What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Historical Sites (l'antichità) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard

There are few ways that a man can win immortality, but if this can be done, then music is indubitably one of the chosen means. In 1944, Maestro Franco Ferrara conducted a stunningly successful concert in the 17th-century courtyard of Borromini’s Church of Sant’Ivo for a newly liberated Rome. Now, seventy-one years later, and thirty … Continue reading

Yes! We’re doing a giveaway! Tell us about YOUR Rome – and win the coolest Rome travel guide!
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Opinion & Comment (pensieri e perplessità)

Yes! We’re doing a giveaway! Tell us about YOUR Rome – and win the coolest Rome travel guide!

In which we make new friends, and you get a pocket travel guide to Rome delivered to your door. But hurry! The contest is only from Wednesday – Saturday of this week!     You know what I love? Cookies. You know what I love outside the sphere of food? Meeting entrepreneurs determined to follow … Continue reading

Hearts of the Cities
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Hearts of the Cities

The last month of 2014 in San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston, and where it all ties back to Italy and the Italian experience today. Rome to San Francisco, then Chicago, and finally Boston before looping back home to Rome. Wherever I go, this is where I start. It is hours before dawn as the car … Continue reading

Downtown Adventure (Roman style) with CoopCulture
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Downtown Adventure (Roman style) with CoopCulture

By YounginRome contributor : Mallory Robinson When I used to think about Rome, and Italy in general, my mind immediately jumped to every stereotype: pizza, pasta, pasta on pizza and of course Julius Caesar. I moved to Rome about 3 weeks ago, a newbie to the ‘Eternal City,’ and one thing is certain after taking the … Continue reading

In which we stand where the gladiators stood. I’m so not kidding about this.
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In which we stand where the gladiators stood. I’m so not kidding about this.

Or, if you want goosebumps on a startlingly hot Roman Sunday afternoon, this is how you get them. The Colosseum, the Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum – how The Roman Guy showcases the Roman Empire. Let me get this out of the way, YiR-ers: nobody pays us to write reviews. Writing reviews isn’t even … Continue reading

Save The Date for Sound Foundation 2.0 on June 20th, 2014, because when else can you party with great people, listen to fantastic music, and also support a completely worthwhile cause?
Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

Save The Date for Sound Foundation 2.0 on June 20th, 2014, because when else can you party with great people, listen to fantastic music, and also support a completely worthwhile cause?

Looking for something amazing to do next Friday, June 20th? So are we. Read on!   There’s an open-air venue in Rome. Well, okay, more than one, but for this conversation, there’s only one that matters. Then there are some amazing artists, including French singer Sandro Joyeux, Copenhagen-based DJ Directoratet, and CAIN, an electronic producer … Continue reading