monuments

By at June 26, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment


The 19th June, the Minister for 'beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo', Dario Franceschini, announced that as of 1st July 2014, the ticket system for state run museums and monuments in Italy will change.  The changes will be as below: ALL over 25s will have to pay for entry to state run museums and monuments, INCLUDING over 65 year olds. The first

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From Vesuvio to Silicon Valley and Back: Unite the Two Bays

By at May 8, 2013 | 12:17 pm | 0 Comment


Fostering cultural, technological, and economic exchanges, Unite the Two Bays is an exciting and innovative project that was launched a few years back by a group of Neapolitans living in San Francisco. Unite the Two Bays ...promises to create a channel for ongoing economic and cultural exchanges between the capital of the Campania region and the world’s major

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Inauguration of Naples Bike Path

By at November 22, 2012 | 11:18 am | 1 Comments

Naples Bike Path

Along with city councillors and dozens of citizens, Naples Mayor, Luigi de Magistris mounted his bicycle last Saturday and pedalled some 10km from Piazzale Tecchio in Naples Fuorigrotta district to Lungomare in Chiaia, inaugurating the first stretch of Naples first ever pista ciclabile, Naples Bike Path. In the planning stages for years, at its completion, the bike

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The Toledo Metro Station

By at October 2, 2012 | 3:54 pm | 3 Comments


The very first place we stayed when we moved to Naples was just off Via Toledo and very near to the new Toledo Metro Station. I remember very clearly our first days there. The warmth of the sunshine during the day. The cool evenings. And the long walks up, down and around the streets of our new home. Of course that was before we knew how to use the buses or the metro,

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Salvator Rosa Metro Art Station

By at June 28, 2012 | 10:07 am | 0 Comment

Greek and Roman ruins, Medieval castles, Gothic and Baroque churches, Bourbon palaces, and palazzi from every era of history, Naples has been described as an open air museum. To walk the streets of Napoli, is to take a journey through time. With such an enormous wealth of ancient monuments, it's no surprise that we confront Naples past at every turn. But it might

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Lungomare Liberato and the New ZTL del Mare

By at May 15, 2012 | 11:20 am | 0 Comment

Long live car free Lungomare! Naples Via Caracciolo and Via Partenope will remain a Pedestrian Zone. After the success of Naples Special ZTL instituted for the occasion of America's Cup, in terms of livability of the area, reduction of vehicle pollution and congestion, and on the proposal of the Mayor, the Administration and the multitude of citizens who sent in hundreds

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WiFi in Villa Comunale

By at April 25, 2012 | 9:13 am | 0 Comment

WiFi in the City, a project to provide free WiFi coverage in the main Piazzas of the city as well as municipal libraries and public offices in the city's 10 municipalities was launched at Piazza Bellini and Piazza Municipio in March 2011. Next up was Piazza Dante, the Galleria Principe, and Via Port'Alba followed by WiFi at Città della Scienza. And now, thanks

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