The timing could not be any better: after several days of forced internet abstinence – hereby we would like to thank our phone and net provider for finally fixing what … Continue reading
Great news: the new Berlin authorities are planning to reintroduce street-trams to what used to be West Berlin – since the late 1960s trams can only be found in the … Continue reading
Spotted in Gneisenaustrasse before the Karnival der Kulturen. That explains the lack of any traffic.
Exactly this very moment the first floats are rolling out onto the streets and the first dancers are shaking their booties, starting the 2013 Karneval der Kulturen in Kreuzberg. 4,000 … Continue reading
1868 It is hard to imagine that at the beginning of the 20th century more than every third child you met in the streets of Berlin would be suffering some form … Continue reading
Berlin Marathon is the only event that I know of that makes everybody smile: the stationary fans (while they are watching, happy that it is not them who has to … Continue reading
I believe an attractive lady of these proportions needs to be introduced to a wider audience. If you desire to meet her, she can be found in Südstern corner Gneisenaustrasse … Continue reading
April might be the cruellest month but on such an April morning like the one I stepped into today, it´s impossible not to rejoice in the fact that you live … Continue reading
Don’t park your four wheels on: zebra crossings, bicycle paths, stone walls or other people. The driver of this car broke the rules and got billed for it. It looked … Continue reading
Due to a sudden bout of flu or some other nasty pest in our household I am making a little calendar U-turn here. But bear with me: murder is always … Continue reading
1971 Another stretch of the U7 tube line between Möckernstrasse and Fehrberlinner Platz is opened. It runs the length of 5,3 km and its trains will also stop at the … Continue reading
Christmas trees being bourgeois and passé, the enterprising Kreuzberg folk come up with yet another ingenious alternative to obsolete traditions – behold the Weihnachtsrad!