MADE IN BERLIN

Café Lyrik – that special musical Berlin bar

There’s no shortage of nice bars to go to in Berlin, and definitely no lack of live music events. Yet Café Lyrik is a unique combination of both, showcasing the best of jazz, blues and much more in a cosy, laid-back setting. Located on a quiet street in the buzzing Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood, this gem of a bar is a rare find. You might not

Relive the Golden 20s – The Berlin of Isherwood

Berlin in the 1920’s was a moveable feast. Known as the Golden Twenties, this decade began with the end of the First World War and ended with the Wall Street Crash of 1929, during the Weimar Republic. In Germany, this period was characterized by economical and political instability, but also by the expansion of liberal values in the society,

Best under-the-radar live music bars in Berlin

Berlin is a city of dance clubs. When searching for a quality musical experience, most in-the-know types will recommend one of the city’s premiere techno or electro venues for a banging night out. However, that’s not to say that you can’t find amazing Berliner live music venues that cater to everything from free jazz to hardcore punk to

Berlin Neighborhood Guide – Graefestrasse

Graefestrasse is definitely one of the coolest streets in Kreuzberg. In a south-westerly direction, from the Planufer, on Landwehrkanal, to one of the entrances of the Hasenheide park, the almost 1 Km length road is the address of a plethora of small shops, bars, cafés and restaurants. It also gives its name to the neighborhood Graefekiez,

Blackout Cities Berlin Art

We love Art. And we love artists. Especially Berlin based artists! The local art world is just so fertile and exciting! So as part of our “Made in Berlin” series, we are starting to talk to the artists that shape the city’s amazing art scene. Futhermore, we want to find out where they hang out, what they like to do, what inspires

Who designs Berlin – “Marin et Marine”

A couple of weeks ago we met with Berlin designers Caroline and Valerie, founders of the colorful bag label “Marin et Marine”, in their new studio on Reichenbergerstrasse. Having desperately been looking for a beautiful yet functional and sustainable bag, they decided to take matters into their own hands and to start their own label in 2013.
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