In some ways, you need to put modern day Naples aside. The trash, the chaos, the petty crime, even the mafia – yes, it is a large part of what this Italian city is today. But it really doesn’t do Naples the justice it deserves. I’ve written previously about this balance between good and bad and what Naples is really like. I would recommend having a...

Naples boasts a very prestigious sartorial tradition, which lays its foundations back in the centuries and which we could even trace back to the year 1351, the year in which the Confraternita dei Sartori was founded. At that time, during the splendor of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, Naples was a sumptuous capital city, a focal point of fashion a...

La Sanità napoletana non solo sta fornendo una soluzione alla crisi italiana ma anche a quella americana. Infatti, come scrive il Corriere del Mezzogiorno il team di scienziati partenopei che ha iniziato la sperimentazione del farmaco utilizzato per l’artrite, come cura per la polmonite severa causata dal Coronavirus, è stato contattato dall’Americ...

A commonly used arthritis drug has shown "excellent results" in two coronavirus patients and a national protocol for its extensive use against the virus should be drawn up, oncologist Paolo Ascierto of Naples' Pascale Hospital said Wednesday. The drug, tocilizumab, "has shown it is effective against pneumonia caused by COVID-29," he said. One of th...

The Navy is shutting schools, child development centers and base gyms at Naval Support Activity Naples, and cancelling “base group activities” starting Tuesday, joining Army and Air Force efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus in Italy. In an announcement posted Sunday on the NSA Naples Facebook page, Navy officials said the measures are “b...

Paolo Sorrentino recently revealed in an interview with Dagospia that he will be making an autobiographical film for Netflix about his childhood, falling in love with cinema and his journey to becoming a director. The film will be set in the neighborhood of Vomero where Sorrentino spent time as a child and adolescent. Longtime collaborator Nicola G...

Quando si parla di turismo accessibile non parliamo solo di spiagge attrezzate con pedane intorno agli ombrelloni e sedie anfibie per fare il bagno in mare; né di passerelle e percorsi comodi per fare trekking in montagna; e neppure di musei, piazze e locali senza scalini al proprio ingresso. Parliamo, oltre ogni struttura e architettura, di emozio...

Un volto bellissimo di Sophia Loren, di uno straordinario colore blu, è stato realizzato sulla facciata di un palazzo su via Quarantola, nel centro di Gragnano e celebra sia la grande artista campana che l’ottima pasta di Gragnano. A vederla di fronte questa grande e bella opera dell’artista internazionale Leticia Mandragola sembra solo celebrare l...

One legend has it that Naples’ cult of coffee came about thanks to Maria Carolina of Hapsburg, daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria and wife of King Ferdinand IV. When the queen moved under the shadow of Vesuvius, refined coffee houses in Vienna were already institutions. In this way, they began to appear in the capital of the Bourbon Kingdom. Amon...

Capodimonte is a distinctive style of porcelain that stands apart from all the other ceramic traditions of southern Italy. This delicate, ornate porcelain--historically produced outside of Naples-- is immediately recognizable for its tiny pastel flowers, sprays of buds, baskets, and elegant figurines. Today Capodimonte is a popular collectible thro...