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Protected: ELISABETH AND SHOTS IN THE HASENHEIDE

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NEUKÖLLN! How Rixdorf got upgraded

On 27 January 1912, Rixdorf – a very popular Berlin borough today but then still a self-governing town – underwent a little PR adjustment to improve its ratings among business-people … Continue reading

Jan 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THIRD DEGREE

On Saturday, I participated in a fascinating tour of the old Wasserturm (Water/Pump Tower) on one of Berlin´s historic cemeteries, Friedhof Steglitz. During a private walk that followed the tour, … Continue reading

Sep 14, 2015

THURSDAY DINNER A LA POLONAISE

There are two simple reasons why this event must be recommended: it´s in Berlin-Kreuzberg AND it´s about Polish food. For the author of this blog that means double-patriotism kicking in:) … Continue reading

Aug 26, 2015

HIGH CULTURE – The Sputnik Cinema turns 25

It is small, it is cosy and it is high: this week SPUTNIK KINO in Hasenheide 54, placed in the 5th floor officially the highest cinema in Berlin, is beginning … Continue reading

Nov 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

THE OLD HASENHEIDE

And since I am at it (please see the post about the cinema in Hasenheide Street published today), here is a wonderful painting by Hans Baluschek “Amusement Park in Hasenheide” … Continue reading

Nov 6, 2013

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: OCTOBER 29th – A DAY AT THE PICTURES

1910 During the first decade of the 20th century Berlin-Kreuzberg saw the opening of its first eight proper (read: used mostly and entirely for presenting films) cinemas. In fact, it … Continue reading

Nov 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

As a response to many questions and comments about Karstadt at Hermannplatz which this blog introduced last week in the Today in Kreuzberg series, I would like to do away … Continue reading

Aug 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

RÜTT ARENA RETURNS

Flickr is a mine of photographic treasures. Also those historical ones. Which is very good news for me since the copy of this image which I possess is so bad … Continue reading

Oct 31, 2012

WHEELS ON FIRE: RÜTT-ARENA IN LILIENTHALSTRASSE

My impromptu visit to Züllichauer Strasse three days ago not only provided great photo material for my collection and for the blog but it also jogged my slightly rusty memory. … Continue reading

Aug 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

MUSIC SOOTHES THE SOUL: PRAISE THE LORD, THEM PREACHERS ARE COMING!

Tomorrow at “Huxley´s Neue Welt” (click the link for the details) in Hasenheide a brilliant 1990s group is about to give their very last concert before going into artistic hibernation. … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2012

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: JANUARY 29 – THE EXTENDED U7 OPENS

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

Jan 30, 2012 · 5 Comments

THE EMBARRASSING ANNIVERSARY OR GYMNASTICS IN THE PARK

If you care to take a walk in Hasenheide, swiftly navigating among numerous drug-peddling regulars, thanks to whose tireless efforts the place was actually re-named Hanfheide, you will see a … Continue reading

Dec 31, 2011 · 3 Comments

BIRDIE, BIRDIE OR A WINDY DAY ON TOP OF KREUZBERG

A week before Christmas I went to Viktoria Park. I parked my bike at the bottom of the hill, looked up, thought twice and started climbing. Re-thinking my plan was … Continue reading

Dec 30, 2011

BRAVE NEUE WELT

What do Robert Mugabe, Udo Lindenberg and Mao Tse Tung have in common? Apart from questionable fashion taste? And the fact that none of them knew or knows when to … Continue reading

Nov 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

HISTORY GOES UNDERGROUND

U-Bahn or underground stations in Kreuzberg are not pretty. Gneisenaustrasse might be the Traffic Central for the hub of coolness otherwise known as Bergmannkiez, but you could hardly describe it … Continue reading

Nov 7, 2011 · 3 Comments

SYNCHRONIZED IN KREUZBERG

Carl Gustav Jung, for some the psychoanalytical Rib to Sigmund Freud´s Adam, developed the idea of synchronicity in an attempt to understand and explain the magic of Coincidence. According to … Continue reading

Oct 24, 2011

SPOTTED IN PASSING: BLISS AND APPRECIATION IN HASENHEIDE

Every cloud has a silver lining, every public loo its grateful visitors.

Aug 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

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