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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...
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...
The Nuclear Option: Warsaw’s Hottest Food!
Having been temporarily deprived of our sense of taste because of you-know-what, the Insider’s recovery from the sickness that shan’t be mentioned involved a headlong plunge into Warsaw’s hottest foods in what turned out to be a vaguely perverted quest to revive the gustatory system – and that wasn’t...
Weekend Walks: Urbex in Otwock
It’s here you find the shattered shell of Zofiówka, or, to lend it its full name, Zakład dla Nerwowo i Psychicznie Chorych Żydów Zofiówka. Founded in 1908, thanks to the charitable donations of Zofia Endelman, ‘Zofiówka’ originally functioned as a sanatorium for Jews with nervous and psychiatric conditions. Seen...
A Praga Cover-Up!
Tasked with the removal of offensive graffiti found in the entrance of Brzeska 20, workers instead painted the entire passageway and in the process obscured a series of hand-painted, pre-war ceramic tiles. The error has now been corrected after a local NGO intervened to publicize the mistake. “A few...
Warsaw Trio Up For Award
Unveiled in low-key circumstances at the height of the first lockdown, Metro Płocka, Młynów and Księcia Janusza have since won widespread acclaim for their individualized aesthetics and functionality, not to mention their striking use of light and neon. Defined by its greenish glow and interlocking panels, Księcia Janusza was...
You Little Rascal!

You Little Rascal!

Features 5 January 2021 0

Founded by interior designer Dominika Buck and film producer Radek Drabik, Natural Rascal caught the zeitgeist to become Warsaw’s most talked about importer in 2020. Specializing in natural wines sourced from small, artisanal wineries, the diverse and extensive portfolio favors the unconventional with the pair choosing only to work...
Time Capsule: 2020

Time Capsule: 2020

Features 3 January 2021 0

It Never Happened! It was all mapped out – 2020, we predicted, was going to be a real year to remember. Well, we sure got that bit right, only for all the wrong reasons. Nevertheless, with all fun cancelled until further notice, we have at least a rich bounty...
The Drinks Cart

The Drinks Cart

Features 29 December 2020 0

Craft Beer A Może Pifko Kabacki Dukt 8 Kabaty has a gold mine in the form of A Może Pifko, a store with some 500 or so different beers and about fifteen taps manned by well-informed staff accustomed to everyday dealings with craft nerds. When you’re done stocking up...
The Taste Of Home

The Taste Of Home

Features 23 December 2020 0

American Candy Shop ul. Puławska 67/43 Calorie counters: leave now. As the name says, the onus is on American items, but there’s still copious room for Brit, German, Canadian, Japanese and Australian brands as well – and it’s not just sweets and chocolate, but also crisps, fizzy drinks, lollies...

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