Falcone was killed with a half ton of dynamite affixed to a bridge outside Palermo.
We're standing in a dark, closet-sized antechamber just off a quiet street in Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires.
Balotelli, a star striker born in Palermo, Sicily, has earned a reputation that would make even Berlusconi blush.
Excerpted from Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo by Tim Parks.
The Verne Club is a hip, steampunky cocktail club in Palermo Soho inspired by, you guessed it, Jules Verne.
And out there our heart watches—though Palermo is near us, just behind.
Then they would take the train to Palermo for a honeymoon of three days.
Towards the end of May I set off for Palermo, taking three days for the journey.
Palermo was bombarded and fighting continued for a full fortnight.
All around Palermo spread the tents, bright pavilions of silk with broad pennons above, whipping the slow south wind.
island off the southwest tip of Italy, from Latin Sicilia, from Greek Sikelia, from Sikeloi (plural) "Sicilians," from the name of an ancient people living along the Tiber, whence part of them emigrated to the island that was thereafter named for them. The Greeks distinguished Sikeliotes "a Greek colonist in Sicily" from Sikelos "a native Sicilian." Related: Sicilian.
Note: Palermo's convenient location has made it an important port for trans-Mediterranean shipping for three thousand years. Settled by Phoenicia in the eighth century b.c., it has come under the influence of many civilizations, including the Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire. It has also come under the control of the Arabs and the French. Palermo has long been a center for art and architecture.