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  • OUT NOW! Our NOVEMBER issue!



Thirty years after the Fall of the Wall, what's left of the GDR? We speak to our Ossi neighbours, find the best spots to live the East Berlin life today - and the design, fashion and football icons that have survived the Wende! Out now!

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Thirty years after the Fall of the Wall, Exberliner explores what’s left of the GDR in our everyday lives: From our Ossi neighbours to the best restaurants, bars and shops to Experience the Ostberlin way of life; from iconic shoes to the Ampelmann conquering the West and the legendary Köpenick FC Union’s drawing unlikely post-Wende fans – the old East is all around us! Also in this issue: Painter Norbert Bisky on coming to terms with his privileged GDR youth, what’s happening to Alexanderplatz’s surviving Plattenbau giants, how Berlin stages approach the fateful date of November 9 – and much, much more.

OF WALLS, SPIES AND TUNNELS – Herr Strehlow on 81 years in Berlin

FROM DEDERON TO MITROPA – Ten places to eat, drink and shop like an Ossi

BATTLE OF THE SHOES – How East German Zeha outlived Western Brand Salamander

LIFE BEYOND THE STASI – Was it really all bad for East Germans? Time to reassess.

UNDERDOG UNION – How the communist cult club attracts unlikely fans

AMPELMANN TAKEOVER – How a little communist man conquered the West

Also in this issue…

QUEER IN THE GDR – The Gay Berliner learns about the Ossi scene

SAVE BERLIN – Alexanderplatz’s GDR die-hards

NORBERT BISKY – The painter on fighting his DDR nightmares

GHOSTS OF NOVEMBER PAST – Berlin stages tackle Germany’s Schicksalstag November 9

BERLIN BITES – Finally: two German gastropubs worth mentioning

BEST OF BERLIN – Handsome pizza, brainy brewing and a Brexit bulwark

…And much, much more!

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