praga

This Is Praga: Back To The ’70s
Offering a compelling glimpse into the past, a new exhibition has opened in the Praga Museum to provide a photographic portrait of the everyday lives of the locals in the 1970s. Born in 1939, Albert Krystyniak moved with his family to Warsaw’s eastern suburb after the war, and spent...
New Bike Bridge One Step Closer
After much “will they, won’t they” speculation, Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski formally rubber stamped the idea back in March. However, with the city’s purse strings looking tighter than ever, fears had been voiced that the project would end up on the cutting room floor. These have now been eased after...
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...
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...
Praga Mural Thrills Public
Known for his surreal, dreamy depictions of urban landscapes, Brzozowski’s portfolio is not short of fantastical magic. But while it is his watercolors that first sent his work viral, the artist has increasingly found his glorious pictures given the supersize me treatment. As such, the last few years have...
A Weekend To Remember!
They’re baaaack! Several months after we enjoyed our last legally poured pint, news that bars and restaurants are back serving – albeit in a limited, outdoor only capacity – couldn’t have come soon enough. And that news has been boosted by a string of new venues and concepts –...
Seize The… Deyna

Seize The… Deyna

Features 2 September 2020 0

Long before Robert Lewandowski and the era of megabucks modern football, one player dominated the Polish game to an extent that resounds to this day. Regarded as the nation’s first ever global celebrity sportsman, Kazimierz Deyna ranked alongside the best and in the process orchestrated the nation’s rise to...
Summer For The Koneser
Daily from noon, Pl. Konesera Adventure Warsaw Zone Adventure Warsaw invite you to partake in courtyard games, weekend tournaments and city-related games. Visit also for sightseeing trips and a mini-exhibition from the brilliantly quirky Museum of Life Under Communism. Open daily, enter from Pasażu Konesera, Sculpture Laboratory From modernist...
Warsaw’s Food Halls & Happenings
The easing of covid restrictions has been marked by the reactivation of Warsaw’s food halls – following a ‘safety first’ approach by stringently following the requisite hygiene measures, distancing rules and safety guidelines, it is in these food and drink hubs you’ll find the spirit of modern Warsaw! Elektrownia...
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)...

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