In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Put on your battle armour and hit the town: it’s New Year’s Eve in Berlin. Read more

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Rejoice, 2016 is almost over! Here are your options for taking shelter from the street carnage. Exberliner presents you with its guide of where to go for Silverster. Have a happy New Year! Read more

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Photo by C. Ford (Morwen) (License: Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike Version 1.0. or public domain)

Seymour Gris gives his predictions for the upcoming year. Guten Rutsch everyone! Read more


Party-hungry Berlin is gearing up for another deafening Silvester, and either through fireworks or the plethora of parties, you're gonna get it. We can't account for the explosions, but we can help you decide where you can bang. Happy New Year's! Read more

Concerts & Parties

Whether Silvester is an occasion to pat yourself on the back for 2014's accomplishments or to drink away the lack thereof, a glass of sekt will undoubtedly be in hand at midnight... but where? Here are our fave spots where Berlin beats ring in 2015. Read more

Concerts & Parties


Still from Mediengruppe Telekommander's "Billig" by Stefan Fähler/Tom Ehrhardt

Porn at the Holocaust Memorial? Wowi goes vegan? What else will 2014 have in store for Berlin? Seymour gazes into his crystal (meth) ball to find out. Read more


Stefan Ustorf is big and he is brave. He also hurts more than any of you did after this New Year's Eve. But it won't stop the man they call “Hooligan” from fighting on. Read more


Among the mountain of misfortune that is the year 2013, including one lingering and creepy internet meme, Jacinta Nandi, ever Exberliner's optimist, has found one reason why this year wasn't so bad. Read more



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Jacinta Nandi ponders her rather specific New Year's resolutions and finds out why she might want to keep them more vague. It could lead to some glorious horse theft... but not to facials. Read more

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Club Mate Bubble Tea

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

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. Read more

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Pirate pie

Piraten pie. Photo by Anna Lena Schiller (Fräulein Schiller; Flickr CC)

Like Seymour earlier this week, Konrad weighs up the year, and in his estimation, finds it wasn't so bad after all – at least as far as German politics is concerned. Read more

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