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Warsaw Eco Playground A World First
Designed by the London-based ecoLogicStudio, the project allows children to play inside a cylindrical AirBubble containing the purest air in the city. Set outside the innovative Copernicus Science Center, the solar-powered structure has been kitted out with soft, squidgy seating and hanging ropes – by jumping on these, children...
Praga Gets Yarn Bombed!
In an area well-known for its community actions and spontaneous outbreaks of street art, the past few weeks have seen the yarn bombing of nearly 40 bollards positioned on Praga’s Kawęczyńska street. Led by an NGO called The Michałów Society (Praskie Stowarzyszenie Mieszkańców “Michałów”), the action began last year...
Freaky Corpse Plant Thrills Warsaw!
Commonly known as ‘the corpse plant’ on account of the hideous smell it gives off when in bloom, the amorphophallus titanium first fell into the Botanical Garden’s ownership a decade ago when it arrived from the exotic island of Sumatra. Since then, however, it has stubbornly refused to bloom...
New Kora Mural Hits Bielany
Following a concept authored by Tomasz Majewski, the project was executed by Good Looking Studio, a Warsaw-based art collective specializing in large format wall art. Set to be joined by 320 rose bushes that will be planted underneath, the mural will be symbolically unveiled on June 8th. Born Olga...
Deep Dive: Brzeska
Tainted somewhat by its unsavory reputation, you don’t need to go too far back in time to remember the days when Varsovians had this down as “the most dangerous street in Warsaw”. You’d be happy to visit, but only if you were carrying a handgun and helmet. But though...
Urbex: Strawberry Fields Forever
You’ve got to be pretty thick to lose yourself on the way from Warsaw to Modlin, but should ever you do so then you’ve a fighting chance of finding yourself confronted with one of the wackiest sites in the Mazowiecki region. Yep, I bet you didn’t expect to see...
Light Relief!

Light Relief!

Features 26 May 2020 0

With Warsaw undergoing a neon resurgence, we track down our favorites: the new, the old, the storied and those that are simply stunning… CeDeT Bracka / Jerozolimskie Designed and produced in East Germany as ‘an expression of gratitude’ after the Germans were given use of the first floor to...
Supersize Me: Warsaw’s Top Murals
A mirror of the capital’s own creativity, the once sad walls of Warsaw have been used to channel its artistic spirit through the medium of large format murals. From a crowded field, we pick our favorites from the past and the present… Kamien i Co by Wiktor Malinowski (2009)...
Neon Never Died!
  Frequently cited as being “Warsaw’s most Instagrammed attraction”, one would be forgiven for thinking that the city’s Neon Muzeum existed solely to advance your standing on social media. That, though, would be missing the point. Founded in 2012 as the result of one couple’s passion for this exquisite...
Culture Shock: Museums & Galleries Reopen!
Yet even those that remain closed have responded to the Covid-19 crisis by upping their digital offer to present a panoply of oral histories, virtual walks, online collections, live discussions and educational classes. Join us to find out what awaits the culturally inclined. Car Museum (Otrębusy) Facebook Home to...

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