Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: will sleeping with a friend’s ex make him a gay cliché? more

Oct 5, 2016 12:15 PM Zeitgeist

Can you treat depression with an app? New self-help portal Selfapy not only wants to help you online, but offline as well as it gets fit on Oct 15 with the "Happy Mind Run" starting at Adidas Runbase at 13:00. more

Sep 30, 2016 4:00 PM Zeitgeist

As the dust settles on Britain’s vote to leave the EU, what will become of the 13,500-plus Brits who call Berlin home? We spoke to three who are weighing their options. more

Sep 28, 2016 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

You've seen them zipping around town: mad missionaries for Berlin's two food delivery giants. With how many are seemingly taking over the streets, the work must be lucrative. Reporter Alice Klar hopped on her bike and tried both to find out. more

Sep 21, 2016 2:45 PM Zeitgeist


The former administration compound (left) is the only legally habitable building in Wiesenburg. Photo by Jason Harrell

The crumbling, 110-year-old bohemian castle Wiesenburg sits in the heart of Wedding. What's endangering the former homeless shelter turned art complex? Read this excerpt from Exberliner's Wedding issue and see it for yourself this weekend... more

Sep 7, 2016 3:07 PM Zeitgeist


Rigaer Straße. Photo by Angela M. Arnold (CC BY-SA 3.0)

With the Berlin elections on September 18, gentrification is on everyone's lips. From "Oma Anni" to the squatters of Rigaer 94, Dan Borden looks at the ways Berliners are fighting the G-monster. more

Sep 6, 2016 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

How to spot a gay from miles away... Walter Crasshole lets you in on the Berlin gay uniform. more

Aug 30, 2016 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

Summer isn’t just for relaxation – if you’re an adrenaline junkie, now’s your chance to go bungee jumping out in the Berlin suburbs. We tried it out. more

Aug 26, 2016 2:00 AM Zeitgeist

Get your outside swimming kicks in now – not all indoor pools have secure futures (as evident from their pasts). Dan Borden takes a dive into the history and (doomed?) future of three beloved public swimming spots. more

Aug 24, 2016 1:15 PM Zeitgeist

Pickle, gherkin, Gurken, whatever you want to call it, you most likely call it Spreewald here in Berlin as well. So what about its origins? We went straight to the source and you can too August 13-14 in Golßen for Spreewälder Gurkentag! more

Aug 9, 2016 3:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

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