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Berlin by Foot: Schöneberg’s Red Island

On June 30, history writer Nathaniel Flakin will lead a walking tour through Schöneberg’s Red Island.

Thursday, May 16

Kino International now closed for repairs for two years

The iconic Berlin cinema Kino International has closed for extensive repairs. But don't worry, it'll only take […]

Friday 15, March

Ex-Stasi officer put on trial for deadly border shooting 50 years later

On Thursday, an 80-year-old former Stasi officer was put on trial for the alleged murder of Czesław […]

Berlin

The surprising history of Berlin’s Nikolaiviertel

Right in the heart of the city, East Germany’s attempt to rebuild Berlin's historic centre, Nikolaiviertel, is […]

Berlin

Welcome to Funkhaus: The iconic recording studio of East Berlin

Constructed by the DDR, Berlin's Funkhaus might be the highest quality recording studio ever, providing the purest […]

Berlin

The Joy of Concrete: The unexpected story behind Berlin’s divisive Plattenbau

The prefab concrete housing that characterises Berlin's skyline has long been derided as monotonous and ugly, but […]

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