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Illustrated Karl Marx texts, Polish socks and fresh-baked cookies; what's not to love? All this and more at Wedding's new comic shop, Totem. more

Dec 14, 2017 11:30 AM Insider Tips

This holiday season, ditch the smartphone and rediscover the joys of books, vinyl records, Super 8 camcorders, letterpress printers and more. Plus: #MeToo in Berlin, the best and worst of 2017 and much more, on stands now! more

Nov 28, 2017 12:00 PM In Print

On Sep 24, Germans head to the polls. We're Merk-ing the occasion with an issue that delves into the people behind the politics – monks and vegans, beleagured neo-Nazis, enthusiastic posterers and Turkish "wise men". Check it out on stands now! more

Aug 31, 2017 11:45 AM Features

For our "Endstation" special, we travelled to the ends of Berlin and back to bring you 10 summer escapes you definitely won't read about in the guidebooks. Plus summer reads, festivals, bikes, scooters, barbecue, soft serve and much more! more

Jun 29, 2017 12:00 PM

Remember those colourful friendship bracelets you used to make as a kid? Dörte Bundt offers to expand on that childhood skill by teaching Berliners the groovy, decades-old art of macrame at California Dreaming. Next one is May 21 at Hallesches Haus. more

May 15, 2017 1:40 PM Insider Tips

An uprooted piece of civil rights history or a conceptual art piece? Opening on April 8, The Rosa Parks House begs the question, exhibiting the civil right's leader's midcentury Detroit residence, dissembled and conveyed to Berlin via freighter. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:00 AM Insider Tips

You can feel it in the air... and we're not talking about spring. From Trump to Le Pen, Front National to Germany's own AfD, our April issue is all about that xenophobic, anti-establishment elephant in the room and what we can do about it. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 PM Features

We're a city of burnouts, smokers, prescription drug addicts, ailing elderly and paedophiles, but at least we've got health insurance. Or do we? Find out about Germany's sick system and much more on newsstands now! more

Feb 28, 2017 11:00 AM Features

In these uncertain times, one fact rings true: we all need to eat. And so we present our February food issue, stuffed to the gills with all the tasty articles you can digest. Plus the only Berlinale preview that matters and much more, on stands now! more

Jan 31, 2017 2:00 PM

Whether you want to save the planet, some refugees or your abs, here's how to stick to your Berlin resolutions this year. more

Jan 5, 2017 11:45 AM , , Insider Tips

For our first issue of 2017, we take a trip back to the tumultuous-yet-sexy Weimar years and ask: Are we re-living them now? Plus an investigation into Berlin's overloaded refugee housing system and much more, on a newsstand near you! more

Jan 2, 2017 12:00 PM

You can’t bring a camera to Berghain or Kit Kat Club – everyone knows that. But what about a sketchbook? Felix Scheinberger gives us another portrait of Berlin's nightlife (aside from our December issue) in his book "Hedo Berlin". more

Dec 12, 2016 3:00 PM Insider Tips

Is Berlin getting a new Knut? Berlin has a new polar bear that everyone's going gaga over in the press. It won't be housed at the Zoological Garden, but at Tierpark Berlin. Never heard of it? Here's the past, present and future of the East's zoo. more

Dec 7, 2016 12:00 PM Insider Tips

This month is all about the night, from secret cellar venues to petting leather clad human puppies, to speaking to the lawyers who sort through the industry’s dirty paperwork. Plus: A Brandenburg village's WWI history of Jihadism, and much more! more

Nov 29, 2016 1:00 PM Features

This month, we explore the wild world of animals in Berlin, whether stuffed, spoiled rotten, hunted-down or drugged-up. Plus: A refugee fairytale in Brandenburg, an exclusive interview with Schaubühne director Katie Mitchell and much more! more

Oct 27, 2016 2:00 PM

Looking to spend a final sunny weekend out on Tempelhof but don't have the gear to make it the ultimate? Hase rental shop, metres away from the park, rents everything from guitars to picnic blankets to cameras to even sunglasses. You're now set! more

Sep 23, 2016 1:30 PM Insider Tips

How do you like your craft beer? American company Stone Brewery offers you IPAs with a side of arrogance, while German BRLO brings beer-food pairings to Kreuzberg. more

Jul 27, 2016 12:00 PM Insider Tips

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It's Berlin Beer Week, and craft beer is on everyone's lips – in more languages than just English and German. Check out cosy Prenzlauer Berg pub Birra, which offers both Milanese suds and Italian flair. more

Jul 27, 2016 12:00 PM Insider Tips

It seems the health-conscious folks with tattoos and ropy forearm muscles have moved out of the Bikram studios and into the city’s rock climbing gyms. And as of last September would-be boulderers have a spot in the south: Boulderklub Kreuzberg. more

Apr 8, 2016 12:00 PM Insider Tips

Is Kotti out of control? We take a look at the wave of drugs, violence, pickpocketing and gentrification hitting Kreuzberg's most loved/hated Kiez. more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 PM Features

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