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Alternative? Berlin's got alternative in spades. What do you do when you want to go the traditional Christmas route this Advent season? Not to worry, here are seven that keep the spirit (more or less) alive. more

Dec 7, 2017 2:00 PM , , , , , What's On

Finally a board game about an airport! And not just any airport: BER! UnberechenB€R: Das Verrückte Flughafenspiel satirises Berlin's famous ineptitude when it comes to handling its big project. more

Nov 21, 2017 2:30 PM Insider Tips

You might not want to like Holzmarkt, but which would you rather have taking up the riverside real estate – another sleek luxury apartment bloc, or a collectively managed, treehouse/urban garden/what-have-you where Berliners can play? more

Aug 11, 2017 2:30 PM Insider Tips

Proud to be an American? Ehh... at least there are burgers, beer and BBQ to look forward to. Here's where homesick Amis can celebrate. more

Jul 3, 2017 12:00 PM

The Berlin-based volunteer organisation Ciocia Basia helps Polish women break their home country's restrictive abortion laws.This Monday is being deemed "Black Monday" in order to protest those laws – the Berlin protests happen at Warschauer Straße. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:05 PM

Not only do they serve fresh, homemade cannoli at Kreuzberg haunt Ragù, they also offer knitting classes, making it one of the best places to hide from the cold in Berlin. Don't know how to knit? The offer multilingual classes starting Feb 6. more

Feb 4, 2016 4:00 PM Insider Tips

Single, lonely and looking for Berlin's trashiest hunks? Berlin's sanitation department has your back: adorn the walls of your bachelor/ette pad with a calendar full of the BSR's finest manly bods to remind you always to separate your recyclables! more

Jan 4, 2016 3:50 PM Insider Tips

Campfire-scented incense is not the usual essential you'd pop down to the drugstore for but Hallesches Haus is offering just that kind of "necessity" and more for feeling like you're roughing it while staying in Berlin. more

Jul 10, 2015 12:20 PM Insider Tips

Just because a company pays us for content doesn't mean we don't like it. Learn why you should use our writer's new favourite peer-to-peer currency exchange service! more

Jul 3, 2015 2:00 PM Sponsored 1 Comments

The big gay day in Berlin is coming. That's right, Christopher Street Day (CSD) and its alternative in Kreuzberg (KCSD) are happening Sat, Jun 27. But why limit all the fun to just one day? Here's a handy guide to queering out all year. more

Jun 19, 2015 1:00 PM , , , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Founded in October 2013, Über Den Tellerrand Kochen encourages you to meet the city’s asylum seekers through the universal common denominator: food. more

Apr 21, 2015 2:00 PM Insider Tips

The ever-up-and-coming Moabit recently acquired another piece of cool: Kallasch&, a corner Kneipe where you can sip on a cheap beer, actually hear the live music and maybe make a friend. more

Oct 17, 2014 11:30 AM Insider Tips 1 Comments

Where did all that gritty charm go? It seems as though the smell of moustache wax and fag smoke is being overwhelmed by baby sick and school dinners as the city's onetime underbelly gets a dose of the G-word. more

Apr 30, 2014 12:20 PM Zeitgeist

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