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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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 –... Read more
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... Read more
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?... Read more
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... 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
Record Breaker

Record Breaker

Insider News 16 January 2017 1

Despite facing numerous hurdles this year, it’s been announced that the latest installment of the WOŚP fundraising event has smashed all previous records. Celebrating their 25th year, organizers have fallen foul of Poland’s ruling party, with the state broadcaster, TVP, cold shouldering the event and even going so far... Read more
Smog Crisis

Smog Crisis

Insider News 9 January 2017 2

For the second time within a month City Hall took the previously unprecedented step of declaring a day of free public transport in a desperate bid to break up a bank of smog that has settled over the capital. The low-hanging cloud is the result of two factors: a... Read more