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Palace of Culture: Cheat Sheet!
Breaking ground seventy-years ago on this day, we bring you all you need to know (and a few things that you didn’t) about the Palace of Culture & Science… May 2nd, 1952: ground is broken on what, to this day, remains Warsaw’s most recognizable building. Taking three-years to construct,... Read more
Design chosen Czerniakowski Port office!
Picked from a field of 29 entrants, a winning design has been selected for a new office for the Czerniakowski port authority. Currently little more than a squat and ugly building, the boatswain’s office at Warsaw’s Czerniakowski Port is to be spectacularly reinvented after City Hall announced the winner... Read more
Eating Out: Muzealna
Not to be mistaken for a fuddy-duddy museum experience, Muzealna captures the essence of modern Polish food and design… Location, Location, Location Dating from the inter-war years, the modernist edifice housing the National Museum in Warsaw strikes nothing if not a powerful pose – passing it outside, it’s impossible... Read more
Jewish Warsaw: Daffodil Campaign Returns
Held virtually for the last two-years due to covid, the daffodil campaign organized by POLIN returns today for its tenth anniversary edition. Known locally as Akcja Żonkile, the action was originally launched in 2013 and saw the distribution of tens of thousands of paper daffodils around the streets of... Read more
Walls & Peace

Walls & Peace

Features 16 April 2022 0

On Puławska, Warsaw’s street art community has joined together to voice their support for Ukraine’s sovereignty… Predating Warsaw’s love affair with murals, ever since Communism collapsed the 1.5 kilometer stretch of wall running by the horse racing track on Puławska has been synonymous with street art. With each pre-fabricated... Read more
What’s Cooking At POLIN?
The latest exhibition at POLIN explores the diversity and back story of Jewish culinary culture… “Show me your plate and I will tell you who you are: where you hail from, who your ancestors were, who your neighbors are and what lifestyle you lead.” It’s on this premise that... Read more
City Reclaims Szpiegowo!
Once rumored to be a Russian spy base, one of Mokotow’s iconic buildings is set for a new lease of life housing Ukrainian refugees… Colloquially known as ‘Szpiegowo’ (‘Spyville’), the mysterious buildings found at Sobieskiego 100 are set to be turned into apartments for Ukrainian refugees after being seized... Read more
Fashion: Spring Style
As life blooms anew, celebrate those crisp, clear days of early spring with a look that is as clean and fresh as the blue skies above. And where better to accessorize your wardrobe than at Designer Outlet Warszawa. Designer Outlet Warszawa ul. Pulawska 42E, designeroutletwarszawa.pl Read more
Next Stop: Wilanów!
Years of campaigning have borne fruit after it was announced on Friday that Wilanów will finally be connected to the city center via its own tramline. Though City Hall has already allocated PLN 200 million to the scheme, it was only last week that the contract was signed, thereby... Read more
Going Out: Charlie Kinoteka
The legendary Charlie cocktail bar finds a new miniaturized form inside the Palace of Culture… Charlie gets the big screen treatment… Every cocktail afficionado will already be aware of the enigmatic Charlie on Mokotowska, and in all likelihood they’ll know it as much for its sense of 1920s glam... Read more

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