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4 tips for entrepreneurs to thrive in the changing post-pandemic business landscape

Marshalls customers use in-store virtual fitting room technology in Hollywood, California. John Sciulli/WireImage/Getty Images The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic will change the business landscape far into the future. One way to navigate the change is to replicate in-person experiences online, as retailers are doing. Consider using tech for backlogs, refocusing on sustainability, and prepping for the hybrid future. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 has altered ...
Tags: Shopping, US, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Sustainability, Retail, Patagonia, Michigan, Venice, Belize, North Face, Nordic, Marshall, Hollywood California


Billionaire François Pinault fulfils Paris art gallery dream

Contemporary collection finds home in former grain exchange 16 years after plan for Seine island failedFor 20 years, the French billionaire François Pinault has dreamed of opening a museum to display his renowned contemporary art collection in Paris.The original plan was to build a massive concrete and glass structure on an abandoned island in the River Seine three miles from the Eiffel Tower. When that sparked planning and legal rows and proved impossible, the tycoon moved his collection to Ven...
Tags: Art, Europe, France, World news, Culture, Art and design, Museums, Paris, Venice, Seine, François Pinault, River Seine, Eiffel Tower When


Modern society is as unequal as 14th century Europe

A new essay depicts 700 years of economic inequality in Europe. The only stretch of time more egalitarian than today was the period between 1350 to approximately the year 1700.Data suggest that, without intervention, inequality does not decrease on its own.Economic inequality is a constant topic. No matter the cycle — boom or bust — somebody is making a lot of money, and the question of fairness is never far behind. A recently published essay in the Journal of Economic Literature by Professor...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, France, Economics, History, Policy, United Kingdom, Capitalism, Italy, Innovation, Thomas Piketty, Venice, Piketty, Inequality, Naples, Roman Empire


A video update on the Venice Beach homeless encampments

YouTuber and local superhero German in Venice offers an update on the beachside homeless encampment. I live very close to where most of this was filmed. Every week the beach gets visibly more crowded with tents. The density of folks has sent crime soaring. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Homelessness, Venice, Youtuber, Venice Beach


Venice Fest Prepares to Roll Out Red Carpet For Full-Fledged Physical Edition (EXCLUSIVE)

The Venice Film Festival is gearing up to take place as a full-fledged physical event in September with a back-to-normal atmosphere and what could be a high-profile selection of films. While the Toronto Film Festival, which runs Sept. 9-18, is sticking with a combination of digital and in-person screenings, as is Sundance 2022, Venice’s upcoming […]
Tags: News, Global, Festivals, Venice, Venice Film Festival, Dune, Venice Fest Prepares to Roll Out Red Carpet


From London to Beijing on the old Silk Road – a photo essay

Taken on a 25,000-mile trip across 16 countries, these images capture cities, landscapes and people along the trading route – and the pre-Covid freedom of cross-border travelI set off on my dream journey from London to Beijing in the halcyon days of 2019. It’s a trip that seems unimaginable today. Travelling overland, I wanted to experience the transitions between cultures, to understand more about what connects us. I was also interested to see the legacy of exchange along the Silk Road trade ro...
Tags: Travel, Silk Road, Photography, London, China, Afghanistan, Beijing, Art and design, Venice, Travel Photography, Adventure Travel, Cairo, Silk Road Continue


Remembering a radio station that began in San Pedro nearly 100 years ago, and is still going

For obvious reasons, the very early broadcasting stations get all the love when it comes to radio trivia. KNX (1070 AM), KFI (640 AM) and KHJ (930 AM), for example, are all either celebrating, or are about to celebrate, a full century of broadcasting. Lost among the crowd, however, are other stations with unique histories. One such station is KTNQ (1020 AM) which actually has its genesis as a station broadcasting out of the port community of San Pedro. That’s right – San Pedro once had its very ...
Tags: Hollywood, Navy, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Venice, Hudson, Southern California, San Pedro, Klos, Kelly, Anaheim, San Pedro High School, San Fernando Valley, Department of Commerce, First Presbyterian Church


Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo in Venice reopens with "It's Forever"

Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, Venice - Photo courtesy Gioielli Nascosti di Venezia   (Venice, Italy) One of the most unique and beautiful palaces in Venice is Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, with its circular staircase that spirals up to spectacular view of the rooftops of the city, the bell tower in Piazza San Marco on the horizon. Built in the 15th century, "bovolo" is the Venetian word for snail.    Tintoretto Paradise sketch & Presenze/Assenze by Alberto Pasqual - Phot...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Venice, Madrid, Louvre, Bauer, Laguna, VENEZIA, Veneto, Piazza San Marco, Tintoretto, Veronese, Thyssen, Paolo Veronese, Cat Bauer, LUXOS Magazine


Dream Venice Rental Overlooking St. Mark’s Square

Wake up with a view of St. Mark's Basilica in this holiday apartment in Venice.
Tags: Travel, Venice, Accommodations, St Mark 's Square, Great Stays


"Italy is a republic, having abolished the monarchy 75 years ago for its disastrous support of Mussolini, and Italians have approximately zero interest in a royal restoration."

"'Never say never,' said Vittoria’s father, Emanuele Filiberto, an Italian television personality who claims the title Prince of Venice, which is also the name of his Los Angeles restaurant and former food truck.... Emanuele Filiberto is currently creating a Crown-like series about his grandmother, Queen Marie-José. 'Totally antifascist,' he said. 'A great antifascist,' echoed Vittoria, who called her a role model. Emanuele Filiberto notes that many of Europe’s remaining monarchs are women, sta...
Tags: Europe, Law, Los Angeles, Britain, Italy, Prince Harry, Venice, Parliament, Mussolini, Royalty, Queen Elizabeth, Meghan, Ann Althouse, Vittorio Emanuele II, Gender Politics, Vittoria


The truth about cruise ships in Venice

Cruise ships in Venice have long been controversial. After the Italian government issued a decree banning them from the lagoon in March 2021, locals are debating the best solution to the 'big ships' problem.
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The Birth Of Newsletters, 600 Years Before Substack

“Newsletters began in mid-fifteenth-century Venice. Subscribers would receive handwritten letters twice a week rounding up interesting events. Sixteenth-century merchants used similar news sources to keep track of exchange rates, taxes, and other business news. The form’s popularity expanded in England after the country’s first postal service took off around 1660. This opened the door to news writers, who could use the mail to gather information from distant correspondents and then send the inf...
Tags: Art, England, Venice, Words, 05.02.21


First glimpses of 2022 Rose Parade float renderings emphasize courage, hope, kindness

The bloom is back on the rose. After the pandemic derailed the 2021 march, the Tournament of Roses Parade is planning its return to Colorado Boulevard on Jan. 1, 2022, with bold symbols of courage, hope, education, community, hope and kindness set to adorn its beloved floats, according to new renderings unveiled Thursday, May 6. Related links Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses announces 2022 Rose Parade bands amid hope for tradition’s return Rose Bowl: Pasadena hits back at Tournament of Roses...
Tags: Texas, News, India, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Venice, Pasadena, Local News, Lions, New Year's Day, Piazza San Marco, Colorado Boulevard, Lions Clubs International, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


15 stunning Airbnbs along California's coast, from beachfront condos to redwood cabin retreats

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb If you're planning a trip to California, you're likely envisioning a coastal beach getaway. Much of the California coast is rugged or residential; for ample lodging choices, look to Airbnb. From boho Airstreams to sleek condos, top-rated coastal Airbnbs start from $101 to $445 per night. From the sunny lyrics of the Beach Boys to the moody seascapes of "Big Little Lies," California's...
Tags: California, Cdc, La, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, San Diego, Harry, Airbnb, Venice, Mark Twain, Humboldt County, Monterey, Pacific, Santa Barbara, Malibu


Wednesday, May 5 Filming Locations

Here’s a look at various filming locations for May 5, 2021: Filming in California TV Series: CSI: LV Location: 4800 Crown Valley Rd., Acton TV Series: 9-1-1: Lone Star Location: 1919 E 7th Pl, Los Angeles TV Series: Truth Be Told Location: 637 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles Movie: The Gray Man Location: 240 Venice Blvd.; […] The post Wednesday, May 5 Filming Locations appeared first on On Location Vacations.
Tags: Movies, California, Los Angeles, Venice, Daily Filming Locations, Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, Crown Valley


Atlantis review – strangely upbeat exploration of war-ravaged Ukraine

Valentyn Vasyanovych’s award-winning drama casts deeply likable non-professionals – most with direct experience of the conflict with RussiaUkrainian writer-director Valentyn Vasyanovych’s drama won the top prize in the Horizons strand at the Venice film festival in 2019: in the signature style of Slavic arthouse cinema, it mostly comprises a series of long-held, static widescreen tableaux. Each scene is about the same length, and within each long, ventilator-speed shot everything seems to carry ...
Tags: Europe, Film, Russia, World news, Ukraine, Culture, World cinema, Venice, War films, Katya, Drama films, Science fiction and fantasy films, Valentyn Vasyanovych, Vasyanovych, Serghiy Andriy Rymaruk


Coquette, The Miniature Portrait I call Piglet

  This is Piglet.     With her grey curls, which was a thing back then, because she is not that old. Her eyebrows are so hip now. How did she know? A seductive echelle, blue-ribbon untied, what was she thinking I doubt it was about chocolate. And one gold loop, not two, trying to be a modern girl without a pearl earring. I tell you this portrait has a story. Coquette! ------------------             Here is Barbara (Frank is her husband and they love France. I have had the pleasure of mee...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, France, China, America, Wes, Hawaii, Arizona, Venice, Detroit, Jackie, Chris, Judy, Frank, Luke, Heather


Grappa

It’s odd, isn’t it, that a throat-scorching liquor made from the almost spent left-overs of the wine making process would command a relatively high price and be consumed in thin and elegant glasses whose glistening flared chimneys amplify the vapors like the bell of a tuba amplifies the wet lip blat that originates with the artist at the other end. But there you have it. But what gives Grappa the luster of modernity is the way it is produced from the detritus left over from a vintage: skins, s...
Tags: Travel, Italy, Venice, Rube Goldberg, Vicenza, Mira, Padua, Veneto, San Marco Square, Bassano, La Serenissima, Nardini, Ponte Vecchio, Jacopo, Ponte degli Alpini, Bassano Del Grappa


Venice Reopens, Refreshed - Gallerie dell'Accademia, V-A-C Foundation & Palazzo Vendramin Grimani Welcome Visitors

Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) Once again, the museums and institutions of Venice have reopened after being closed due to the global pandemic. Let's hope that this time they remain open. Venice safeguards vast amounts of treasures inside her ancient structures, which have been protected by wise gatekeepers for centuries and preserved for all of humanity. From the East to the West, there is knowledge here in Venice waiting for you to explore.   Ga...
Tags: Travel, Europe, West, Paris, Venice, East, Bauer, Leonardo da Vinci, Palazzo, Dorsoduro, Albero, Oro, Andrea Palladio, Joseph Grima, Paola Marini, Giudecca Canal


A Relaxing 3-Hour Tour of Venice’s Canals

Experience Venice in this boat tour through 17 miles (27 km) of canals. “You will see the full Grand Canal going in both directions, navigate through the small canals and under bridges and see sites that you cannot see by walking.” It’s quiet, meditative, a mental escape from the tedium of quarantine life. Right below, you can find a list of the stops along the way… 1:32 ? Constitution Bridge 2:02 ? The Grand Canal (Full Tour) 3:23 ? Santa Lucia Train Station 13:33 ? Rialto Br...
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In Venice, Building A New System To Protect St. Mark’s From Ever-Increasing Floods

The repeated, record-setting acqua alta events of late 2019 caused an estimated €300 million in damage to the Byzantine-style landmark — and floods are expected to get more frequent and severe as sea level rises. What’s more, the long-delayed MOSE floodgates in the Venice lagoon aren’t enough to protect St. Mark’s, which lies at one of the lowest points in the city and takes on seawater at tide levels well below what triggers the gates to rise. So engineers and architects are working on a €3.5 ...
Tags: Art, Venice, Visual, 04.20.21, Venice Building


What ‘Preserving Los Angeles’ could mean for the future of Southern California cities

When Ken Bernstein was a kid growing up in the San Fernando Valley, he would have his dad drive him around Los Angeles, using a Thomas Guide to explore different neighborhoods. “I had no idea that there were professions around this type of interest,” he says on a recent call from his home office. Bernstein, who is still a Valley resident, became an urban planner. He worked for former Los Angeles City Councilmember Laura Chick before becoming part of the staff for Los Angeles Conservancy. Today, ...
Tags: Books, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Venice, Pasadena, Silver Lake, Southern California, Bernstein, Valley, Westchester, Los Angeles City, Chevalier, San Fernando Valley, Sunland Tujunga


Venice Film Festival Toasts ‘Nomadland,’ Second Golden Lion Winner in 4 Years to Win Best Picture – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, “Line of Duty” season 6 pulls staggering ratings for its penultimate episode; Venice picks another winner in “Nomadland”; All3Media and SPT strike catalog content deals with Filmzie and Sinema TV respectively; Far East Film Festival reschedules hoping for eased COVID restrictions; Fremantle appoints Uber’s Matthew Wilson to head its legal teams; […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, Venice, Line of Duty, Venice Film Festival, Fremantle, Matthew Wilson, SPT, Sinema, Global Bulletin, Filmzie


When the cameras aren’t around

It was bone dry this winter and spring has been no better. We know what that means for California: a trailer dragging a chain, a lightning strike, a downed power line, or a carelessly tossed cigarette and the next thing we know half the state will be in flames. All that fuel just needs one little spark. That’s what happened when Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in full view of the world: Spark met fuel and cities burned from New York to Santa Monica. Our history is ...
Tags: Europe, England, New York, Milan, London, Sweden, Minneapolis, California, Opinion, France, Berlin, Sport, Austria, Vienna, Soccer, Paris


‘A Herculean effort’: LA County’s Libraries begin to reopen a year after COVID-19 shut them down

Librarian Erika Goodwin is back at her desk at the San Fernando Library on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 after the LA County Library began opening libraries this week for in person visits. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Duane Wente, of San Fernando, visits the San Fernando Library on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 after the LA County Library began opening libraries this week for in person visits. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Librarian Erika Goo...
Tags: Health, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Libraries, Beverly Hills, Community, Venice, Lausd, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ucla, Luke Bryan, Patrick, Johnson Johnson


The 13 best hotels in Los Angeles for Michelin-starred chefs, stunning pools, and A-list people watching

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Casa Del Mar From Santa Monica Beach to Beverly Hills, LA is filled with hotels as glamorous as the city itself. We found the best hotels in LA based on our own stays worthy of your hard-earned money and time off. These four- and five-star hotels offer great locations, exceptional amenities, and start under $600. Millions of visitors make an annual pilgrimage to Los Angeles each year, seeking sunshine, ...
Tags: Hollywood, Cdc, La, New York City, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Mexico City, Beverly Hills, Marilyn Monroe, Michelin, Venice, Brad Pitt, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Staples Center, Mediterranean


‘Two-Lane Blacktop’ Director Monte Hellman Dies at Age 91

Monte Hellman, the filmmaker behind movies like Two-Lane Blacktop, The Shooting, and Cockfighter, has died. He suffered a fall in his home on April 19, and died the next day. He was 93 years old. Variety brought word of Hellman’s death, and the outlet described the filmmaker as a “maverick” and a “cult” director. He was a beloved figure in many cinephile circles, who praised his rough-and-tumble style which kicked off in the late 1950s as he worked under the tutelage of prolific genre produce...
Tags: Death, Movies, Jack Nicholson, China, Liberty, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, Venice, Quentin Tarantino, Roger Corman, Reservoir Dogs, Scott, Samuel Fuller, Hellman, Monte Hellman, Corman


Andrew Garfield & Maya Hawke in Another Fun Trailer for 'Mainstream'

"We're about to go stratospheric!!!" IFC Films has revealed another new trailer for the super wacky indie dark comedy Mainstream, which originally premiered at last year's Venice Film Festival. Strange strategy to release the teaser trailer after the full trailer, but this one plays a bit different. The second feature from filmmaker Gia Coppola (following Palo Alto) is another intense social media cautionary tale about a crazy personality known as "No One Special" that is sucked into interne...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Youtube, Palo Alto, Ifc, Venice, Andrew Garfield, Gia Coppola, Indies, Jason Schwartzman, To Watch, Maya Hawke, Maya Hawke Andrew Garfield Nat Wolff, Kalena Yiaueki Johnny Knoxville, Andrew Garfield Maya Hawke


The mini Venices around Europe

If there's one thing we know about Venice, it's that it's unique. What other city is built on water, or packed with its signature flamboyant architecture?
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Eat your way across Russia

Spanning 17 million square kilometers and 11 time zones, Russia is teeming with taste. The stunning landscapes of the Southern District are littered with vineyards. The Northwest has a growing reputation for seafood, and a long-standing tradition for the innovative culinary use of cod liver. Siberia is abounding with pelmeni (known as “the heart of Russian cuisine”), as well as rustic flavors with roots in hunting--such as smoked wild meats with taiga herbs, fruity, berry-laden accompaniments an...
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