Jean-Michel Hauteville

Don't let the abundance of bare butts at Berlin beaches fool you: the grand German tradition of public nudity has experienced serious shrinkage since its GDR glory days. We talked to ex-Ossis and nudist club owners to find out the naked truth. more

Aug 4, 2016 12:30 PM Culture

Blumen Dilek has sold flowers since 1982, first inside the Kottbusser Tor U-Bahn station, and then, since 1999, at this bustling crossroads. Now its the near-24/7 institution on the corner of Adalbert and Oranienstraße. Here's the story. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:30 AM People

In a city as hedonistic and godless as Berlin, the most subversive thing teens can do is hang out at mosques and churches. Is religion the new cool? Something to think about over the Easter holiday... more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

The temperature is set to soar for one more week this summer, so soak up the final days of sunshine at Liepnitzsee. Formerly the favourite spot of GDR political bigwigs, today the lake's open to campers, nudists and anyone willing to make the trek. more

Aug 25, 2015 12:15 PM The Best of Berlin

Famous production designer Sir Ken Adam designed the iconic sets for films like Dr Strangelove and Goldfinger. A retrospective at the Deutsche Kinemathek covers his life and work, including his Berlin childhood. See it before it closes May 17. more

Apr 24, 2015 5:00 PM Art

Whether asylum seekers, Russian kids from Hartz-IV families or Turkish girls looking to break patriarchal tradition, these lucky athletes found dedicated coaches ready lend a helping hand. We visited three sport associations that make a difference. more

Mar 30, 2015 11:30 AM Zeitgeist

In this year's food issue, we decided to revisit Berlin’s most-hyped, best burger places and dig a little bit deeper into that meat we put in our mouths. The result? Our beefiest burger guide ever! more

Mar 25, 2015 11:00 AM , , Food 6 Comments

Hippies in Friedrichshain? Two French expats with a penchant for psychedelic decor bring the groovy with new bar Sic – Pferde Saft on Müggelstr. Aside from a full nightly programme, there's also the actual "Pferdesaft", their own special concoction. more

Mar 23, 2015 12:15 PM The Best of Berlin

On Mon, Mar 16, the German Olympic Council will announce its nomination for Hamburg or Berlin as host of the 2024 Olympics. While Hamburg's all for the Games, Berlin finds itself divided. Read the experts' opinions, then weigh in yourself! more

Mar 12, 2015 3:45 PM , , Features 3 Comments

OUT NOW! Following a young nerd and his friends as they build a time machine, PROJECT ALMANAC is just another uninspired teen drama with a sci-fi twist. more

Mar 5, 2015 10:00 AM Film

Can't make it to Cologne for Karneval? Don't worry, there are loads of opportunities to enjoy some typical Fasching festivities right here in Berlin on these holy days of Feb 12-18. more

Feb 5, 2015 12:30 PM The Best of Berlin

We all know about Monday night's "Bärgida" demonstration. But what was it like to actually be on the front lines, undercover among the anti-Islamic protesters... as a black Frenchman? more

Jan 6, 2015 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

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