Yearly Archives: 2010

Berlin Castle domed? or doomed?

It’s not that easy to build or re-build a castle – properly. Originally we were promised nothing less than “The Berlin Castle”. Right in the heart of Berlin Mitte, right were once The Berlin Castle and later The Palace of the Republic were located, a new building was planned – with the looks of an […]

Berlins Streets and Sidewalks cleaned before Easter

I found this news sounded quite promissing: the Berlin city cleaning service BSR is planning to clean all Berlin streets and sidewalks before Easter. But when is Easter? This year the Easter Weekend will be on the first weekend of April. That means there is only four weeks left to clean the city – or […]

Berlinale 2010 – Stars, Snow and about 400 Films

Tomorrow the 60th Berlin International Film Festival will open its doors to the public. Film fans, movie enthusiasts and business insiders are welcomed to choose from a broad variety of films from all over the world – this year almost 400 works from 18 different countries will be presented. Also this year the areas Retrospektive […]

Tempodrom sold, Berlin pays extra

In today’s online issue the Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel confirms previous rumors: the Tempodrom is sold, the compulsory auction of the venue near Anhalter Bahnhof scheduled for today is canceled: “The Bremen based business group KPS has bought the venue Tempodrom in Kreuzberg.” [] Basically this should be good news for all parties involved – if […]