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Uprising Anniversary
The 73rd anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising will be commemorated by way of numerous services, exhibitions, lectures and screenings throughout the month. As ever, August 1 is set to be the most important day, with events including a ceremonial changing of the guard at noon in front of... Read more
Take-off Delayed
Residents of Warsaw were left scandalized last week after an Ilyushin-14 passenger plane was left parked on Pl. Defilad. But this shock quickly turned to horror after rumors began circulating that the plane’s owner – the proprietor of numerous fast food ventures in the vicinity – planned on opening... Read more
Trump In Wawa!
Despite being widely hailed as a success, Donald Trump’s fleeting visit to Warsaw wasn’t completely without incident: Wednesday evening saw Greenpeace activists project a message onto the Palace of Culture announcing ‘No Trump, Yes Paris’. Their message was a reference to the US President’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate... Read more
Inside Trump’s Tower!
The opening of the Marriott in 1989 wrote a new chapter in Warsaw’s hotel history. Expats and moneyed locals thronged the hotel’s bars and restaurants, while visiting VIPs made full use of the split-level Presidential Suite on the 40th floor: Joan Collins, Chris de Burgh and the King of... Read more
Modlin 2.0

Modlin 2.0

Insider News 28 June 2017 0

Plans have been made public to transform Modlin fortress into a ‘smart city’ development hosting the largest conference center in Central Eastern Europe. The project, estimated to cost up to EUR 480 million, also envisions the creation of a university, wellness center, golf course, and, of course, luxury loft... Read more
The New Wisła!
Some things are worth waiting for: though delivered behind schedule, the revamped promenade on the left side of the Wisła has won acclaim for transforming the riverfront. Launched in several stages (with some still to go), the latest section was officially opened yesterday by Warsaw’s mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz. “You... Read more
The Future of Gwardii
Plans to revive Hala Gwardii were made public last week by the Warsaw-based architectural studio Bulanda, Mucha – Architecki. Their concept envisions the transformation of the eastern wing of the Hala Mirowska complex into a modern food and leisure market showcasing regional produce and eco foods. Space has also... Read more
Mennica Certified
It’s been announced that the Mennica Legacy Tower project has been awarded the highest accolade available in the environmental solutions certification process. A joint investment of Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska S.A., it’s become the first skyscraper in Warsaw to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating in the BREEAM 2013 New... Read more
The Palm & Its Creator
Though locally best-known for her Palm Tree project found on Rondo De Gaulle’a, Joanna Rajkowska has been prolific in her output, leading and creating projects across the world. Now back in Poland, she talks about the world of public art… Apologies for asking the bleeding obvious, but tell us... Read more
Fountains Return
It won’t be all quiet on the Warsaw front for the May holidays. May 1st will see the Multimedia Fountain Park between the Old Town and river reactivated after its annual winter snooze. The choreographed water display will be paired with synchronized audio and visual displays and is set... Read more