Last weekend – hanging out at Weinbergspark. The weather was friendly enough to hang out in the park, only a few drops of rain – but that was just refreshing. And I took the opportunity to test my new long-exposure app – and I think the result is quite ok.
I recently stumbled across an article published already last summer, featuring the catchy headline “10 things you can do in Berlin, but not in the US“. The article listed ten things, the author wants to make you believe ‘you can do in Berlin’. At parts the article, or rather the author, appears to be so […]
Currently an online petition makes its round through Berlins newspapers, Berlin blogs and social media. The initiator claims she wants to ‘save’ Berlin’s Late Shop and Kiosk Culture. But wait – is Berlin’s Late Shop and Kiosk Culture really in danger? Maybe not quite yet. But… As you might know already Berlin appears to be […]
This year’s Carneval of Cultures Street Parade just kicked off. Wheather conditions are fine, and the parade currently makes her way through the streets of Berlin-Kreuzberg. Not in town but still want to see, what the parade looks like? Lucky you: local public radio station Radio1 and local public TV station RBB are both covering […]
Today it’s a public holiday day – but that’s (of course) not because of Father’s Day, but ‘Himmelfahrt (Feast of the Ascension). But since in Germay both ‘celebrations’ are on the same day, Father’s Day is kind of a public holiday day as well.
On friday it’s again the First of May – and the night before it’s Walpurgis Night. And just like in many german and european communities both are celebrated in Berlin. However – you might have heard already that Walpurgis Night and especially First of May have a bit their own ‘rituals’. I’ll try to explain […]
Back in the days of techno, there were some rather strong connections between the two cities Detroit and Berlin*. Bands from both cities influenced each other, and every now and then techno DJs from Detroit visited Berlin to perfom in one Berlin’s techno clubs – and Berlin DJs visited Detorit to spin some vinyl in […]
One of Berlin’s night life highlights turns 36 – and since the number 36 plays an important role in the club’s history, there will be a great party week celebrating this 36 year anniversary. Named after the back then wild wild East part of Kreuzberg (postal code Südost 36 (South East) or short SO36) it […]