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Skra Returns!
Occupying a prime piece of real estate in Ochota, for years the stadium has been allowed to disintegrate whilst its future was debated. Coveted by developers, the arena had been subject to a tug-of-war between the RKS Skra club and City Hall. Now that ownership has finally been settled,... Read more
Lockdown Latest

Lockdown Latest

Insider News 28 January 2021 0

Speaking at a press conference held this afternoon, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski confirmed that the restrictions would be extended until February 14th. The announcement comes as bad news for the gastronomic sector, as well as gyms and hotels. All had harbored faint hopes that existing rules would be relaxed... Read more
Wheely Good! Scooter Laws On The Horizon
Under the new proposed regulations those using e-scooters will have to give way to pedestrians and limit their speed to 30 km/hr on roads and 20 km/hr on bicycle paths. Pursuant to the laws, scooter drivers will only be allowed to use the pavements only if the road running... Read more
Taking The Plunge

Taking The Plunge

Features 23 January 2021 0

Speedos, bikinis, caps and goggles. That’s the attire favored by most, though there are some that dispense of clothing altogether. Think of them as the hardcore. On the shore, meanwhile, towels have been laid out, even the occasional picnic hamper. In the distance, new arrivals circle in their cars... Read more
Winter Of The Century: Revisited
New Year’s Eve, 1978: having experienced a relatively mild December, Poles woke on the final day of the year to be greeted by a snowstorm of epic proportions. It wasn’t long till the gravity of the situation became clear – trams and cars found themselves stranded, hot water pipes... Read more
Don’t Breathe!

Don’t Breathe!

Insider News 19 January 2021 0

In response, City Hall has appealed to residents to stay indoors. “The recommendations are addressed to all citizens, especially pregnant women, families with small children, the elderly and the sick.” Additionally, the use of fireplaces has been temporarily outlawed. Worst affected are the districts of Śródmieście, Ursynów, Włochy and... Read more
A Digital First!

A Digital First!

Features 16 January 2021 0

Held by Art In House, the ‘Auction of New Art’ saw a range of Polish and international artists presented, among them Tomasz Kostecki, Lech Bator and Edward Dwurnik. The principal attraction, however, was a painting titled Night Cruising by Wojciech Brewka. Aside from in its traditional canvas form, the... Read more
Restaurant Lockdown Rebellion!
The HoReCa sector has been among the hardest hit by the pandemic and the extended restrictions are expected to lead to a major surge in bankruptcies that will surpass anything seen during the first lockdown. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, one bar owner told the Insider: “We’ve received... Read more
Winter Walks: Park Skaryszewski
Forming a natural buffer between the districts of Saska Kępa and Kamionek sits Park Skaryszewski, or as some used to call it, Park Scary-szewski. How times have changed. Of course, whilst breeding couples and grazing drunks can still be occasionally spotted in the wild during summer, its rehabilitation as... Read more
All Set For Archive Memorial
The memorial will be positioned in the courtyard garden of ul. Nowolipki 68 and take the form of an illuminated, transparent box with a symbolic document contained within. Originally the idea of Holocaust researcher Professor Jacek Leociak, the zł. 300,000 project has been largely funded by private donations, many... Read more

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