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Seymour Gris: My predictions for 2016

Seymour Gris gives his predictions for the upcoming year. Guten Rutsch everyone! more

Dec 29, 2015 6:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: The end of Wowizeit

Seymour Gris gives a touching send-off for our soon-to-be departed mayor, Klaus Wowereit. Take a stroll down memory lane with Gris as he shows us the wonders that Wowi gave us during his 13-year tenure as mayor. more

Aug 26, 2014 4:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Seymour Gris: Trapping tourists

A poor, bursting infrastructure, no sign of completion of the international airport, the termination of DB night trains – despite it all, the tourists keep flocking to our city. Berlin's love/hate relationship with Touris is symptomatic, says Gris. more

Aug 6, 2014 3:00 PM The Berlin Blog 7 Comments

Konrad Werner: BER is the Vietnam of transport projects

Konrad offers a metaphorical update of the BER airport scandal. Bear with him. more

Jun 6, 2014 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments


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Seymour Gris: Berlin Predictions 2014

Porn at the Holocaust Memorial? Wowi goes vegan? What else will 2014 have in store for Berlin? Seymour gazes into his crystal (meth) ball to find out. more

Jan 9, 2014 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: BER – An airport whose time has come... and gone

Belief in the new BER international airport has clearly waned. The mismanagement is now legendary and improvement of the situation seems more like a pipe-dream. Gris has a few ideas about what we can do with the building instead. more

Dec 13, 2013 1:45 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Konrad Werner: Berlin's inferiority complex

Konrad knows what's really behind all this airport business – deep primordial urges and repressed sexual envy. more

Jan 11, 2013 10:00 AM The Berlin Blog 6 Comments

Seymour Gris: 2013 so far - Anti-Semitism, airport, Bowie

With only eight days behind us, the year is young. Still, a few things have happened in Berlin in such a short time. Gris highlights the most ridiculous. more

Jan 8, 2013 3:30 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Seymour Gris: Airport madness – BER will be too small

Amongst the myriad of problems our hotly-anticipated, yet widely bemoaned international BER airport has had could it be adding "too small" to that ever-expanding list? Gris says there is a high probability. more

Aug 20, 2012 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog 6 Comments

Seymour Gris: Wowi's pop-port

Berlin's mayor, Klaus Wowereit, announces a pop-up airport in time for Fashion Week. And it looks like it may have all the perfect ingredients. more

Jul 3, 2012 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog

When it comes to the new international airport (BER) set to open in June, the Berlin government is putting commercial interests above those of its citizenry. Not, however, without a struggle. more

Apr 11, 2012 9:00 AM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

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