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Unveiled: Warsaw’s Best Mural?
Lauded in some quarters as the most spectacular mural that Warsaw has ever seen, a work by the Welsh street artist Phlegm has captivated the public after debuting on Stalowa 27 earlier in November. Taking 120-hours to execute, the XL project has been made all the more remarkable by... Read more
Upper One: new skyscraper announced
Plans for two new skyscrapers that will take root on the site of the Atrium International office complex have been revealed by Strabag Real Estate. Designed by architects from the Medusa Group, the project will include one 34-storey tower that will peak out at 131.5-meters, and a smaller sister... Read more
Warsaw Named 9th In World Vegan Rankings
Warsaw has again been named among the most vegan-friendly cities in the world by HappyCow, the planet’s most comprehensive guide to plant-based restaurants. Issued for the first time since 2019, the latest report by the globally recognized portal places Warsaw in ninth behind London, Berlin, New York, Melbourne, Singapore,... Read more
Paw-some! Warsaw to get new cat shelter
Decided by a jury headed by Marta Sękulska-Wrońska, president of the Warsaw Branch of the Association of Polish Architects, a winner has been announced in the competition to design a new shelter for Warsaw’s homeless cats. Won by Kraków-based architect Piotr Głowacki, the two-story building will take shape on... Read more
The Grażyna Kulczyk Collection at DESA
Tuesday marked the first of five auctions of one of Poland’s greatest private art collections. Grażyna Kulczyk, the former wife of one of the richest men in Poland, earned her own fortune by wisely investing her divorce settlement. Today, she is a philanthropist and investor in her own right,... Read more
Preview: Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw
The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw is basking in praise after images were released giving a sneak peek inside its new building. Shot by photographer Marta Ejsmont, the previews reveal the striking stairwell that will dominate the central atrium. Zig-zagging endlessly as if sketched by M.C. Escher, the... Read more
Norblin Factory Named Among Best In Europe
Warsaw’s Norblin Factory has been named as one of the most exceptional urban development schemes on the continent at the 2022 ULI Europe Awards. Selected by a jury from a shortlist of five, Norblin Factory was picked out for its excellence alongside Latitude (Paris) and Meca (Bordeaux). The awards,... Read more
What Famous Establishment Was Found On Mazowiecka Street?
Buildings in Warsaw rarely bear the mark of history. It can therefore be difficult to tell which famous establishments may have once lined today’s busy streets. Sometimes, however, certain facts add up – only to give mystery and character to an otherwise indistinct location. Though Mazowiecka street is far... Read more
Book Night in Warsaw!
The 4th edition of Book Night in Warsaw is finally here! 55 Polish cities and over 150 bookstores are taking part in what could be described as a bibliophile’s greatest dream — read: an evening of talks with authors, book fairs, meetings with publishers, concerts, literature quiz nights, sales... Read more
Warsaw Independence Run sign-ups now open!
After a two-year hiatus the autumnal Warsaw Independence Run returns once again! It will close the Warsaw Running Triad, following the 3rd May Constitution Run and the Warsaw Uprising Run. Since 2005 the November run covers a 10 kilometer route through the center of Warsaw. Thousands of runners in... Read more