Palermo

Photography

This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses

More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Miss Rosen
7.16.18
Features

The Search for the Legendary Italian Musician Who Vanished into Thin Air

He was supposed to be the Bon Iver of Italy, but in 2013 he and his music disappeared without a trace. I tracked him down in Berlin five years later to find out why.
Enrico Pitzianti
3.12.18
wine

Inside the Illegal Natural Wine Bar Run by a French Sommelier

Hidden behind a nondescript garage door in the neighborhood of Palermo, sommelier Nicolas Ronceray serves the country’s best bottles of natural wine.
Valentine Benoist
4.15.17
Photography

Capturing the Lingering Effects of the Mafia in Modern-Day Sicily

We spoke to Sicilian photographer Mimi Mollica about power, corruption, murder, and merchandise.
Joe Bish
3.8.17
crime & drugs

Top Italian mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano dies in jail

The notorious former head of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra Mafia died in custody at age 83 after nearly a decade in prison and a career that spanned four decades.
VICE News
7.13.16
Photo

Letizia Battaglia on Photographing Sicily's Mafia Men and the Pain They Caused

We spoke to the octogenarian photojournalist about her life behind the camera.
Joe Bish
4.18.16
italy

Round and Round We Go: How Palermo Has Changed Managers Eight Times This Season

In a disastrous season for the Italian soccer club, Palermo has changed managers eight times. They've even fired the same person twice
Rowan Kane
3.22.16
serie a

Mohamed Salah Scores an Astounding Goal for AS Roma

The man has poise for days.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.21.16
techno

From Palermo to Berlino: The Tale of DJ Tennis

With Bestival Toronto in sight, DJ Tennis is ready for another taste of Canada's herb.
Daniel Melfi
6.11.15