A new Bar Italia

Bar Italia has been the heart of Ponte a Serraglio for decades. It was the first place I went to when I arrived in the village almost 15 years ago. I go there, or to Il Monaco, both belonging to hardworking Annalisa, every day when I am in my apartment. Annalisa is ably helped by her sister Suzanna and her team.

 

Bar Italia

Bar Italia has closed for a little while for renovations. Luckily, Il Monaco will take over until the new bar is ready. I don’t know where I would be without my morning coffee and sfoglia.

Bar Italia

There was a send off on the last night of the old bar and friends gathered for the party. I was not there, but others have taken photos to share. Thank you Paola, Paul and Collette.

Bar Italia

The plans for the new bar were discussed.

Bar Italia

Bar Italia

Here is a sneak peek at the new chairs.

Bar Italia

Several people chipped in to begin the demolishing of the old bar.

Last to go was the coffee machine.

Bar Italia

I hope the lovely lady stays.

Bar Italia

I wish Annalisa the very best and look forward to the brand new bar. I will be there for the grand opening. I’m sure there will be another party and everyone will be invited.

 

Art at Bar Italia

Lovely Maureen (Moe to her friends) Rocksmoore has opened her exhibition at Bar Italia.

She paints amazing skies…take a look.

Moe Rocksmoore

Moe Rocksmore

Moe Rocksmoore

Moe Rocksmoore

Moe Rocksmoore

Moe Rocksmoore

Moe Rocksmoore

Moe Rocksmoore

The opening was well attended and much fun was had by all.

Moe Rocksmore exhibition

Moe Rocksmoore exhibition

 

Moe Rocksmore exhibition

Moe Rocksmoore exhibition

Moe Rocksmoore exhibition

Moe Rocksmoore exhibition

Moe Rocksmoore exhibition

Drop in to see Moe soon.

Moe Rocksmoore exhibition

The exhibition is upstairs at Bar Italia in Ponte a Serraglio right now.