Fresh from our March issue, Wladek Flakin unleashes a world of rage on Berlin's public transportation system and its problems. Read this and more in our March issue! Also, check out what people like you think of the BVG in our vox pop and chime in. more »
There’s a big drama unfolding on a little empty lot next to Alexanderplatz: will it be the site of a new 150-metre skyscraper? Dramatic architecture used to be welcomed by Berlin. Dan Borden explores Berlin's best through the film Æon Flux. more »
We’re being invaded! Like a nasty worm, indoor shopping malls are an invasive species, recent arrivals feeding on Berlin’s native shops. The plague peaks this year with the arrival of a new breed of malls: bigger, meaner and ready to eat their own. more »
Deep in Lichtenberg is Tierheim Berlin, Europe's largest animal shelter, the home base for many homeless furry ones. Hosting a large animal shelter is not cheap, but there's more than one way to help support them. more »
It’s been over two months since the new government coalition between the CDU and the SPD formed. And 11 months from now we’re going to see one of the effects: an €8.50 minimum wage. But will the new law change anything? Particularly for expats? more »
When Isherwood published his "Goodbye to Berlin", he was 35. These modern-day writers are all under 40 and, whether e-published, self-published or contracted by a German publisher, they have also put out their own Berlin memoirs. more »
Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dan Borden on Berlin's ever-changing landscape
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