Klaus Wowereit

Konrad Werner: Hooray! Berlin has become boring

Last week, no one noticed that Berlin got a new mayor. And they were right to pay no attention, because Michael Müller is just a slightly paler version of Klaus Wowereit. more

Oct 27, 2014 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

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

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

Seymour Gris: Death strip living

After the attempted removal of part of the Berlin Wall's famed East Side Gallery, our hero, Klaus Wowereit, has stepped in to save the day. Right? But does he even get the point in the first place? more

Mar 12, 2013 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 1 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


Photo by Heather Cowper (heatheronhertravels; Flickr CC)

Konrad Werner: Berlin subconsciously doesn't want a new airport

There's only one conclusion to be drawn from Berlin's latest airport farce – the city has a mental block about this whole thing. more

May 11, 2012 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Club Mate Bubble Tea

Club Mate photo by Daniel Sturm (Wikimedia Commons)/Bubble tea photo by Infrogmation (Wikimedia Commons)

Seymour Gris: Ten predictions for 2012

Euro-crisis? Whatever. Berlin, the Greece of Germany, has always muddled through one crisis after another. Here are Seymour's carefully considered socio-cultural-political predictions for the year. more

Jan 3, 2012 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

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Photo by Sigrid Malmgren

Seymour Gris: 2011 in numbers

Before we dive into 2012, here are a few stats to help you understand THIS tired old year. more

Dec 27, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog

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