Farewell to Steve, a Kiez legend

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Steve

So strange to be sent this link! Steve was my Dad, I had not seen him in around 26 years! (I was around 6 years old)
It's nice to read this article and see that he was known

Shivq 23 days ago

Your Dad

Wow, can imagine how strange that is. Last time I stopped by there were quite a few candles and little notes and tokens at Steve's hut, and very many people stopping to pay their respects, take a moment to remember him and feel his absence. After I told the magazine editor about Steve in February she decided to put this piece on him into the March issue.

Sandra Sarala 20 days ago

Your Dad

Dear Shivq, I would love to get in touch with you. If you like you can contact me through facebook or instragram: miriamdehne

Miriam 19 days ago

Crazy Steve

According to one of the notices posted on his old hut, it would have been Steve's 57th birthday yesterday. He was born in Bristol on 25 March 1964

Sandra Sarala 25 days ago

correction

The date was incorrectly recorded at the hut, Steve was born in 1963

Sandra Sarala 12 days ago

Mad Steve

So, did you ever manage to confirm his claims of writing for Exberliner?

Peter Masterson 28 days ago

"Mad Steve"

I knew Steve since I live across from the park. Not to speak ill of the dead, but your article is quite slanted. Steve did indeed have a charming side, but he also caused serious grief to the neighbourhood. He was apparently non-violent, but his drunken rants were terrifying, full of talk of murder and violence. He would relieve himself wherever he felt like and his "shed" stank accordingly. Satan and the Hells Angels were tattooed on his chest. He was a troubled man who needed supervised care. Though offered a government flat, he turned it down because it was not "central" enough. He was violently attacked several times by persons unknown in an apparent effort to chase him out of the area. Mentally ill homeless people do not belong in public parks in jerry-built shacks donated by idealistic do-gooders! I just pray he is in a better place now.

Markus Schlüter 28 days ago

steve

people in houses are violent too maybe he had problems living with neighbours etc etc and yea he needed a lot of care but there you go he is finally resting

paula 18 days ago

steve

people in houses are violent too maybe he had problems living with neighbours etc etc and yea he needed a lot of care but there you go he is finally resting

paula 18 days ago

steve

people in houses are violent too maybe he had problems living with neighbours etc etc and yea he needed a lot of care but there you go he is finally resting

paula 18 days ago

Mad Steve

His name was Steve Robinson. He was a bass player in a punk band in Bristol. He was a busker on the U-Bahn for many years and lived in Tacheles and the English squat at 142 Linienstrasse.

Lawrence Benner 28 days ago

STeve

i think his family name was robertson

paula 18 days ago

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