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Hidden History & Classic Concerts
Running throughout August, this month has seen the return of the WarszeMuzik festival, an intimate series of gatherings held inside the courtyards of the city’s historic tenements. Presenting the music of some of Poland’s top composers, the concerts have been scheduled in surviving Ghetto tenements and are free to... Read more
Black Ice Cream in Warsaw?!
Why go for the conventional when you can be unique? We’ve all tried vanilla, chocolate chip and probably even mango sorbet, but have you ever ordered a scoop of ice cream the color of muddy slush? Yikes! One would think the color does not carry much promise, however, the... Read more
What Stood in Warsaw’s Center Over 100 Years Ago?
Today Piłsidski’s Square is a large open square in the middle of Poland’s capital. Originally the courtyard of the now nonexistent Saski Palace, the square is now mostly known as the location of the palace’s remaining archways – also the home of the grave of the Unknown Soldier –... Read more
Insider’s Secret Vintage Shops on Chmielna
The newly refurbished “Pięciu Rogów” Square (Five Corner Square) can easily be likened to a busy highway intersection. With shops, restaurants and independent boutiques on every corner, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. While checking out standout spots, such as top-rated pizza spot, Mąka i Woda, the Jabłkowski Brothers Department... Read more
Green Warsaw: Arsenał Wins Approval!
Hot on the heels of the PR flop that was Pl. Pięciu Rogów, City Hall’s stock has fared better following the unveiling of the new look square by Ratusz Arsenał. Born as a result of the participatory budget,  the area was designed by the Krakow-based studio JAKABE Projekt and... Read more
Vegetarian Food Weekend in Warsaw
Grab your friends and family and come along to the vegetarian food fair, held this weekend right in the center of Warsaw! Complete with live music and delicious vegan and vegetarian delights from across the globe, this is one event that will NOT leave you hungry. Promoting a healthy... Read more
Tanks A Lot!
The wreckage of Russian military hardware has appeared in Plac Zamkowy as part of a travelling exhibition titled For Our Freedom And Yours. Comprising of rockets, a T-72 tank and a 2S19 Msta-S self-propelled howitzer, the exhibition was installed overnight and opened by the head of the Chancellery of... Read more
Rubens Smashes Polish Record!
Warsaw’s soaring reputation on the international art market has taken another leap forward after a work by Peter Paul Rubens went under the hammer last night and sold for PLN 14.4 million – a record for the Polish market. “The presentation of Portrait of a Lady is an event... Read more
Rotunda Disaster Remembered
Forty-three years ago to this day, Warsaw was rocked by one of Poland’s worst ever post-war disasters when an explosion ripped through the Rotunda building in the city center. Forty-nine people were killed and 135 were injured in the blast, with many locals quickly suspecting foul play. The investigation... Read more
Happy Birthday To… The National Stadium!
Ten years ago exactly, the National Stadium opened its doors to the public for the first time ever. Now officially known as the PGE Narodowy Kazimierz Górski, the inauguration ceremony, held on January 29th, 2012, included performances by T.Love, Lady Pank and Voo Voo and was followed by a... Read more