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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
Mokotów Hero: Rdest
In Mokotów, tiny Rdest are busy proving that things come in small packages and small ovens… Tucked away near Morksie Oko, this neighborhood gem could go unnoticed were it not for the lovely oversized typography set vertically on the large storefront window – this outsized statement contrasts against the... Read more
All Saints’ Day in Warsaw: Powązki Cemetery
With All Saints’ Day approaching, Powązki Cemetery becomes takes on a new lease of life… As October winds to its conclusion, visitor numbers to Warsaw’s cemeteries rise sharply in anticipation of All Saints’ Day on November 1st. In the days preceding, the capital’s 40 graveyards find themselves blanketed in... Read more
Going Out: Reginabar na Mysiej
If ever a marriage was made in heaven, it was this summer’s coupling of Mysia 3 and Reginabar – two cult destinations cut from the same philosophical cloth. Who’s Who First off, let’s introduce Mysia 3 to those that aren’t any the wiser – set in the former Communist... Read more
Jazz Jamboree
For the 64th time the Jazz Jamboree Festival promises a feast of music for the city’s legion of jazz fans. Kicking-off on October 27th, and running until October 30th, head to Klub Stodoła to see performances by, among others, Krzysztof Ścierański and Guests, Ruby Rushton / Tenderlonious Quartet, Kassa... Read more
Exhibition: Warsaw In The 90s
The latest exhibition at the Museum of Warsaw explores the decade on which modern Poland was built… Locked for nearly half a century behind an Iron Curtain, Poland’s political transformation plunged the country head first into a bewildering world of capitalism, contrast, chaos and color. Marked by its sense... Read more
Last Chance: Pumpkin Farm
With Halloween upon us, it’s time to get those pumpkins carved – but before you do, why not make a day of finding them in the first place? Operating until October 31st, the pumpkin farm in Powsin is the place to do just that, offering as it does a... 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
Legia Warszawa: 75 Years of Kazimierz Deyna
Tragically cut short, the Insider looks back on the life of Kazimierz Deyna, a cultural icon whose importance to Poland transcended sport… Pre-dating football’s glossy modern era, one player bossed the domestic spotlight like no other. Hailed as the nation’s first internationally recognized celebrity sportsman, such was Kazimierz Deyna’s... Read more