Holy roller or just hungry? We've got five brunch spots to take the hunt out of this Easter holiday. more

Mar 15, 2016 1:00 PM Food

Konrad Werner: More heartless bastards stand up for refugees

You're never gonna beat the racists by saying that Mary and Joseph and baby Jesus were refugees (they weren't anyway). As every real Christian knows, there's only one thing that can win our hearts at Christmas: money. more

Dec 21, 2015 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

We all know the typical family dramas that come with the Christmas season, but prolific playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig's newest piece, following a theme of “empty heaven”, packs some surprises. On at Deutsches Theater Dec 20 and 26. more

Dec 18, 2015 1:20 PM Stage

INTERVIEW. Spend this year’s holidays with Einstürzende Neubauten leader Bargeld at Radialsystem V as his band performs Lament, a set of original compositions, covers and reworks marking 100 years since the beginning of World War I. more

Dec 17, 2015 11:00 AM Music & nightlife

Are your nightmares dominated by overcrowded dining room tables and piles of dirty dishes? Berlin's restaurants come to rescue you from Christmas dinner toil. Here are five of the best places to eat out on Christmas Day. more

Dec 16, 2015 3:00 PM Food

Whether you say "Merry Christmas", "Happy Hanukkah" or "Eid Milad Majid", there's something for you in this month's issue: from gifts to Willkommenskultur, euthanasia to climate change, WWII explosives to German husband-hunting. On newsstands now! more

Nov 30, 2015 3:45 PM Features

All costumed, face-painted and dressed to kill (literally) with no place to go? Don't worry about it; Exberliner sorts through this year's haul of Halloween parties and separates the treats from the tricks. more

Oct 30, 2015 4:30 PM Culture

Seymour Gris: Courage for Christmas

Be brave, dear readers, Gris has a few uplifting words for you. And those words? Be brave. more

Dec 23, 2014 1:45 PM The Berlin Blog

What's a family to do on Christmas when one of the flock converts to a different religion? Coming together under such circumstances can take a little effort. A Berlin Studentin recounts how her sibling’s sudden conversion changed their whole family. more

Dec 23, 2014 11:30 AM Zeitgeist 4 Comments

Is the hassle of Christmas dinner too much for you? Can't take the pressure of hosting all your orphaned friends trapped in Berlin for the holidays, let alone cooking for them? Here are five ideas that might just save your Christmas. more

Dec 19, 2014 2:00 PM Food

John Riceburg: Amazon on strike

It seems like magic, right? You just push a button on your computer and a book appears out of thin air in your mailbox. But Amazon's magic may not be what it seems. more

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments

Amok Mama: Torn on religion

Jacinta isn't very pro when it comes to religion. She's no Richard Dawkins either, though. more

Apr 21, 2014 9:30 AM The Berlin Blog 12 Comments

Before shelling out your last €50 at Urban Outfitters for that special something for that special someone, think about buying them some posters, prints or paraphernalia at one of these indie art shops. more

Dec 13, 2013 1:00 PM , Art

This holiday season is strike season. Fighting back against low wages and poor conditions, Berlin’s shop workers are hitting retailers where it hurts in a slow but steady battle. more

Dec 11, 2013 11:45 AM Features

Maggie Spooner: Mixed signals

Christmas lights are undoubtedly pretty, but realistically, how much are these explosions of illumination costing the city? How do we justify it, or can we settle for less than having the world's longest illuminated boulevard? more

Dec 6, 2013 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Season's readings! Inside this month's issue: How to get your book published, the must-knows of the publishing scene and why Germany is so book-friendly – there's something for reader and writer alike! On newsstands and in our web shop now! more

Nov 28, 2013 12:00 PM Features

Amok Mama: Why we won't ban Laterne

There's a reason why foreigners in general and Muslims in particular – even the really naughty al-Qaeda ones – don't want to ban Laterne. It's because it's not that important says Jacinta Nandi. more

Nov 18, 2013 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog 10 Comments

Amok Mama: New Year's resolutions

Jacinta Nandi's made her New Year's resolutions. Have you? more

Jan 2, 2013 10:00 AM The Berlin Blog 6 Comments

Konrad Werner: Christian love from a real Christian

In his Christmas speech, German President Joachim Gauck used an African asylum seeker baby to illustrate his sermon about Christian love, but decided not to pour righteous Christian fury on the EU's refugee policy. more

Dec 28, 2012 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Prompted by a sophisticated series of imaginative, cryptic clues teams of 7-12 trace multiple routes across the city on foot and public transport, faster than any bunny could imagine to do! more

Apr 6, 2012 1:00 PM Going out

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