Category: Berlin

Gegen: An Alernative to the Alternatives

Alternative.  What does the word even mean these days?  In its origins, the word alternative was used to label anything that could not be easily categorized or was non-mainstream.  Over time, those un-categorizable tendencies settled into categories of their...

Rubble Rebel: The Story of Ben de Biel

If you get to talking to people who have lived in Berlin for a long time, there is one name that you will probably hear again and again: Ben de Biel.  The native Hamburger (how I love using that...

Advertisers Busted by Berlin’s Street Artists

If you are waiting for a train at Goerlitzer Bahnhof today, you might notice something a little unusual about the view there.  Inside of the station’s light boxes, the usual images of flawless models striking sophisticated, sexy poses have...

Mark Jenkins

If you’ve wandered around a city long enough you start to overlook the obvious and begin to see the least expected.  Giving a tour last week a girl screamed as we walked under the Oberbaumbrücke.  As we all looked...

Derby! Derby! Derby!

Its time for some flat track action!   The Berlin Bombshells, one of Germany’s premiere Roller Derby teams, will be playing against London’s talented Rollergirls this Saturday the 22nd at 6pm.  If your up for some fast, hard carnage on...