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On The Rails: Warsaw’s Metro History
Asked for one word to surmise the story of the Warsaw metro, many would answer in a heartbeat: delayed. Originally conceived in 1925, it was to take seventy years before the first underground trains started running, and even then only on a limited eleven kilometer stretch snaking from Kabaty...
Sporting Style

Sporting Style

Partner news 26 February 2021 0

Mimicking the late Baroque look of Warsaw’s historic center, feel inspired in a tailormade environment that presents over 100 brands from A-class designers such as Armani, Furla, Lacoste, Liu Jo, Pinko, Tommy Hilfiger, Tous, Trussardi and other top-quality brands. Pink Confront jacket/Sizeer – zł. 299.99 now zł. 119.99 Salmon...
Dizzy Heights: Warsaw’s Skyscrapers
The Opening Act Commonly classified as Warsaw’s first skyscraper, when it was completed in 1908 the 11-storey PASTa on Zielna 37 was recognized as the tallest building in the whole of the Tsarist Empire – so impressed were they by its dimensions, it’s said that visiting out-of-towners would often...
Photography: Mr Fly Guy
Raised on a diet of skateboarding and rap music, the former hip hop promoter discovered his passion for drone photography three years back whilst working in television and advertising. Entirely self-taught, the Warsaw-born photographer describes his work as minimalist with his images on peeling aesthetic layers to present his...
Just A Purr-Fect Day!

Just A Purr-Fect Day!

Features 17 February 2021 0

Celebrated for the first time in 2006 on the urging of the Łódź Cat Club, Dzień Kota was founded with the specific aim of bringing to attention the plight of homeless moggies. But is the nation’s appreciation of cats something new? Not at all, and let our trawl through...
Uprising Memorial Protected
Found on ul. Bracka 5, the memorial was unveiled in 1945 by the combatant’s mother. Born in 1923, Antoni Szczęsny Godlewski was just 17-years-old when he was killed in action on August 8th, 1944. Raised in Warsaw, Godlewski attended secret classes held by the Warsaw University of Technology and...
Warsaw’s Top Wine Stores
CITY CENTER Ale Wino Mokotowska 48 Remember summer, when drinkers would congregate on a courtyard deck shielded from the sun by a slanted white sail? Fortunately, you’re still able to enjoy the fantastic author’s cuisine of Sebastian Wełpa, albeit in boxed-up, takeaway form – but while waiting, tap the...
Inside Banksy’s Exhibition!
Officially unveiled earlier this morning, the presentation features approximately 100 paintings and installations, around 18 of which have been registered as authentic originals. Authorized by Banksy’s representative company, Pest Control, the remainder are identical replicas of some of his most famous works: for instance, Kissing Coppers, No Future and...
Donut Worry, Be Happy

Donut Worry, Be Happy

Features 11 February 2021 0

If ever you needed reason to settle here for good then let it be the existence of Donut Day – yep, that’s right, an entire holiday based on Homer Simpson’s favorite meal. In explanation: falling this year on Feb 11th, Tłusty Czwartek is a day dedicated to feasting on...
Warsaw’s Secret Garden: Osiedle Przyjaźń
Having rubber stamped construction on Warsaw’s defining feature – the Palace of Culture & Science – city authorities were left facing an enormous quandary: with the city still resembling little more than a broken, blackened ruin, a question mark arose. Just where could the city house the thousands of...

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