Category Archives: Prenzlauer Berg

Berlin Mattress says Make Love Great Again!

Berlin Love Mattress: Make Love Great Again

Make Love Great Again - Photo: T.Bortels/nuBerlin.com

Walking around Berlin you will often find TV sets, chairs, fridges, sofas etc. on the sidewalks. Some people seem to have no clue what they should do with these objects that they obviously don’t want any more. Sometimes these objects have a note “for free” attached to the object that will soon turn into trash, […]

Drunk man took hostage in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

Some Berlin news from last night: shortly after half past midnight, a 24 year old man entered an apartment in Berlin Prenzlauerberg’s Christburger Strasse. He then called the hotline of the Berlin fire department and claimed he had taken a hostage. The fire department then called the police and went straight to Christburger Strasse. When […]

Border of light: 25th anniversary of The Fall of The Berlin Wall

Already on sunday evening about 8000 balloons were released to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall – one milestone of the reunification of East and West Germany. For three days a 15 km “border of light” (Lichtgrenze) symobilized the line where over 25 years ago the Berlin Wall divided the […]

another real estate project in Prenzlauer Berg

If you’ve been to Kastanienalle in Prenzlauer Berg, you probably know this wide open space opposite of the Biergarden Prater that was used as a parking area for ages. Nothing special – just some space for about 100 cars, some trees, some trash, some graffiti – a short cut and an open view connecting Kastanienallee […]

everyday life in East Germany – new permanent exhibition

Since last Friday (November 15th) Berlin has a new permanent exhibition, addressing everyday life in East Germany before 1990. How was life in communist Germany? What did people read, write, what movies did they watch? Over 600 square meters of exhibition space offer an insight into work culture, weekend activities, leisure etc. of back then […]

Further developments on Kastanienallee Prenzlauer Berg

Today i discovered this plastic Toilet in Kastanienallee in front of the language school. I suppose it’s indicating that very soon also the lower part of Kastanienallee will be a construction site… The upper part of Kastanienallee has been geavily under construction for quite a while – and it actually still isn’t finished yet. The […]

Kastanienallee is a treasure! Keep it as it is!

Today is another “day of action” against the re-construction Kastanienallee in on the schedule: meet friends, see bands, drink a drink, and sign the petition against the demolition  of Prenzlauer Berg’s eye candy street #1 – also known as Casting Allee..:). Currently some 7000 people have already signe the petition – another 3000 would be […]