IACC Gala, September 26, 2013 – Hair, Hotels, Learning, & Pizza!!


Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest’s annual gala. I was able to shrug off my usual business casual attire to don a tasteful little black dress, higher heels, and sparkly jewelry. Besides enjoying quietly playing dress up that night, I knew going in that this year’s four honorees each...

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The 5 Little Known Underground Spots in Florence That No Guidebook Will Tell You


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After a colleague recently recounted a long conversation with a woman inquiring about the "underground of Florence," my interest was piqued; I needed to know what one could really see. Even after living there for over three years, I wasn’t sure what a visitor could easily access these days. With the recent developments of the ATAF Tram...

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