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Poland: World Cup 2018
Backed by an estimated 20,000 traveling fans, Poland’s Eagles land in Russia as everyone’s favorite outsider for World Cup glory. No pressure then, lads… The Megastar You know this one already, don’t you? Forward Robert Lewandowski notched 16 goals during the qualifiers, bringing his all-time tally to 52 –...
Nocny Market Lives!
Foodies and trendistas had a collective seizure in April after organizers of the celebrated Nocny Market landed the bombshell that they would not be returning for a third stint this summer. Occupying the disintegrating platform of an abandoned train station, the street food market made its debut in 2016,...
Building of the Year
Cult architectural website, Bryła, have announced the result of their annual Building of the Year poll, with Poznań’s Bałtyk tower scooping the coveted top spot. Designed by Dutch firm MVRDV, the 16-storey mixed-use skyscraper is comprised of several cascading terraces, with the structure’s sloping form changing with every angle....
Central Park
The results of a competition to find a new design for the southern side of the Palace of Culture have been revealed, with the winning entry coming courtesy of the Gdynia-based architectural studio Pniewski Architecki. Picked for its originality and functionality, work to implement the project is expected to...
Nocny Market RIP
Organizers of Warsaw’s Nocny Market have confirmed that they will not be returning to their spiritual address this year due to renovation works scheduled to be carried out at the abandoned train station that served as their home. First opened in 2016, the street food market quickly rose to...
Survivor Saved!
One of Warsaw’s great surviving war ruins has been saved after being entered into the so-called ‘register of monuments’. Substantially damaged towards the end of WWII, the building at Waliców 14 had come to be viewed as one of the city’s quirkier landmarks on account of its crowning feature:...
River Drinking Laws
Nothing says summer more than heading down the riverside and seeing in the sunset with a beer in your hand. The moment the mercury climbs, a string of bars open along the Wisła turning the front into an amorphous, happy blur of drunken din. But with the riverbank often...
Hangover Doctor!
Offering round-the-clock outcalls that will reach your deathbed within a maximum of 45 minutes, a new service has been launched looking to tend and relieve the hungover masses. The brainchild of Dr. Tomasz Hendzel, Kac Doktor (kacdoktor.pl) promises to kick your hangover / comedown into touch within a maximum...
And Breathe…

And Breathe…

Insider News 25 February 2018 0

Nearly two years since it was first published online, a striking architectural project found itself going viral after being the subject of a Facebook post by social activist Jan Śpiewak. The concept of architects Patrycja Stołtny and Michał Sapko, Plac Oddechu (Breathe Square) visualizes the area surrounding the Palace...
Modlin Plans Revealed
It’s been announced that over 1.5 billion złoty is expected to be poured into the redevelopment of Twierdza Modlin. The project, which covers an area of 64 hectares, envisions the creation of a ‘smart city’ featuring a congress center, hotels, 120 shops, a casino, 1.5 kilometers of riverside boulevards...

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