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NOTMSPARKER AT BERLIN´S U-BAHN MUSEUM

After months of planning and many failed attempts we finally managed to visit Berlin´s U-Bahn Museum located at U-Bhf Olympia-Stadion in Rossiter Weg 1, Berlin-Charlottenburg. The museum, opened in 1997 … Continue reading

Mar 13, 2017

HERE COMES THE DUTCH GUY or THE RESURRECTION OF BERLIN HISTORY MUSEUMS

  New wind is blowing through the dusty corridors and mock-gothic halls of the Märkisches Museum, an impressive 1908 edifice towering over the Köllnischer Park in Mitte.   The actual … Continue reading

Feb 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

DAYS AT THE MUSEUM: THE LITTLE OPTIMIST

The Optimist is a small boat used by the youngest adepts of the art of sailing – in spring and summer the lakes around Berlin are full of them bobbing … Continue reading

Feb 20, 2013

TOMORROW IN KREUZBERG OR THE DAYS AT THE MUSEUM

From tomorrow, the 12th of December, on my posting on this blog might – but does not necessarily need to – become more irregular and distracted. Less time for research … Continue reading

Dec 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

THE WALLS OF KREUZBERG

As far as photography goes, my enthusiasm is in direct and reverted ratio to my skills – I am keen and I am trigger-happy (which I believe explains the presence … Continue reading

Aug 13, 2012

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: MAY 1st

Actually, I could be writing about how in 1840 one Georg Leonhard Hopf opened the very first ever Bockbiersaison in his new brewery in Fidicinstrasse 2/3 in Kreuzberg. However, since … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN KREUZBERG or GET YOURSELF A BUNKER

  Just in case you didn´t know what sort of a present to give to that Special Person this year, here´s a tip: how about a bunker? And no, that´s … Continue reading

Dec 18, 2011

COME WITH THE WIND

I assume most of you missed the last night Plushgun concert at Comet Club. That´s all right ´cos I did, too. And my regret at this loss I can very … Continue reading

Nov 29, 2011

THE LADY BIDS FAREWELL

Neither the long journey through the bumpy roads of history nor her, pardon my uncouth way, advanced age could possibly make her less mysterious or any less appealing. At her … Continue reading

Oct 29, 2011 · 2 Comments

SO YOU THINK YOU DON´T KNOW FRIEDRICH SEIDENSTÜCKER

But more likely than not you do. He was one of those Berlin photographers who, like Zille before him, documented the everyday life of the city. He too left a … Continue reading

Oct 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

MEET HEIKE THE WUNDERWAFFE

Two days ago while watching the local Berlin evening news I heard that a new wonder had been put on display at the über-fantastic Technical Museum in Trebbiner Straße 9, … Continue reading

Sep 29, 2011

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