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Uprising: Then & Now
Though the 1944 Warsaw Uprising has been the subject of numerous books, few have succeeded in creating the visual impact of Teraz ’44 by Michał Wójcik and Marcin Dziedzic… With the Eastern Front rumbling towards Warsaw, the Polish Home Army launched the Warsaw Uprising with the dual aim of liberating...
The Warsaw Uprising… In Color
Having amassed nearly 70,000 followers on Facebook, Mikołaj Kaczmarek has become one of the country’s best known graphic artists specializing in the colorization of historic photos. This issue he selects his most powerful works connected to the insurgency that nearly cost the city its existence… WI: How complex is...
The Inside Scoop: Warsaw’s Best Ice Cream!
Budka z Lodami ul. Francuska 30 On sunny weekends you’ll find Saska’s longest queues building up outside this simple, street-side cabin. With social distancing now ‘a thing’, those queues are likely to get even bigger! Everyone agrees they’re worth the time, not least for their lashings of frozen yogurt...
Smog Choker!

Smog Choker!

Insider News 18 January 2020 0

Warsaw woke up on January 17th to scenes reminiscent of Silent Hill. Blanketed in a thick fug of smog, particulate levels registered three times above the recommended maximum threshold. Remarkably, residents of the capital could count themselves lucky – according to statistics released by AirVisual, an independent air monitoring...
Nocny Market: The End
So it ends. Three years after reshaping the way Warsaw eats and meets, Nocny Market will be opening for one last hurrah this weekend before making way for the builders. Housed for the last few summers on the disintegrating platforms of Warszawa Głowna, a long overdue plan to revamp...
Fine Dining Week
The fifth edition of Fine Dining Week kicks-off on August 29th, with a record six Polish cities signed up to participate. The basis is straight-forward: for the full duration of the festival, restaurants will offer a custom-made five-course menu that can be enjoyed for PLN 119. Essentially, this is your opportunity...
Match Of The Century!
Dubbed by local fans as the Match of the Century, mid-August’s national holiday saw two of the nation’s great football teams resume their good-natured rivalry and lock horns in the first round of the Puchar Polski. Played inside Marymont’s beautifully dilapidated stadium, Kartofliska – a cult groundhopping blog –...
Night of Museums: Cheat Sheet
Celebrating its 15th year, Night of Museums has grown from a minor event (the first edition saw 16,000 people file through 11 venues) to a mighty juggernaut attracting well in excess of 200,000 people. The previous year saw 234 institutions open there doors to the public, of which 50...
Painting The Town
Reviving the art of hand-painted ads, Good Looking Studio have done much to transform the walls of Poland since launching in 2008. Co-founder Karol Szufladowicz talks about his work… WI: Wall murals cost way more than standard billboards, so why are advertisers falling over themselves to hire you guys?...
Dino Buddy!

Dino Buddy!

Features 21 October 2017 0

Found on Marszałkowska 41, for the last couple of years artist Mirella Von Chrupek has rented a display box once used by a cobbler to advertise his wares and utilized it to present seasonally changing ‘magical little worlds’. Of the recurring characters to have appeared in this tiny exhibition...

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