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Friedrichshain’s Peggy Bee Is An Unforgettable Eisladen

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New hidden gem Peggy Bee is committed to dynamic flavor, inventive recipes, and the kind of welcoming atmosphere one rarely feels in Berlin. About four weeks ago, artisan gelateria Peggy Bee opened its doors along Traveplatz, just northeast of bustling Boxi. Roman-born owner and dynamite ice-cream-maker Enrico tells us he’s worried about the neighborhood — … Read more Friedrichshain’s Peggy Bee Is An Unforgettable Eisladen

Süsse Sünde – Ice Cream More Saintly Than Sinful

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From Köpenick to four Eisläden around the city, Süsse Sünde is a Berlin ice cream success story. We arrive at Rosenthaler Platz on a conspicuously grey, non-ice-cream eating day. Still, the route to Süsse Sünde was marked out for us in a snaking (socially distanced) line of kids and parents, leading us directly towards the … Read more Süsse Sünde – Ice Cream More Saintly Than Sinful

Sweet Distraction – It’s Berlin Ice Cream Week 2021!

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Berlin Ice Cream Week is May 6-12, and it’s the first thing you’ve had to look forward to in a year. Nobody loves ice cream like Berliners. Ramp up this obsession with a bunch of quasi-depressed Berliners in the midst of a world-wide pandemic — and you have a city that doesn’t just want ice … Read more Sweet Distraction – It’s Berlin Ice Cream Week 2021!

Berlin: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.

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Mietendeckel is dead. Long live the Mietpreisbremse. Okay, so the Mietendeckel got thrown out. So what? We all enjoyed a few months experiencing what it felt like to pay less. It felt good, right? And now it’s gone. Well, actually, no. There has been a rent control law in Berlin since 2015. It’s in the … Read more Berlin: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.

Creative ‘Corona Christmas’ Gifts Sorted By Vistaprint

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Stuck for what to buy people this Corona Christmas? Create them something personal. It’s going to be a weird one, this Christmas. For once, it’s not only the far-flung expats who won’t get to see their families this year. We’ll all be there on Christmas day, live via satellite, waving to our self-isolated families across … Read more Creative ‘Corona Christmas’ Gifts Sorted By Vistaprint

adidas Takes on Madwomen Collective in New Concept Store

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adidas’ flagship Mitte store has undergone a makeover – one which celebrates Berlin’s artistic and cultural diversity. On October 30th, the adidas Originals flagship store in Münzstraße reopened its doors after an extensive period of remodelling. This facelift has transformed the Mitte store into THE COLLECTION – a concept store where adidas’s world-renowned sports and … Read more adidas Takes on Madwomen Collective in New Concept Store

A Striking Exhibition for Strange Times

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Isa Melsheimer’s der unerfreuliche Zustand der Textur (the predicament of texture) at the KINDL Centre of Contemporary Art By guest writer Sarah Magill In these unusual times, in which mask-wearing and distancing have become the norm, I sometimes have the feeling that life itself has turned into an art exhibition. Or perhaps my culture-starved mind … Read more A Striking Exhibition for Strange Times

Hamburg: Du zahlst zu viel Miete. Zeit sich zu wehren.

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Die Lebenshaltungskosten in Hamburg sind in die Höhe geschossen. Die Mietpreisbremse ist dein rechtlicher Anspruch auf weniger Miete. Die hohen Mieten in Hamburg sind ein allgegenwärtiges Thema. Vielen Bewohner*innen bereitet das große Sorgen. Stadtteile, die vor einigen Jahren noch erschwinglich waren, werden plötzlich für viele unbezahlbar. Die Hälfte deines Monatsgehalts für deine Miete auszugeben, sollte … Read more Hamburg: Du zahlst zu viel Miete. Zeit sich zu wehren.

Frankfurt: Du zahlst zu viel Miete. Zeit sich zu wehren.

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Die Lebenshaltungskosten in Frankfurt sind in die Höhe geschossen. Die Mietpreisbremse ist dein rechtlicher Anspruch auf weniger Miete. Die hohen Mieten in Frankfurt sind ein allgegenwärtiges Thema. Da die Stadt dank der hervorragenden Beschäftigungschancen immer mehr Menschen anzieht, ist es nicht verwunderlich, dass sich das auf die Mietpreise niederschlägt. Vielen Bewohner*innen bereitet das große Sorgen. … Read more Frankfurt: Du zahlst zu viel Miete. Zeit sich zu wehren.

Frankfurt: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.

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Cost of living in Frankfurt has skyrocketed. But you’re legally entitled to pay less rent. It’s called the Mietpreisbremse. The price of rent in Frankfurt is a subject that comes up constantly. With the city attracting more and more people thanks to excellent employment prospects, it’s no surprise it’s had a knock-on effect on the … Read more Frankfurt: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.

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