January's now over and you still haven't started working on your resolutions? If one of them had to do with getting that art off the shelves and onto the wall, Frameworks Berlin has has got you covered. more

Jan 25, 2016 1:30 PM The Best of Berlin

Part vintage stationery shop, part creative research lab, Inkwell, laden with old-timey office supplies, is an object-interface through which we can access the pre-digital workspace – only available for your perusal through October 15. more

Oct 6, 2015 4:30 PM Art

You've been to Köpenick already, now it's time to check out Wedding! Spend these precious last days of summer exploring the indie locales in Berlin's perpetually on-the-verge hood. more

Aug 11, 2015 12:30 PM , , Zeitgeist

Campfire-scented incense is not the usual essential you'd pop down to the drugstore for but Hallesches Haus is offering just that kind of "necessity" and more for feeling like you're roughing it while staying in Berlin. more

Jul 10, 2015 12:20 PM The Best of Berlin

This month's issue, we take you to a mythical land, a place where the Berlin we love hasn't yet been gentrified out of existence. That's right: Wedding! Plus bikes, Nena and more, on newsstands now. more

May 29, 2015 3:15 PM Features

Christmas is just around the corner! Show some hometown pride this season and give your loved ones something that just screams Berlin, from Aldi action figures to club stench in a bauble to a GDR boardgame for some family fun. more

Dec 15, 2014 2:20 PM , , , , The Best of Berlin

John Riceburg: Was the Mall of Berlin designed by Adolf Hitler?

Xmas is around the corner, and Berlin's many shopping malls are buzzing. But why was the new Mall of Berlin opened? Were sinister forces at work? John Riceburg has a theory... more

Dec 3, 2014 1:30 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Looking to escape Berlin over the holidays? Here are our tips for places to go to in Berlin to prepare for your trip out of town, from coats to maps to getting your bod prepared for your packed schedule. more

Nov 21, 2014 12:15 PM The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

If you've got some time and extra containers on hand, Original Unverpackt is your one-stop shop for bins of health-food-esque dry goods and toiletries on tap. The majority of their products are bio and local, so your green fix is guaranteed. more

Oct 27, 2014 4:00 PM The Best of Berlin

After a year of construction and frustration, the Leinestraße and Hermannstraße U-Bahn stations are back in action! Here's where to go in the area, now that you can go there again. more

Sep 5, 2014 1:00 PM The Best of Berlin

Maggie Spooner: Sex and City West

What's happening to the sex industry in Charlottenburg? Maggie Spooner investigates. more

Sep 4, 2014 3:30 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: I'm dumping Amazon

The retail monster is actively trying to destroy publishing in Germany and everywhere else. It's time to pull the plug, says Gris. more

Sep 2, 2014 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Bikini Berlin finally opened, but does its nomenclature translate into sexy, cool and a very Berlin shopping experience? Or is it just another in the long Boulevard of Broken Lifestyle Schemes? more

May 15, 2014 10:00 AM The Best of Berlin

Maggie Spooner: Covering up – The Bikini House

Gone is the time and reason Budapester Straße's new concept mall, Bikini Berlin, got its name. Maggie thinks it's time Berliners come up with something more appropriate for the privilege of purchasing lifestyle now there. more

May 5, 2014 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog

Maggie Spooner: Dressing down the drones

Uniqlo has landed in Berlin, sharing with us six "faces" that represent the city. Maggie ponders whether Exberliner would be a fitting face or whether we should be thankful that we don't fit in along those lines. more

Apr 16, 2014 1:15 PM The Berlin Blog 6 Comments

Combining devilishly delectable treats with a wry sense of humour, Naciye Kilic's Kreuzberg sugar emporium Chocolateria Sünde shows there is more to chocolate than sweetness. more

Apr 8, 2014 7:00 PM The Best of Berlin

We’re being invaded! Like a nasty worm, indoor shopping malls are an invasive species, recent arrivals feeding on Berlin’s native shops. The plague peaks this year with the arrival of a new breed of malls: bigger, meaner and ready to eat their own. more

Feb 24, 2014 11:45 AM Zeitgeist

You may have already caught a glimpse of Løv Organic’s minimalist bird logo at various third-wave cafes around town. As of late November, the organic tea label has set up shop on Münzstraße. The French label is all-around bio for your cup. more

Jan 27, 2014 11:30 AM The Best of Berlin

Bibliotheca Culinaria

Photo by Erica Löfman

For the old school among us, cooking can be still be made easy through cookbooks. Berlin's Bibliotheca Culinaria teleports Berlin's dinner plates to different places and times in the culinary world, including the GDR, through its vast collection. more

Jan 13, 2014 12:30 PM The Best of Berlin

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

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