Bekarei is an absolute gem of a bakery in Prenzlauer Berg that makes some of the best bread and cakes that I have managed to track down in Berlin. I have the Sausage Man Never Sleeps to thank for introducing me to Bekarei. The bread he used for his BLT at The Breakfast Market was […]
When it comes to summer drinking, PraterGarten, a sprawling beer garden in Prenzlauer Berg is a Berlin institution. The roots of the PraterGarten can be traced back to 1837, making it Berlin’s oldest beer garden, and in its time it has hosted a huge variety of cultural events including theatre, film screenings, political meetings and […]
A viable alternative to the long queues at Mustafa’s Gemüse Kebap (and for me the schlep to Kreuzberg), K’UPS Gemüse Kebap has opened on Kastanienallee in Prenzlauer Berg. Legend has it that the Döner Kebap (or Doner Kebab) was invented in Kreuzberg so it’s no surprise that it is one of Berlin’s most popular snacks. Serving a […]
Wrinkles of the City by French street artist, JR is undoubtedly one of the most exciting street art projects to hit Berlin. Since I first saw his crew pasting one of the artworks at Warschauer Strasse a few weeks ago, photos of JR’s pieces have been regularly appearing in my Instagram and Twitter feeds. Since […]
New pieces appear year round on the streets of Berlin but it has been noticeable that since the weather has improved more artists have been hitting the city. With lots of great Street Art from ALANIZ, ALIAS, CAZ.L and El Bocho to name a few, the problem with compiling this post wasn’t finding good work […]
This photo of last week’s full moon over Berlin was taken from my balcony. I liked the way the moonlight made the edges of the clouds look blue.
I have added the photos of the Stolpersteine I have seen in Berlin over the past week to the photo gallery here. The Stolpersteine were dedicated to: Margareta Pohlmann (Schwedter Strasse 33); Max Sellheim (Corner of Naunynstrasse and Manteuffelstrasse); Nissim Behar, Alegrina Behar, Lea Behar and Jeanne Behar (Kantstrasse 154A); Anna Goldstrom, Clara Arnheim, Ella Rosenbaum and Ernst Lippmann […]
It’s another mixed bag of Berlin Street Art this week. If an artist has featured before you can click on their name to see more. ALIAS Whether they are on the street, in a gallery or show, his pieces are always instantly recongnisable. ALIAS it seems has been out on the streets of Berlin recently […]