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SPOTTED IN BERLIN: WILD WILD WEST

Spotted this morning in Gneisenaustrasse, Berlin – Kreuzberg.

Dec 2, 2014

THE BUNTE VÖGEL OF KREUZBERG – STRAIGHT FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES

Thanks to Robin, who not only runs a great new tour following the story and the imperial moustache of Kaiser Wilhelm II but also seems to know what the international … Continue reading

May 12, 2014

YOU ARE HERE: CHECKPOINT CHARLIE

Did you know that despite the rumours the famous East-West German inner-city crossing in Berlin known as Checkpoint Charlie is NOT placed in the borough of Mitte? It cannot be … Continue reading

Apr 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

YOU ARE HERE: GÖRLITZER BAHN BRÜCKE

Hard to believe but this rather sparsely furnished landscape is one of the busiest Berlin neighbourhoods today. According to the statistics, at the end of 2010 there were some 12,164 … Continue reading

Jan 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

FRAU PEISER OF BRANDENBURGSTRASSE

The picture below (already presented in the previous post about the announced death of a small local library) is most probably the only existing image of Bona Peiser (the lady … Continue reading

Jan 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

GROßSTADTWINKEL

An amazing painting by Hans Baluschek, dating back to 1929. Today it is part of the collection of Stadtmuseum Berlin. Der Großstadtwinkel is also known under another title as Der … Continue reading

Dec 3, 2013

THE ART OF SAINT AGNES – KREUZBERG CHURCH TURNED GALLERY

St Agnes Kirche in Alexandrinenstrasse in Kreuzberg 61 is possibly the ugliest church you have ever encountered. Representative of the so called Brutal Architecture it looks anything but inviting or … Continue reading

Aug 29, 2013

Protected: TODAY IN KREUZBERG. AUGUST 15th – KEEPING COOL WITH GUSTAV NIEMANN

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Aug 28, 2013

HUGGING NEUKÖLLN – FROM KARSTADT WITH LOVE

Our dear friend, Berlioz1935 (of berlioz1935.wordpress.com) made us aware of the details of the curious deal between the boroughs of Kreuzberg and Neukölln regarding Karstadt. Here´s a translation of the … Continue reading

Aug 26, 2013

TOYWHEEL AT BETAHAUS

Got kids and no idea what to do with them this weekend? What could be better than letting them have fun and get smarter at the same time? Something that … Continue reading

Aug 23, 2013

FROM T-UFER TO RIO – MEMORIAL PLAQUE FOR RIO REISER

In Berlin-Kreuzberg three things are absolutely impossible. You can´t walk through Görlitzer Park without being pestered by what is now swarms of local drug-pushers, offering you a wide assortment of … Continue reading

Aug 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

KREUZBERG ON FILM

In 2007 RBB (short for Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg), the national broadcaster for the states of Berlin and Brandenburg, produced a first-rate documentary about – yes, you´ve guessed it – the … Continue reading

Aug 19, 2013

RIDING KREUZBERG

Even though Siemens left Kreuzberg a while ago, there is still enough innovative spirit around the borough to keep it providing the world with some damn fine things. Just like … Continue reading

Aug 12, 2013

WHEN BACH GOES FLYING IN KREUZBERG

Kreuzberg gave the world the first working programmable computer (Z1 by Konrad Zuse, click the link to read more), first German telegraphs by Siemens & Halske (and Siemens & Halske … Continue reading

Mar 8, 2013

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